Sa Pa Trekking and Homestay Tour
4 Days 3 Nights
This long trekking tour combined with home-stay is designed for particular travellers who are into both trekking and getting experience in home-stay in the land of fresh environment, beautiful landscapes and hospitable person. This is also an opportunity to learn about the unique culture, history of several ethnic groups in Sapa as well as their daily life through talking to them and joining their daily activities.
- Itinerary detail
- Traveler's notes
Day 1: Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho – Tavan
From Sapa, you sneak through a market for a few minutes, then follow a trail downhill to Cat Cat Village, leaving the busy town behind. Before trekking on a dirt trail through terraced rice fields, you have a stop for relax by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station. On the way, you will be admiring lots of spectacular scenes of terraced rice fields, rivers and mountains. We then reach Y Linh Ho village of the Black Hmong where we have break for lunch on the shore of a river.
After lunch, the trek continues to Muong Hoa Valley, passing Lao Chai Village of the Black Hmong, Ta Van Village of the Day. There you have time to walk around to visit the village or swim in river. You then overnight at a house of the Day in Ta Van.
Approx: 5 hours trekking / 1 hour lunch.
Day 2: Tavan – Seo Mi Ty Homestay
Almost the whole morning is spent for trekking uphill after having breakfast. On the way, you will be admiring the beauty of valleys. We then stop for lunch at a position with nice views.
The trek seems to be easier in the afternoon while the landscapes look prettier. Before arriving at the campsite nearby a river, you will meet with a village of the Black Hmong called Seo My Ty. We then set up tents on the campsite and cook for dinner. At the same time, you can also walk around to be relaxed.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 4 hours trekking / 1 hour lunch
Day 3: Seo My Ty – Den Thang - Ta Trung Ho
For the trek today you will be getting through amazing terraced rice paddies, passing old suspension bridges, hiking on small path winding through rainforests. You then arrive at Den Thang – a village of the Black Hmong where you stop for lunch at nearby a river or in a local school.
after lunch, we have a short rest before starting a more challenging trek on a tiny winding footpath along hillside which requires you high attention. Passing the trail, you are arriving at Ta Trung Ho Village of the Red Dao. This is the destination for your night in local houses. You will be experiencing an interesting night when joining the life of hospitable host.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving, 4 hours trekking, 1 hour lunch
Day 4: Ta Trung Ho – Nam Toong – Ban Ho – Sapa
Standing at the edge of the rainforest nearby Hoang Lien Son range of mountains, you will be admiring the roof of Indochina called Fansipan at the height of 3143 which is located on this mountain range. Our next destination to conquer is Nam Toong Village of the Red Dao where your lunch will take place at a local school.
In the afternoon, we hike to Ban Ho while having some stops at waterfalls to refresh. We then spend time enjoying the beauty of a valley before trekking to Su Pan where company’s car is waiting to take us back to Sapa.
Approx: 1 hour driving/ 4 hours trekking / 1 hour lunch