The walk commences from Sapa on a trail running through the beautiful gardens and lush pine forests. You will then pass through the Black H’mong ethnic minority village of Ma Tra, a very small village hiding away from civilisation. The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. During the day you will also be able to visit a local school. You will have lunch before arriving at the Ta Phin village. Here you can hear about the unmixed cultural life of Black H’mong and Red Dao minorities, the two largest ethnic groups in the area who can be recognized by their dressing style. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses as well as visit the local caves. You will return Sapa by car. (-,L,-)
Note: The trip is recommended in any weather.
Approx: 11.8 km hiking/ 4.5hours; 1 hour for lunch; 30 minutes driving.
-The tour normally begins and finishes in Sapa (no surcharge)
-If your hotel is located in Lao Cai city, the surcharge for two way car (Lao Cai - Sapa) will be 62 USD.
-If your hotel is located in Topas Ecolodge, the surcharge for one-way car (Topas Ecolodge - Sapa) will be 24 USD.