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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.

Meals included:
• 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.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch in a restaurant
No accommodation included on this day.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I researched many trekking companies. I wanted to use one that was owned by a local ethnic minority. Some have local guides but are not owned by a local. Giang owns and leads treks for her company Sapa Tribal Trekking. I emailed Sapa Tribal Trekking...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Lukeoline
Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

The time was Giang was great! She is a very lovely person and is really passionate to explain many thing about Sapa and the culture of the different tribes and local people living in the area around Sapa! She speaks English very well and tries...More

1  Thank LukasLets
Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

Giang is very passionate about sapa and it shows through her knowledge of every village and landmark. Really enjoyed that she took us to areas that did not have any tourists. Giang also supports the locals as we stayed at & ate in the village....More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank 96christinetv
Reviewed 18 May 2019 via mobile

We had booked a 2 day 1 night trek and had an amazing experience. Our guide Giang was very helpful from start to finish and full of information about Sa Pa and all the local tribes. The lunch and dinner we had prepared for us...More

3  Thank jakewhtly
Reviewed 15 May 2019

My boyfriend and I did the 2-day, 1 night trek, and both agree that this was the highlight of our trip to Vietnam. Everything from the start was a smooth journey. We chose the option to have a car pick us up (and drop off)...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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