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2-Day-1-Night Sapa Trekking Itinerary

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The fact of the matter is that Sapa is a highland town of Lao Cai province, located in northwestern Vietnam. This is a famous tourist and resort destination that is praised by many foreign newspapers. It has the fresh climate, beautiful natural scenery. In particular, the cultural identity of the ethnic groups residing here is very diverse.

Things you need to know about Sapa before traveling

In fact, Sapa town is located at an altitude of 1,600 meters above sea level. It is 38 km from Lao Cai city and 376 km from Hanoi capital. In Sapa today, there are about 42,000 people living, including 6 ethnic minorities such as Dao, Mung, Tay, Giay, Xa Pho, Kinh, and Hoa with diverse traditional cultures.

Coming to Sapa, visitors will admire the beauty of Heaven Gate, Fansipan Mountain, Muong Hoa Valley, Silver Waterfall, Ham Rong, and ancient rocky beaches. Visitors will rest in a peaceful space, with many wonders of nature to bring. They will forget the feeling of stress, worry, and fatigue

If traveling to Sapa, visitors do not forget to enjoy the famous specialties in this highland region, interact and chat with indigenous people, discover the beauty of the Sapa market

2-day Trekking Trekking - Homestay in Sa Pa

Trekking in Sapa

Trekking in Sapa

A unique and unforgettable experience is what the 2-day-1-night Trekking - Homestay in Sa Pa will bring to you. When coming to Sapa, you will have the opportunity to discover interesting local architecture, enjoy the beautiful scenery and explore the daily life of ethnic minorities here. You will be staying and living with a local family-that you have so hard to get elsewhere. What you have so hard to get elsewhere.

Some highlights of this tour

Visit ethnic villages in Sapa: Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, Su Pan and enjoy nature in Supan through long walks and trekking.

Watching the mountains and trice terraced fields in Giang Ta Chai, interact with the local people of the Giay & Red Dao ethnic minorities.

Home-stay in the Giay Local House, experience daily life, work of the locals and try on their traditional costumes

The detailed schedule of the tour 2-day-1-night Trekking - Homestay in Sa Pa

Day 1: Sapa - a long trek to Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (Trekking distance: 12 km)

The tour will start from Sapa town at 9:00 am. Thus, team members should be present before 9:00 am. When everyone is ready, we will walk about 6 km to the Southeast of Sapa along the slopes of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of Black H’mong. After that, we will need to continue walking more than 3 km to the Lao Chai village of H’mong people. Tourists need to walk through a small bridge leading to Muong Hoa valley to get inside the village. The beginning of Muong Hoa valley is about 7-8 km southeast of Sapa town.

Ta Van Is A Commune Of Sa Pa Town, 8 Km From The Center Of The Town

Ta Van Is A Commune Of Sa Pa Town, 8 Km From The Center Of The Town

Lao Chai is a village of the Black Hmong people. Lao Chai is a commune consisting of three large villages with more than 100 families of Black H'Mong people. Lao Chai covers an area of ​​29.35 km². The people here are quite hospitable and friendly, so visitors can interact with them comfortably.

Visitors will have the opportunity to dine with a local family in Lao Chai or in a grocery store near the river. After lunch and a little rest, we will continue to walk to Ta Van village of the Giay.

Ta Van is a commune of Sa Pa town, 8 km from the center of the town. It is an area with many ethnic groups, including the Giay and the Mong. Ta Van is a tourist area with landmarks such as Ancient Rock Beach, Cau May, Nha San, and many ethnic specialties. This is a poor commune of Sa Pa town, now the development of tourism and planting high-value agricultural products such as peaches, cardamom, has helped change the lives of the people here.

In here, they will be I stay overnight in a local family. We have the opportunity to experience their experience daily life, their job and try on their traditional costumes.

Day 2: Medium trek from Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai village - Supan - Sapa (Trekking: 8 km of trekking, 10 km of driving back to Sapa)      

We will have breakfast at home-stay in the morning. Giang Ta Chai Village and Supan Village will be 2 places that we will visit in the morning of the 2nd day. We have to walk 8 km to visit these 2 villages of Red Dao. Giang Ta Chai is one of the villages of Red Dao. It has become one of the attractive places for travelers who want to experience the colorful traditions and customs. It is about 15km from Sa Pa center and located on the right of Muong Hoa valley.

Giang Ta Chai Village

Giang Ta Chai Village

In addition, Supan village is one of the deserted villages in Sapa. The number of residents in Supan village is very small. We will have a long time to visit those two villages. After visiting Giang Ta Chai village and Supan village, we will return to the main road to take a jeep to return to Sapa town.

2-day-1-night Trekking tour in Sapa ends at about 15:30 or 16:00

Above, we have introduced you to a 2-day-1-night Trekking tour in Sapa. Do you like it? Let try now!

Read more: Sapa trekking guide

Nobita Hanh

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