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Trek the picturesque villages of the Sapa region and get an insight of the daily life and traditions of its minority groups, and gaze at astonishing landscapes of mountains covered by terraced rice fields.
Transfer to Sapa
Early morning, you will be met and transferred to the Victoria Lounge, the trip departs at 07:15. Then transfer by Victoria coach (join-in) to Sa Pa.
Trekking in Suoi Ho & Ma Tra
Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel, have a rest or have lunch on your own. Later this afternoon, meet your local tour guide for trekking through Suoi Ho and Ma Tra villages. From Sapa, trek downhill through pine forests until you reach a small village of Suoi Ho which is inhabited by Black Hmong ethnic minority people. Their houses are normally built without windows due to the cold weather in winter.
Continue your walk through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery to Ma Tra. Here there is a chance to see tea plantations and cardamom gardens (in the right season from February to April) along the way.
Overnight at the hotel.
|Hanoi → Sapa||5h 30min|
|Sapa → Suoi Ha|
|Suoi Ha → Ma Tra|
|Ma Tra → Sa Pa|
Muong Hoa Valley
This morning check out of the hotel, take a 30-minute drive south of Sapa town into Muong Hoa valley, home to the largest terraced rice fields in Vietnam. If your visit is between May and October, it will coincide with the planting and harvesting time, and provides a chance to see the local farmers in action.
The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of the Black Hmong minority to Ta Van village of the Giay minority. The magnificent views of the terraced fields, Fansipan mountain range and the cool climate all contribute to an excellent experience. Trek a total of 5 km through farmlands and rolling hills before enjoying lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, head to Victoria homestay for check in. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight at the homestay.
|Sapa → Muong Hoa|
After breakfast, there is free time at the homestay to enjoy the beauty of rice terrace fields.
At noon, check out hotel, transfer back to Victoria Sapa Resort to get your luggage. Lunch is on your own before getting on the join in Victoria coach at 14:30 to transfer back to Hanoi.
|Muong Hoa → Sapa|
|Sapa → Hanoi||5h 30min|
|Prices per person||2 pax|
|1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018||$347|
|1 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018||$397|