Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai – Ta Van village (L, D)
Pass By: Ta Van Village, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter, get on big bus and depart for Sapa Town.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colourful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. And Waiting about 30min at the bus station for the tour guide & driver pick up you to Hotel.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes
14.15: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain. You approach Ta Van village where Giay Ethnic People inhabits in late afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours
17.45: Check in homestay; get to know the family of Dzay People. Spend time to enjoy the mountain life on Sunset. You may attend cooking local dishes with the family and enjoy dinner in peace. In the evening, you can join the local bar nearby with music and socialize with other tourists then overnight at Bungalow.
Day 2: Medium trek Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa - Ha Noi (B, L)
Pass By: Giang Ta Chai Village, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
7.00: You can join to the our class cooking and learn how to make a some Vietnam foods like: Pho (Phở), Nem Cuốn, etc,...with 7usd/pax
8.00: Have breakfast prepared by the family and start a new day with more interesting trek.
8.45: Keep walking to the rice paddies where you have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes. A trek through the bamboo forest and stop to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village – home of red Dzao People.
Trekking distance is about 4 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
11.00: Trek through the Giang Ta Chai Bridge to main road, bus picks you up to come back Sapa Town.
12.00 -12.30: Have a shower at hotel, check out.
12.30 - 13.30: Have lunch.
13.30 - 14.45: Relax and leisure on your own.
14.45 - 15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.
16.00: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
22.00: Arrive Hanoi.