This tour combines visiting beautiful landscape of mountainous area and experiencing cuture of ethnic minorities will bring you the best memory.
Night 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai
21:00 pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi railway station for overnight train to Lao Cai
Day 01: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa
Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill to Sapa. After freshen up and breakfast in a local restaurant you begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village
Here you will pay visiting to some H’mong families, watching them doing their daily works. After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Paying visiting to local homes, village schools… you will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley. Get back to Sapa by car. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 02: Cat Cat – Sin Chai
Breakfast at your hotel and departing for a walk to Cat Cat village locating near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Spectacular scenery of mountains and terraced rice paddies changes after every corner as you walk downhill. Getting through Cat Cat village of the H’mong, you will pay visiting to some local homes, witnessing their daily life activities and experiencing their hospitability. Continue walking down to the valley bottom, having a break at a stunning waterfall where the French built a hydraulic power station. After Lunch you will walk uphill and make a loop around the valley to visit another village of Black H’mong and then back to Sapa in middle afternoon. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 03: Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Sapa
Today, you take 5km by jeep to visit the red Dzao in Suoi Ho, Ma Tra villages. 9km trekking through the forest. Picnic lunch en–route. Reach Ta Phin village where we have chance to learn about the life styles and the custom of the red Dzao minority, enjoy landscapes on the way then drive back to Sapa. You’ll take a bus to Lao cai Station for overnight train back to Hanoi.
Day 04: Hanoi arrival
5:30am: pick you up at railway station and transfer to your hotel. Tour ends.
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