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Custom Day Trek Adventure
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai Sang - Lao Chai - Ta Van This custom trek starts in Sapa at 9:00 am. The first stop on our trek is a little mountain you can look over to Fansipan peak, and then We will then traverse through the scenic Muong Hoa valley. The trail leads through an astonishing landscape with stunning views of mountains and rice paddies as far as the eye can see. The views are only interrupted by rivers, local houses or farmers working their fields. At 11:00 am we will arrive at Y Linh Ho, a small village of the Hmong minority. Here we will take a bridge across the beautiful river below. From here the hiking routes will lead us to Lao Chai Sang where we will stop for lunch. We will walk past endless rice fields in the shadow of the mighty mountains We arrive at Lao Chai Sang village 12:30 pm for lunch at a local Hmong Family's home. You can enjoy the great tastes of many local foods. After lunch we'll continue to Lao Chai, where you are likely to see the people working in rice fields, planting or harvesting depending on the time of year. After another one and half hours walk from Lao Chai village (2 pm) you will get a unique experience learning local culture, daily life and making the traditional clothing of the Hmong people. Finally we trek to Ta Van village of Dzay minority, where the bus returns us to Sapa around 3:00 pm Other things to note This tour will be tailored to guests specific fitness levels and is a local experience that is flexible depending on guests travel plans.
Homestay trekking in northern Vietnam
Day 1: Meeting at Trekking Tour Sapa office at 025 Thac Bac at 9AM. In this tour, I will take you to Lao Chai village, a beautiful local minority village-based approximately 13 km outside of Sapa. We start trekking in Sapa, and we will be walking downhill for the first part of this hike. A small path will lead us into the Muong Hoa valley from the main road. In Y Linh Ho, a charming little town inhabited by the Hmong minority, we will cross the bridge. From here, the road goes up and down. We will walk over the edges of the rice fields in the shadow of the mighty Fansipan-mountain, which is right behind us. We will cross some hills before we enter the village of Lao Chai, one of the oldest and largest Hmong communities in the area. From Lao Chai, we will walk to Ta Van Village, where we will stay overnight, mostly inhabited by the Giay and Hmong ethnic minorities. If it is the right time of the year, you can see the people planting rice or harvesting it. We will teach you all about the differences between the ethnic minority groups. When we reach the homestay, you can walk around the village or watch the family cook dinner. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I - one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. Day 2 When you wake up the next morning and open the window you can see the clouds flowing through the valley while the sun starts to rise above the mountains. After a nice breakfast in the homestay we will start the trek of the next day. From the village we will be walking uphill until we reach a bamboo forest. We keep walking until we reach the top of a waterfall. From here you have a beautiful view to the village of Giang ta Chai. We will descend to the river down in the valley. you will reach the other side of the small stream and walk to the village where we will enjoy a well-deserved lunch or we can continue the trek to the village of Su Pan. After lunch, we will continue to Ba Ho village. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. Day 3 After a nice breakfast in Ban Ho we continue walking to the village Nam Toong, about 3km from Ban Ho. In this village you can learn everything about the Red Dzao minority that lives here. The Red Dzao are famous for the red scarfs they wear on their head. After visiting Nam Toong we walk back to Ban Ho, where we will have lunch. After lunch transportation will be waiting for you to bring you back to Sapa. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. *Bonuses: If you have a hotel in Sapa, I highly recommend you leave your luggage there, if you don't have any hotel in Sapa you can leave your luggage with us once we meet you at Sapa Church at 9 AM and the shower is available after the tour *The tour is for 3 days only, starting at 9 AM on the first day and ending at about 15:00 on the third day.
Explore rice fields & traditional trek
Day 1: Meeting at Trekking Tour Sapa, 025 Thac Bac str, at 9 AM. In this tour I will take you to Lao Chai village, a beautiful local minority village based approximately 13 km outside of Sapa. We start trekking in Sapa and the first part of this hike we will be walking downhill. From the main road a small path will lead us into the Muong Hoa valley. In Y Linh Ho, a charming little town inhabited by the Hmong minority, we will cross the bridge. From here the road goes up and down. We will walk over the edges of the rice fields in the shadow of the mighty Fansipan-mountain which is right behind us. We will cross some hills before we enter the village of Lao Chai, one of the oldest and largest Hmong villages in the area. From Lao Chai we will walk to Ta Van Village where we will overnight, mostly inhabited by the Giay and Hmong ethnic minorities. If it is the right time of the year you can see the people planting rice or harvesting it. We will learn you all about the differences between the ethnic minority groups. When we reach the homestay you can walk around in the village OR join the family cook dinner. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. Day 2 When you wake up the next morning and open the window you can see the clouds flowing through the valley while the sun starts to rise above the mountains. After a nice breakfast in the homestay we will start the trek of the next day. From the village we will be walking uphill untill we reach a bamboo forest. We keep walking until we reach the top of a waterfall. From here you have a beautiful view to the village of Giang ta Chai. We will descend to the river down in the valley. you will reach the other side of the small stream and walk to the village where we will enjoy a well deserved lunch or we can continue the trek to the village of Su Pan. After lunch, a car will be waiting to bring us back to Sapa. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. *Bonuses: If you have a hotel in Sapa, I highly recommend you leave your luggage there, if you don't have any hotel in Sapa you can leave your luggage with us once we meet you at Sapa Church at 9 AM and shower is available after the tour *The tour is for 2 days only, starting at 9 AM on the first day and ending at about 15:00 on the second day.
The Home Trek by Hmong Sisters House and Trekking
SAPA- Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI SAN – TA VAN – HAU THAO – SAPA Starting time: 6:00 to 14:30 (6AM to 2:30PM) It's up to you sir/ma'am :) Departure from Sapa Town, anywhere that's convenient to you. In the old times, Hmong people like Zizi hiked to Sapa market from their village. Now, this path has become a must-do trek. During this one day trek, you will have great overview of the main villages and walk through rice paddies. At the end of the trek, you will arrive in Hau Thao village where Zizi’s family lives. From there, you can enjoy the breathtaking view and explore the village. If you want, you can also join us for the family dinner cooked by Zizi Homestay. Our English speaking Hmong guide will accompany you to explain more about the story of this path, the life in the village and the Hmong culture. A taxi will bring you back to Sapa
^^ The Buffalo Trek by Hmong Sisters House and Trekking
Departure from Sapa Town, in front of the church at 7.30am. In the old times, Hmong people like Zizi hiked to Sapa market from their village. Now, this path has become a must-do trek. During this one day trek, you will have great overview of the main villages and walk through rice paddies. At the end of the trek, you will arrive in Hau Thao village where Zizi’s family lives. From there, you can enjoy the breathtaking view and explore the village. If you want, you can also join us for the family dinner cooked by Zizi Homestay. Our English speaking Hmong guide will accompany you to explain more about the story of this path, the life in the village and the Hmong culture. A taxi will bring you back to Sapa. In the heart of the breathtaking Sapa mountains, follow in Hmong’s foosteps who hike up through the forest to take care about their livestock and stay at the buffalo house where lives Zizi’s mother. Our unique path going through ethnic villages, terraced rice paddies and a forest will bring you high on the mountains. From there, stay in an authentic family Hmong house and do the trekking down to new villages and a waterfall. An off beaten path and rewarding trek, created by Zizi! Our local English speaking H’mong guide will make this trip unforgettable This trek can also be customized differently above request.

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The Home Trek by Hmong Sisters House and Trekking
SAPA- Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI SAN – TA VAN – HAU THAO – SAPA Starting time: 6:00 to 14:30 (6AM to 2:30PM) It's up to you sir/ma'am :) Departure from Sapa Town, anywhere that's convenient to you. In the old times, Hmong people like Zizi hiked to Sapa market from their village. Now, this path has become a must-do trek. During this one day trek, you will have great overview of the main villages and walk through rice paddies. At the end of the trek, you will arrive in Hau Thao village where Zizi’s family lives. From there, you can enjoy the breathtaking view and explore the village. If you want, you can also join us for the family dinner cooked by Zizi Homestay. Our English speaking Hmong guide will accompany you to explain more about the story of this path, the life in the village and the Hmong culture. A taxi will bring you back to Sapa
Custom Day Trek Adventure
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai Sang - Lao Chai - Ta Van This custom trek starts in Sapa at 9:00 am. The first stop on our trek is a little mountain you can look over to Fansipan peak, and then We will then traverse through the scenic Muong Hoa valley. The trail leads through an astonishing landscape with stunning views of mountains and rice paddies as far as the eye can see. The views are only interrupted by rivers, local houses or farmers working their fields. At 11:00 am we will arrive at Y Linh Ho, a small village of the Hmong minority. Here we will take a bridge across the beautiful river below. From here the hiking routes will lead us to Lao Chai Sang where we will stop for lunch. We will walk past endless rice fields in the shadow of the mighty mountains We arrive at Lao Chai Sang village 12:30 pm for lunch at a local Hmong Family's home. You can enjoy the great tastes of many local foods. After lunch we'll continue to Lao Chai, where you are likely to see the people working in rice fields, planting or harvesting depending on the time of year. After another one and half hours walk from Lao Chai village (2 pm) you will get a unique experience learning local culture, daily life and making the traditional clothing of the Hmong people. Finally we trek to Ta Van village of Dzay minority, where the bus returns us to Sapa around 3:00 pm Other things to note This tour will be tailored to guests specific fitness levels and is a local experience that is flexible depending on guests travel plans.
^^ The Buffalo Trek by Hmong Sisters House and Trekking
Departure from Sapa Town, in front of the church at 7.30am. In the old times, Hmong people like Zizi hiked to Sapa market from their village. Now, this path has become a must-do trek. During this one day trek, you will have great overview of the main villages and walk through rice paddies. At the end of the trek, you will arrive in Hau Thao village where Zizi’s family lives. From there, you can enjoy the breathtaking view and explore the village. If you want, you can also join us for the family dinner cooked by Zizi Homestay. Our English speaking Hmong guide will accompany you to explain more about the story of this path, the life in the village and the Hmong culture. A taxi will bring you back to Sapa. In the heart of the breathtaking Sapa mountains, follow in Hmong’s foosteps who hike up through the forest to take care about their livestock and stay at the buffalo house where lives Zizi’s mother. Our unique path going through ethnic villages, terraced rice paddies and a forest will bring you high on the mountains. From there, stay in an authentic family Hmong house and do the trekking down to new villages and a waterfall. An off beaten path and rewarding trek, created by Zizi! Our local English speaking H’mong guide will make this trip unforgettable This trek can also be customized differently above request.
Unforgettable Trekking Experience six hr
This trek is perfect for you who wants to spend 6 hours in a beautiful landscape learning about the history and culture of the people of Sapa. From my home, Indigo Snail Boutique Homestay, we start the trek to the Muong Hoa Valley through the cascading rice fields, we will go deep into the Bamboo Forest. Please wear good gear, especially during rainy days and cold seasons when the trails become quite soft and slippery. Passing through farmlands we will cross waterfalls and streams while encountering locals in their beautiful ethnic attires. The route will then become quite steep both up and down. Please bear in mind that it may be quite difficult for some to do this kind of trek. Our first stop is approximately after an hour, on a viewpoint to catch our breath and pause. Not to forget, this is an opportunity to take some pictures of the magnificent views and of yourself, of course, while enjoying the surroundings at the same time. We will proceed to an higher altitude for a better view and to keep you active. Along the way, I will give you insight of our culture and traditions, share with you some personal stories while informing you about our history. Other things to note Depending on weather, the paths may be muddier if it had rained the night before or is raining. Please wear appropriate foot wear and dress accordingly.
Trekking through terraced rice fields
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van In this tour, I will take you to Lao Chai village, a beautiful local minority village-based approximately 13 km outside of Sapa. We start trekking in Sapa, and the first part of this hike, we will be walking downhill. From the main road, a small path will lead us into the Muong Hoa valley. The trail leads through an astonishing landscape. The stunning views, with mountains and steep rising rice paddies as far as the eye can see, are only interrupted by rivers, local houses, or farmers working their fields. In Y Linh Ho, a charming little town inhabited by the Hmong minority, we will cross the bridge. From here, the road goes up and down. We will walk over the edges of the rice fields in the shadow of the mighty Fansipan-mountain, which is right behind us. We will cross some hills before we enter the village of Lao Chai. You are likely to see the people planting rice or if it’s the right time of the year harvesting it. You will learn all about the differences between the ethnic minority groups; you will see before we reach the car that will bring us back to Sapa from Ta Van. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ Need a bus or train from Hanoi to Sapa and back, please don't hesitate to get us for more information. ✔ Tour starts 9:00 AM and End about 15:00PM
Making traditional foods with Local people in village
This experience, I will take you to my home and you can join the food class about traditional local food of Hmong Ethnic Minority in Sapa. The first thing, I will pick you up at your hotel and we will go with the motorcycle. Along the way, I will show you about Black Hmong culture, their traditional houses and the way they are living. You will see the terraced fields wrapped around the mountainside like silk strips dried by artisans on the mountain. Next, we will come to a beautiful small village with many Black Hmong families living here. The village is called Ta Van, located about 8km from the town center. My husband and I will teach you how to cook traditional dishes of the Black Hmong ethnic group such as sticky rice, making banh giay, spring rolls,... You will be able to make your own dishes and enjoy them with the locals, listening to their stories and folk songs. And we will raise a glass of local wine together.
Hmong Batik Indigo Embroidery Workshop
We start in the morning at around 9:30am after arriving at Indigo Snail Boutique Homestay, Ta Van village. We have been practicing the traditional techniques for many years and will share our knowledge with you. First we do batik you will be given 2 pieces of cloth. The first piece is made using traditional Hmong symbols in hot wax using a bamboo tool . The second piece you are free to create your own design. The next step is the process of natural indigo dyeing, the cloth is dipped in the dye vat that we prepare. It takes time as the process requires many dips and the cloths need to rest between dips. Repeated dips deepen the color and make the dye long lasting.The wax will later be boiled out of it so you will have your finished pieces by the next morning at the earliest, or normally after 2-3 days. If you don't stay at my home then I will send the finished pieces to your address in Sapa. We have a lunch break from approximately 12 to 1:30pm at my home (home-cooked family style lunch). In the afternoon you will learn Hmong embroidery, you will be given a piece of cloth and detailed instructions to embroider some patterns to create a bracelet. Finish at around 4pm. Don't worry if you've never done batik or embroidery before! I will show you step-by-step . We are located in Ta Van village in Sapa Valley. We are a 30 minute drive from Sapa. Message us for travel advice.
Mountain Valley Trekking Local Guide Sapa to Hau Thao
We will meet at 9:30am at Notre Dame Cathedral in Sapa town. From there start our trek out to experience and immerse yourself in the history of my Hmong culture. This is ideal for anyone that wants to spend 6 hours trekking through out the beautiful local rice terraces. Along the way we will meet many native Hmong people, walk through several villages, and up and through many mountains overlooking the beautiful rice terraces. You will have the opportunity to learn about my culture, traditions, local tribes, indigo dying, batik painting, embroidering as well as see lots of water buffalo roaming free. You will be able to take some breathtaking photos and have memories to last you a life time! The views and local history is something that you wont soon forget. During this 6 hour trek, we will stop along a local village restaurant to enjoy a freshly prepared lunch, cold drinks and rest for a bit before we reach our final village Hau Thao. Hau Thao back to Sapa town is about 17km, 30 mins by a motorbike or taxi which I can arrange for you. Motorbike is 50,000 vnd ($2 usd) for 1 person and the taxi 250,000 vnd ($10 usd) for 4 people. Taxi not included, but I will arrange for you Other things to note This tour begins at 9:30am till 3:30pm (alternative maybe available upon request)
Sapa moutain valley trekking
Sapa-I Linh Ho-Lao Chai-Ta Van-Hau Thao Depart from Sapa town wherever is most convenient for you you will have chance to visit beautiful villages located about 13km-15km from Sapa and learn about different ethnic groups, local traditions and culture Starting from Sapa town, it will take us about 15 to 20 minutes to leave town After that, we will start walking on trails through bamboo forests to Y Linh Ho village, inhabited by ethnic people, mainly Mong people, who grow rice and maize to eat and feed their families. animals eat. grow thorns and indigo trees to make their own costumes. From here, the walking path will lead us to Lao Chai village, crossing endless rice fields in the shadow of majestic mountains, where we stop for lunch. Around 12:30 have lunch at a small restaurant where you can enjoy the great taste of a variety of local foods. After lunch, we will pass through Lao Chai village, where you can see the people working in the rice fields, cultivating or harvesting depending on the time of year. After an hour and a half walk from Lao Chai table (2pm), you will learn about local culture, daily life and making traditional Hmong people. Finally, we walked to Ta Van village of the Dzay ethnic group, where people make incense with wonderful aroma.from here if you want, you can join my family dinner in Hau Thao village cooked by family End. Taxi take you back sapa
TREKKING VIETNAMESE TERRACE RICE FIELDS
Itinerary: Sapa -> Y Linh Ho 1 -> Lao Chao San -> Lao Chai -> Ta Van Around 15 km I will meet you in Sapa town. Depend of your pick up point requests I am more than happy to meet you at your hotel, Sapa church or the bus station. Depart from Sapa town around 9:00 AM you will leave on a small path to Y Linh Ho 1 village where you can explore the terrace rice paddies be side of the river meet Hmong people and discover their lifestyle. You will have lunch and rest at a local restaurant in Lao Chai san village and enjoy some local yummy foods. After lunch we will go to Lao Chai village – One of the oldest villages in Sapa where you will have a chance to discover the most beautiful terrace rice paddies and visit Hmong traditional house where I will share with you about our culture and customs. The tour will finish in Ta Van village where Day people live. We will share about the difference culture and customs between Day and black Hmong people. Head back to the main road to catch the bus or car return to Sapa Town. (The transport is not including. The tour will finish in Sapa town around 2:30 PM.
Trekking Through The Most Beautiful Rice terraced Fields
Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (13 Km ~ 5,5Hours) The tour starts at 9 am. I will meet you at your hotel in Sapa Town or in front of the main church. After introduction, you will leave SAPA and be taken 4 km down to Y Linh Ho village, a well-known village of the Hmong minority. From there you will get the chance to admire some of the biggest and most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam as well as enjoy the majestic mountain view on top of the Hoang Lien Son mountain. You will then head down to Y Linh Ho village and have lunch at a small, traditional restaurant ran by a local Hmong family. After the break, you will make it to Lao Chai, a village of Black Hmong. Where you see the black H'mong people how they make our traditional clothes from indigo and hemp? It is very interesting then Continue the trekking to the Ta Van village where you will meet the Giay minority. You will learn all about the differences between the ethnic minority groups, you will see before we reach the car that will bring us back to Sapa. (The tour will end at about 15:30 in Sapa town, so you can book a bus back to Hanoi or somewhere after that).
Unforgettable Trekking Experience - 4hrs
This trek is perfect for you who wants to spend 4 hours in a beautiful landscape learning about the history and culture of the people of Sapa. From my home, Indigo Snail Boutique Homestay, we start the trek to the Muong Hoa Valley through the cascading rice fields, we will go deep into the Bamboo Forest. Please wear good gear, especially during rainy days and cold seasons when the trails become quite soft and slippery. Passing through farmlands we will cross waterfalls and streams while encountering locals in their beautiful ethnic attires. The route will then become quite steep both up and down. Please bear in mind that it may be quite difficult for some to do this kind of trek. Our first stop is approximately after an hour, on a viewpoint to catch our breath and pause. Not to forget, this is an opportunity to take some pictures of the magnificent views and of yourself, of course, while enjoying the surroundings at the same time. We will proceed to an higher altitude for a better view and to keep you active. Along the way, I will give you insight of our culture and traditions, share with you some personal stories while informing you about our history. Other things to note Depending on weather, the paths may be muddier if it had rained the night before or is raining. Please wear appropriate foot wear and dress accordingly.
Sapa trekking 2 days-experience
Day 1 We will meet at 8:30AM at the beautiful Sa Pa church to begin our trek. We will start at the top of the town with stunning views of the rice terraces and local villages. As we continue, we will make our way through Y Linh Ho (2 hours), where you will be able to take photographs of the rice patties and meet and eat lunch with the local people. After lunch, we will head to Lao Chai (1 hour), where we will be able to observe how the local trades such as indigo dying and hand weaving Next we make our way towards Ta Van (1 hour), where we will enjoy the homestay with my family. From the homestay you can take a hot shower and then explore the local village. You will eat dinner with my family where we can get to know more about each other over local foods, beer, and rice wine. A clean bed will be waiting for you after dinner until our adventure tomorrow. On day 2, you will wake up to a fresh breakfast before we depart on our next trek At 9AM, we will start towards the bamboo forest where you will see amazing views of how tall our forests grow! We will then go to a waterfall where you can swim if you'd like. The water is clean and cool straight from the mountain! Now we will go to Dzao village where you can meet another group of local people to understand the differences in our cultures. Other things to note Please reach out with any questions. You will have a clean bed and bathroom with a great view for your homestay. If you need helping booking any transportation, I can help! Day 2 Day One: Sa Pa, Y Ling Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van Exploring the rice fields and mountains, visiting local markets and enjoy traditional meals. Day Two: Ta Van, Giang Tha Chai, Su Pan, Hau Thao Hiking through waterfalls and bamboo forest. Other things to note They will enjoy this experience of cultural and natural environment. Bring raincoats, trekking shoes, mosquito sprays.
Mount Fansipan Hike With Local Guide
At 3,143 meters, Mount Fansipan is Indochina's highest mountain. The ascent is a must for hikers and fit adventurous visitors to Sapa. ​Departs: Sapa, 5:30am Duration: 1 Day Total tour distance (walking): 20km Returns: Sapa, 4:00:pm Difficulty: Hard ​Transport from Sapa to Tram Ton Pass and return provided The ascent to Mount Fansipan is a must for lovers of active hikes in Sapa. Reserved for seasoned walkers, the ascent to the highest mountain in Indochina rises to 3,143 meters. Experience unbelievable scenery and views, clear skys and fresh air above the clouds. The Mount Fansipan ascent can only be undertaken in the company of a guide, as administrative procedures are required from the local authorities. Today you will hike up to 3143m to the summit of Mount Fansipan, 05:30am - Pick-up at Anywhere in Sapa 5:30 AM: Head to the Tram Ton Pass. 12:00 PM: Lunch, after lunch, keep going up to 3143m. - 2:00 PM: Start descending. 4:00 PM: Finish 04:00pm - Drop-off at Anywhere in Sapa ​​ Please note, this trek requires a high level of physical fitness Total distance: about 20 kms Altitude: 3,143 M Approximately 10 hours of walking ​
Homestay trekking in northern Vietnam
Day 1: Meeting at Trekking Tour Sapa office at 025 Thac Bac at 9AM. In this tour, I will take you to Lao Chai village, a beautiful local minority village-based approximately 13 km outside of Sapa. We start trekking in Sapa, and we will be walking downhill for the first part of this hike. A small path will lead us into the Muong Hoa valley from the main road. In Y Linh Ho, a charming little town inhabited by the Hmong minority, we will cross the bridge. From here, the road goes up and down. We will walk over the edges of the rice fields in the shadow of the mighty Fansipan-mountain, which is right behind us. We will cross some hills before we enter the village of Lao Chai, one of the oldest and largest Hmong communities in the area. From Lao Chai, we will walk to Ta Van Village, where we will stay overnight, mostly inhabited by the Giay and Hmong ethnic minorities. If it is the right time of the year, you can see the people planting rice or harvesting it. We will teach you all about the differences between the ethnic minority groups. When we reach the homestay, you can walk around the village or watch the family cook dinner. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I - one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. Day 2 When you wake up the next morning and open the window you can see the clouds flowing through the valley while the sun starts to rise above the mountains. After a nice breakfast in the homestay we will start the trek of the next day. From the village we will be walking uphill until we reach a bamboo forest. We keep walking until we reach the top of a waterfall. From here you have a beautiful view to the village of Giang ta Chai. We will descend to the river down in the valley. you will reach the other side of the small stream and walk to the village where we will enjoy a well-deserved lunch or we can continue the trek to the village of Su Pan. After lunch, we will continue to Ba Ho village. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. Day 3 After a nice breakfast in Ban Ho we continue walking to the village Nam Toong, about 3km from Ban Ho. In this village you can learn everything about the Red Dzao minority that lives here. The Red Dzao are famous for the red scarfs they wear on their head. After visiting Nam Toong we walk back to Ban Ho, where we will have lunch. After lunch transportation will be waiting for you to bring you back to Sapa. Other things to note ✔ Physical activity: Moderate to challenging. ✔ My sister and I, one of us, will be your guide. ✔ I can arrange a bus or train for you from Hanoi - Sapa and back. If you need any helps with the service, please contact me for more information. *Bonuses: If you have a hotel in Sapa, I highly recommend you leave your luggage there, if you don't have any hotel in Sapa you can leave your luggage with us once we meet you at Sapa Church at 9 AM and the shower is available after the tour *The tour is for 3 days only, starting at 9 AM on the first day and ending at about 15:00 on the third day.
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