Sapa Trekking Tour 4 Days

Hanoi - Sapa - Tavan - Lao Chai - Y Linh Ho - Hanoi

  • 4 days 3 nights
  • Hanoi
  • Hanoi

Overview

Sapa is one of the best trekking destinations in Vietnam and best known for its diversity of hill tribe groups and ethnic minority villages. It covers an area of over five thousands squares km with the population of six thousands people of 6 colorful hill tribes. This old French – built town with tropical forest, emerald rice terrace fields, colorful hill tribes is an great adventure experience. Trek between villages in the stunning Sapa valley with its amazing rice terraces and stay the night with a local family.

Arrival/Departure Locations

  • Hanoi/ Hanoi

From

  • $0

Service Included

  • 3 star hotel with daily breakfast
  • Homestay
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of private drivers and an air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English/ French speaking guides
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

Service Excluded

  • International flights into and out Vietnam
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Vietnam Visa fee.

Tour highlights

  • Trekking
  • Car
  • Mountain

Tour details

Day 1: Hanoi – Drive to Sapa

Your adventure trip starts with 6 hour scenic bus ride from Hanoi Capital to Sapa hill station with a comfort stop at the half way. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel followed by your lunch (your own account).
The afternoon is full of activities. You’ll walk down streets for the orientation guided tour that endures one hour and the tour includes all the key sites such as the Old Church, local market and the dining & shopping streets… Then, continue by a drive to Sau Chua ethnic Black Hmong village which is 6 km far from Sapa Town. This village has been recently discovered and much less visited. It is located on the mountain summit, therefore you can take the best photos of panorama Sapa Town down there at sunset. Besides, you will have lots of interactions with the villagers who show their great hospitality and want to share their life so you’ll learn more about how they live. Back to the hotel then and have the rest of day at your leisure.
Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Sapa Trekking – Homestay in Ta Van

Today, start a bit later to pick up the best time when the sun arise for the clearer vision& photos. At 10:00 A.M, leave Sapa by car toward Lao Cai City, after a 3 km drive you will ascend a hill to a remote ethnic minority village of Sa Seng where you will be able to see how the Black H'mong's daily life is. This community has recently shifted from a migratory lifestyle. Notice the traces of past villages with stone wall foundations that would have been seasonally used. Enjoy lunch in Sa Seng, before trekking uphill along the side of Den Thang Mt. After an hour arrive at Hang Da Village, at the elevation of 1,800m. Take in the breath taking view of the Muong Hoa Valley. The next 30 minutes are level walking before descending through Hau Chu Ngai village. Continue descending into Hong Den Hamlet, consisting of only a few homes scattered on a rocky point. Take a moment to enjoy some of the best scenery in the area. Keep trekking down the trail to Hau Thao village and then conclude your day at Ta Van Bridge where you can take some beautiful photos and then go further to Ta Van village to find your homestay.
Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Homestay in Ta Van.

Day 3: Ta Van – Lao Chai – Y Linh Ho – Sapa

This morning, start with a leisure walk from Ta Van, home of Day minority people live, to Lao Chai Hmong village. Next, follow the dirt paths used by the local only to trek up to Y Linh Ho - another less visited Hmong community before walking back to Sapa. Once you hike higher, the valley scenery comes out spectacular. The trip is escorted by a local guide whose commentaries add so much value.
Meals: Breakfast, Pinic Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

 

Day 4: Sapa – Hanoi

After having breakfast at your hotel, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you back to Hanoi. Tour concludes.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

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