Destinations: Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi
Duration: 8 Days
Prices starting as low as $820.00 USD per person.
Inclusions: Accommodation as listed above, Meals as listed in the itinerary, English speaking local guides (one place = one guide), Tours and transfers as mentioned, Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
Exclusions: Travel insurance (compulsory), Fully escorted guide to accompany you throughout the country. This can be arranged for an additional fee, Visas, Spending money, Tips & gratuities, Activities not listed, Meals not listed, All drinks, International departure taxes, International flights
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B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, G:
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (-/-/-)
You will be met and greeted upon your arrival at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi.
Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted and transferred to your hotel. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Sapa (B/L/-)
This morning, you will be met and driven to Sapa (4-hour drive). Upon your arrival, you will be free to explore on your own during the afternoon. Your overnight stay will be in Sapa.
Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Tavan (B/L/D)
After having your breakfast, you will follow a road which leads downhill to Cat Cat village. Your hike today will take you by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station while you continue your trek on a dirt trail which takes you through rice paddy terraced fields. You will see spectacular scenery while you walk along a narrow river. You will eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority. You will rest here while you are served lunch nearby the river. Following lunch, you will continue on to the Muong Hoa valley. Your hike will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then to the Tavan village of Giay minority. You will spend the evening lodging in local house of Giay minority. While visiting this area, you will have the opportunity to take a leisurely walk to enjoy the valley view and also swim in the nearby river.
Hiking Excursion today is a Grade 2 of 5/ 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Seo Trung Ho (B/L/D)
After having breakfast, you start today’s trek, which is mostly uphill until lunchtime. Whenever you stop for a rest, you will be able to enjoy valley view. Before noon, you stop again at a nice spot for lunch. The trek will be softer in the afternoon. But the scenery becomes even more beautiful. You pass by Su Pan village of Black Hmong minority before you arrive in a campsite, which locates nearby a river outside the village. While porters put up your luggage and cook dinner, you can take a walk to stretch the legs. You arrive in Seo Trung Ho village of Red Dao and spend the night there.
Approx: Grade 1 of 5/ 5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Seo Trung Ho - Ma Quai Ho - Ban Ho (B/L/D)
After breakfast, the trek will becomes tough on tinny footpath going up and down, which requires a lot of concentration. You will reach to Ma Quai Ho village of Red Dao minority, the village have just received foreign visitors. The night will be even more interesting when you are in the wonderful hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao. After lunch, you will trek to Ban Ho village for dinner and overnight stay.
Approx: Grade 2 of 5/ 5 hours walking, 1 hour lunch
Ban Ho - Nam Toong - Nam Sai - Nam Cang (B/L/D)
You are now at the fringe of the rain forest by the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Fansipan, the highest peak in Indochina with its 3143 m, is located in this mountain range. You will start the trek today by ascending to Nam Toong village of Red Dao minority. Here your lunch will be prepared in a local school. After lunch time, you descend to the valley where locates Nam Sai village of Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest groups ethnic in Northern Vietnam. From there you trek to Nam Cang village of Red Dao minority for your overnight stay.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Nam Cang - Nam Than - Nam Nhiu - Sin Chai - Thanh Phu (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will trek through Nam Than, Nam Nhiu and Sin Chai villages then toward Thanh Phu village of Tay minority for your overnight stay.
Approx: Grade 2 of 5/ 5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Thanh Phu - Sapa - Hanoi (B/L/-)
After breakfast, your driver and guide will arrive to take you to Sapa then you drive to Hanoi. This will conclude our services.