- 2 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
6 km far from the Sapa town is Lao Chai village of the black H’mong people. From a high point of the main street, you can admire the marvelous panoramic view of Muong Hoa valley and the village. You will go trekking through terrace fields and streams, enjoy fresh air and know more about the culture of the Black Hmong ethnic.
Nearby Lao Chai village is Ta Van village. This village has approximately 1000 people with almost Hmong, Giay and Dao people. The small and narrow road leading to Ta Van is beautiful with terrace fields in both sides. You will be also amazed at the simple beauty of the stilt-houses in the village. If lucky, you can taste special dishes of Giay people such as: roast fish, horse meat, or sticky rice and join in folk games like Nao Cong, Roong Pooc, etc.
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Overnight accommodation
- Lunch - Buffet lunch
- Local guide
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Airport/Departure Tax
Pick Up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
NIGHT 1: OVERNIGHT TRAIN TICKET HANOI-SAPA
7 – 8 p.m: Our staff will pick up you from your hotel to go to the train station B for the night train to Lao Cai.
DAY 1: LAO CAI - SAPA - LAO CHAI - TA VAN VILLAGE (B, L, D)
5 - 6.30 a.m: Our staff will meet you at Lao Cai station then take an hour drive to Sapa by bus. Upon your arrival, you can have breakfast and take shower at hotel.
9 – 9.30 a.m: You meet your local guide and other people in your group then begin trekking from Sapa towards the South East of town, alongside Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai village of the H’Mong minority.
12 p.m: Stop for picnic lunch at a house of the Black H’Mong people, then you have a chance to discover their daily life style and enjoy landscape.
1 p.m: After lunch, continue your trekking to Ta Van village of Dzay minority people.
3 – 3.30 p.m: Our bus picks you up back to Sapa. Check in at hotel and have dinner. Stay over night in the hotel.
DAY 2: SAPA - CAT CAT VILLAGE - NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B, L, D)
8 a.m : Enjoy breakfast at hotel and get ready for a new trip.
9 a.m : Today we will take you to visit village of the black H'mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days.
11.30 a.m : Come back Sapa town, have lunch and check out the hotel. Afternoon will be your free time to explore Sapa ethnic market and the town.
5 p.m : Take a shower and have dinner before bus pick up back to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi. Our staff will see you again in the morning and take you back to your hotel. End of trip!
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
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.