Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai- Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai- ban Ho- Nam Toong.
Duration: 3 days/4 nights
Night 1: Hanoi- Lao Cai
Day 1: Sapa- Y Linh Ho- Lao Chai- Ta Van ( B, L, D)
6:00 AM – Arrive at Lao Cai station. Change to mini bus for transfer to Sapa hotel. Travel time approx 1 hrs.
7-8:00 AM – Breakfast and a shower in the hotel.
9:30 AM – Begin trekking from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificent landscapes.
12:00 PM – Trek through Y Linh Ho village with Black H’mong tribe.
1:00 PM – Break for delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong Hoa stream where we can have a nice swim.
2:00 PM – Keep trekking through lush rice-terraces towards Lao Chai village to experience Black H’mong people’s daily life and traditional cuture.
3:30 PM – Arrive into Ta Van village inhabited by Zay minorities exhibiting strong Chinese culture where we have dinner cooked on a wood fire enjoying the company and hospitality of our Zay family and homestay overnight.
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pa – Ban Ho ( B,L,D)
9:00 AM – Trek through bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai waterfall, bridge and village inhabited by Red Zao minority for a short break to enjoy stunning view surrounding.
12.00 – Keep trekking into the village of the Red Zao minority.
1:00 PM – Continue trekking to Supan of Black H’mong people.
2:00 PM – Break for lunch.
2:30 PM – Continue trekking down to Ban Ho village with Tay tribes living on stilt houses in the bottom of the valley where we will stay overnight.
Day 3: Ban Ho- Nam toong- Sapa ( B,L,D)
8:00 AM – Breakfast at homestay. Explore their villages, a beautiful waterfall, hot Spring.
9:30 AM – Begin trek to the remote, village called Nam Toong, inhabited by Red Zao tribe, enjoy spectacular view surrounding.
12:00 – Return to Ban Ho for lunch.
12:30 PM – Keep trekking uphill to Ban Den village for bus pick up and transfer to Sapa.
2:00 PM – Free time in Sapa for shower and dinner.
5:30 PM – Bus transfer back to Lao Cai train station for the night train bank to Hanoi.
Night 4: Lao Cai- Hanoi
5:00 AM – Arrive at Tran Quy Cap Train Station.Tour ends.
- Train tickets Hanoi/ Lao Cai for 2 ways.( soft sleeper with A/C,King Express,Livitran Train,Hatraco Train,Tulico Train,…).
- All meals as mentioned in the tour program ( B, L, D)
- Transport as tour program…
- English speaking tour guide.
- All accommodation, entrance fees, security permits.
- Drinks, phone calls, other private expenses.
NOTES : Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, insect repellent and Sunscreen.