7:00 We will pick you up at the hotel (or Hanoi airport) then drive to Sapa via Speed hight way with very beautiful landscape of mountains, stunning fields on the way.
10:30 Have a small short break in the middle of the way
12:30 Arrival Sapa town - a place of natural beauty, with cascading rice terraces, misty valleys, and majestic peaks. It is also a cultural hub, home to several ethnic minority groups with unique customs and traditions.
In the afternoon, you will have the most beautiful and highlight trek to Lao Chai – Ta van villages with a short driving to Lao Chai village – the home of Black H’Mong hill trible. On the way, you will have serveral stops to take the photos. We will start the fabulous trek from the main road down to the trail to Lao Chai village settled down by the Muong Hoa River and amazing Valley. Here, you will have a great chance to discover the traditional custom and daily of H’Mong hill trible. This is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area. They are proud of their culture and keep their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigo blue clothing. The H’mong peoples have just recently changed their living way from sifting style into the sedentary one. So there are still a lot traces of the past time can be seen: rudimentary houses, stone wall around homes…
Continue the trip is trekking to Ta Van village of Zday minority. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. In Sapa, this is also a smallest village with nearly 1.000 people where you can easy to see the different people via the traditional shirts of woman with a purple, blue or green color. The Zay houses are build of wood and bamboo with a clay floor.
End of the trip here then come back Sapa by car.
If you travel sometime between May and October, you will have chance to observe and experience how the local do planting and harvesting on the beautiful rice terrace fields of Muong Hoa valley, one of the most important activities in the daily life.
Overnight in Sapa.