20:30 -21:00 We pick you up at your hotel and take night train or night bus (sleeper) to Sapa.
NIGHT 1: NIGHT TRAIN OR BUS FROM HANOI TO SAPA
DAY 1: SAPA – Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI – TA VAN
Picked up at Lao Cai Station or bus stop to Hotel
Breakfast in a local restaurant, transfer 6km along the main road to a beautiful spot where your village trek begins.
This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day Fansipan Peak can be seen.
Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will pay visiting to some H’mong families, watching them doing their daily works.
After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Giay people, paying visiting to local homes, village schools…
You will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic people as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley.
Tonight you will enjoy a home stay in Ta Van Village for an unique life experience.
NIGHT 2 : HAVE DINNER AND SLEEP AT THE HOMESTAY
DAY 2 : TA VAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN – SAPA
Wake up in the morning, you may feel little bit tired, let go out to the river, breathing fresh air and do some exercises, freshen up and enjoy breakfast, the food get tastier for sure.
Leaving Ta Van Village, your trek goes along Hoang Lien Son mountain range, passing fascinating terraced rice field and some small hamlets of the H’mong before getting through a bamboo forest to a waterfall, enjoy a break for magnificent scenery and then continue walking for half an hour to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dao people which sits on the top of a hill and looks down Muong Hoa river.
After spending time visiting the village, making friend with the Dao and experiencing the hospitality you will cross the river by a suspension bridge and then uphill to visit Su Pan village on the other side of the valley before getting back to the road for transferring back to Sapa, check in hotel and relax. Dinner.
NIGHT 3 : HAVE DINNER AND SLEEP AT THE HOTEL
DAY 3: SAPA – CAT CAT – SIN CHAI
Breakfast at your hotel and departing for a walk to Cat Cat village locating near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Spectacular scenery of mountains and terraced rice paddies changes after every corner as you walk downhill.
Getting through Cat Cat village of the H’mong, you will pay visiting to some local homes, witnessing their daily life activities and experiencing their hospitability.
Continue walking down to the valley bottom, having a break at a stunning waterfall where the French built a hydraulic power station.
After Lunch you will walk uphill and make a loop around the valley to visit another village of Black H’mong and then back to Sapa in middle afternoon.
You will have time to take a shower, wandering around town before transfer by mini bus down hill to Lao Cai station or bus stop for taking the night train or night bus go back to Ha noi.
NIGHT 4 : NIGHT TRAIN OR BUS BACK TO HANOI
Transfer by bus or train.
Tourguide speak English.
Travel by bus: 98USD/PERSON
Travel by train: 128USD/PERSON
99 USD/person (travel by bus)
128 USD/person (travel by train)
125 USD/person (travel by bus)
155 USD/person (travel by train)
The visit of Bac Ha market is possible on Sunday only.
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