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1 Day Private Sapa Trek - with local independent guide

By Sisi

Overview

1 day
Private trip
Price from USD$55 1.279.810 VND per group (max group size of 6)
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. The trek is easy-to-medium difficulty and is 15km long.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All meals indicated
  • Return Transfer from Sapa Town
  • Entrance fee
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Transport from/to Hanoi
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide

Sisi

After many years of working with several Vietnamese agencies, Sisi had decided to strike it on her own. Sisi knows all the trails of Sapa well and is keen to share them with you!
13 years experience
English
Community-Based
Women-Led

Availability

Trips available daily
Dec 14
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Dec 15
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Dec 19
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If you require an earlier date, please request to book.

Itinerary

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

  • 8am: Journey to Sapa town with car
  • 10am: Arrive at Y Linh Ho Village to meet the Black H'mong ethnic people
  • 1pm: Arrive at Lao Chai for lunch
  • 3:30pm: Arrive back in Sapa Town

Transport

Pick-up
08:30AM
Your hotel in Sapa Town
Drop-off
04:00PM
Your hotel in Sapa Town

What others are saying

5.0 out of 19 helpful reviews
reviloto
6 days ago on TripAdvisor
Sisi was a wonderful tour guide for our half day trek through the landscape around Sa Pa. Her english is excellent and we learned a lot about the local culture and way of life. We were a bit unfortunate with the weather (fog and overcast) but still enjoyed walking through the rice terraces and villages. We can definitely recommend a guided tour with Sisi - it was the highlight of our trip to Sa Pa.
Ashkanani1985, Kuwait
2 months ago on TripAdvisor
Apart from how much polite and nice Sisi is, she is one of the best guide that I’ve encountered in Vietnam so far, she knows all the places and she is so flexible adjusting the plan according to the weather and our preferences, 6 days was really nice with her and she is much better than I expected. Highly recommended and a must try guide in SaPa
ibelllla
2 months ago on TripAdvisor
I had an amazing day in Sa Pa’s nature thanks to Sisi. It didn’t feel like walking around with a guide, it actually felt more like a day with a good friend ! Her English is more than good and you can ask her everything you want to know about the Hmong people but also about the Vietnamese culture in general. The trekking route wasn’t too exhausting (5h), doable for everyone but really nice ! I would recommend Sisi as a tour guide to everyone who is interested in trekking through Sa Pa’s nature (which is beautiful!). Thanks again Sisi! :)
LaurenJ14108
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Sadly Sisi couldn’t do our tour as she was already booked so we were given one of her guides called Yao. This was not a disappointment at all as Yao was so friendly and funny, with lots to talk about and inform you throughout the day. Our trek took us through the most beautiful scenery I have ever witnessed, and was full of such interesting lessons on culture and Yao’s personal daily life. We had a lovely lunch and met local villagers where we bought handmade souvenirs to remind us of such an amazing day. Thankyou Yao, and Sisi for our favourite highlight of this lovely country.
S G
5 months ago on TripAdvisor
Not one for normally giving reviews, i felt on this occassion, i have to. We had a one day experience in Sa Pa with Sisi. She looked after 1 englishman, 2 koreans and 1 vietnamese for the whole day and it was perfect! Sisi's English is perfect; information on the region, tribes and cultures was superb and very detailed. Her handling of 4 slightly crazy business man on a weekend outing was spot-on and also she was joining in our fun. I, and i am sure my colleagues, would highly recommend Sisi to anyone who requires a guide to this beautiful part of Vietnam - i dont think you would find a better guide! One hint, do not go dancing the night before in Hanoi and injure your knee, otherwise you will miss the amazing walk down to the tribal villages - luckily, i did manage half the tour and my colleagues shared their pics of what i missed:-) Sisi - once again, many many thanks! Hope to see you again at some point in the future

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Flexible cancellation policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations at least 7 days before the adventure start date. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Hat
Hiking boots
Long sleeves and trousers
Mosquito repellent
Overnight kit for the homestay (toothbrush, comb, any other essentials you need before you can go to bed)
Rain coat
Sunscreen
Is there somewhere I can leave my backpack during the trek?
Yes sure! The local operator would be happy to store your backpack in their office at Sapa Town for the duration of your trek. You can just pick it up afterward! Just let us know :)

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