We will trekking from Silver Water Fall, Love Water Fall and through beautiful terrace rice fields, landscapes, enjoying green beauty landscape and so fresh environment of natural reserve, then meeting smiling and warm-hearted Black Hmong and Red Dao people and taking with them to understand a bit more about their way of life, their customs.
Night 01: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai – Sapa
9:00 pm – Mini bus pick you up from hotel and transfer you to Tran Quy Cap train station
10:00pm – Train depart. You will sleep on train to Lao Cai. Travel time approx 9 hrs
Day 01: Lao Cai – Sapa – Tram Ton Pass – Love Waterfall – Silver Waterfall – Sin Chai village
6.30 am: Arrive in Lao Cai and be transferred by shuttle bus to Sapa, which gives yours eyes a massage with the endless blue sky and colorful terraced paddy field. The road is curved around the mountain and you will just go from one surprised to another. The further you go, the closer you are to the sky and to nature. On arrival, you will stop by our office and leave your luggage and possibly take a shower in our hotel’s waiting room.
The tour begins at 9.30 am with a car drive to Love Waterfall. On the way you will see the wonderful views of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range and some plantation of roses and vegetables in the valley. Our car will stop at Tram Ton Pass which is the highest road in Vietnam at 2047 m above sea level. We will then walk about 1.1 km along the Golden River to visit Love Waterfall. After returning to Tram Ton Pass, our car will drive you to Silver Waterfall. You have 30 minutes to walk around this area to enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and valley. From here we will start the trek down to the valley towards Sin Chai village – the home of Black Hmong people. After having a picnic lunch, we will walk to Sin Chai village.
Then come back to the main road to be transferred to Sapa town on a jeep for 3km. Dinner at the local restaurant and overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – sapa – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi
You meet your guide and start trekking. The first part we will mostly trek downhill Y Linh Ho hamlet. The trek offers some stunning views of the rice terraces, gardens and Fan Si Pan mountain ranges. After going through a suspension bridge, we start walking up to Lao Chai San village.
There we are experiencing the richest traditional culture of Black H’Mong people in the region. The trekking route offers a breathtaking view of vegetable gardens and rice terraces with green mountains rising above. There will be time for visiting with local families and learning about their traditional fiber processing.
After this you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. Ta Van is a small village set within a picturesque valley not far from the northern Vietnamese mountain resort of Sa Pa. The area is renowned for its colorful ethnic minorities, and Ta Van is home to two such groups.
12.00: Picnic Lunch by the side of the river.
The rest few hours in the afternoon is for freshen up, packing and rest before leaving Sapa for Lao Cai station to take the overnight train back, which arrive in Hanoi early next morning and ends the trip.
Day 3: Hanoi Arrival
Upon your arrival, you are picked up and transferred to your hotel. Ends the tour.
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