- 2 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Hiking in the most remote part of Sapa area equals real adventure and great opportunities to explore the natural life of ethnic minority groups living in the mountains. The locals will look with big eyes and followed by happy smiles as this is “off the beaten track”. Along the trail you will meet several different tribes, each with own language and costumes. Stay overnight in a remote village in comfortable riverside lodge.
- Dinner included
- Free drinks included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Lunch included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- English speaking guide
- All indicated transportation by AC vehicle
- Accommodation at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge (twin shared room)
- Mineral water and snacks during hiking time
- Indicated meals (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
- Home-stay overnight fees
- Travel insurance
- Accommodation pre or post trip
- Meals which are not indicated
- Other services not indicated as inclusive
Hotel pick up in Sapa town
Returns to original departure point
Day 1: Trek along rice fields to remote Nam Cang Riverside Lodge (-,L,D)
After breakfast you will meet your guide and soon you are on your way into the most remote part of Hoang Lien National Park, driving downhill to the starting point in the Tay minority village of Thanh Phu. The hike is through rice paddy terraces hill sides and you have many opportunities to enjoy magnificent valley view and encounter animals as water buffalos, mountain goats or pigs, which belong to the nearby Tay and Red Dao minorities. When you pass by a new village you will realize that you are “off the beaten track”, as the local people are looking interested and happy. All along the trail you will have a beautiful view towards Hoang Lien mountain range and some of the biggest rice fields in Sapa area. You lunch is picnic lunch, served in beautiful surroundings. After lunch you will pass by one of few colorful Blue Hmong villages in the area. Soon the walk ends in the small and remote Red Dao minority village of Nam Cang. Your accommodation is Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, situated few meters from the river with own suspended bridge and with the jungle close by. The lodge is owned by a local Red Dao family and built into a small Inn with several twin or double rooms. The afternoon is perfect for exploring the quiet village or a swim in the river.
Approx: Grade: 3 of 5/ 6 hour hiking
Day 2: Trekking along rivers and remote hillsides (B,L,-)
You will wake up to the sound of the river and maybe happy minority kids swimming near the lodge. And maybe you would like your breakfast served at the big river front terrace and a beautiful morning view? Today your hike will take you higher up in the mountains, the trails are only used by local farmers and you will need to cross a few rivers before visiting a very remote Red Dao village of Nam Ngan. Your small group can enter a house and see the living conditions in the deep mountains, maybe you will be served a cup of tea or an optional rice wine as
hospitality is important to all. Now the trail will decent into a bigger path and soon you will be in My Son, the village of one of the smallest tribes in this area, the Xa Pho minority. After a local lunch you will end your remote hike near the beautiful Muong Bo River and a waiting car for final transfer back to Sapa.
Approx: Grade: 3 of 5/ 7 hour hiking
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.