A trek through Sapa’s terraced rice fields is a bucket-list item for many tourists when they come to Vietnam. This trekking tour that takes you to Ta Phin is an exciting opportunity to visit ethnic minority villages and take in the beautiful surrounds of this gorgeous region. With the help of your friendly local guide, you’ll learn about the daily activities and culture of the local people as your walk through the landscapes that Sapa is famous for.
DAY 1: SAPA – MA TRA – TA PHIN
Our guide will meet you at your hotel in Sapa and you’ll begin the trek at around 9AM. First you’ll pass through Ma Tra Village, a Black H’mong community, walking through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. You’ll also have the opportunity to stop by a local school. We’ll then take a break for lunch in the village. After a short rest you’ll continue trekking, seeing local houses and visiting nearby caves. We’ll arrive before sunset at Ta Phin and stay with a local Red Zao family there who will prepare you dinner.
DAY 2: TA PHIN – TRUNG CHAI – SAPA
After breakfast we’ll continue our journey, off-the-beaten-path, to some more Red Zao villages located within the mountains. En route there will be many opportunities to take photos of the breath-taking scenery. We’ll stop for a picnic lunch and a jeep will then take you back to Sapa. You’ll have time for dinner and a shower, before being driven to Lao Cai Station in time for the night train or sleeping bus back to Hanoi.
Itinerary subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.
Included: Ground transport, English-speaking guide, accommodation, activities & meals mentioned above.
Not included: Airfares, visa fees, travel insurance, gratuities, personal expenses & all other services not clearly mentioned above.