With your experienced guide, visit Sapa by train from Hanoi and trek to various local villages. Go to the market, the old cathedral, and meet locals.
Take in stunning views of the mountain ranges, rice terraces, valleys, and Sapa. Learn about local cultures in small villages en route.
Spend a 3-day trekking tour walking through Sa Pa, the most beautiful valley in Vietnam. Have the opportunity to take beautiful photos of rice…
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I went for three days of Trekking. The sleeping Busses were a bit small, but completely fine. The Tour starts from Sa Pa over Ta Van (small Village with pubs) where you sleep at a friendly family. You get to see The Rice fields, and The beautiful Landscape. The second day I went to a very small village called Ban Ho where there isnt much to do. The homestay again was a very nice experience. This day I went through a Bamboo forest towards a huge lovely waterfall. On the Third day we walked through the nearby area getting a lot of Impressions of the real local life abroad the usual touristic ways. I defininetly advice you to do the Tour, but I think 2 days of Trekking are better than 3. You Walk between 12-15 km each day through slippery areas, so make Sure to Bring shoes with a good sole. Personally I was Happy wearing Trekking shoes. There are several ladies following you and helping you with difficult parts of the way. Make Sure to acknowledge their Support by buing something Later.
The experience was great and the tour guides were locals from the villages they took us to, as they very much so knew their way around. All of our hosts were very welcoming, even if they couldn't speak a lot of English. There was more than enough food and they were always willing to share lots of rice wine with us. The only thing I ask is if some more water could be provided for us for free, especially with our lunch meal. I understand with dinner we are at the Homestay and we can buy our own water there but the free water that was given to me at the beginning I went through within the first day. Overall, it was a lovely experience and I would gladly do it again!
We had 3 days before new years eve to spend around Hanoi and first we wanted to go somewhere else but that tour was not available anymore, that’s how we booked this one and it was the best decision. From the moment our guide Laan picked us up in Sapa we had a wonderful time. She told us a lot about how is the culture of the ethnic people who live there and was happy to answer all of our questions. The trekking was not too hard, however a tipp: if it’s rainy weather rent or buy rain boots, it’s worth it!! The arranged homestays were good, food was delicious but around the same at bothe places. All in all totally recommended!
Similar to the other reviews — be ready to trek (and hope for no rain as it makes the road very slippery). I was worried about the logistics of getting there but you get picked up from the Sapa bus station to the hotel (as a note — on weekends certain roads in Hanoi are closed so you’ll have to go to the Hanoi bus station without being picked up). Homestays tend to consist of quite a few people but it’s a nice chance to mingle (especially as a solo traveler). All in all — worth it!