Cross Muong Hoa River to visit 3 mountainside villages of the H’mong and Dzay peoples, Visit the Red Dzao in Giang Ta Chai village by way of terraced paddy fields and bamboo forests, Admire the natural beauty of the Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge, Learn a homestay experience with a Tay family in Ban Ho village.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai
20: 00- Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on request).
Day 2: Laocai – Sapa – Ta Van Village: 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 3 villages (B,L,D)
6:00- You will arrive at Lao Cai train station and be welcomed by your local guide and driver. Then you will transfer to your hotel in Sapa for breakfast and relaxation. When you are done, you will have a jeep ride into the valley. Cross the Muong Hoa River to visit 3 mountainside villages of the H’ mong and Dzay people. Your picnic lunch en route. You will have dinner and a homestay in Tavan village.
Day 3: Ta Van – Ban Ho 7 hours trekking, 18 km, 3 villages (B,L,D)
Your breakfast is saved by the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son range via bamboo forests . Then we will take you to visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After visiting Giang ta chai village, you will get down to the river, cross it and keep going to SuPan village for 2 minorities – The H’mong and the Red Dzao. You will get off the road to go downhill to BanHo village. Staying a night at Ban Ho with a Tay family who have houses on stilts. Your picnic lunch en route. End of the day, and you will have dinner and a homestay with a Tay family in Ban Ho village.
Day 4: Ban Ho – Sapa 3 hours trekking of 7 km and 23 km by jeep. (B,L,D)
You will eat your breakfast with the family, then leave the village to see a spectacular waterfall discovered by the French. I am pretty sure that you will enjoy the view, go swimming in the crystal-clear water and return to Ban Ho to visit the people in the village. It‘s time to Say goodbye to the family and return to the main road to take a jeep back to Sapa. Then you will have your lunch en route and your dinner at a local restaurant. Stay overnight at your chosen hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa – Lao Cai – Ha Noi (B)
You will have your breakfast at the hotel. At leisure in the morning. Then you will check out of the hotel at noon. Lunch on guest’s account. You will be free until transfer to Lao Cai train station for boarding the Express to Hanoi (20:15 – 5:00). Finally, it’s the end of services. Finish your Sapa – Ta Van – Ban Ho 5 days tour.
||Price per person in USD
||Solo travelers with private rooms
||3 – 4 pax
||5 – 7 pax
||8 – 10 pax
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking)