Off The Beaten Path

In this tour, Trekkingtoursapa’s guide will take you to visit 5 different villages of the Hmong, Giay, and Red Dao ethnic minorities.

The tour will give you the chance to enjoy fantastic mountain landscapes as well as to see Sapa’s biggest river and valley. You will also see the famous rice terrace fields and learn more about the culture, customs, and traditions of the three main different ethnic minorities in Sapa.

Our tour guide will also introduce you to Hmong’s unique marriage traditions, rice fields, work and house building techniques, and much more!

Note: If you book a tour for many people, we will have a discount

per adult from

$270

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Village entry fees
    • Accommodation Homestay - 3 ngihts
    • Transport back to Sapa after ends of the tour in villages
    • 1 big bottle of water/per person
    • Local Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Y Linh Ho
    • Entry/Admission - Ta Van Village
    • Entry/Admission - Ban Ho Village
    What's excluded :
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Extra drinks (e.g. bottled water or beer) at the homestay
    • Tips

  • Day 1: Trekking through terraced rice fields and small traditional villages.

    Stop At: Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai Tl152, Sapa 290000 Vietnam
    The tour starts at 9 am. Our local guide will meet you at your hotel in Sapa Town or in front of the local main church. After a brief introduction, you will be taken 2km down to Cat Cat’s road, a well-known village of the Hmong minority. From there, you will be reaching the hanging bridge of Muong Hoa river and then continue uphill into the mountains and through a bamboo forest. From there, you will get the chance to admire some of the biggest and most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam as well as enjoy the majestic mountain view on top of the Hoang Lien Son mountain. You will then head down to Y Linh Ho village and have lunch at a small, traditional restaurant ran by a local Hmong family
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ta Van Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    From there, you will get the chance to admire some of the biggest and most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam as well as enjoy the majestic mountain view on top of the Hoang Lien mountain.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Dinner: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Trekking up to the 1.900 meters - Mountain views adventure

    Stop At: Ta Van, Ta Van, Lao Cai Province
    We will arrive Seo My Ty village (a small village of Ta Van). We can sail on the lake, catch fish, and cook dinner with local people if you want. Then, rest, take a shower, and have dinner.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: We provide pancakes, rice, etc (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Lunch: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Dinner: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Trekking to the Black Hmong & Red Dao ethnic minorities villages

    Stop At: Ban Ho Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    We’ll continue the trek to Seo Trung Ho village – a village of Red Dao people.

    To get there, you will have to go through a forest trail and then follow a dirt road. Going about 1.5 hours to 2 hours, you will reach the water pipeline of Seo Trung Trung Ho hydroelectricity. From here, you can see the village of Su Pan, Ban Ho, Seo Trung Ho, and the nature view of Sapa. After that, we will walk down the ridge to the Hmong village and have lunch here. Then we will walk to the Red Dao village and take a rest there.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: We provide pancakes, rice, etc (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Lunch: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Dinner: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Trekking downhill to explore the culture of Tay ethnic minority group

    Stop At: Ban Ho Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
    This is the last day of the experience. We will continue hiking with it easier road. We will walk through Ma Quai Ho, a small Hmong village and lunch at Ban Ho.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: We provide pancakes, rice, etc (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Lunch: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    • Dinner: We provide vegetarian foods as well (Note: Not include a drink in the restaurant and homestay).
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Notre Dame Cathedral, Sapa Town, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai 333100, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will meet at your hotel in Sapa town OR in front of Sapa’s main churchWhen you arrive in Sapa, if you have the internet on your phone, please try to search on the google map this address call: "Notre Dame Cathedral Sapa" or " Nha Tho Da Sapa " in Vietnamese When you arrive there if you do not see our guide or we have not arrive there yet. You will see many people invite you to join their tour, but please keep your time waiting for us, we will arrive soon.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
  • 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 Hmong Trip Adventure & Culture

Activity ID: V-221623P1

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