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SAPA HOMESTAY ADVENTURE 3 NIGHTS 2 DAYS


This trip includes a trek through the hills and valleys of the Sapa region, discovering several different minorities along the way. You will experience overnight accommodation in the hospitable villages of Giay and Tay ethnic minorities. The apparent hardships are worth it though as we walk through some of the most spectacular scenery that Vietnam has to offer and experience unique villages culture.

 

 

Introduction 

At an elevation of 1,600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam's northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing traditional and colorful attire.

SAPA HOMESTAY ADVENTURE 3 NIGHTS 2 DAYS

Night 1

8.00pm – Tour guide pick you up from your hotel then transfer to Hanoi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (cabin withsoft sleeper and air-conditioning). Arrive Lao Cai 5:30 or 6:00am

Day 1: SAPA – Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI SAN – LAO CHAI – TA VAN(B,L,D)

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 build of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here.

Day 2: TAVAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN – SAPA(B,L,D)

After the breakfast we continue to visit Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai where we also have short break near by a hanging brigde made from cane and a beautiful waterfall. The Red Dao women have very colorful red embroidery and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao Legend.
We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the jeep and transfer back to Sapa. Have late lunch in Sapa in discover Sapa town in your own before departure to LaoCai train station. You’ll have dinner either in a restaurant in Sapa or on the way back to Lao Cai to catch a night train back to Ha Noi.
Take night train from Lao Cai station to go back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi next morning. End of services.

Includes:

- 01 night sleep in homestay in Sapa

- Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above (Please note: pick-ups will be by a guide and driver or, where a guide is not necessary, a driver only. All unaccompanied drivers will be briefed in advance, and will carry a mobile phone to ensure smooth transfer arrangements)

- 02 nights in Sleeper cabin on train for two ways

- Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.

- The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary (please note: guides will be on hand from pick-up until guests' return to their hotel or reaching their destination). Free days or part days will not include the services of a guide unless requested and included in the final itinerary.

- Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program

- Meals (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.

- VAT and other taxes

 Excludes:

- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.

- Surcharge for peak season (if any) & Other not mentioned in the above detail program.

Additional Information:

Importance note

- The itinerary is just a sample of our tours; we'll be pleased to design similar programs with dates and itinerary customized to your personal preferences in Tailor Made Tours section. Rates may vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

What to bring ?
- Sun Block, Wide brim hat, Camera + Film, Comfortable shoes, Rain gear, Warm clothes, original Passport...

How to start ?
- Smile Tourist is a fully escorted tour and best-available all year round; the only thing you need to prepare in advance is the international air-ticket from/to your country.

- If you don’t have enough time to complete visa before your departure, we will help you to obtain Vietnam Visa on arrival easily (getting visa at the airport, on your arrival)