Day1: Sapa - Sin Chai - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho (L,D)
You will travel by car mostly downhill towards Sin Chai village of Black Hmong minority, which locates right at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range. Here you start heading up the mountain. Once you get to the top, you will trek on a small trail with spectacular view and then gradually descend to Cat Cat village, where you will have lunch nearby a waterfall.
In the afternoon, you take a trail sneaking through mountain. You will enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river you eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest in a nice spot nearby the beautiful river. You will stay overnight in Y Linh Ho, due to season it can be a local house or in tent camp.
Approx: Grade 4 of 5/ 0,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day2: Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B,L,D)
Today's trek will continue along Hoang Lien mountain range, which offers you many opportunities to enjoy view over huge rice paddy terraces in Muong Hoa valley, the largest one in the area.
After having lunch at a nice spot, you descend into bottom of the valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Ta Van village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. You spend a night in a traditional house of Giay minority. You will be able to take a walk to enjoy the valley view as well as swim in the river nearby.
Approx: Grade 2 of 5 / 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Day 3: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan (B,L)
Today's trek is short, but still the landscape is beautiful. Once you get energy for your last day trek after having breakfast, you leave for Giang Ta Chai village where you can take a rest nearby a waterfall to enjoy the surroundings. You will continues trough a bamboo forest, and when you have passed the forest we find a nice place to enjoy lunch.
After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village.
After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you continue on a small trail towards Su Pan where your transfer back to Sapa is waiting.
Approx: Grade 2 of 5/ 0.5 hour driving/ 3 hours walking/ 1hour lunch.
Note: According to the weather, the first night will be spent either in tents of in a local house. Toilet tent will be provided. The trek is trough some of the most well known areas of the Sapa valley.
- English and French speaking guide
- All needed transport
- All indicated meals, plus snacks
- Water on the whole trip
- All meals indicated
- All entrance fees
- Overnight in a local house
- Personal pocket money
- Soft drink ( beer, coca cola..)
- All other services not indicated above