Sapa Trekking

Ethnic minority - Sapa

Sapa Trekking: 2 days

2 days
Price per person from 163 USD

Northwest Vietnam is one of the most interesting and beautiful areas of South East Asia. This tour takes you from Hanoi to the beautiful area around Sapa that is home to different ethnic groups and beautiful nature.

Sapa is an exciting place to see the lives, culture and costumes of some of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities. Here, they still dress in their traditional colourful clothing – especially the women.

On this tour you will explore the beautiful nature of Sapa, visit the minority villages and the friendly locals in their homestay and experience the culture and local life at its best.

Tour highlights
  • Explore the back roads and remote areas around Sapa
  • Trek through minority villages, stay overnight in their homestay and get an insight into their unique culture and customs
  • Enjoy amazing and spectacular views of the mountainous landscape of Sapa
  • Experience culture and local life

your Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrive in Sapa

Arrive in Sapa

Pick up service between 06.30-07.10AM at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and transfer to the bus to Sapa. The bus to Sapa leaves from Hanoi at 07.30AM. You’ll arrive in Sapa between 1.00-1.30PM and a taxi will pick you up at the bus station and take you to Cat Cat View Hotel. Enjoy a lunch at the hotel restaurant.

The guide will meet you at the hotel and together with the guide you’ll depart from Sapa to the trekking base. The trek will take you through Ma Tra to Ta Phin village, inhabited by Red Dzao and Black H’Mong ethnic minorities. It will take about 4 to 5 hours (approx. 12 km). On the way you’ll trek through terraced valleys and pass rice paddies, bamboo forests and minority villages.When you arrive in Ta Phin village, the host family will welcome you to their home where you will share an ethnic style dinner and stay the night.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at local house in Ta Phin Village

Day 2:  Trek back to Sapa and take a bus to Hanoi

Trek back to Sapa and take a bus to Hanoi

After breakfast, you say farewell to the host family. The way back to Sapa will take you via Mong Sen village, inhabited by black H’Mong ethnic people. Enjoy each pace up and down, the happiness is in the voyage itself.

Lunch will be served at a nice spot then followed by an easy walk to rejoin Sapa. Transfer to Cat Cat View Hotel in Sapa and time for relax and leisure before the bus leaves to Hanoi at 4PM. You’ll arrive in Hanoi 5 hours later.

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Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

tour details

Duration: 2 days 1 Night

Duration: 2 days 1 Night

This tour is 2 days and 1 night.

Start Destination: Hanoi

Start Destination: Hanoi

The tour starts in Hanoi.

End Destination: Hanoi

End Destination: Hanoi

The tour ends in Hanoi. 

Included

Included

  • Meals: 1x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation: Basic accommodation in local village
  • Transport: Bus from Hanoi to Sapa and return
  • Miscellaneous: English speaking tour guide, a-500ml bottle of water on tour, room for having shower at Cat Cat View Hotel and admission fee for villages.
Not Included

Not Included

  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and drivers
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Any other expenses not specified
Participants

Participants

Minimum is 1 person. 

Physical rate: 3/5

Physical rate: 3/5

The physical rate for this tour is 3 out of 5.

Child Policy

Child Policy

This tour is not recommended for children below 16 years old.

Important remarks

Important remarks

Remember to bring proper fitness shoes for trekking

Tour Disclaimer

Tour Disclaimer

While we love to travel to remote places and operate many tours in these areas, infrastructure can be limited, and conditions can be unpredictable. This might influence the course of a given tour, and while It is our intention to follow the program described in the itinerary, it might not always be possible to do so. We have also on occasion taken the liberty to deviate from the program if for the better of the experience due to local experiences taking place.

The itinerary and tour description are general guidelines to what you can expect of a given tour, but should not be considered as guarantees, nor should the mentioning of possible sightings of animals, specific destinations. Heights, driving time, trekking time and any other travel times listed are approximations.  

Sapa Trekking: 2 days

2 days | Vietnam
Price per person from 163 USD
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