Duration:3 Days 4 Nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Seo Trung Ho - Ma Quai Ho - Ban Ho – Sapa - Hanoi
Seo Trung Ho Village in Sapa, the village is far from Sapa Town about 25 kilometers, it is one of village in the most remote area in Sapa. The way to reach up Seo Trung Ho Village is not easy like some outstanding villages, but if travelers who like to explore and discover the deep hill-tribes of Sapa, should order Vietnam Typical Tours’s Sapa tours to design the hard trekking route to explore this village. Seo Trung Ho is land of Red Dzao people, this village is unreached area by tourists, the homestay in Seo Trung Ho Village is really local life, only for tourist who like to know how and what is real life of Red Dzao People in the most remote area of Sapa land.
Participating in 3 day Authentic Trekking & Homestay trip, you will enjoy hiking from 6 to 7 hours every day, following foot paths up and down mountains, through forest, terraced rice paddies, crossing river and water streams by suspension bridges. From village to village with different ethnic minorities including H’mong, Zao, Zay, Tay, you will pay visit to local homes, witness daily lively activities and especially staying with a local family will bring you the interesting insight of local life.
The tour routing offer as following:
Night 1: Overnight train to Lao Cai
Day 1: Sapa town – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Ta Van Homestay with Giay People)
Day 2: Ta Van Village – Giang Ta Chai Village – Seo Trung Ho ( Home Stay in Seo Trung Ho with Red Dzao people)
Day 3: Seo Trung Ho – Ma Quai Ho – Ban Ho – Sapa (Overnight train back Hanoi )
Night 1: Take overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai
Be ready at your hotel lobby at 8:00 p.m, our tour guide and driver will meet and pick you up for a short transfer to Hanoi Station to take the overnight train to Lao Cai City.
Overnight on the train
Day 1 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
6h30 am, Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant you will have free time enjoy a free 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. Back to our Sapa office at about 9 am and 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. Settle down in Ta Van village for an overnight homestay.
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner included
Accommodation: Homestay in Ta Van Village
Day 2 : Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Seo Trung Ho National Park (B/L/D)
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 Do a trek through the forests up and down in Fansipan range then reach Seo Trung Ho village of the Red Dzao. This is an almost untouched village and there are very few tourists getting here. In here, there is a chance to enjoy a most beautiful waterfall in Sapa, which comes from a height of about 70 m. Stay overnight in this village with a Dzao family.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
Accommodation: Home stay in Seo Trung Ho
Day 3 : Seo Trung Ho – Ma Quai Ho – Ban Ho – Sapa – Night train back Hanoi (B, L)
8h30 After enjoying breakfast at your homestay, you will continue your trek from Seo Trung Ho to Ma Quai Ho and then Ban Ho a lovely villages of the National Park, taking in the amazing scenery shower. After stopping for lunch you will be picked up by car in Ban Ho and transferred back to Sapa.
Take a shower and have dinner in Sapa/Laocai before transferred to Laocai. Overnight on train.
4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)
Train: King Express, Orient Express or similar Deluxe train
This is a hard trekking trip so we need Guets have a good health and like trekking.
This is a typical tour made by SAPA TOURS FROM HANOI TEAM. In any case, please contact us for details in accordance with your departure date or customized itinerary.
Tour price includes
• Special package: USD 185 / person apply for 04 persons upward
• Transfer from Lao Cai station to Sapa and back in shared mini bus with air-con
• Return overnight train basing on deluxe class 4 bed shared cabin with air-con (King express train)
• Accommodation: 1 night in Ta Van Village, 1 night in Seo Trung Ho village.
• All meals as mentioned on above itinerary.
• Sightseeing fee, tax and services charge.
• Local English speaking tour guide experience.
Tour price excludes
• Meals not indicated on the itinerary.
• Drinks and Personal expenses.
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