Explore spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range and Hoang Lien national park. Learn about the unique culture, custom and way of living of the Hmong, Zao, and Tay ethnics with 2nights home stay in tribal villages for local life experiences. The road leading to Ta Van village is small and narrow. Along two sides, there is a fertile terraced field which adorns by the green of corn and rice. Visitors coming to Ta Van village, they will not only be amazed at the simple beauty of local houses in the village, but also pure fresh air of mountainous area. Previously, Ta Van based on the customs and characteristic of the Giay in Lao Cai
Night 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai
19.00 – 20.00: Pick up you from hotel to the train station to catch the night train for Lao Cai.
Day 1: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages – 12km (B, L, D)
5.00 - 6.30: pick up you at Lao Cai station by bus to go to Sapa then have breakfast at hotel
9.00 – 9.30: Start trekking from Sapa through Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai village of the Hmong minority. You have the chance to take picture of paddle field and visit minority houses and school.
12.00: Stop for picnic lunch at the Black Hmong house and know more about their daily life and enjoy landscape.
13.00: Proceed to Ta Van village of Dzay minority people.
15.00 – 15.30: Check in at home-stay and have dinner with local family. Stay overnight at the home-stay.
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai villages – 10km (B, L, D)
8.00: Enjoy breakfast at homestay.
9.00: Take the road to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village.
12.00: Stop for lunch
13.00: Continue visiting the last village of the trek - Supan village of the H'mong.
14.00: trekking down to Ban Ho village with Tay tribes living on stilt houses in the bottom of the valley where we will stay over night.
Day 3: Ban Ho – Nam Toong – Sapa – 13km (B, L, D)
8.00: Enjoy breakfast at home-stay
9.00: Begin trekking to remote village called Nam Toong, inhabited by Red Dao tribe and enjoy spectacular view surrounding.
12.00: Return to Ban Ho for lunch.
13.00: Keep trekking up hill to Ban Den village for bus pick up and transfer to Sapa.
15.00: Free time in Sapa for shower and have dinner.
17.00: Bus pick up to Lao Cai station for the night train back to Ha Noi. Tour ends.
Validity until 31 Dec 2015
Price per person in $US
2 - 4 pax
5 – 8 pax
> 8 pax
The above rate is changeable upon the time of booking and the train ticket left situation
The above example itinerary & tour cost are subject to change upon your requirement
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A/C shuttle bus as specified in the program
Train tickets round trip based on 4-berth cabin (Private cabin is available upon your request)
Accommodation in Sapa
Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Local English speaking guide (other language is available upon your request)
Entrance fees during the trip
Air fare and visa
Personal expenses and other fees not clearly mentioned