Sapa Hilltribe Trekking Adventure Tour
Sa Pa Mountains

Sapa Hilltribe Trekking Adventure Tour


Sapa Hilll Tribe Trekking Tour is an adventure tour with hard grade of trekking, hiking and homestaying. The terrain may be steep and slippery sometimes. This trekking tour brings our adventure travelers through the mesmerizing beauty of Muong Hoa Valley of Sapa Town through different hill tribe groups inhabiting the area. We’ll trek for over 10 hours a day.

All meals on this adventure tour are prepared by our local cook. Accommodation is simply homestaying with a local hill tribe family each night. Since the weather may be unpredictable and the local conditions are poor, please bring along a rain coat or poncho, hiking shoes, degradable soap and medicine. The reward for the adventure is the physical challenge, the stunning natural beauty and the colorful hilltribe culture.

Day1    Hanoi Overnight Train for Lao Cai (no meal)
Day2    Arrive at Lao Cai/Lao Cai - Sa Pa Town (B)
Day3    Sa Pa Town - Ta Van Village (12 km) (B/L/D)
Day4    Ta Van Village - Ho Village (20 km) (B/L/D)
Day5    Ho Village – Sa Pa Town (2 km hike)/Day-use Room for refreshment/Overnight Train for Ha Noi (B)
Day6    Arrive in Ha Noi (no meal)


  • Sa Pa Town: 3* Hotel/Double (Twin)-sharing/1 night + 1 day-use
  • Villlages: Homestay (rustic conditions)


The tour price includes

  • English speaking guide
  • Homestay and twin-shared accommodation as on the tour itinerary
  • All transfers by car/jeep as on the tour itinerary
  • Air-con soft-sleepers on the local train as on the tour itinerary
  • All admission fees and permits for the tour
  • Meals as on the tour itinerary: B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
  • 02 bottles of water/day/person on a trekking day

The tour price doesn’t include

  • Insurance of any types
  • Drinks or personal expenses
  • Others not clearly mentioned as included above


Day1: Hanoi Overnight Train for Lao Cai (no meal)
We have free time on our own in Hanoi then meet our tour guide at your hotel for the transfer to the train station. We we board the overnight train for Lao Cai. Overnight on board the train.


Day2: Lao Cai - Sa Pa Town (B)
Arriving at Lao Cai in the early morning, you can sip the hot coffee and enjoy the view of China on the other side of the Red River. From Lao Cai the road winds up the terraced hillsides to Sapa, which offers the stunning mountain views of the North West of Vietnam.

We travel to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the morning free at leisure. In the afternoon, we'll enjoy a walking, trekking and hiking tour to the Cat Cat Waterfall and Cat Cat Village which is home to the Black H'Mong people. The fresh nature offers stunning atmosphere and beauty. Overnight in Sapa Town.


Day3: Sa Pa Town - Ta Van Village (12 km) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we trek through the magnificent rice terraces and the beautiful villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van which are home to the Black H'Mong and the Giay people. Lunch en route. In the evening, by the fire, it is time for some cultural exchange with the tour guide and the family. Overnight in Ta Van with a Giay family.

Day4: Ta Van Village - Ho Village (20 km) (B/L/D)
Today would be a bit harder for us than yesterday, but the scenery around us is just worth it! The treking path leads us a bit farther from the mainstream civilization. We will be passing through a Red Zao village, a forest and will have lunch by a river. Overnight with a Tay family in Ho village.

The village of Ban Ho is located right in the heart of a breathtaking valley with a meandering river which plays music day and night. Upon arrival in the afternoon, we take a stroll along the riverside and indulge ourselves a nice swim before going back to the house for the delicious hot dinner and for socializing with the family. Overnight with a Tay family.

Day5: Ho Village – Sa Pa Town (2 km hike)/Day-use Room/Sa Pa - Lao Cai Night Train for Ha Noi (B)
After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to our host and we will hike up the mountain for 2 hours. Then our jeep or van will take us back to Sapa town.  A room at Sa Pa is booked until 1600 for refreshment. In late afternoon, our team calls back at your hotel and transfer you to Lao Cai for the tovernight train for Ha Noi.
Overnight on board the train.

Day6: Arrive at Hanoi/End of service (no meal)
Arrive at Ha Noi early in the morning, we'll take a taxi to your hotel. Your Sapa adventure tour comes to an end.