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1 day Three Villages & Rice Terrace Trek - Female-led social enterprise by Sapa Sisters

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
1 day
Visit three villages of Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van belonging to the Black H'mong, Giay and Red Dao ethnic minorities. Hike along rice terraces and a small river. You can choose to lunch in a minority home or pack lunch from the hotel at a picturesque location. This trek is of easy-medium difficulty and is 15km long. Other routes available are: (1) Visiting Ma Tra and Ta Phin villages. Highlights include visiting a cave in Ta Phin village. (2) Visiting Sa Seng, Hang Da, Hau Thau, Giang Ta Chai villages. Do let us know if you would like to do another route at the time of booking!

Meet your guide

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Sapa Sisters

Our Pick!
Social Enterprise
Fluent English
10 years experience
Sapa Sisters is an all-female guide owned and operated company. The company was started in 2009 by a group of six friends. They saw that it was difficult for young H'mong women to find decent jobs. So they started Sapa Sisters to empower the young Black H'Mong women by giving them fair paying jobs and good skills. All their guides speak English and have long experiences working as guides.


Prices start from USD$30 per person Prices start from 698.078 VND
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Ta Van Village - Sapa
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Today you'll get to immerse yourself in the traditions of the Red Dao at Ta Van Village.

  • 9am: Depart from Sapa
  • 10:30am: Arrive at Y Linh Ho to meet the Black H’mong people, head to Lao Chai Village
  • 12:30pm: Arrive at Lao Chai Village, lunch
  • 1pm: Take off for Ta Van Village
  • 2pm: Arrive at Ta Van Village, cultural immersion
  • 2:30pm: Return to Sapa by car
  • 3:30pm: Arrival in Sapa

What's included

  • Private Sapa Sisters guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to the valley
  • Transportation from the end of the trek back to Sapa

Transport Information

No transport included

Meet-up Time
Meet-up Point
Sapa Sisters Office, 11 Fansipan Street, Sapa Town

What to bring

Hiking boots
Long sleeves and trousers
Mosquito repellent
Mosquito repellent
Rain coat

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 3 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 19 Oct 2019
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USD$45 x 1

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