3 Day Glorious Trek Muong Hoa Valley is a great downhill trek. The scenery along the way is beautiful and you can also see life as they live it. Trip Highlights includes the spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range and Muong Hoa Valley; the Unique culture, custom and way of living of the Black H’mong, Giay and Red Zao ethnic peoples. You can enjoy a traditional meal and see local dancers. Great way to see Sapa.
Trek Muong Hoa Valley Itinerary
Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho.
09.00 am you will be met up with Lotussia local team at your hotel in Sapa (Please inform your hotel name upon your confirmation). Walk downhill on a narrow trail for an hour. You hike through fruit gardens and vegetable farms to the southern end of Cat Cat Village. You then continue trekking up and downhill along the Vang Stream for over 4 hours. You trek through part of Hoang Lien National Park is covered by thick bamboo and rain forest. You will pass by several isolated hamlets of the Black H’mong. You arrive in Y Linh Ho Village in mid afternoon. You may want to have a walk around to explore the village before checking into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai San – Lao Hang Chai – Giang Ta Van– Ta Van.
After breakfast, you will leave the Y Linh Ho at about 08.30 am. Following a large dirt path, trekking uphill to Lao Chai San 2 and Lao Chai San 1 villages, inhabited by the H’mong. You then then trek up and downhill on narrow dirt trail 2 hours to Lao Hang Chai of the H’mong. Explore this village and then trek further through the thick rain forest. Lunch will be provided on the spot. After lunch, continue trekking in descending to Giang Ta Van Village and then onto Ta Van village of the Giay. You may have time for a short walk before checking into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Ta Van – Giang Tu Chai – Hoa Su Pan – Sapa.
The trek starts at about 9.00 am today. The trail gets uphill for the first half hour as you trek from Ta Van village to Giang Ta Chai village. The hiking trail sneaks its way on the high hill-side amidst terraced rice paddies before getting through bamboo forest. Visit Giang Ta Chai village – a isolated hamlet, inhabited by the H’mong people. You continue our trek going downhill for nearly another hour to the Waterfall. Lunch and relax. Afternoon, you continue trekking on a large dirt path to Giang Tu Chai Village, inhabited by the Red Zao. You spend an hour exploring the village, visiting some Zao’s homes. You will understand more their local life and the way of living.
Leaving Giang Tu Chai village, you will follow a narrow trail trekking down and uphill to Hoa Su Pan village. Visiting some local homes of the H’mong will offers you the opportunity to see different process of making the fiber from hemp such as spinning, weaving or embroidering…
You walk back downhill to the motor way where you will be picked up by your Lotussia vehicle and transferred back to Sapa town. The end of Lotussia Travel service.