Sapa Special Adventure Trek & Homestay
3 Days/4 Nights - 2 nights homestay with Red Dzao & Black H'mong families
Night 1: 8.00pm Depart from Hanoi by taxi to Hanoi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, 4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request)
Arrive in Lao Cai at 5:30 or 6:00am.
Day 1 (B,L,D): Lao Cai - Trung Chai - Ta Phin - Ban Khoang villageDuration : 8 hours trekking / 25km
After a long night on the train from Ha noi, we stop at Lao Cai station in the morning, meet the tour guide and have breakfast at a restaurant in Lao Cai city. Then transfer to Trung Trai (Takko - on the way to Sapa), we start trekking up from here to visit a secondary school before reaching Ta Phin, village of the Red Dzao and Black H'Mong minority in their traditional dress, picnic lunch on the way then we visit Ta Phin cave. Continue trekking toward to the long path lead to Ban Khoang and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the valley, mountain, rice terrace fields and cornfields on the way. Walk through the bamboo forest to Ban Khoang where the Red Dzao tribe settle down. Stop for dinner and overnight at a local family of Red Dzao minority in Phin Ho village( belong to Ban Khoang).
Day 2 (B,L,D): Ban Khoang - Kim Ngan - Suoi Thau - Ta Giang PhinhDuration : 8 hours trekking / 20km
After a cup of tea and some bread for breakfast, we keep going on small path seems to lead up to the skies. In order to reach Ta Giang Phinh village, we have to pass Gia Khau & Suoi Thau and Kim Ngan Village of the Red Dzao people whose life- style is mostly untouched by modern ways of life. Enjoy a very suspension valley from the high altitude. Lunch on the way then dropping in to several houses of the local people and stop at a small house of the H'Mong minority in Ta Giang Phinh village for dinner and stay overnight with sleeping bag in their house.
Day 3 (B,L,D): Ta Giang Phinh - Muong Hum - Lao Cai - Overnight train to HanoiAfter breakfast, we say goodbye with the host and van/jeep will pick you up to visit Muong Hum Market where lot of minorities gather to sell and buy things : Black H'Mong, Lu, Tay, Red H'Mong, Ha Nhi and Flower H'Mong... There is much thing to see and discover in this rural Market. After having lunch at a local restaurant we take a short walk to a nearby village of Ha Nhi tribe before going on van back to Lao Cai station. Having dinner at a restaurant in Lao Cai then wait for the train back to Ha noi.
Tour ends at Hanoi RailwayStation.
- A/C 4 berth soft sleeper train (join cabin - wooden cabin)
- Sightseeing fees and permits.
- English speaking guide
- All meals as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Two nights Homestay
- Sleeping bag
- Drinks/ Wet tissue
Excludes:- Insurance, Personal expenses, Tips and emergency transfers.
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