6 DayThis is an ultimate itinerary for those with a great interest on northern Vietnam culture and life style and wish to combine it with a perfect medium to high level of trekking experience, tour start in Hanoi and end in Hanoi as well.
6 Days Sapa trekking tour in depth and we depart from Hanoi at around 8am, arrive at Nghia Lo at mid-afternoon, check in the home-stay of the local White Thai. short rest, after walk or cycling around Nghia An and its surrounding villages to discover the lifestyle and daily activities of the locals. Enjoy dinner with your White Thai host. Overnight at Home-stay at the Thai House.
Our 6 Days Sapa trekking in depth starts for a trek through the Lau village that is home to a hundred Black Hmong tribes. these peoples living in beautiful landscape, rice terraces and mountains. trekking along a scenic road to Mu Cang Chai. We have time to stop to enjoy the stunning view of rice terraces from the neck of Cau Pha valley. Late afternoon, arrive in the small mountain village of Mu Cang Chai. Check in, after enjoy a walk around the quaint village of Om Khom located on the back of the mountain overlooking the vast field where people grow rice, corn, vegetables and sweet potatoes. Overnight in Mu Cang Chai
Drive to Sapa through the vast plain by the Nam Na River. Cross the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range where you can see the famous Fansipan Mountain at its highest point. Arrive in Sapa, check in and short rest.
Our 6 Days Sapa trekking tour in depth followed by lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon, tour to central market and Ham Rong Mountain. From here, enjoy a spectacular view over Sapa as well as the Muong Hoa valley.
For this day, depending on your level of fitness and preferences, we will offer 3 options for you to choose:
#1: Walking: Drive from Sapa to Muong Hoa Valley located at the foot of the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range. Mount Fansipan is over 3000 meters high. we walk and passing through various terraced paddy fields. Meet the Black Hmong and Zay and visit their families.
# 2 : 4 hour trekking: On our 6 Days Sapa trekking in depth; after driving 3 miles to Ma Tra, embark on a 4 hour trek to Ma Tra valley in the middle of stunning terraced fields. Visit the Black Hmong hamlet before continuing trekking along a trail that winds through rice fields, corn fields and vegetable gardens. Arrive at Ta Phin which is home to the Hmong and the Red Dao and is one of Sapa’ most beautiful valleys.
# 3: 5 hours trekking: Drive from the hotel to Muong Hoa Valley. Stop midway to visit the Black Hmong village. Next, trek along a mountain path and climb on the slope of Ham Rong Mountain to Sin Cheng, a village home to the Hmong. From here, enjoy breathtaking panoramic views over majestic mountains, small valleys and lush terraced fields. After walking for 2 hours, the road desends to some Hmong villages. Finally, arrive at Sapan2, a Hmong village that is located along the road connecting Lao Cai and Sapa.
Drive 3 miles to Ta Phin, a small valley in the North of Sapa. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant before embarking on a short hike to visit the Hmong and Red Dao villages located in this valley. By late afternoon, return to the city and spend the night at the hotel.
Early in the morning transfer to Bac Ha, the Flower Hmong country. Stop midway at Bao Nhai for a 2 hour boat trip to visit ethnic minorities living across the Chay river, after, have lunch with the local family in Bac Ha. In the afternoon, tourists can choose to hike 2 to 4 hours to discover local villages. Spend the night in the home-stay.
Bac Ha known as the little Sapa, is an ideal location for off-the-beaten-track treks to visit colorful weekly markets. Explore the bustlingBac Ha Market on Sunday, Can Cau Market on Saturday, Sin Cheng Market on Wednesday and Coc Ly Market on Tuesday.
In the afternoon, enjoy a trek through Ban Pho, located a few miles from the hotel. These villages are nestled into a cozy valley with a stunning landscape. Arrive in Lao Cai for dinner before taking the overnight train back to Hanoi.