Sapa 3 Days 2 Nights trek takes you to one of the most remote area in Sapa where you meet different hill tribe people including the H’mong, the Dzao, the Tay. Beginning the 3 day trek from Sapa town, you hike through Ban Ho, Nam Toong, My Son, Thanh Phu, Nam Cum, Sin Chai, Nam Ket, Ben Den to Laocai where you take the overnight train to get back to Hanoi. The night you spend in bamboo hut built in the hilly ground of a Red Dao family will be a good experience. The trip also offers you opportunity to enjoy wonderful mountain scenic scenery, which is still well protected as well as meet Xa Pho minority, the unique nomad in Northern Viet Nam.
Sapa 3 Days 2 Nights itinerary
Day 1: Sapa – Ban Ho – Nam Toong – My Son – Thanh Phu
Met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Sapa. You will travel by car to Su Pan from where you will commence your walk downhill through the breathtaking scenery. On the way you will pass through the Ban Ho village where you will be able to witness the stunning views of the valley and rice paddy terraces. You will have the opportunity to explore the Ban Ho village of Tay minority before crossing the suspension bridge over the river. The walk then continues uphill to the Red Dao minority village of Nam Toong, where you guide will prepare a delicious lunch either in local school.
After lunchtime, you descend to the valley where locates My Son village of Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest groups ethnic in Northern Vietnam. From there you take a short walk to Thanh Phu village of Tay minority. Here you spend the night in traditional house of the Tay. You can take a walk to explore local daily life while your dinner will be served with Vietnamese dishes.
Day 2: Thanh Phu – Nam Cum – Sin Chai
Today’s trek will be relatively short and soft. Once leaving Thanh Phu, you follow the trekking route built in the bottom of the valley, which offers the best view to the surrounding mountains. You stop at a nice spot for lunch.
After lunchtime, you continue the walk toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority where the night will be spent in bamboo huts. The wonderful hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao will attract you.
Day 3: Sin Chai – Nam Ket – Ben Den – Lao Cai
After good nights sleep in bamboo hut, you wake up for an early breakfast and repack your luggage for the long trek heading toward Lao Cai.
Once you leave Sin Chai, the trip takes you into a fabulously mountainous area, the most remote part of Sapa. En route you meet children’ curious eyes as you are very first tourists passing by. Red Dao ethnic minority inhabits the entire area. You will enjoy the fresh of bamboo forest and jungle until you make a stop at Nam Ket for lunch.
After lunch, your trek will be mostly downhill. After about half an hour, you will have an opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful views of days over a green valley lying along the Red River. You eventually arrive in Ta Thang village of Tay minority. Here you will be transferred by car to Lao Cai. End trip.