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Explore Sapa and Mu Cang Chai 5 days

Tour code:SPMCC-5D

Duration:5 Days 4 Night

Tour route:Hanoi - Yen Bai - Nghia Lo - Tu Le - Mu Cang Chai - Than Uyen - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa - Hanoi

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Explore Charming Sapa and Mu Cang Chai gives you a best chance to discover the unspoiled beauties as well as friendly locals in mountainous provinces : Sapa – Mu Cang Chai – where the charming essence of these lands remains unchanged. Explore these lands by hiking around unparalleled routes, meeting people of several ethnic minorities and visiting villages and typical markets. You also understand more about local lifestyle and culture as getting deep insight into their daily life.

Highlight

Experience an interesting trekking tour on bumpy roads
Explore diverse hilltribe cultures
Enjoy tasty cuisines in the northern Vietnam
Admire the breathtaking mountain views and majestic terraced rice fields
Experience village local homestay with the warmth of ethnic people

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi – Yen Bai city – Nghia Lo ( L, D)

7am: Our guide will pick-up you at hotel. Start journey to Nghia Lo, Yen Bai.
Enjoy stunning landscapes along the way.
Enjoy stunning views of countryside and nature, visit local villages, experience daily life of hill tribe people
Arrive at Nghia Lo town early in the afternoon, check in our homestay at a peaceful village nearby Nghia Lo. Lunch and rest on a traditional stilt house. In the afternoon, we embark on a trekking tour to discover the daily life of the ethnic community in the area and enjoy the beautiful scenery of villages, rice fields an mountains.

Accommodation: Homestay in Nghia Lo

Day 2: Nghia Lo – Tu Le – Mu Cang Chai – trekking around villages (B, L, D)

You will be surprise before the wonderful rice terrace belong the route from Nghia Lo – Tu Le – Mu Cang Chai.
Run over the Khau Pha pass (one of the four greatest passes in Northern Vietnam with 40km many fog in the cold days). The ride is on some of the most scenic roads which offer a lot of stops for picturing. We’ll cross Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai, the two remote lands of Yen Bai province where the black H’mong, Dzao and Thai people can make wonderful rice terrace on the mountains.
Enjoy trekking tours around La Pan Tan commune, visit Trong Tong village, explore the life & musical of Mong people.
Leave Trong Tong, continue trekking from La Pan Tan village to enjoy Mam Xoi rice terrace of H’mong people in Mu Cang Chai. Picnic lunch is served along trekking path. Visit some school and touch with children. Beside the rice terrace, you will have a chance to explore the culture & local life of Mong people, such as music traditional, agriculture tools…

Accommodation: Homestay in Mu Cang Chai

Day 3: Mu Cang Chai – Than Uyen – Sapa (B, L, D)

Morning: Have breakfast and continue trekking a half day to explore more the ethnic village around Mu Cang Chai.
Afternoon: The car will drive you to Sapa, pass over O Quy Ho pass, one of the four greatest passes in Vietnam where you can enjoy fresh and cool air and nice landscapes. …It will be unforgettable experience.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa Town

Day 4: Lao Chai and Ta Van villages – Homestay (B, L, D)

09h00: After breakfast, we start trekking down to Lao Chai village of Black H’mong ethnic people. Here we will discover their daily life and how they make traditional clothes, handicraft, indigo… We will visit the biggest valley which provides the best view for golden rice terraced fields in Vietnam. After Lao Chai we walk to Ta Van village of Dzay people. It is a small group of ethnic people in Vietnam with a rich culture and beautiful houses located on rice paddy fields.

Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages, about 8 km from Sapa town, where black H’mong and Giay people are living, it is also the beginning of the valley which is called Muong Hoa. From a high point of the main road, great view of the whole villages open wide to offer the marvelous panorama views, backed by high mountains and facing the river. Here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terraced fields and stream, discover and visit some of Black H’mong families. You will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs…

12h00: Have lunch along Muong Hoa river in Lao Chai village, you will continue along the bottom of the valley to get to Dzay tribe village of Ta Van to experience their way of life while staying in a local family’s cottage.

Accommodation: Homestay in Ta Van village.

Day 5: Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi (B, L)

After breakfast, we continue to visit Red Dzao people at Giang Ta Chai village where we also see a waterfall. The Red Dzao women have very colorful red embroidery and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of them have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao Legend.
We will walk to the rice paddy fields where we’ll have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes. A trek through the bamboo forest soon follows which gives you the experience of Vietnam tropical jungle. Along the way, we will stop by a waterfall to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village. Then walk to the main road to take a bus back to Sapa and have lunch.
14h00: It‘s time to say “Goodbye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Along the way, once again you have a chance to enjoy the magical beauty of the northwest mountains.
19h30: We arrive in Hanoi.
End of services!!!

About Price: Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

TOUR CLASS Private Tour Single Suppliment
2 Pax 4 – 6 Pax  8 Pax
Deluxe  $490 $350 $280 $60
Child under 5 years old Free of charge, 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults
Child from 6 – 9 years old 75% – 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults
Child from 10  years old 100% as adults

Inclusions

    Pick-up & drop-off services.
    All private transfer and transportation
    Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
    Experienced English speaking guide.
    Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
    All sightseeing tickets.

Exclusions

    Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
    Travel insurance
    Beverage
    Other servives not mentioned above.

What to take:

Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun-hat….

•    % 50 of deposit in advance  is required
•    Advanced booking is required and subject to availibility
•    Extending your stay or upgrading accommodation  will be charged  in addition

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