Sapa hiking tours: Trek Seo Mi Ty Den Thang Ta Trung Ho Nam Ngan Nam Sang Ban Sai Nam Than Nam Nhiu Sin Chai Nam Lang villages Lao Cai (4 days)Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The 4-day trekking tour is arranged in Sapa area taking you to such hill tribe villages as Seo Mi Ty village, Den Thang village, Ta Trung Ho village, Nam Ngan village, Nam Sang village, Ban Sai village, Nam Than village, Nam Nhiu village, Sin Chai village, Nam Lang village. Travel this 4-day trek, you enjoy spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range and rich nature of Hoang Lien national park. Opportunity to experience the unique culture, custom and way of living of the H’mong, Zao, Tay ethnics peoples. Three nights home stay in remote villages for local life experience. This is a hard trek tour for customers with strength and mobile ability above average plus some trekking practice or experience. The trekking trail is tough at some parts with river and stream crossings. Especially the river and stream crossings on day 1 and day 4 may cause danger after heavy rain. Contact Lotussia Travel for more details.
Day 1: Sapa – Seo Mi Ty – Den Thang – Ta Trung Ho (L,D)
08.30: You will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Sapa and transferred to Seo Mi Ty village. Enjoy stunning scenery of Hoang Lien mountain range and Muong Hoa Valley along the way.
Upon our arrival in Seo Mi Ty valley, we will begin our trekking tour with an easy walk for 20 minutes. Then the trek becomes more challenging it winds up/downhill through the thick rain forest. After two-hour trekking, we arrive in Den Thang village, isolately situated in a remote valley. We have a quick visit of this village before we have lunch.
After lunch, we leave this isolated hamlet. We continue hiking along a narrow stream. The trek goes up and downhill through the wildest land of Sapa.
After about 4 hours walk, we arrive the Ta Trung Ho village of the Red Zao. Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Ta Trung Ho - Nam Ngan – Nam Sang – Ban Sai (B,L,D)
Breakfast at home stay and leave Ta Trung Ho at 08.30 am.
We begin the day with a challenging trek along a narrow dirt trail that sneaks on steep hill sides. We spend the morning hiking through narrow & sharp canyon from the height of 950 m up to nearly 1,500m.
Lunch break at the top of the mountain in the forest.
After lunch, we continue our hike following the same trail for 1,5 hour. We trek through the forest to Nam Ngan Village of the Red Zao. We have a short walk to explore this quiet and charming village. Then We continue our trek following a larger dirt path. We rek for 1 hour downhill until we arrive in Nam Sang Village of the Xa Pho peoples. The Xa Pho is a sub group of the Phu La ethnic whose population is just about 4,000 in Vietnam and still live a primary way.
We continue walking through Nam Sai Valley. After about 1 or 2 hours trek, we arrive Nam Sai village. We may have time for a short walk before checking into a local house for dinner & overnight.
Day 3: Ban Sai – Nam Than – Nam Nhiu – Sin Chai B (B,L,D)
After breakfast,we will leave Ban Sai at about 09.00 am. We will trek along a large & good path uphill to Nam Nhiu Village of the Red Zao. After having a short visit of this village, we continue hiking along a dirt path for 1,5 hour to Nam Than Village of the Red Zao and Black H’mong. This portion of the trek offers stunning view of Nam Sai and Nam Cang Valleys.
Leaving Nam Than village, we continue trekking for an hour through wild land dotting with terraced fields, bamboo forest…
Lunch will be provided en route.
After lunch, we continue trekking for 2, 5 hours along the same trail passing through the land of Suoi Thau Commune to Sin Chai B Village of the Red Zao.
Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Sin Chai B – Nam Lang A – Nam Lang B – Ta Thang – Lao Cai (B,L)
After breakfast, we trek along a narrow dirt trail for ½ hour to the bottom of the valley. Then we gradually hike uphill for nearly 2 hours to Nam Lang A and then Nam Lang B, the 2 village of the Red Zao. We will stop by and visit somes local houses to understand the local life of the ethnic groups living in these remote areas.
Lunch break at Nam Lang B village.
After lunch, we continue our trek following a large and rocky road for ½ hour going to the top of the mountain range. Then the trek gradually gets downhill to Nam Ket village of the Red Zao and the Tay.
We continue hiking along the same trail downhill for nearly 2 hours to Ta Thang village. This villaage offers wide view of the Red River Valley which runs through the Bao Yen District.
We will be picked up by our vehicle at Ta Thang village and transferred to Lao Cai. Trip ends.
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