The Highlights of Sapa and Minority Trekking 3 days- 2 Nights
Duration: 3 Days- 2 Nihts
Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi
Sa Pa is a quiet mountain town and home to a great diversity of ethnic minority peoples. The total population of 36,000 consists mostly of minority groups. Besides the Kinh (Viet) people (15%) there are mainly 5 ethnic groups in Sapa: Hmong 52%, Dao 25%, Tay 5%, Giay 2% and a small number of Xa Pho. Approximately 7,000 live in Sapa, the other 36,000 being scattered in small communes
Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages- Sapa ( B, L,)
Arrive Lao cai station where Tour guide will pick you up then transfer you to sapa town it take 1 hours by bus
8.00 am- After breakfast and have free morning shower at Sunnymountainhotel, before you doing trek .we will start to walk to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa Valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of beautiful valley towards Fasipan- Highest peak of Vietnam and Indochina.Go through the village of Black H’mong Ethnic Minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down, enjoying colorful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall. Back to Sapa.12.30 pm: Enjoy your lunch in the hotel restaurant. Afternoon will be your free time to explore Sapa ethnic market and town.
Accommodation : Hotel in Sapa
Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai- Ta Van ( B, L,D)
Check out hotel, leave your baggage in the hotel.
9.00 am- After breakfast and a morning shower, we will walk from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where you can admire magnificent landscapes. Here you have chance to discover the wonderful scenery of Hoang Lien Mountain ranges and meet the Black H’mong tribes. Trek through the terraced rice paddies and minority villages along the Muong Hoa River, where you can have a nice swim.
We then cross the suspension bridge towards the Zay village, arriving at Ta Van, here you have dinner cooked on wood fire, enjoying the hospitality of our Zay family
Ocommodation in Homestay Zay Community House ( Tavan community )
Day 3: Ta Van- Giang Ta Chai- Su Pan- Sapa ( B, L, )
Enjoy mountain landscape with your sunrise coffee, the enjoy a delicious breakfast, trek through bamboo forests towards Giang Ta Chai village which us inhabited by the Red Zao minorities
Here we will experience their daily life then cross over the Mung Hoa River up too the mountain to visit Sunpan village of the H’mong people. We then take the bus ride back to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Hanoi.
-Occommodation on the train
Night 4: Lao Cai- Hanoi
5.00 am- Arrive at Tran Quy Cap station in Hanoi- van transfer to hotel.
Tour organize includes:
– Train tickets King Express/Livitrans Hanoi- Lao Cai- Hanoi, soft sleeper, wooden cabin with A/C.
– All meals as mentioned in the tour program ( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
– Transport as tour program
– English speaking tour guide