Duration:3 days 4 nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (Home Stay)- Giang Ta Chai - Supan-Hotel - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Overnight on Train
Overnight on train with Soft sleeper cabin with AC
Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van
12 km of trekking, visit Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai villages of the H’mong minority. after lunch at a local family in Lao Chai or in a drinking shop nearby the river bank, we keep on hiking to Ta Van village of the Dzay where we stay overnight in a local family. Here you have opportunity to experience their daily life, work and original custom.
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– Home-stay at the Dzay local house
Day 3: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa
14 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the Car to return to Sapa.-Hotel stay.
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Day 4: Bac Ha market (on Sunday only)
Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha for get back to Lao Cai to catch the train or continue up to Sapa (two solutions for travelers).
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