Sapa is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing their traditional and colourful attire. This cultural trip includes a 6-day trek through the hills and valleys of the Sapa region, encountering several minority villages along the way. This trip provides an authentic experience of local traditions and culture. Experience the genuine warmth and hospitality of the northern region whilst taking in the spectacular scenery.
Highlight: Trekking and cultural experience
Night 1: Hanoi- Laocai
At 08:30 pm our tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to escort you to the Hanoi railway station for night train to Sapa. The train conditions are very basic however we will travel in soft sleeper class which is compartment for 4 passengers.
Stay overnight on the train.
Day 1: Sapa - Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (15 km)
Begin trekking at 10.00 am down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai San, Lao Chai. We then continue to Ta Van village to visit Zay people. We’ll stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van. Accommodation is basic but a unique and special experience.
Day 2: Ta Van- Giang Ta Chai - Seo Trung Ho (15 km)
After the breakfast we’ll continue to the Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai. The scenery is breathtaking on the trekking way. Overnight in the Seo Trung Ho village of Red.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3: Seo Trung Ho – Ta Trung Ho – Ban Ho (15 km)
Continue along small paths and trek up to the hill with good views of Ta Trung Ho village the Red Dao ethnic group. On the way we have lunch and trek to Ma Quy Ho village, Red Dao ethnic people also. Then we continue trekking to Ban Ho village where is the home of Tay ethnic group. We stay overnight in a wooden Tay stilt house.
(B, L, D)
Day 4: Thanh Phu - Nam Sai - Nam Ken - Ban Ho (15 km)
After breakfast we’ll hike to Nam Sai Village to visit the Tay People, and then we’ll trek up to the Red Dzao Village the village of Xa Pho tribe - the smallest group in Sapa who have very little contact with modern Vietnam. Overnight in the Ban Ho Village.
(B, L, D)
Day 5: Ban Ho – Nam Toong Nam Ken – My Son - Thanh Phu (15 km)
After breakfast we’ll hike to Nam Sai Village to visit the Tay People, and then we’ll trek up to the Red Dzao Village the village of Xa Pho tribe - the smallest group in Sapa who have very little contact with modern Vietnam in My Son village. Then we trek one hour to trek up to hills to Thanh Phu village a Tay ethnic group. We arrive Thanh Phu and stay overnight on Bamboo's hut.
(B, L, D)
Day 6: Thanh Phu - Sapa (15 km)
After breakfast, we’ll trek to Ban Den place. From here, we are collected by our vehicle and transferred back to Sapa. In the afternoon you will have time to experience the colourful Sapa before driving to Lao Cai for the overnight train.
Stay overnight on train
Day 7: Hanoi arrive
. Upon arrival at Hanoi Station you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Tour price (in US dollars, per person)
||5 - 6 pax
||7 - 8 pax
- Itineraries and price are subject to change without prior notice
- This is private tour (the tour is sample, you may go will all details above or we can modify to fix your way travel). Please contact us for futher information.