Sapa Hard Trek Tour 4 Days 5 Nights

This tour is exclusively designed for those who want to spend most of their time relaxing and sightseeing at one of the most beautiful tourist sites in Vietnam. That is Sapa, where you can have a great time discovering one interesting place after another and learning new things about hill tribe people.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa
Day 2: Sapa, 17 km by car, 15 km trekking , round 5 hours of trekking.
Day 3: Sapa, Round 17 km trekking in the forests.
Day 4: Sapa, 4 hours trekking of 10 km and 23 km by car.

Day 1
Sapa – Tavan – Seomity (-, L, D)

Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver then transferred to 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 at the 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: 0,5 hour driving/ grade 3 of 5/ 4,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch

Day 2

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: 7 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Day 3

Ta Trung Ho – Nam Toong – 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: 6 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch

Day 4

Thanh Phu – Ban Lech – Sapa (B, L, -)

Today’s trek is relatively short compared to other days. Breakfast and leaving Thanh Phu for 2 hours downhill to the Muong Bo River, cross the river to the other bank and then challenging uphill for 2,5 hours along a narrow to Ban Lech Village of the Red Zao.

Spend an hour exploring this beautifull village before picked up for 1 hour road transfer back to Lao Cai .

 Approx: 1-hour driving/ 4,5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch


PACKAGE RATES (per person):  valid until 31 Dec, 2016
Number in group 1 2 3-4 5-8 9-15
Luxury 426 341 308 296 284


  • Transfer from the hotel to Hanoi Railway station
  • Roundtrip transfer by bus between Lao Cai and Sapa
  • Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
  • 1 night at 3 stars hotel in Sapa
  • 2 nights home-stay in the villages
  • Meals on tour
  • Tours and activities as stated above
  • Security permits
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees.



  • Travel insurance
  • Extra food and beverages
  • Phone and laundry
  • Tips and personal expenses.



  • Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…
  • Pick you up at your hotel at 8:00PM
  • Train departure from Hanoi at 9:15PM and from Lao Cai at 20’45PM
  • Bring your passport to check in hotel
  • Beware of your luggage and money
  • Inform in advance if you are vegetarian
  • All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety
  • Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.