Sapa Trekking Tour – Off The Beaten Path 2 Days

Trekking Tours, SAPA TOURS

Sapa Trekking tour – Off The Beaten Path 2 Days/ 3 Nights – you will have chances to experience to villages and valley that is not so much influence by bad images of tourism such as Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic people who live their unique way of life and well maintain their traditional values and Ta Giang Phin valley inhabited by the Black Hmong group who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream and also beautiful landscapes of Ma Tra valley featured by impressive terraced rice paddies on steep hill sides. Paying visiting to local homes, meeting Hmong peoples doing their every day work.

  • Visit many hill tribal villages as: Ban Khoang, Ma Tra, Suoi Hoa, of the Black H’mong, Ta Phin of Red Dzao group.

  • Experiencing 28 KM of trekking to visit villages of the Red Dzao, the H’mong.

  • Un-touch Culture in these remote villages.

  • Enjoy the scenic view along the trek.

  • Tour Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights.

  • Tour Route: Hanoi – Train - Lao Cai – Sapa – Suoi Hoa village – Matra valley - Ban Khoang village - Ta Giang Phing - Sa Pa town – Lao Cai – Hanoi.

  • Start from: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening) .

  • End at: Hanoi.

  • Tour Level: Moderate.

  • Group size: Private tour only.

  • Tour Customizable: Enable.

SAPA TREKKING TOUR – OFF THE BEATEN PATH 2 DAYS/3 NIGHTS – HOTEL STAY.

NIGHT 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – O/N in the Train. Meals = No Meal.

20: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on Request).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 1: Lao Cai – Suoi Ho village – Matra valley - Sapa. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am.

Meet your guide as you check out the station. You will travel uphill to Sapa and enjoy as many stops as you wish for over views of valleys and terraced rice fields as well as magnificent scenery.

Breakfast and check in hotel upon arrival if your room available then start from here downhill and cross the stream to the other bank where Suoi Ho village beautifully sits on the top of a low hill.

Spend half an hour to visit several local homes for understanding of local life before continue walking along a large path on hillsides which is paved with rock to get through Ma Tra village. This portion of the walk offers beautiful scenery of the valley and terraced paddies as well as flower farm. Paying visiting to a ruined of the French Catholic church at the end of the walk, then picked up and transfer by road 12km back to Sapa.

Dinner and overnight in Sapa.

DAY 2: Sapa – Ban Khoang- Ta Giang Phinh - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

After breakfast, Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver for a short road transfer heading northwards of Sapa to O Quy Ho with several stops for magnificent landscapes of Fansipan, Sin Chai valley and especially amazing flower and vegetable farms.

Then turn right to follow a narrow road for half an hour getting through the wild region with thick rain forest covering walled-up mountains, passing several waterfalls before arriving to Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic peoples who live their unique way of life and well maintain their traditional values. The village looks prosperous thanks to the combination of wet rice cultivation on the terraced fields with cardamom farming under the shade of trees in thick forest.

Spend over an hour walking to explore this remote village for a brief understanding of local life. Leaving Ban Khoang and process along the road for about 10km to Ta Giang Phin valley inhabited by the Black Hmong who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream.

Enjoy an hour lunch break on the bank of a stream before walking along village path which connects village to village to witness daily activities of local life such as plough and harrow the fields, growing, harvesting or doing some house work. In leisure months men often gather to built new houses or repair parts of old ones while women stay home making their traditional costumes. The walk ends in mid afternoon, picked up for the road ride back to Sapa.

Freshen up and then transfer down hill to Lao Cai station for taking the overnight train to Hanoi

Arrive in Hanoi around 5 Am next morning. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Trekking Shoes.
  • Rain Coat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time.
  • Sun glasses.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Returned train tickets: Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi (soft sleeper, 04 berth wooden cabin with air-conditioning).
  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning.
  • Private Tour.
  • Accommodation as program.
  • -Standard Hotel: Fansipan View Hotel- Deluxe Room.

    -Superior Hotel: Panorama Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

    -Deluxe Hotel: Sunny Mountain Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Permits.
  • Meals as indicated.
  • Entrance fees and water.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Beverage.
  • Vietnam Visa.
  • VAT tax.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and other personal expenses.
  • Pre & post accommodation in Hanoi.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

SAPA TREKKING TOUR – OFF THE BEATEN TRACK 2 DAYS – HOTEL STAY RATES. Rates are quoted in USD per Person per Program.

Hotel Grade 01 Pax 02 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-7 Pax 8-10
Standard 2** 205 195 175 175 175
Superior3*** 225 205 195 195 195
Deluxe 4**** 250 230 230 220 205

Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC, sharing room/cabin with parent.
  • 01 Child under from 04 to 12 years old: is charged of 75% of the adult rates, sharing beds with parents. No extra bed added.
  • Children from 12 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 21 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 20 – 14 days prior to check - in date : 50 % total package charge.
  • 14 – 07 days prior to check - in date :70 % of total package charge.
  • Less than 07 days prior to check - in date and No Show : 100% of total package charge.