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Sapa Easy Trek and Homestay by bus from Hanoi

Within only 2 days, this journey will bring you a brief understanding of Sapa and its tribal peoples while enjoying its fascinating scenery, paying visit to Sapa town and 3 tribal villages of Black H’mong and Zay peoples which is well-known for its breathtaking scenery. You will spend 1 night in a standard hotel in Sapa.

Trip includes

  • Modern air – conditioning bus with comfortable seats from Hanoi – Sapa and return

  • 2 bottles of water, tissue / 2 ways/person on bus Ha Noi - Sapa - Ha Noi

  • Modern bus in Sapa with experienced drivers

  • English speaking tour guide escorted Hanoi – Sapa - Hanoi, local guide in Sapa

  • Meals as 2 dinners, 3 lunches, 2 breakfasts

  • All entrance tickets to indicated sites

  • 1 night at Royal View hotel or similar (Deluxe room on twin sharing base) & 1 night at homestay with basic single bed (hot water, mosquito net, blanket)

  • Insurance during the time on bus

Trip excludes

  • Beverages, travel insurance, VAT, personal expenses

  • Others not clearly mentioned above

Note

  • Old people, kids should not attend the long trek (9 kms)

  • You may stay overnight at homestay for 1st night or you may do on 2nd night. Our tour leader will inform you on bus to Sapa.

Thing to bring

  • Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March

  • Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.

  • Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australia Dollar are accepted in Sapa.

  • You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.

  • Homestay’s facilities are not as in hotel in Sapa.

Note: If you want to go by train, please contact us for more information through email traveltosapabybus@gmail.com.

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Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village (L, D)

6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on daily bus and depart for Sapa Town.

9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break

11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa

13.00: Arrive Sapa Town, you will enjoy a walk around this charming town, paying visit to Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao wearing their traditional colorful dresses selling their farming and gathering products and handicrafts for souvenir.

  • Welcome drink and itinerary briefing

  • Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures

14.15: Begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. You will follow the main road heading south for about an hour before turning right to a foot path down hill 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.

Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours

17.45: Check in homestay; get to know the family of Dzay People. Spend time to enjoy the mountain life on Sunset. You may attend cooking local dishes with the family and enjoy dinner in peace. In the evening, you can join the local bar nearby with music and socialize with other tourists then overnight at homestay.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Medium trek Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa - Ha Noi (B, L)

8.00: Have breakfast prepared by the family and start a new day with more interesting trek.

8.45: Keep walking to the rice paddies where you have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes. A trek through the bamboo forest and stop to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village – home of red Dzao People.

Trekking distance is about 4 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

11.00: Trek through the Giang Ta Chai Bridge to main road, bus picks you up to come back Sapa Town.

Leaving Ta Van village after Breakfast, you will take the trail uphill, passing fascinating terraced rice field and some small hamlets of the H’mong before getting through a bamboo forest to a waterfall, enjoy a break for magnificent scenery and then continue walking for half an hour to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zao peoples which sits on the top of a hill and looks down Muong Hoa river. After spending time visiting the village, making friend with the Zao and experiencing the hospitality you will cross the river by another suspension bridge and then uphill again to Hau Thao village where you will pay visiting to a local handicraft center where H’mong and Zao women gather for exchanging experience and skill of making handicrafts.

12.30 -13.30 : A late Lunch will be prepare here nearby this center and then you have time relaxing as well as getting acquaintance with local school boys, girls and their teachers as well.

13.30 - 14.45: Later a short drive will take you back to Sapa. Relax and leisure on your own.

14.45 - 15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.

15.00: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.

21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay.

Trip ends.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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