This 2-day Sapa trek promises a unique and memorable experience. Journey from Hanoi pass rice terraces to the scenic town and embark on a guided hike through the Muong Hoa valley to several villages. You’ll learn about the lifestyle of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities, including traditional archtiecture, dress, and customs of the Black Hmong and Red Dao people. Enjoy a homestay with a local family at Ta Van village and participate in their daily activities. Walk alongside hidden waterfalls and bamboo groves as your guide shares insightful commentary.
- • 2-day Sapa trek with village homestay
- • Hike to several hill tribe villages where Black Hmong and Red Dao people reside
- • Immerse in the daily life and learn about local customs.
- • Enjoy an onvernight stay with a local family
- • Round-trip hotel transport from Hanoi
- • Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van
- Arrive at Lao Cai Train Station around 6:00 for an hour bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. Enjoy the glimpse of stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.
- Have breakfast upon arrival to Sapa.
- Walk down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. The beauty of Y Linh Ho valley is adorned with green mixed gold of terraced rice field and corn field, imposing mountain covered by bushy plants.
- Continue to trek down to Lao Chai village of H’mong people. To go inside the village, walk through a small bridge leads to Muong Hoa valley. There are some traditional houses of H’mong people. See the streams flow tranquilily combined with the smell of flowers and fields, all of them give a serene feeling for visitors.
- Have lunch at a local family in Lao Chai or in a drink shop nearby the river bank.
- Keep on hiking to Ta Van village where you’ll stay overnight in a local family. Here you’ll have an opportunity to experience the local villagers daily life, work and traditional custom.
- • Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa
- Take an 8km walk to visit 2 villages of the Red Dao and the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Across Muong Hoa stream, Giang ta Chai lies silently by a majestic waterfall and is hidden by old trees and baboo groves.
- Coming to the village, you will be charmed immediately by the traditional costumes of the local people; and most of those clothes are made from natural materials. The simple life of ethnic people and the natural sight are still remained.
- Head back to the main road to return to Sapa.