Hiking Camping Sapa Vietnam (3 days)Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The 3-day tour is provided in Sapa offering you the opportunity to hike and to camp as well. The itinerary is a bit challenging and only recommended for active travelers. The hiking route can be very difficult when raining. The trip cost is up to group size and travel days. Contact your Lotussia Travel Consultant for more details.
Day 1: Overnight train to Laocai.
Travel to Hanoi Railway Station by yourselves. Catch the night train for Laocai. Train SP? Departure at 20:30 (to be advised). Overnight on board train.
Day 2: Arrive Laocai early this morning. Travel to Sapa. Start trekking. Camping (B,L,D).
6:00 (to be advised): Arrive Lao Cai Railway Station. You will be greeted by Lotussia Travel local team and transferred by private A/C vehicle to Sapa.
Breakfast will be provided in a local restaurant in town.
After a short rest, you will be met up again with our team and transferred by car toward Muong Hoa valley. Your trek will begin from Tavan village of Giay minority. The first day trek will be mostly uphill. Whenever you stop for a rest, you will be able to enjoy valley view.
Before noon, you stop again at a nice spot for lunch.
The trek will be softer in the afternoon. But the scenery becomes even more beautiful. You pass by
Seomity village of Black Hmong minority before you arrive in a campsite, which locates nearby a
river outside the village. While porters put up tents and cook dinner, you can take a walk to stretch
Day 3: Continue trekking. Homestay in a local house (B,L,D).
The trek today takes you through beautiful rice paddies and over old suspension bridges. You will
trek on small trail sneaking through rainforest.
You arrive in Den Thang village of Black Hmong by noon. Here you stop for lunch either nearby a river or in a local school according to the weather.
After lunch, the trek wills becomes tough on tinny footpath going up and down, which requires some
concentration. You will reach to Ta Trung Ho village of Red Dao minority where you spend the night
in local house. Both the valley and the village have just received foreign visitors. The night will be
even more interesting when you are in the wonderful hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao in Ta
Trung Ho Village.
Day 4: Trekking. Overnight train back to Hanoi (B,L).
You are now at the fringe of the rain forest by the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Fansipan, the
highest peak in Indochina with its 3143 m, is located in this mountain range.
You will start the trek today by ascending to Nam Toong village of Red Dao minority. Here your lunch will be prepared in a local school.
In the afternoon, before descending to Ban Ho, you can make a stop by a waterfall to refresh. Then where your car takes you on the journey back to Sapa.
Day use will be provided in either Sapa town or Laocai before you take the overnight train travelliing back to Hanoi. Train ??? Departure at 20:20 (to be advised). Overnight on the train.
Day 5: Arrive Hanoi early this morning. Trip ends.
5:00 (to be advised): Arrive Hanoi train station. Trip ends.
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