In this tour, you will be taken by our experienced local guide across 8 different villages of the Hmong, Giay, Tay and Red Dao local ethnic minorities.
Enjoy Sapa’s breath-taking natural landscapes, main rivers, and valleys while learning about the culture, customs, and traditions of the 5 main local ethnic minorities of the region.
Let yourself be surprised – don’t miss the chance to learn first-hand about Hmong’s unique marriage traditions, rice fieldwork techniques, traditional house rituals, and much more!
01. A local private guide: A Local guide in a private tour only get your needs focused, and has enough time to answer all your questions.
02. Get to see the famous and biggest rice terrace fields in Vietnam, the biggest river and valley in Sapa.
04. Meet good people and eat good foods.
The tour starts at 9 am. Our local guide will meet you at your hotel in Sapa Town or in front of the local main church.
After a brief introduction, you will be taken 2km down to Cat Cat’s road, a well-known village of the Hmong minority.
From there, you will be reaching the hanging bridge of Muong Hoa river and then continue uphill into the mountains and through a bamboo forest.
From there, you will get the chance to admire some of the biggest and most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam as well as enjoy the majestic mountain view on top of the Hoang Lien Son mountain.
You will then head down to Y Linh Ho village and have lunch at a small, traditional restaurant ran by a local Hmong family.
After the break, you will make it to Ta Van, a village of the famous Giay minority, where your local host family will welcome you.
You will then have some time to rest, take a hot shower, and get ready for your dinner – if you want, you will also have the chance to take part in an informal cooking class!
Enjoy a cup of hot coffee or tea and discover your homestay’s surrounding area and the nearby rice fields.
After breakfast, you will be retaken uphill into the mountain till the waterfalls of Giang Ta Chai.
You will then enter the Red Dao area where, together with your local guide, you will learn more in detail about their culture and daily life.
After a short visit at a Red Dao family, you will then head back to the waterfalls by taking an alternative trail and across a second hanging bridge.
You will then have your lunch in Giang Ta Chai village at a small, local restaurant run by a Hmong family.
After the break, we will make our way to Su Pan, a community of the Black Hmong minority.
And then continue walking to the Ban Ho village, where you will meet three ethnic minorities such as Red Dao, Tay, and the Black Hmong.
A Tay family and check-in will welcome us to their family.
You will then have time to rest, take a hot shower, and wait for your dinner.
After an excellent breakfast in Ban Ho, we continue walking to the village Nam Toong, about 3km from Ban Ho.
In this village, you can learn everything about the Red Dzao minority that lives here. The Red Dzao are famous for the red scarfs they wear on their heads.
We will then follow a buffalo trail through sprawling rice terraces, taking in the spectacular views of Hoang Lien National Park as we make our way to My Son village.
Here you can meet the Xa Pho minority, one of the smallest tribes in the Sapa area.
We will spend the night in the village of Thanh Phu, where you enjoy local food and a warm bed in a Tay minority stilt house.
We will start Day 4 with a filling breakfast, after which we walk from Thanh Phu back to Ban Ho by a different route, following the Muong Hoa River.
It is an easy but beautiful route to wind down from the last three days, and it will give you the chance to absorb as much of the remaining scenery as possible.
There will also be a chance to swim in the river if the weather is good (or even if it’s not if you are brave!).
Transport will be waiting in Ban Ho to take you back to Sapa for a well-deserved rest!
(The tour will end at about 15:00 in Sapa town, so you can book a bus back to Hanoi or somewhere after that)
This is optional and will not include in the tour price.
Bus from Hanoi <=> Sapa, It takes about 6 hours. If you arrive at Sapa early, the bus will let you sleep until 5 AM.
The Cabin Sleeper Bus and Single Cabin Sleeper Bus are private, but if you are taller than 1m7, you might consider the Sleeper Bus because you can adjust the bed, making you more comfortable. However, if you want private, the other 2 options would be best.
Once we receive your booking, we will confirm and send you the bus tickets.
You can see the little Badge Text on the image below for more details about which bus to choose.
A Cabin Sleeper Bus/42USD/way: This is a cabin with 2 small beds that you can sleep 2 people. If you are a couple or want to make it private, this is the best choice (you can see it in the image).
A single cabin sleeper bus/22USD/way: This is a single cabin with 1 bed that you can sleep with 1 person (Meaning: 1 person/ 1 single cabin). If you are one person and want to make your bus trip private, nothing is better than this option (you can see it in the image).
Sleeper bus/17USD/way: This is a single bed (not private) that you can sleep with 1 person (you can see it in the image).
The times below apply to all bus types.
Pick Up Ha Noi <=6hours=> Arrive Sapa
Pick Up Sapa <=6hours=> Arrive Hanoi
USD185 : One person
USD326 : 2 people($163/per person)
USD465 : 3 people(155USD/per person)
USD612: 4 people(153USD/per person)
USD750: 5 people(150USD/per person)
USD900: 6 people(150USD/per person)
USD1050: 7 people(150USD/per person)
USD1200: 8 people(150USD/per person)
USD1350: 9 people(150USD/per person)
USD1500: 10 people(150USD/per person)
(In case you have 1 - 3 people)
USD160/person: A group of 2 - 6 people
How it works?
* We will let you know a day before the tour starts about 'how many people will join you on the day.'
* Extra USD15 (pay later), if nobody joins you on the departure day, then your tour will be one private (only one person)
*But if you are above 2 people and you still want to make a group tour, there will NOT extra charge if nobody joins you on departure the day.
In your hotel in Sapa or Sapa center
♦️ 3 breakfast + 4 lunches + 3 dinners
♦️ 3-night accommodation (homestay)
♦️ Village entry fees
♦️ English speaking guide
♦️ 2 big bottle of water/per person
♦️ Transport back to Sapa after the end of the tour in villages
♦️ Personal travel insurance
♦️ Extra drinks during hiking (e.g., bottled water or beer)
♦️ Waterproof Jacket - Prepare in case of bad weather.
♦️ Comfortable clothes - Use while trekking, especially in summer
♦️ Mosquito repellent
♦️ Cash for additional purchases - You might want to buy some local traditional products or your drink at homestays.
♦️ Trekking shoes - Good shoes are OK, but trekking is the best.
♦️ A Jacket - Use when you do this tour in winter (The temperature is about 6 -10 °C in winter)
🔉*Bonuses: If you have a hotel in Sapa, I highly recommend you leave your luggage there, if you don't have a hotel in Sapa you can leave your luggage with us once we meet you at Sapa Church at 9 AM and the shower is available after the tour
Handpicked Accommodation (Homestay)
Best location & price
Flexible Meal Plan
Tickle your taste buds
Private Guide and Car
Hassle-free tour experience
Adjust the physical activity
We can adjust the difficulty of all of our hikes to your wishes and abilities.
Responsive Customer Service
Lower price and FUNE
If you are looking to save money, a group tour is definitely the best way to do that
Trekking Tour Sapa owned by a team of Hmong ethnic minorities in Sapa. We use our local knowledge to create hiking, trekking, and motorbike tours for those wanting to discover the best and most beautiful areas of Sapa. We were born and raised in this region which helps us to show you places that many companies else may not be able to provide.
Locally & Minority Owned
Benefiting the local Black H’mong and neighboring ethnic tribal people.
Get the real Sa Pa Experience.
Ethical Tribal Visits
Preserving the culture of the H’mong and other ethnic minority peoples.
See the beauty of Sapa and help to preserve its beauty for generations to come.
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