Day 1: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van. 12 kms - 6 hours trekking
Pass By: Ta Van Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
Your guide will meet you at 9.00 a.m. in Sapa, either at your homestay, hotel or from Lao Cai train station (closest station to Sapa).
You will trek through rice terraces and along Muonh Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Experience the beautiful landscape of Hoang Lien Son mountain and discover Handicraft village, daily life of local tribal people.
You will enjoy an authentic delicious lunch, either at the home of a villager or at a restaurant.
After lunch, your trek will continue to Ta Van village which is home to the Zay Tribe.
In the afternoon you will arrive at a local house or home stay to the stay the night. The evening will be spent chatting over an open fire, drinking wine, eating dinner learning how to cook (if you wish) or just relax and enjoy the sunset.
• Lunch: Lunch cooked by a local family in their home or in a restaurant - your choice!
• Dinner: Local cooked food enjoyed in a homestay or local house. Huddle round a fire, learn how to cook locally, relax and enjoy!
Accommodation included: Homestays provide hot showers, wifi, alcohol (surcharge) and inside toilets.
Local House - is more basic - no wifi!
Day 2: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai
Pass By: Giang Ta Chai Village, Ta Van Commune, Sapa 008420 Vietnam
Breakfast at 8.00 a.m. and pack up and say goodbye to your host family.
Trek to Ta Van Village, explore the beautiful bamboo forests,.
Trek through the waterfalls and meet the Zay tribe.
Enjoy lunch in the early afternoon and return to Sapa about 3p.m.
You will have the opportunity to have showers in Sapa, if you wish, before heading off to your next destination.
• Lunch: Lunch in a restaurant
No accommodation included on this day.