Sapa Adventure Travel – Off the Beaten Track 3 Days

Trekking Tours, SAPA TOURS

Sapa Adventure Travel- Off the Beaten Track 3 Days – Having chance to view the Panorama of Sa Pa town, cloudy karst mountains as well as Muong Hoa Valley, the home of many different hill tribe group as: H’mong, Dzay, Dzao and Tay…

  • Stay in The Dzay local house

  • Visit many hill tribal villages as: Y Linh Ho village, Lao Chai village of the H’mong, Ta Van village of the Dzay, Ban Khoang, Ma Tra village, of the Black H’mong, Ta Phin of Red Dzao group.

  • Experiencing 28 KM of trekking to visit villages of the Red Dzao, the H’mong, Dzay…

  • Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge at Giang Ta Chai village.

  • Enjoy the scenic view along the trek.

  • Tour Duration: 3 days/ 4 nights.

  • Tour Route: Hanoi – Train - Lao Cai – Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin - Ban Khoang village - Sin Ho - Ta Phin village - Sa Seng Village - Sa Pa town - Muong Hoa Valley - Hau Thao & Giang Ta Chai village - Ham Rong mountain resort – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi.

  • Start from: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening) .

  • End at: Hanoi.

  • Tour Level: Moderate.

  • Group size: Private tour only.

  • Tour Customizable: Enable.


NIGHT 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – O/N in the Train. Meals = No Meal.

20: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin onRequest).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin - Sapa. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am.

You will be welcomed by our local guide and transferred to Sa Pa for breakfast and freshen up.

After breakfast, you will be free at leisure to explore the town.

Locating just about 5km southeast of Sapa town, Ma Tra valley attracts visitors for its stunning scenery highlighted with impressive terraced rice fields. The Hmong peoples has changed from sifting lifestyle into sedentary one form early 20th Century and built terraced field to ensure their permanent earning by farming wet rice.

Trip starts from Sapa at 08.30am or 01.30pm by a 5km road transfer out of Sapa town. Then walk starts from here downhill and cross the stream to the other bank where Suoi Ho village beautifully sits on the top of a low hill. Spend half an hour to visit several local homes for understanding of local life before continue walking along a large path on hillsides which is paved with rock to get through Ma Tra village. This portion of the walk offers beautiful scenery of the valley and terraced paddies as well as flower farm. Walk through for 2 hours through several hamlets of the Hmong scattering on hill-sides.

Keep trekking downhill 1 hour to Ta Phin village which is home to Red Dzao people. Then picked up and transfer by road 12km back to Sapa.

Dinner and overnight in Sapa.

DAY 2: Sapa – Sa Seng Village – Hau Thao - Ta Van. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

After breakfast, you will start trekking from Sapa to Sa Seng Village, enjoying the off-beaten trails through cardamom forest. From the top of the forest, you will have chance to take the panorama view of Sa Pa town, cloudy karst mountains as well as Muong Hoa Valley, home of many different hill tribe people including H’mong, Dzay, Dzao and Tay. Ready aim shooting photos to local people daily life, especially amazing rice terraces. Continue to trek down Hau Thao to Ta Van village. This path is challenging you. Spending a night at homestay in Ta Van village.

Dinner and overnight in Ta Van village.

DAY 3: Ta Van –Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Leave Ta Van after breakfast for Giang Ta Chai village – home to Red Dzao people, following a narrow trail which runs amongst terraced fields for nearly an hour and then gets through thick bamboo forest, passing a waterfall before arriving to Giang Ta Chai Village. Explore this quiet village for half an hour, then following the trail to the bottom of the valley, crossing the Muong Hoa River again to other side, walking uphill to Hoa Su Pan Village.

Walk ends up as reaching to the motorway and picked up for 18km road transfer back to Sapa.

Have fresh shower & dinner before taking the bus to Lao Cai Station.

18:00 Bus to Lao cai Station.

Arrive in Hanoi around 5 Am next morning. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Trekking Shoes.
  • Rain Coat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time.
  • Sun glasses.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Returned train tickets: Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi (soft sleeper, 04 berth wooden cabin with air-conditioning).
  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning.
  • Private Tour.
  • Accommodation as program.
  • -Standard Hotel: Fansipan View Hotel- Deluxe Room.

    -Superior Hotel: Panorama Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

    -Deluxe Hotel: Sunny Mountain Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

    -Home stay in Ta Van Village.

  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Permits.
  • Meals as indicated.
  • Entrance fees and water.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Beverage.
  • Vietnam Visa.
  • VAT tax.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and other personal expenses.
  • Pre & post accommodation in Hanoi.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

SAPA ADVENTURE – OFF THE BEATEN TRACK 3 DAYS – HOTEL & HOME STAY RATES. Rates are quoted in USD per Person per Program.

Hotel Grade 01 Pax 02 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-7 Pax 8-10
Standard 2** 225 200 185 185 175
Superior3*** 245 225 195 195 195
Deluxe 4**** 270 270 270 270 255

Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC, sharing room/cabin with parent.
  • 01 Child under from 04 to 12 years old: is charged of 75% of the adult rates, sharing beds with parents. No extra bed added.
  • Children from 12 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 21 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 20 – 14 days prior to check - in date : 50 % total package charge.
  • 14 – 07 days prior to check - in date :70 % of total package charge.
  • Less than 07 days prior to check - in date and No Show : 100% of total package charge.