During our Sapa adventure trip, you’ll hike into the mountains, stopping in tiny settlements to meet the villagers and learn about their culture and tradition. You’ll even stay overnight with a hill tribe, giving you a unique glimpse into local life.
DAY 1: Hanoi-Laocai
DAY 2: Sapa (B, L, D)
DAY 3: Sapa (B)
DAY 4: Sapa-Laocai-Hanoi
DAY 5: Hanoi Arrival
You will depart from Hanoi aboard the overnight train to Laocai in the Northern of Vienam. Catch some sleep in 4-person soft berth deluxe comfort with Air- conditioner
Arrive in the early morning; you will be met by your guide and drive to the town of Sapa. Enjoy a hearty breakfast in town before setting off on the trek. Journey in to the valley of Muong Hoa. Stopping at several hill tribes along the way, you’ll be warmly received in Black H’Mong village, and the Zay village, and often invited to drink tea in the huts. Stay overnight in Ta Van with a local family and take ample opportunity to learn about Zay culture and way of life, whilst enjoying a traditional meal. Overnight in Tavan village.
After the breakfast, continue trekking to visit the Red dzao tribes at Giang Ta chai. Stop at a local waterfall for a rest. We then continue our walk along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa river and trek up to Supan where our vehicle transfers the group back to Sapa. After check in to your hotel, you can spend the rest of the day to explore the town market; Orchid and flower gardens at Hamrong mount. Overnight in Sapa.
Today, you’ll hike to Cat Cat, a Black H’mong village. The Black H’mong is a striking tribe whose people wear mainly black clothing. The dye that they use often runs, staining their hands slightly black. Although Cat Cat sees more tourists than the smaller surrounding villages, the people here still live in much the same way as their forefathers. You might see a few effects of tourism, but the visit will still provide a fascinating glimpse into hill tribe life. At around 05pm, you’ll be taken to Lao Cai to board the sleeper train back to Hanoi.
About 5am in the morning you will arrive in Hanoi, this is where your Sapa adventure ends