Three days trekking from the centre of spectacular Muong Hoa valley up and down hills you will challenge your feet with hard trekking while enjoying beauty of nature, meeting and making acquaintance to tribal peoples from different ethnic groups to enrich your knowledge with different culture and way of life. You also have chance to experience peoples and especially their hospitality while staying two nights in their homes.
Night 1 : Hanoi – Lao Cai
8:00 PM – Mini bus pick up from Hotel and transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station.
9:00 PM – Train departs and sleep over night on train.
Day 1 : Hang Da – Hau Thao – Giang Ta Chai (B-L-D ).
6:00 AM – Arrive Lao Cai train station.Chang to mini bus for transfer to Sapa Hotel.
7:00 to 8:00 AM – Breakfast at hotel,shower and luggage drop off.
9:00 AM – Begin trekking from central Sapa towards Dragin Jaw Mountain.
9:20 AM – Trek up hill and reach the altitude of 1850 m ( 250m above Sapa ) and be rewarded with spectacular views of Sapa.
11:30 AM – Arrive to untouched Hang Da ( Rocky Cave ) village of Black H`mong.Here we will visit some local houses and get an understanding of the Black Hmong culture and talk with hospitable families.
12:30 PM – Break for pinic lunch.
1:00 PM – Continue trekking along the side of Dragon Jaw Mountain and enjoy an overall view of many villages with rice terraces down in the Muong Hoa valley.
2:30 PM – Trek through a village called Hau Thao with Hau Thao with black Hmong people.
4:00 PM – Arrive to Giang Ta Chai village inhabited by Zay and Red Zao minorities.We will stay the night here in a traditional Zay home stay located at the foot of Giang Ta Chai waterfall.
Day 2 : Giang Ta Chai – Seo Trung Ho – Ban Ho (B-L-D).
8:00 AM – Breakfast at home stay.
9:00 AM – Begin trekking to another part of the village and discover the rich culture of Red Zao minority.
10:00 AM – Trek through the village of Seo Trung Ho which is inhabited by Red Zao ethnic minority.Cross Seo Trung Ho suspension bridge continuing up the mountain to Ban Den village of black H`mong and Tay minorities.
1:00 PM – Break for lunch.
1:45 PM – Trek down to Ban Ho village of Tay minorities.
Day 3 : Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su pan – Sapa (B-L-D).
8:00 AM – Breakfast at home stay.
9:30 AM – Trek through Bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai waterfall,bridge and village inhabited by Red Zao minority for short break to enjoy stunning view surrounding.
12:00 PM – Break for lunch.
12:45 PM – Keep trekking into village of Red Zao minority,visit their houses to explore rich culture.
1:00 PM – Continue trekking down to Supan of Black H`mong people for bus pick up and transfer to Sapa.
3:00 PM – Free time in Sapa for shower and dinner.
5:30 PM – Bus transfer back to Lao Cai train station for night train back to Hanoi.
Night 4 : Lao Cai – Hanoi.
5:00 AM : Arrive at Tran Quy Cap Train Station. Tour ends
Price start from 235USD/person
- Train tickets Hanoi/Lao Cai return.( soft sleeper with A/C,King Express,Livitran Train,or similar…)
- All meals as mentioned in the tour program.
- Transport as tour program.
- English speaking tour guide.
- All accommodation : home stay or Sunny mountain, Sapa lodge or similar
- Entrance fees,security permits.
- Drinks,phone calls,other private expenses.
- Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes,rain coats,jackets.insect repellent and sunscreen