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Sapa – Seomity – Ta Trung Ho – Thanh Phu - Sin Chai – Ben Den – Lao Cai 6 days 7 nights

Code       :   VNC_SPMK09

Price       :      396 USD

Duration :   6 days 7 nights

Description: Sapa – Seomity – Ta Trung Ho – Thanh Phu - Sin Chai – Ben Den – Lao Cai

On this trip you have an opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful parts in Sapa area, which is under protection of Hoang Lien National Park. The trip also takes you to one of the most remote area where you can meet very friendly locals. The night you spend in Red Dao, Tay family. The trip also offers you opportunity to enjoy wonderful scenery, which is still well protected.

Itinerary:

 

Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

VietnamCharming Travel’s coach and guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you for the overnight train to Lao Cai Station. Enjoy the experience the romance of overnight train travel.

 

Summary

    * Transfer: private AC coach hotel – railway station

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accomodation: 4Soft sleeper in AC shared cabin.

    * Meals: Not applicable.

 

Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho – Tavan (B, L, D)

Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and start your trek through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before you trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You also will enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch nearby the river.

After lunch, you head Muong Hoa valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route.  You will spend the night in local house of Giay minority. You will be able to take a walk to enjoy the valley view as well as swim in the river nearby.

 

Approx: 6 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

Summary

    * Transfer: Lao Cai – Sapa 1 hr transfer,

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight in local house ò Giay Minority

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 2: Tavan - Seomity (B, L, D)

After having breakfast, you start today’s trek, which is mostly uphill until lunchtime. 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.

 

Approx: 4/5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch

Summary

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight in tent

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3: Seomity – Den Thang - Ta Trung Ho (B, L, D)

The trek today takes you through beautiful rice paddies and over old suspension bridges. You will trek on small trail sneaking through rainforest. 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 a lot of 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.

 

Approx: 6 hours walking, 1-hour lunch

Summary

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight local house

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4: Ta Trung Ho - Nam Toong – My Son – Thanh Phu (B, L, D)

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.

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: 7/5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Summary

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight in traditional house

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5: Thanh Phu  - Nam Cum – Sin Chai (B, L, D)

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 local house in the village.

 

Approx: 4 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Summary

 

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight local house

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 6: Sin Chai - Nam Ket –Ben Den – Lao Cai (B, L, D)

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 a opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful view of days over a green valley lying along the Red River. You eventually arrive in Ta Thang village of Tay minority. Here you will be transferred by car to Lao Cai.

 

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

 

Summary

    * Guide: English speaking guide

    * Accommodation: Overnight on night train to Hanoi

    * Meals: Break, Lunch, Dinner

 

Night 7: Hanoi – Departure

You will arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30. Our tour finishes.

Group tour: Price per pax in USD (Valid until 28 Dec 2013)

 

Price

1 pax

2- 3 pax

4 -5 pax

6 – 8  pax

From 9 pax up

Package Price

N/A

514

432

400

396

 

Inclusive

• English speaking guide

• Black Hmong porters (to carry food and luggage)

• Cook (from group sizes of 6 pax)

• All needed transport

• All indicated meals, plus snacks (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)

• Water on the whole trip

• Sleeping bag and mattresses

• Waterproof bluebag for luggage

• Tents if needed

• Mosquito net

• All entrance fees and permit

• Overnight in local house or tent

• Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi

 

Exclusive

• Personal Pocket Money

• Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)

• Insurance

• All other services not indicated above

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