Intermediate Trek

Tour code: ET011

Duration: 3 days

Place of departure: ET011

$245 (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 )
Trek 12kms and do homestay in Ta Van
 
The train arrives Lao Cai station at 5.30 am, the representative of Et Pumpkin Travel will pick you up then arranging you to get on our van to driving up to Sa Pa town via the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Have breakfast and take a short rest at Pumpkin SaPa Hotel. ( You can take a shower before trekking ). After that, 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...  The picnic lunch box is served & prepared from Pumpkin SaPa hotel.
In this day, we will visit the villages of the Black Hmong people in Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai communes. And then, walk ahead to Ta Van, the village of Zay hill tribe people, which located 12 kms away from Sa Pa, near by the Muong Hoa river. Walk around the village to contacting the local people and see the real thing of local farmers. Optional choice for homestay with a Dzay peopel family or over night in our Ta Van view eco lodge. ( This eco lodge belongs to Et - Pumpkin )
Day 2: Trek from Ta Van to Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Ban Ho 
( breakfast - lunch - dinner )
After breakfast with a cup of coffee or honey tea, continue trekking to Giang Ta Chai village where the Rd Dzao people living, and then crossing to Muong Hoa river via a very simple but strong bridge, walk up to Su Pan and Hau Thao ( 2 Black Hmong villages), located on the side of Den Thang mountain range. By visiting and communicating with some local families you will understand a part of their traditional culture. 
After that, we continue trekking to Ban Ho village where the local TAY people living in a very beautiful valley. If the wearther is good, it will be great when swimming at the natural pool near Ban Ho waterfall. In the late afternoon, the van or motorbike will take you back to Sa Pa. Check in and overnight in the Pumpkin SaPa hotel. Your dinner will be serve at Pumpkin restaurant.
Day 3: Visit the Sa Pa market and prepare for returning Hanoi
( breakfast - lunch - dinner )
You will welcome this free day to relax, recover from your journey and shopping. Visit Sa Pa town and the market where you can see and buy a lot of their hand made products as a gift about Sapa - Vietnam.
At 5.00 pm, the shuttle bus will take you down 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: 145 USD / person 
          (single + 10 USD)
* Private trip price list:
When you wish to have a private tour,
please do not hesitate to book the trips as below price information!
 

Group size:

1pax

2 pax

3 - 4 pax

5 pax & up

Price/person: 
( in $ US )

245

215

195

175

 
Inclusive:
-  Transportation: 
    + AC.soft sleeper train tix ( Et - Pumpkin / deluxe class )
    + Shuttle bus & motorbike.
- Accommodation at Pumpkin Sa Pa hotel.
    + Homestay with local Dzay people family.
    + Eco lodge in TaVan with fully equipments.
    + Supperior / Twin sharing room.
- Meals:
    + All 9 meals as dedicated.
    + B = Breakfast ; L = Lunch ; D = Dinner.
- Entrance fees.
- English Speaking Guide.
Exclusive:
- Beverages.
- Personal expenses.
- Tip.