7 days trekking through Hoang Lien National Park to Lao Cai

This tour will involve you in the 5-day adventure of exploring one of the most beautiful parts in Sapa areas. Joining this tour, you will have the chance to enjoy the beauty of valleys under the protection of Hoang Lien mountain range. You will also be able to meet and participate in the everyday activities of the local ethnic minorities in Sapa, such as the Tay, Xa Pho and Red Dao people.

per adult from

$887

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Accommodation at homestay in the village
    • Black Hmong porters (to carry food and luggage)
    • Cook (from group sizes of 6 pax)
    • English speaking guide as mentioned on the program
    • Entrance fee as mentioned in the program
    • Water on the whole trip
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village
    • Entry/Admission - Y Linh Ho
    What's excluded :
    • Any services not mentioned in the program
    • Drinks, other meals, TIP and personal expenses

  • Day 1: Sin Chai Village - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho

    Stop At: Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, Cau May street, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    You will start your short journey by driving to Sin Chai village. This is a beautiful and peaceful village located at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range and inhabited by the Black Hmong ethnic minority people. From this village, you start your trekking journey by going up the hill. Once you arrive at the top, you continue trekking downhill to Cat Cat village which is located in a beautiful valley only about 3 kilometers from Sapa town.

    Upon your arrival here, you will start your trekking tour to reach a waterfall. You can enjoy beautiful landscape and scenery as well as fresh air along the road.

    Here, you will have a short rest and a nice picnic lunch.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai Tl152, Sapa 290000 Vietnam
    Following the morning adventure, in the afternoon, you will trek through the mountain on another trail to Y Linh Ho village where Black Hmong people are living. You have to be noted that the trail can be slippery during rainy season from Cat Cat to Y Linh Ho. Here, you will have a chance to observe and learn more about interesting daily life and activities of these ethnic minority people.

    You will stay in the village for an overnight in a local family’s house.

    The first day’s program ends.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 2: Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai – Tavan

    Stop At: Lao Chai, Lao Chai, Lao Cai Province
    In day 2, after having breakfast, you will continue your trekking adventure along the Hoang Lien mountain range. You will be impressed by the stunning sceneries of abundant rice field terraces in Muong Hoa valley which is the largest one the Sapa. Don’t forget to keep your camera handy to capture these fabulous images.

    Then, you will stop at a nice place for a picnic lunch.

    After lunchtime, you will continue the tour by going down the hill to the bottom of the valley.

    On the way, you will walk through Lao Chai village where Black Hmong people are living and Tavan village where Giay ethnic minority people are living. You will pay visits to these villages to observe and learn more about their traditional customs and everyday activities.

    You will stay in a traditional house of Giay people in Tavan village for an overnight. In this village, you can either stroll around the village to enjoy the beauty of the valley or enjoy a refreshing swim in a river nearby.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 3: Tavan - Seomity

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    After having breakfast, you will start the third day’s trekking adventure, which is mostly uphill until lunchtime. Whenever you stop for a rest, you will be able to enjoy the stunning view of the valley. So don’t forget to keep your camera handy to capture these fantastic images.

    Before noon, you stop at a nice spot for lunch.

    After having lunch and a short rest, a will start the afternoon program. The trekking journey will be easier in the afternoon, but the sceneries are even more beautiful. You will pass by Seomity village which is inhabited by the Black Hmong ethnic minority people before arriving at a campsite, which locates nearby a river outside the village. While porters are putting up tents and cooking dinner, you can take a walk to stretch the legs and relax.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 4: Seomity – Den Thang - Ta Trung Ho

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    From Seomitry village, you will start your trekking on a small trail and through a rainforest.

    By noon, you will arrive at Den Thang village inhabited by Black Hmong people. Here, you will stop for lunch. You can choose the place for lunch, either by a river or in a local school according to the weather.

    After lunch and a short break, you will continue trekking on a tougher route with small footpath. You will have to be very attentive on the way to ensure your safety.

    Then, you will reach Ta Trung Ho village where Red Dao ethnic minority people are living. You will spend time strolling around the village, talking and playing with the locals in the village. You will spend a night in the cosy and hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao people there

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 5: Ta Trung Ho - Nam Toong – My Son – Thanh Phu

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    On the day 5, you will have an early breakfast at Ta Trung Ho village before starting the other trekking adventure. You will start from the fringe of the rain forest situated by the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. And for your information, Fansipan, which is considered the roof of Indochina with its height of 3140m, is local on this mountain range as well.

    You will trek uphill to reach Nam Toong village where the Red Dao ethnic minority people are living. Coming here, you will be shown around the village by the locals. Your lunch will be prepared and serve in a local school in the village.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    After lunchtime, you will continue the afternoon program by trekking downhill to the valley where the My Son village of Xa Pho minority is situated. This is regarded as one of the smallest ethnic groups in Northern Vietnam.

    Leaving this village, you will walk to Thanh Phu village inhabited by the Tay ethnic people. Here, you will spend a night in a traditional house of Tay people. You can walk around and explore the village, observe the everyday activities of the locals; and then, enjoy a delicious meal served with typical and tasty Vietnamese dishes.

    Your day 5’s program ends.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 6: Thanh Phu - Nam Cum – Sin Chai

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    You will go on a trail built on the bottom of the valley. Here, you will enjoy the most fantastic view over the surrounding mountains.

    You will find a nice spot and stop there for lunch.

    After lunch, you start the afternoon program by walking toward Sin Chai village where the Red Dao ethnic minority group are living.

    Once you come here, you will spend time walking around the village, observing, participating in and learning about the daily activities of the locals here.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at homestay in the village

    Day 7: Sin Chai - Nam Ket –Ben Den – Lao Cai

    Stop At: Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, Cau May street, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    Once you are ready, you will leave Sin Chai for the adventure through an amazingly mountainous area and the most remote part of Sapa.

    On the way, you will not only enjoy the beauty of nature with mountains, bamboo forests and jungles but also have fun with children looking at strange tourists curiously. Most of them are Red Dao ethnic minority people who are the main residents of this area.

    Then, you will stop at Nam Ket for lunch.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
    After lunch and a short rest, you will trek down the hill for half an hour to reach a green valley lying along the Red River. You will have the chance to enjoy one of the most magnificent views of stunning natural landscape here. Don’t forget to keep your camera handy to capture these beautiful images.

    In the end, you will arrive at Ta Thang village where Tay ethnic minority people are living. Once your arrival here, you will be welcomed by a driver who will drive you back to Lao Cai station. You catch a train to back to Hanoi. The tour ends.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Asia Travel Links

Activity ID: V-24244P613

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