Green Sapa with homestay

Style: Sapa Trekking Tour

Duration: 3 days

Routes: Lao Cai station– Sapa – Sin Chai – Cat Cat – Waterfall – Bamboo forest – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Muong Hoa valley

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Green Sapa with homestay
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On this trip you will trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way you will learn more about how is the rice cultivating, from when the seed sowed to harvested, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table. The night you spend in Tavan village, the unique village in Sapa area where Giay minority live, will be an excellent experience

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages   (B/L/D)    


Cat-Cat-village-1About 5.30am – Arrive in Lao Cai. The car ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. You’ll have breakfast in a local Restaurant.At 10 am we start trekking. The first part is on the road but we soon turn to the right and walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River along Y Linh Ho valley and from here lead to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area.They are proud of their culture and keep their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigio blue clothing. After this you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam . The development has meant that some of their old customs have been lost but many women still wear traditional shirts with a purple, blue or green color. The Zay houses are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here.


What’s included: Bus transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, Purified water and wet towel, private homestay at village in the valley.     


Day 2: Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa (B/L/D)  


11We start the trip after breakfast, heading up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will have lunch. Amazing sceneries and beautiful waterfall are to be seen in the afternoon before going up to the main road where you will be picked up by bus or van. Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some times on the way to take photos of the fabulous valley of Sapa. Check in and have dinner in hotel. Enjoy the night in the mountain town.


What’s included: Bus transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees Purified water and wet towel, hotel in Sapa.


Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Lao Cai station (B/ L/ D)  


sapa16Breakfast in hotel, check out and leave your luggage in the hotel then get yourself ready before heading down arround 14km to visit Cat Cat and Sin Chai village of the Black H'mong. Picnic lunch at a waterfall and this is a chance to see the hydroelectric power station established by the French. Back to Sapa and get fresh with a shower in the hotel's day room then transfer to Lao Cai Station for the night train back to Hanoi. Finish unforgettable Sapa Tour with Good bye & see you in the next time!


What’s included: Bus transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees Purified water and wet towel.


Note: can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.    

  Price per person in US Dollars  


Number in Group Price from 01st Oct 2015 to 30th April 2016
2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-8 Pax Single Supplement
Superior tour $255 $225 $205 $40
Deluxe tour $265 $235 $215 $50
Luxury tour $310 $280 $260 $90


Children Policy:

Under 5 free for land tour in Sapa, from 6 to 10 charge 75 %, 12 years and above pay as adult price  


Trip include:

  • Local English speaking guide
  • Twin /Double sharing Room at hotel in Sapa
  • Meal as mentioned in program ( 3B= Breakfast, 3L = Lunch, 3D = Dinner )
  • Sightseeing fees
  • Purified water and wet towel
  • Transport as programe
  • Taxes


Trip exclude:

  • Train tickets
  • Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
  • Tips and gratuities


What to bring:

  • Sun Block
  • Wide brim hat
  • Camera + Film
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Warm clothes
  • Insect Repellent
  • Original Passport