Muong Hoa Valley Trekking Tour – 2 Days

Muong Hoa Valley
On this trip you will trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way you will learn more about how is the rice cultivating, from when the seed sowed to harvested, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table. The night you spend in Tavan village, the unique village in Sapa area where Giay minority live, will be an excellent experience.

Tour Duration: 2 day/ 3 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sa Pa– Cat Cat Village - Y Linh ho - Lao Chai – Ta Van Village –
Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotel in the morning)
Tour Level: Moderate
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY
Day 01: Hanoi – Night train to Sapa
Day 02: Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho – Tavan (L, D)
Day 03: Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan (B, L)
Day 04: Sapa – Night train to Hanoi

Day 01: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai – Sapa
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, transfer to the station for a night train to Lao Cai – Sapa. Overnight on train

Day 02: Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho – Tavan (L, D)
Pick up at station in the early morning, transfer to Hotel in Sapa, having breakfast then met local guide and then you first sneak through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you will 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 will also 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 trek to Muong Hoa valley. Pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. We arrive Ta Van Village of Giay minority. Enjoy the valley view as well as swim in the river nearby.
Home stay in Ta Van Village.

Approx: 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.
Muong Hoa Valley 1

Day 03: Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan (B, L)
Once you get energy for your last day trek by having a delicious breakfast, you leave for Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dao minority. You will trek through bamboo forest, which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park. On the way you will pass by a waterfall where you will have time to take a rest and enjoy the surroundings. You will find a nice place to enjoy lunch.
After lunch, you continue toward Su Pan, a small village located by the road. Here you start your journey back to Sapa by car.
Evening transfer to Lao Cai station for a night train to Hanoi.

Day 04: Hanoi arrival
Arrive Hanoi in the early morning, pick up at station then transfer to your hotel

What is included?

- All transfer and transportation vehicle
- Home stay in the village
- English speaking guide
- Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi ( cabin 4 berth -soft sleeper)
- All indicated meals, plus snacks (B: as breakfast; L: as lunch; D: as dinner)
- Water on the whole trip
- Waterproof bluebag for luggage
- Tents if needed
- All entrance fees and permit

What is excluded?

- Transfer and guide on free time
- Other meals and drinks
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Other optional and activities
- Travel insurance
- Personal expense