Sapa hill tribe villages hiking tour (3 days)Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The three-day trekking tour is provided in Sapa, Lao Cai province. You will travel through different Sapa hill tribe villages, inhabited by the Giay, the Black H'mong and the Dzao such as Sin Chai village, Cat Cat village, Y Linh Ho village, Ta Van village, Su Pan village. You will also spend two nights at local home offering a real life experience. Contact your Lotussia Travel consultant for more details.
Day 1: Transfer to Sin Chai village. Trek Cat Cat village – Y Linh Ho village (L,D)
8:30: You will be met up with Lotussia local team at your hotel in Sapa and transferred downhill to 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 after noon, you take a trail sneaking through mountain. You also 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 in local house or in tent camp.
Day 2: Trek Y Linh Ho village - Lao Chai village – Tavan village (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 the bottom of the valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route.
You spend the 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.
Day 3: Trek Tavan village - Giang Ta Chai village - Su Pan village (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 continue 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 Supan where your transfer back to Sapa is waiting. Our service will be finished after you arrive back in Sapa town.
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