DAY 1: SAPA - BAN HO – NAM TOONG - MY SON - THANH PHU (- L- D)
Meet up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver then transferred to Su Pan. Start a walking downhill through the breathtaking scenery till Ban Ho village, where you will be able to witness the stunning views of the valley and rice paddy terraces. 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 lunch is well prepared in local school by tour guide.
Afternoon, start the trekking down hill to My Son village located in a beautiful valley where the Xa Pho minority people is living. Xa Pho is one of the smallest groups ethnic in Northern Vietnam with population of few thousand, they are well known as beautiful gress and their textile product. Followed by a short walk to Thanh Phu village of Tay minority for check ing in. Spend the rest of afternoon to walk around village, explore daily life of local people.
Overnight at Home stay in Thanh Phu Village.
Day summary: 1-hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.
DAY 2: THANH PHU - NAM CUM – SIN CHAI (B- L- D)
After breakfast, depart Thanh Phu Village for a ligh trekking day by following the trekking route built in the bottom of the valley, which offers the best view to the surrounding mountains and enjoy the fresh air, cool weather. Lunch will be served on the way
Afternoon, continue the walk walk toward Sin Chai, thevillageofRed Daominority. Check in the Home stay and overnight in RedDaoVillage in Sin Chai.
Day summary: : 4 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch
DAY 3: SIN CHAI – NAM KET – BEN DEN – LAO CAI (B- L -)
After early breakfast, repack your luggage for the long trek heading toward Lao Cai. The journey leads into a fabulously mountainous area, the most remote part of Sapa where hardly find other tourist but beautiful Red Dao ethnic minority villages on the way. Enjoy the cool and fresh air while trekking through the bamboo forest and jungle, and then stop at Nam Ket for lunch.
Afternoon, start the journey downhill for half an hour over the beautiful view of green valley lying along theRed River. Arrive at Ta ThangvillageofTayminority in the afternoon for a break and transferred by car to Lao Cai.
Day summary: 1-hour driving/ 7.5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.