Sa Pa Hill Tribe Villages Trek
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ha Noi
Routes: Ha Noi - Lao Cai -Sapa - Cat Cat - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai
- Visit the village of the black H’mong and relax at their wooden and bamboo houses
- Experience a night at homestay of Dzay minority in Tavan village
- Meet the Red Dzao minority in GiangTaChai village and trek to Supan village of the H’mong
- Discover Sapa with nice weather, good food and friendly local people
Day 1 : Ha noi – Lao Cai (Overnight on the train )
Pick up at your hotel and take you to Ha noi Railway Station for the night train at at 9:30 PM to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.
Day 2 : Laocai -Sapa – Catcat village – Laochai – Tavan Village
6 hours trekking 17 km, 3 villages. ( Overnight at Tavan village )
Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM; Breakfast. Start at 11:00 AM by jeep to the first village of the black H’mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Take the paths along the valleys between mountains to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H’mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 3 : TaVan – GiangTaChai (5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages)
Get up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the village. Breakfast; take the road to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek – Supan village of the H’mong. Get back to Sapa by jeep. On the way back, enjoy visiting the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient carvings. Check in hotel.
Day 4 : Sapa – Laocai – Hanoi (Overnight on the train)
Breakfast, free to explore the town. Lunch and check out hotel. In the afternoon, take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Ha noi.
Arrive in Ha noi around 4.30 AM. The end of the tour.
Price per person in $US Class 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 3 Star – – – – 4 Star – – – – 5 Star – – – –
- A/c private car/van/minibus for pick up, transfer and sightseeing as per program
- English (French) speaking tour guide
- Private boat trips
- Entrance fees
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Hotel accommodation based on 2 people sharing a Twin or Double room
Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
Tips and gratuities