Sapa Medium Trek 3D2N (Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai)

   Code: T88SPB11

    Durations: 3-day

   Group size: 20

     Itinerary: Hanoi - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa - Hanoi

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A special trekking trip will give have chance to explore ethnic villages in Sapa within 3 days. You will experience beautiful landscapes as well as different climate types which is moderate and rainy in summer (May – August), foggy and cold with occasional snowfalls in winter, and meet hill tribes and understand their culture, custom. Join us for a lifetime experience!

  • Visit villages of the local hill tribes (Hmong, Black Dzao, Dzay...)
  • Walk through rice fields and have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes
  • Understand typical traditional custom and the way of bartering trade existing in daily life of the minority people

2* hotel (Fansipan View Hotel, Four Season,...)
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2* hotel Valid from: 06/01/2016      Valid to: 12/31/2016
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Single supplement: 10
Minimum quantity: 1 Maximum quantity: 12

3* hotel (Royal View, Holiday, Bamboo, Panorama,...)
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3* hotel Valid from: 06/01/2016      Valid to: 12/31/2016
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4* hotel (Chau Long New Wing, U Hotel Sapa, Amazing,...)
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4* hotel Valid from: 06/01/2016      Valid to: 12/31/2016
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Single supplement: 45
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  • Transportation as programme
  • Welcome drink (tea, cafe), candy at our office
  • Accommodation at hotel (2 - 3 persons/room)
  • Entrance fees (Cat Cat village, Ham Rong mountain,…)
  • Free wifi, water, wet tissue, bread, snack on Sapa Express Bus
  • English speaking guide during the tour (enthusiastic, experienced)
  • Meals as mentioned on itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • Transport: Bus Sapa Express - Noble Limousine 29 seats is called "Special aircraft on the ground" with air-conditioner, travel blanket, pillow,…

  • VAT (10%)
  • Insurance, visas
  • Other personal expenses (tip, drinks with meals,...)

Itinerary details

06h30 - 07h00: Pick up at hotel or at the meeting point and then start departure to Sapa, following Noi Bai - Lao Cai high-way.
Along the way, you will have chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog. Have a short break for 30 minutes then continue the trip to Sapa.
13h00: Arrive in Sapa, check in hotel and have lunch.
Afternoon: start trekking to Cat Cat Village, about 45 minutes walk from Sapa, this is the village of Black H’Mong hill tribe. The village is on the slope of the hill and easy walking, rice and corn are grown here.
Visiting Cat Cat village, you will have a chance to visit a big waterfall on the stream and the old Hydroelectric Power Station built by French people. That is the image of young women sitting by looms with colorful pieces of brocade decorated with designs of flowers and birds. When these pieces of brocade are finished, they are dyed and embroidered with beautiful designs. A noteworthy is that H’Mong women use indigo plants and leaves to dye these brocade fabrics. And then they roll around and smooth section of wood covered with wax on fabrics to polish them, making their colors durable.
Evening: After dinner, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Especially on Saturday night, we highly recommend a stop at the Love Market which is one of unique cultures of ethnic minorities HMong, Dzao in Lao Cai in particular and North West of Vietnam in general.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Sapa.
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.
Dinner and overnight at homestay in Ta Van village
After breakfast, we continue to visit Red Dzao people at Dzang 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 Dzang Ta Chai village and have lunch. Then walk to the main road to take a bus back to Sapa.
15h00: Back to Sapa and free time at leisure...
16h00: 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.
21h30: We arrive in Hanoi.
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