Price: 2.115.000 dong/pax

Start date: daily

Expose yourself to the cultures and colour of Vietnam's ethnic minorities on a trek through terraced rice paddies, bamboo groves and thatch villages all in the shadow of Mount Fansipan.

Meet at the Hostel at 9:00pm to leave for the Bus/train Station to catch the overnight sleeper bus/train from Hanoi to Sapa.


Day 1 : Laocai -Sapa - TaVan: 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages. 

Picked up at Sapa bus station early in the morning then having Breakfast and relax. Depart Sapa at 9:30 AM. go down hill to the valley. Cross MuongHoa River to get to the other mountainside for 2 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay. Stay the night at a local family in Tavan village. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.


Day 2 : TaVan -BanHo 7 hours trekking, 18 km, 2 villages.
Breakfast and leave the family for the next village. Visit the Red Dzao in GiangTaChai village by way of terraced paddy fields and bamboo forests. Enjoy the natural beauty of Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge. Cross the river and continue going to BanHo village where the Tay people settle down.

On the way to BanHo, there is more chance to see the Red Dzao and the Black H'mong in Supan village. Spend the night in BanHo village at a Tay Family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.

Day 3 : BanHo -Sapa 3 hours trekking of 7 km and 23 km by jeep.

Breakfast with the family and leave the village for a waterfall discovered by French people. Enjoy the view, swimming and return to BanHo to visit the people in the village. Say goodbye to the family and get up to the main road where to take a jeep back to Sapa. Lunch on the way and dinner in Sapa. Overnight in hotel.

Day 4 : Sapa - Laocai Station - Hanoi.
Breakfast, free to explore the town in the morning. Check out hotel. Lunch and have free time in the afternoon before having food then leave Sapa for the bus station. 

Return to Hanoi by Bus:

1st option: Taking the 4:00PM bus from Sapa and back in Hanoi about 11:00PM ( You have to walk to hostel by yourself about 15 minute ).

2nd option: Taking the over night bus at 10:00PM and back in Hanoi next day about 4:00AM at the bus office and tour finish ( You have to walk to hostel by yourself about 15 minute ). 

What's Included

2 way sleeper bus ticket, transfers as indicated, meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, breakfast and lunch), tour guide, entree-fees to the Sapa, Home-stay accommodation and luggage storage in Hanoi or Sapa.

What's Not

Drinks, travel insurance, personal expenses and transfers not indicated in the itinerary.


Passport with valid visa, good hiking shoes, hat, insect repellent, swim-wear, sun-block, warm clothing in winter and a headlamp or torch is always a good idea.

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