Rice terraces classic homestay trekking is one of the most popular and most classic hiking route in Sapa which passes through beautiful countryside inhabited by a wide diversity of minotities. It offers spectacular mountain scenery and amazing rice terraces. This region is heavily settled and farmed, it’s an ideal view point to view both a sunrise & sunset within the majestic FANSIPAN range. Many minorities villages are perched on the Fansipan mountain sides with enchanting views of Muong Hoa Valley. This is not only a remarkable trek, but one of the most popular treks in Sapa.
Day 1: Laocai-Sapa -Tavan homestay trek (B, L, D)golden rice terrace field Pick you up from Laocai train station, transfer hotel in Sapa for the shower, then having the breakfast before visiting the Sapa colorful market, meet and interact its typical minorities : Hmong, Daos, Days….. Leave behind the bustling city for a nice trek on the stunning trails to Y Lin HO village, you will enjoy amazing views over the lush green valley with very beautiful rice terraces. You will visit the Laochai village inhabited by the Black Hmong tribe, famous of their indigo handicraft, it’s an opportunity to meet and interact the friendly tribe, then you will have lunch in a local restaurant on a nice river bank. After lunch, you keep hiking through differents hill tribe villages,cross some nice suspension bridges before arriving in Tavan village. Explore different tribes’way of living, colourful cultures. Enjoy the dinner and overnight in a cosy Giay family. Approx: Grade 2 of 5/ 4 hours walking/ 12 km/ 1-hour lunch.
Day 2: Ban Den- homestay trek(B, L,D)Giang ta chai village After the breakfast at the sunrise, your sapa tours will start by a nice trek through a bamboo forest before reaching the waterfall and Giang Ta Chai village where we will meet the coulorful tribe, the red Dzaos, well known of the fantastic embroidery. You will enjoy the delicious picnic lunch in a local house. Keep hiking through some hill tribes villages towards Ban Den village inhabited by Tays people, famous of fishing technic and rice culture( called Lua Nuoc). You will have dinner with hospitality people and overnight in their stilts house. Approx: Grade 2 of 5/ 5 hours walking/ 14 km/ 1-hour lunch.
Day 03: Nam Toong – Fairy waterfall – Sapa- Laocai train station ( B,L)Sapa map Having breakfast at the sunrise, then you will start trekking, your trek is shorter and easier, but you will enjoy a very divers landscape. Once you finish breakfast, you leave for Nam Toong, a Red Dao ethnic minority village where it’s possible to admire the amazing views over the grandios mountain range and its fantastic valley. You will keep trekking on a snaking trail along the river and through wonderful rice paddies. After having lunch, you continue your nice walk on a small trail towards Fairy waterfall where you could enjoy a nice swim before taking your transfer back to Sapa. Having nice shower in the hotel, then free time for your leasure and discovery of the town before descending to Laocai, Dinner ( your own ch_removed_;arge) and overnight on the train to Hanoi. End of our services Approx: Grade 1 of 5/ 3 hours walking/ 9 km/ 1-hour lunch.