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1 Day Join-in Sapa Trek **No-frills & Great Value

By Mountain View Sapa

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At a Glance

At a Glance

Less than 1 day
Group trip (1 traveller per group)

Enjoy an authentic experience covering the highlights of Sapa — this option is great for travellers short on time. Visit three Sapa villages in the beautiful Muong Hoa valley, surrounded by lush rice terraces and mountains. Interact with the local H'mong, Giay and Red Dao tribes and learn more about their culture. The trek is easy-to-medium difficulty and is 15km long.

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Trip Highlights

Local Villages & Tribes

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Choose this if

You want to experience Sapa with other like-minded travellers! Expect good-value, great views but nothing off-the-beaten-path.
Suitable For
Backpackers

Seek Sophie's Promise

Seek Sophie's Promise

We’re your friend first & love to help
Every operator here has been vetted
Your travel supports local businesses
Every $1 you spend offsets 1lb carbon

What's included

What's included

US$ 15 348.058 đ
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to the valley

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Mountain View Hotel Details

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village (Red Dao Tribe, H'mong Tribe)
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village (Red Dao Tribe, H'mong Tribe)

Enjoy the views of panoramic rice terraces and experience the Black H'mong people's local culture

  • 9AM Meet at Mountain View in Sapa town and start trekking
  • 10:30AM Arrive at Y Linh Ho, home to the Black H’Mong people and learn about their way of life.
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Muong Hoa Valley, famous for its beautiful rice terraces amidst mountains.
  • 12:30PM Trek from Muong Hoa river to Lao Chai, a commune with over 100 Black H’mong families.
  • Lunch in Lao Chai and experience the Sapa hospitality.
  • 1PM Trek to Ta Van village in the heart of Muong Hoa valley.
  • 2PM Arrive at Ta Van village, a blend of modernity and simplicity. It traditionally relied on agriculture but is now one of the most popular stops for travellers, with shops, cafes and local markets.
  • 2:30PM Head back to Sapa by car
  • 3:30PM Arrive back to Sapa Town

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Mountain View Sapa

Run by the enthusiastic Mrs. Moon, Mountain View is staffed by locals to give you the most authentic experience and the best value. Mountain View also run a side project to bring international students to Sapa so they can learn about the local culture. You'll have to experience their passion and love for the region for yourself!
Fluent English
Community-Based
Women-Owned

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.4 out of 36 helpful reviews
Batha Ndlovu
16 Feb 2020 on SeekSophie
Our guide was super sweet and very knowledgeable about her community. We had the best time seeing the mountains and how local people live
Serhii Paryskyi
30 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Clément Rousseau
29 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
alexandru Constantinescu
06 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Very kind guide and professional. Best price range for this trip. Good food included. Overall experience - very satisfied
Rosanne Rozenberg
01 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Mike is a great young guide who knows a lot and is so positive and kind. The homestay was very nice and unexpectedly comfortable. We had a great time with the hosting family, our guide and our (luckily, small) group. Although it is great to see and learn about the cultures from our guide and the people in each village, it is quite touristic at times and it does maintain a skewed financial system in which some children do not go to school because selling to tourists makes easier money. But not investing in this kind of tourism means even less money for them, so until a more sustainable option for change for the locals is found I think this is still the better way to help sustain locals in all their wonderful skills and culture. Seeksophie does a great job for this. Thank you for an unforgettable experience, all of you!

Mountain View Sapa Policies

Mountain View Sapa Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Mountain View Sapa pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Hat
Hiking boots
Long sleeves and trousers
Mosquito repellent
Rain coat
Sunscreen
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