Day 1: Sapa – Sin Chai – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho (L/D)
7.30 – 8.00 am: Hanoi Old Quarter Car's guide and driver pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Sin Chai village. Located at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range, the village is home to Black Hmong ethnic minority. From the village, start your trek up to the mountain. Upon getting to the top, trek on a small trail leading to Cat Cat village. Take in the spectacular views along the way. When you are in the village, enjoy lunch nearby a waterfall.
In the afternoon, keep your foot on the trailing meandering through the mountain. Enjoy a breathtaking view as you walk along a narrow river. The route will then lead to Y Linh Ho village inhabited by Black Hmong people. Take a short rest at a nice spot nearby the river.
Overnight at a local house in Y Linh Ho village.
Approx: 0,5-hour driving/5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch
Day 2: Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
Your trek today will be filled with magnificent views over the huge rice terraces in Muong Hoa Valley as you trek along Hoang Lien mountain range.
Enjoy lunch at a nice spot along the way. After that, head to the bottom of the valley passing through Lao Chai village and Ta Van village on a popular trekking route. Take your time to relax with a walk around the region or a swim in the nearby river.
Approx: 4 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch
Day 3: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan (B/L)
Your last trekking part is short but scenic. After having breakfast, make your way to Giang Ta Chai village. En-route, make a stop nearby the beautiful waterfall for a short rest and beautiful surroundings. After passing through a bamboo forest in Hoang Lien National Park, enjoy lunch at a nice spot.
After lunch, continue your trail through the bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai – the village of Red Dzao minority. Take a short rest nearby a waterfall; continue onto Su Pan on a small trail. Upon arrival at the village, transfer back to Sapa by car.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 3 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch
Price from $ 240 per person
– English speaking guide
– Black Hmong porters (to carry food and luggage)
– Cook (from group sizes of 6 pax)
– All needed transport
– All indicated meals, plus snacks (B= breakfast; L= lunch; D= dinner)
– Water on the whole trip
– Sleeping bag and mattresses
– Waterproof blue bag for luggage
– Tents if needed
– Mosquito net
– All entrance fees and permit
– Overnight in local house or tent
– Personal expenses
– Soft drink (beer, coca cola,…)
– Gratuities for guide, driver, porter
– All other services not mentioned above