3-Day Sapa Trekking Homestay Tour from Lao Cai

Join us on this 3-Day Sapa Trekking Homestay Tour from Lao Cai, you will trek through H’mong and Dzao villages, Sapa rice paddy fields. All the 3 nights will be spent in local house (homestay) offering a real life experience. The trekking tour is available all year round but the most recommended during the dry season starting from October until May. The 3-day hihe starts and ends in Sapa town (train station pickups and Hanoi train tickets are optional services). 

Itinerary

DAY 1: LAO CAI - SAPA TREKKING

Arrive Lao Cai Railway Station early this morning. You will be met up by our local team and transferred by private A/C vehicle to Sapa. Breakfast will be provided in a local restaurant in town. Transfer 18 km to Ban Lech village of the Red Zao. We will trek along a narrow valley downhill for 2 hour to the Ngoi Bo River, then uphill for 1 hour to Muong Bo Village at the center of Thanh Phu Commune where your lunch will be provided in a local house. After lunchtime, you will trek gradually uphill to Nam Cum Village and then head to Sin Chai B village of Red Dao where the night will be spent in the Red Dao Village.

DAY 2: SAPA TREKKING HOMESTAY

Today’s trek takes you through terraced rice paddies, bamboo forest and villages of the Red Zao and Tay such as Sin Chai A, Nam Than, Nam Nhiu with many stops for visiting local homes, schools as well as for taking photos. Your lunch will be prepared and served in a local house. In the afternoon, you head to Ban Sai village of Tay minority, near the center of Nam Sai Commune. Here you will walk around to explore this village and home stay overnight here in a house on stilts. Dinner will be served with Vietnamese dishes.

DAY 3: SAPA - LAO CAI

On the last day of the trek you will cross several suspension bridges and trek through lush rice paddy fields and stunning scenery. Once leaving Ban Sai, you will cross the river after paying visit to My Son – a village of the Xa Pho group and then follow a narrow trail uphill to Nam Keng and continue to Nam Toong, where you have lunch in a local school. In the afternoon, your trek will be firstly downhill to Ban Ho village where you will have time for a swim in the river. The car will meet you there and return you to Sapa.

Transfer to Laocai Railway Station for the train trip back to Hanoi. Trip ends.

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