Sapa Authentic Homestay Tours – 4 Days

Explore the most beautiful places in Sapa with stunning view of rice terrace fields, valleys and waterfall. Discover the strange cultures of Hmong and Dzao minority peoples while passing by Suoi Ho, Giang Cha, Saxeng and Hau Chu Ngai villages. Get home with unforgettable experience from the authentic Sapa.

Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai Railways Station

20.30pm – TrekkingSapa’s tour guide come to pick you up from your hotel then transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper, and air-conditioning). Arrive Lao Cai 5:30 or 6:00am. The ‘Flower Hmong’ wear rainbow-colored smocks, while the Red Dao’s traditional costume is a more muted indigo but topped off with a bright red headdress. When all of the mountain people congregate, the result is a feast for the eyes and the senses.

*** It takes about 9 hours to go from Hanoi to Sapa by night train. What’s included: Tour guide pick up from hotel to Hanoi station, Train tickets in 04 berths sharing cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper

Day 2: Sapa Tours – Suoi Ho – Giang Cha – Saxeng Villages

The train arrives at around 6:00 am. Look for the “Trekking Sapa’s Logo & Your Name” sign when you exit the train station, as our guide will pick you up there and transfer to the former hill station of Sapa. After having breakfast at the local restaurant, a short rest and some last preparations before our Sapa trip.

Real Authentic Rice Terrace Tour in Sapa brings you to an authentic place and non – touristy( faraway touristy places ). Trek down to pine tree forest and to Suoi Ho village of Hmong ethnic people, the village is located in the small valley and rice terrace fields.

Have a look a traditional wooden house to explore their mystery culture and then crossing beautiful scenery of rice paddy fields. Keep trekking to Giang Cha village with a panorama of the small beautiful valley. Lunch in a local house and then walking down to corn fields with black limestone fields, You have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam, discovery Dzao ethnic people in Ta Phin valley.

In addition, you also feel the peaceful countryside of the northern mountains friendly farmers and enthusiasm to work hard on their fields. Overnight in red Dzao homestay and possible take a herbal bath – Fee will be paid by yourself ( It is a traditional herbal bath by medicinal plants in the jungle it makes a good health and very good after a day trekking) you will sleep well and easy for trekking in next day.

Approx: 13 km of trekking- Duration 4 – 5hours, Over 30 km of driving from Lao Cai to Sapa

What’s included: Private car transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, private room at the homestay in the valley.

With ‘Homestay’ experience, your overnight accommodation is provided by a local family in their traditional house-on-silts. There are some private rooms on the first floor for the private tour and you will have a toilet or bathroom sharing.

The sleeping corner is set up with a single mattress (thin, but adequate), blankets (ditto), pillow and mosquito net. The restroom is at standard and a few steps from the main house.

Day 3: Saxeng villages -Hau Chu Ngai village -Sapa – Hanoi

Following a breakfast with local people and then heading toward Sa Pa village. You will pass through several minority villages along the way. The nice walk through the rain forest and rice paddy terraces before reaching a small highland, enjoy breathtaking views over the fantastic valleys. Stop by Hau Chu Ngai village of Black Hmong, where your lunch will be served.

After lunch, you take a walk under the shadow of bamboo forest as well as a short walk from side to side of the Muong Hoa valley, passing a nice waterfall before heading back to Sapa.The rest of day free time for exploring local market and Sapa twon. Late afternoon, the car will pick you up for the night train back to Hanoi. Arrive at Lao Cai train station and take the night train back to Hanoi.

Approx: 14  km of trekking, Duration 4-5h walking and Over 30 km of driving back  to Lao Cai .

What’s included: Private car transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, Train tickets in 04 berths sharing cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper

Day 4: Sapa- Hanoi

Arrive in Hanoi early morning (around 5:20 am) Here you can catch a taxi back to your hotel by yourself. Finish unforgettable Sapa Trekking Tour with TrekkingSapa. Goodbye & see you the next time! TrekkingSapa can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

Tour Price : Contact Us

What’s Included

  • Tour guide pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station .
  • Train return tickets in 04 berths sharing cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper.(If you would like to upgrade to the private 2-berth cabin, please contact us).
  • Local English speaking guide (other language guide is upon your request)
  • Twin /Double rooms at hotel in Sapa
  • Meal as mentioned in program ( 2B= Breakfast, 2L = Lunch, 2D = Dinner ) in the local restaurants or picnics where no suitable restaurant available.
  • Entrance fees, sight seeing fee for all visits as mentioned in the program.
  • Purified water and wet towel
  • Private car transfer in Sapa
  • All taxes and service charge.

What’s Not Included

  • Vietnam Visa Stamp fee
  • Other meals and drinks at meals
  • Hotel early check in /Late check out
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Supplement for French, Spanish, Italian and German speaking guide
  • Possible Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24& 31 December
  • Other services not listed in inclusive column

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