Sapa Hard Trekking Tour – 6 Days

Sapa Hard Trekking Tour – 6 Days
Tour Itinerary

Sapa Hard Trekking Tour – 6 Days. Combing a mix of adventure and culture in this multi-day trek suites those who have a little extra time, are willing to get a little dirty, and want to explore. We will travel South of Sapa along the inspiring Muong Hoa valley and mountain streams, visiting villages of Hmong, Zay, Dao, and Tay ethnic minorities. This trek can be difficult at times but is worth the effort as you will be taken off the beaten path, away from the crowds, and into unspoiled Vietnam. Visit and stay with a Zay and Tay family and learn about village life. We promise that this trip will be unforgettable, educational, and rewarding with a healthy dose of fun.

Night 1:  Hanoi -Laocai ( Overnight on the train )

8h30pm driver take you from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at 9:30 PM to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).

Day 2 :  Laocai -Sapa – Laochai – Tavan  ( 4 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages ) ( B , L , D)

Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa around 8:00 AM; Breakfast starts at 10h30am to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the Hmong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.

Day 3: Tavan -Ban Ho  (7 hours trekking, 18 km, 3 villages  ) ( B, L, D)

Breakfast with the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of the HoangLienSon range via bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After visiting  Giang ta chai village, get down to the river, cross it, and keep going to SuPan village for 2 minorities – The Hmong and the Red Dzao. . Get off the road to go downhill to BanHo village. Overnight at Ban Ho with a Tay family who have houses on stilts. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.

Day 4: BanHo -Thanh Phu ( 7 hours trekking, 15 km, 3 villages  ) ( B, L, D)

Get up early in the morning for fresh air and the peaceful daily life of the people. Breakfast and leave the village for a hard day. Walk uphill to the smallest and almost untouched village of the Red Dzao (Namtoong). Go further to another village on the same side of the mountain range to see the XaPho ethnic group in Namen. Get down to the river and go up to MiSon to visit the XaPho again. Spend the night in Thanh Phu village at a Tay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner with the local family.

Day 5: Thanh Phu –  Sapa ( 12 km with 4 hours trekking and 23 km by jeep ) ( B, L, D)

Breakfast at Thanh Phu village. Walk back to SuPan village where to take a jeep back to Sapa. On the way back, visit the ancient stone circle (stones decorated with ancient carvings which are said to have described the life of the people lost in the mists of prehistory) Check in hotel. Lunch at SuPan and dinner in Sapa.

Day 6: Cat cat – Laocai and back to Hanoi- ( 3,5 km with 2 hours trekking and 40 km by jeep and bus ) ( B, L )

Breakfast, visit the village of the black Hmong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days.  The back town has lunch and checks out the hotel, free to explore the town until taking the bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi around 5.30 AM. At the end of the tour


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Tour price: Contact us

Group size: 2 to 25 pax

Join in group departure date: Saturday night weekly

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Meals in tours: L=  lunch , D = dinner , B = breakfast
  • Lunch in Midway restaurant/City Restaurant or Pack Lunch
  • Express train tickets Hanoi - Sapa -Hanoi
  • Back up AC vehicle for the complete tour ( Bus, + Truck for the group )
  • English speaking Local Guide - Cum trekking guide
  • Fresh Fruits/Snacks (Only trekking part)
  • Unlimited filter water during trekking (Only trekking part)
  • Entrance fees and permissions
  • Driver Allowance
  • Toll and Parking charges
  • 10% Government Taxe

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • International flight tickets, visa
  • Other personal expenses
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Hard and Soft Drinks with meals
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