SAPA & TA VAN H’MONG EXPERIENCE
2 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS
From USD $75
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Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Vietnam’s North West on our unique Sapa & Ta Van H’mong Experience.
We’ll take you on a one of a kind journey through the beautiful landscapes of Ta Van to meet the colorful people that call the mountains home. Our local tour guides will take you on the small village trails to visit farming communities and introduce you to the beauty of a life not lived in many other parts of the world.
FIRST NIGHT: HANOI - SAPA BY SLEEPING BUS
Take off from Hanoi on our overnight sleeper bus at 9PM to be in Sapa at the crack of dawn
DAY 1: 11KM TREK TA VAN - LAO CHAI - Y LING HO (B,L,D)
A taxi will be waiting at the bus station to pick you up and take you to our epic homestay in Ta Van Village to have breakfast and store your luggage. Along the way you’ll stop and have a chance to snap some pictures of Sapa’s famous mountains and rice terraces.
After breakfast you will set off on a scenic trek deep into the national park where you’ll witness farmers tending their land and grazing their livestock. We take you away from the other groups travelling around Sapa and show you what life is really like in this mountainous area.
You will trek through the paddle fields, hills, streams to Lao Chai village.
You will have lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy a little bit of free time to visit the Junior school, to witness the daily life of the black H’Mong and Dao people.
After a break you will trek to Y Ling Ho village and then come back to Ta Van homestay to have dinner and rest up for tomorrow’s trek.
DAY 2: 7KM TREK TA VAN - SEO MI TI - GIANG TA CHAI & BUS BACK TO HANOI (B,L,D)
Wake up to the morning mist and the sounds of the village as the locals start their day. You will have breakfast at your homestay then start a scenic trek to the bamboo forest, Seo Mi Ti village and Giang Ta Chai’s waterfall to witness the daily life of the H’Mong and the Red Dao people.
After a break to enjoy the fabulous view from the waterfall, you will trek back to Ta Van homestay to have lunch and pack up your gear head back to Sapa by a car.
You will have 1 hour to pick up any last minute souvernirs before catching a 4PM bus back to Hanoi.
ARRIVE IN HANOI AT APPROXIMATELY 10PM
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Everything! Well, almost everything. Food, transportation, accommodations, guides, activities are all included.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
Personal insurance, drinks and any extra nights you may want to book.
I'M A VEGAN/VEGETARIAN, SHOULD I BRING MY OWN FOOD?
If you have any allergies or special food requirements, let us know. We can have something special prepared for you.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Just the essentials: Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, shower stuff, insect repellant and change of clothes for the next few days. Remember to bring something warm for the nights during the cooler months (Dec – Apr)
CAN I BRING MY OWN ALCOHOL?
Unfortunately, no. Vietnam is notorious for selling homemade/low grade counterfeit alcohol to foreigners. We really don’t want to have to call in an emergency rescue because someone downed a bottle of ethanol.
Anyone caught bringing their own alcohol is subject to a 500,000đ fine and may be removed from the trip without a refund.
CAN I BOOK A BUS SOUTH WHEN I RETURN?
You can book a southern bus for when you come back from Halong Bay. To make sure you have a spot on the bus we recommend booking your ticket before leaving for Halong Bay.
CAN I BOOK A BUS TO SAPA WHEN I RETURN?
Our nightly bus to Sapa leaves at 9pm so you have more than enough time.
WHAT'S YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
Charged fees in event of booking cancellations:
30-8 Days before Departure Date: 30% Tour Price is Forfeited
7-3 Days before Departure Date: 50% of the Tour price is Forfeited
48 Hours before Departure Date or No-Show: Non-Refundable
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