Day 1: Sapa-Tavan-Seomity. You will go south by car toward Muong Hoa valley. Your trek will begin from Tavan village of Giay minority. The first day trek will be mostly uphill. Whenever you stop for a rest, you will be able to enjoy valley view. Before noon, you stop again at a nice spot for lunch. The trek will be softer in the afternoon. But the scenery becomes even more beautiful. You pass by Seomity village of Black Hmong minority before you arrive in a campsite, which locates nearby a river outside the village. While porters put up tents and cook dinner, you can take a walk to stretch the legs. Approximately grade 3 of 5, 0,5 hour driving, 4 hours walking, 1 hour lunch. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Seomity-Den Thang-Ta Trung Ho. The trek today takes you through beautiful rice paddies and over old suspension bridges. You will trek on small trail sneaking through rain forest. You arrive in Den Thang village of Black Hmong by noon. Here you stop for lunch either nearby a river or in a local school according to the weather. After lunch, the trek will becomes tough on tinny footpath going up and down, which requires some concentration. You will reach to Ta Trung Ho village of Red Dao minority where you spend the night in local house. Both the valley and the village have just received foreign visitors. The night will be even more interesting when you are in the wonderful hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao. Approximately grade 3 of 5, 6 hours walking, 1 hour lunch. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Ta Trung Ho-Nam Toong-Ban Ho-Sapa. You are now at the fringe of the rain forest by the Hoang Lien Son Mountain range. Fansipan, the highest peak in Indochina with its 3143 m, is located in this mountain range. You will start the trek today by ascending to Nam Toong village of Red Dao minority. Here your lunch will be prepared in a local school. In the afternoon, before descending to Ban Ho, you can make a stop by a waterfall to refresh. On the last hours you can enjoy the valley one final time while trekking up to Su Pan, where your car takes you on the journey back to Sapa. Approximately grade 3 of 5, 1 hour driving, 6 hours walking, 1 hour lunch. Includes: (B), (L).
Note: The trek is tough. The itinerary can be changed due to high water level in the river between Seomity and Ta Trung Ho. There will be no toilet facilities along the trek. Toilet tent will be provided. The night you spend in campsite nearby a river will be memorial moments along the trek.
Also see tour packages in:
Asia Vietnam Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking
Email it to a friend:
Click here to email this vacation to a friend