Sapa Trekking Tour takes you to such Sapa villages as Sin Chai village, cat cat village, y linh ho village, lao chai san village, lao hang chai village, giang ta van village. Begin the trekking tour with a car transfer from Sapa town up to the Tram Ton heaven gate where you start hiking along hillsides, through Hoang Lien national park. Enjoy spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range, Hoang Lien National Park and Muong Hoa Valley. Experience the unique culture, custom and way of living of the Black Hmong and Giay ethnic groups. Spend two nights at local home (homestay) in villages of the Black Hmong for local life experience. This trekking tour is a combination of hard and medium trek for customers with over average strength and mobile ability plus some trekking practice or experience. The trekking trail is tough at some parts on day 1 and day 2 with two stream crossings which may cause danger after heavy rain. Moreover, the steep trail downhill is also very hard to customers who have problem with knees and ankle.
Sapa Trekking Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Sapa – Tram Ton – Sin Chai (L,D)
09:00: You will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Sapa and transferred to the Tram Ton Pass. Stop at the Silver Waterfall for a short walk (optional). We begin our trip by walkliing to the Heaven Gate. Enjoy magnificent view over the other side of Hoang Lien Son range. We trek mostly downhill following a narrow trail sneaking on mountain sides. We hike through the thick rain forest of the Hoang Lien Nature Reserve. After 3 hours trek, we reach the upstream part of the Muong Hoa River. In the afternoon, we hike to Sin Chai village of the H’mong. We may have time for a short walk before checking into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Sin Chai – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho (B,L,D)
After breakfast at home stay, we will leave Sin Chai village at about 09.00 am. We walk for 1 hour along good path to Cat Cat waterfall. Have a short rest at this nature wonders and continue hiking up and downhill along the Vang stream. We trek for over 4 hours through part of Hoang Lien National Park covered by thick bamboo and rain forest.
We will pass by several isolated hamlets of the Black H’mong before we arrive at Y Linh Ho village in mid afternoon. Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 : Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai San – Lao Hang Chai – Giang Ta Van – Sapa (B,L)
Breakfast and leave Y Linh Ho village at about 08.30 am. We follow a large dirt path hiking uphill to Lao Chai San 2 and Lao Chai San 1 villages of the H’mong. Then we continue trekking up and downhill along for about 2 hours before we arrive at Lao Hang Chai of the H’mong. Have a short visit of this village and then we trek for 2 more hours through the thick rain forest. Lunch will be provided en route. After lunch, we continue our hike descending to Giang Ta Van village and then onto Ta Van village of the Giay. Both villages are located near the beaufiful Muong Hoa River. Have a visit of this large and prosperous village before we are picked up again by our vehicle and transferred back to Sapa. Trip ends.