Exploring Hill - Tribes lifestyle

Tour code: ET013

Duration: 4 days

Place of departure: ET013

$285 (Deposit)

 
The departure from Et - Pumpkin travel at 7.45 PM to Ha Noi station to check in the Et - Pumpkin Express night train to Lao Cai. ( A.C Soft sleeper; 9.10pm / 5.30am).
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sa Pa ( breakfast - lunch - dinner )
Arrives in Lao Cai at 5.30am, our representative will pick you up and get on our van to driving up hill to Sa Pa town takes over an hour giving you the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Check into Pumpkin SaPa hotel after your breakfast. Enjoy a lunch of local Vietnamese food in the hotel's restaurant, then start trekking (3hrs - 5kms in total ) to Cat Cat valley to enjoy the breathtaking waterfall, visit Black Hmong market  while on the way back hotel. Overnight in Pumpkin SaPa hotel.
Day 2: Trek to - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van villages ( B-L-D)
Trek 12kms - do homestay.
After breakfast, start trekking with our guide through the most beautiful valley in Sa Pa named Muong Hoa. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes of the high mountains, deep valleys, rice paddies on terraces... Visit some villages of the Black H’mong in Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai communes. Then, get to Ta Van, a village of Zay people, which located 12 kms away from Sa Pa near the river. Walk around this village and overnight here. 
Optional choice for homestay with a Dzay people family or over night in our Ta Van view eco lodge. ( This eco lodge belongs to Et - Pumpkin ).
Day 3. Trek to Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - ban Ho villages ( B-L-D )
Trek 10 kms - saty at hotel .
Continue trekking to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dzao village, and then cross Muong Hoa river, walk up hill to Su Pan and Hau Thao ( 2 Black H"Mong villages), located on the side of Den Thang mountain range. Visit some families and by communicating you will understand a part of their traditional culture. After that, continue trekking to ban Ho viilage where the TAY people living in a very beautiful valey. In the late afternoon the shuttle bus or motorbike will take you back to Sa Pa to check in the Pumpkin Sa Pa hotel.
Day 4: Visit the Sa Pa market and prepare to return Hanoi (B-L-D )
You'll welcome this day to recover your trip; visit Sa Pa town, and the hill tribe market where you can see and buy a lot of their hand made products. Breakfast & lunch is served at our restaurant.
At 5.00 pm, we pick you up from hotel to get to LAOCAI for your dinner before check in the Et - Pumpkin Express night train to Ha Noi. End of trip.
Price: 
* Joined daily group tour of max 8 pax: 160 usd/person (single + 20 USD)
* Private trip price list: 
If you wish to have a private trip,
please do not hesitate to book it in advance as below price information
 

Group size:

Solo Trip

2 pax

3 - 4 pax

5 pax and up

Price /person:
(quoted in $ US)

285

255 

235

215

 
Inclusive:
- Transportation:
     + AC.soft sleeper train tix: Et-Pumpkin Express train / Deluxe class.
     + Shuttle bus tix; motorbike.
- Accommodation:
     + Pumpkin SaPa Hotel: Supperior / Twin sharing room 
     + Homestay in Ta Van & Ban Ho villages with fully equipment.
     + Ta Van view eco lodge.
- Meals:
     + All 12 meals as dedicated.
     + B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner.
- Entrance fees
- English Speaking guide.
Exclusive:
- Beverages.
- Personal expenses.
- Tip