Travel this 3 day Sapa trek, you will hike to such villages as y linh ho village, seo mi ty village, den thang village, ta trung ho village, Nam tong village, nam toong village, thanh phu village. The tour starts and ends up in Sapa town (hanoi – laocai train tickets are separately provided by Lotussia Travel). Enjoy spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range and Hoang Lien national park; Unique culture, custom and way of living of the Hmong, Zao, Tay ethnics with two nights home stay in tribal villages for local life experiences. This is a hard trek tour for customers with over average strength and mobile ability plus some trekking practice or experience. The trekking trail is tough at some parts with 2 stream crossings on day 2 which may cause danger after heavy rain. This trip can be organized the whole year around.
3 day Sapa trek Itinerary
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Seo Mi Ty (L,D).
08.30: You will be met up at your hotel in Sapa with Lotussia Travel team. Leaving Sapa, we travel southwards along the paved road for 3 km and then turn right to a dirt path. We go downhill until we reach the Muong Hoa River. Enjoy magnificent view of the Hoang Lien mountain range and Sapa Valley.
We cross the river by a suspension bridge, then we trek uphill along narrow village path for nearly 2 hours through Y Linh Ho and onto Lao Hang Chai Village of the Black H’mong. We stop by and visit several small & isolated hamlets along the way.
Lunch will be provided en route.
After lunch, we continue our hike on a narrower & tougher trail going through thick rain forest of the Hoang Lien nature reserve. Wild and rich nature! We arrive the Seo Mi Ty Village in late afternoon. We may have time to visit of this remote village before dark.
Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Seo Mi Ty – Den Thang – Ta Trung Ho
After breakfast, we will leave Seo Mi Ty village and begin the hike with an easy walk. After about 20 minutes walk, the gets tougher. We trek downhill through thick rain forest to Den Thang village, isolately located in a remote valley. We visit this village then have lunch.
After lunch, we leave Seo Mi Ty village. We trek on a small trail that continuously goes up and downhill through the wildest land of Sapa. After about 4 hours trek, we will arrive the Ta Trung Ho Village of the Red Zao.
We may have time to visit the village before checking into a local village houser for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Ta Trung Ho – Nam Toong – Thanh Phu Bridge – Sapa
After breakfast, we will leave the Ta Trung Ho village following a narrow dirt trail which winds its way on steep mountain sides.
We hike through narrow sharp passages amidst mountains and forest for the whole morning to Nam Toong where we will have a short visit before lunch.
In the afternoon, our trek becomes easier as the path gets larger. We hike downhill through a large valley to Thanh Phu Commune. Visit some local houses of the Tay ethnic who live in stilt houses and very good at organizing their life.
We will be picked up by our vehicle at Thanh Phu Bridge and transferred back to Sapa. End trip.