TREKKING VILLAGE - HOMESTAY AND COLOURFUL MARKET IN SAPA
The Night Before:
Transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi Train Station for boarding. You will be in shared A/C sleeper cabins.
Day 01: SAPA LOCAL MARKET AND TREKKING HOMESTAY: Sapa – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Ban Ho (B/L/D)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at about 06:30 am - where your guide will welcome you. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car / van to Sapa (about 1.5 hours). Breakfast then start the tour with 12 km by jeep then trek down hill to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority. Follow along the side of Muong Hoa stream to Giang Ta Chai village of the red Dzao where we have lunch at a local family.
After lunch, we keep hiking to Ban Ho Village, the village lies in the beautiful valleys, home-stay at the Tay minority house to experience the architecture of their traditional house on stilts and spend time beside them to exchange the cultures and knowledge. Home-stay in the Tay local house.
Day 02: SAPA LOCAL MARKET AND TREKKING HOMESTAY: Around Ban Ho - Sapa (B/L/D)
2km walking to a very nice waterfall discovered and named “the Lavie” by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy swimming then picnic-lunch on the bank.
In the afternoon, trek 4 km up to the main road o get the jeep to return to Sapa. Check-in Hotel.
Day 03: SAPA LOCAL MARKET AND TREKKING HOMESTAY: Bac Ha market (Sunday only) (B/L/D)
In the morning: After breakfast at hotel. Tour guide & shuttle bus will take you to visit Bac Ha local market. Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every Sunday - Bac Ha market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho Village, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha then get on bus to Lao Cai Station to get night train back to Hanoi.
Day 04: SAPA LOCAL MARKET AND TREKKING HOMESTAY: Arrive Hanoi
Tour end at Hanoi train station about 5h00 am. Please find your own way to your hotel, a taxi normally costs you a set of 50,000 VND (2-3 usd)
PACKAGE PRICE: IN USD PER PERSON
private room in local house, 3 star services & hotels, 04 berths cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper
private room in local house, 4 star services & hotels, 04 berths cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper
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Viet Nam is a developing country whose infrastructure may differ from what you expect in your homeland. Road conditions are poor and accommodation may be basic in mountain region.
Good weather for trekking time from September until June of the year. We recommend you to bring rain jacket, inner sleeping sheets, walking boots, warm clothes, lamp torch, and toilet papers.
Occasionally, this itinerary may be amended for reasons beyond our control such as weather and roads conditions.
Private car or taxi pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station.
Price from: us $195 / pax Hot price: us $135 / pax
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