Trekking to the villages and the terraced fields in Sapa will take you to some incredibly beautiful, remote areas. Here you will learn about the different minority villages in the region and witness the life of the locals. Enjoy daily light hikes, taking in the spectacular views of the mountains and discover the most colourful hill tribe markets of Northern Vietnam.
Day 1: Hanoi-Sapa
You will be picked up from your hotel in Hanoi at7 AM and head to Sapa. Arrive at Sapa town at approximately 12:30 PM where you meet your local tour guide and have lunch in the local restaurant. You will commence your journey from Sapa on walk to the hill tribe villages of Lao Chai, home to the H'mong ethnic minority people. As you walk through the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. You will stop for lunch at a local house. You will then trek through terraced rice fields from Lao Chai to Ta Van Village belonging to the Giay ethnic minority community. In the village, you will have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. You will have dinner and stay overnight in a homestay in Ta Van. - A 7-10 km trek.
Day 2: Sapa-Hanoi
After breakfast, you will set out on a 3-4 hour trek that will take you along buffalo paths and trails to Giang Ta Chai Village of the Black H’mong. You can relax at the foot of the stunning waterfall and see the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam.
We then come back Sapa town for lunch at a restaurant and then have free time in the afternoon in Sapa until 15:00 when you will be driven back to back to Hanoi. You will arrive back in Hanoi at 20:30.
- A 7-10 km trek.
- 24/7 hotline support
- AC Transfer
- Accommodation at homestay/hotel
- All sightseeing tickets and travel permits
- Experienced English Speaking Guide
- Meals as stated in itinierary
What's not included:
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance