The Round Trip From Sapa To Lao Cai, Ref, T3C

Category: Vietnam Adventure Tours
Duration: 3 Days
Depart From: Sapa
Return From: Lao Cai
Destinations: Sapa – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai – Ben Den – Lao Cai
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Day 1: Sa Pa - Su Pan - Nam Toong - My Son - Thanh Phu

Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver then transferred to Su Pan.  From where you will start your walk downhill through the breathtaking scenery. On the way you will pass through the Ban  Ho village where  you will be able  to  witness the  stunning  views  of the valley and rice paddy terraces. You will have the opportunity to explore the Ban Ho village of Tay minority before crossing the suspension bridge over the river. The walk then continues uphill to the Red Dao minority village of Nam Toong, where you guide will prepare a delicious lunch either in local school.

After lunchtime, you descend to the valley where locates My Son village of Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest groups ethnic in Northern Vietnam.  From there you take a short walk to Thanh Phu village of Tay minority. Here you spend the night in traditional house of the Tay.  You can take a walk to explore local daily life while your dinner will be served with Vietnamese dishes.

Approx: 1-hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

Day 2: Thanh Phu - Nam Cum - Sin Chai

Today’s trek will be relatively short and soft. Once leaving Thanh Phu, you follow the trekking route built in the bottom of the valley, which offers the best view to the surrounding mountains. You stop at a nice spot for lunch.

After lunchtime, you continue the walk toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority where the night will be spent in a bamboo hut in the village.

Approx: 3 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

Day 3: Sin Chai - Nam Ket - Ben Den - Lao Cai

You wake up for an early breakfast and repack your luggage for the long trek heading toward Lao Cai.  Once  you leave  Sin  Chai,  the  trip  takes  you  into  a  fabulously  mountainous  area,  the  most remote part of Sapa. En route you meet children’ curious eyes as you are very first tourists passing by. Red Dao ethnic minority inhabits the entire area. You will enjoy the fresh of bamboo forest and jungle until you make a stop at Nam Ket for lunch.

After lunch, your trek will be mostly downhill. After about half an hour, you will have an opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful views of days over a green valley lying along the Red River. You eventually arrive in Ta Thang villageof Tay minority. Here you will be transferred by car to Lao Cai.

Approx: 1-hour driving/ 7.5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.   



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Dear Mr. Thang, Happy New Year!! We have now returned back to Australia and the chores of work! – We have very pleasant memories of the sights, sounds, food and people of Vietnam….. We shall treasure for a lifetime I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of our
Robert Mariotti