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1 Day Join-in Sapa Trek

By LY family Tours

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You want a fuss-free Sapa trek that covers Sapa's highlights with a reliable guide.


Less than 1 day
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
Take the day to explore breathtaking nature by walking through beautiful mountains and get to know about the traditional life of the locals through their ethnic villages and the terraced rice paddies.

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What's included

US$ 27 627,457 VND per person
  • English speaking H'mong guide
  • Lunch
  • Return transfer from Sapa
  • Other beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
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Meeting details
Notre Dame Cathedral, Sapa Town (Sapa Town, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai 333100, Vietnam)

Scheduled Trip Dates

Trips scheduled daily
Feb 28
Feb 29
Mar 01
Mar 02
Mar 03
Mar 04
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Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Sapa Town - Mung Hoa Valley - Lao Chai Village - Ta Van Village - Sapa Town
Sapa Town - Mung Hoa Valley - Lao Chai Village - Ta Van Village - Sapa Town

Today you will walk through the terraced rice paddies.

  • 09:00 am: Meet up at Notre Dame Cathedral at the Sapa town center and start trek after a short briefing.
  • 12:00 pm: Stop in a village for lunch. After lunch, we will continue trekking
  • 03:00 pm: A taxi will return you to Sapa town
  • 04:00 pm: Reach Sapa town

Meet your guide

LY family Tours

LY Family Tours was founded and is run by two sisters, Su and Lyly, from the Black Hmong tribe. Both are dedicated to making traveller experiences unforgettable. During your Sapa experience, you will meet Su, who guides and manages a team of guides. She and the rest of the team are very kind and extremely knowledgeable about the area.
4 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

5.0 out of 41 helpful reviews
Brede Davis
03 Feb 2020 on SeekSophie
I had an incredible 2D1N trek with LY family tours. My guide Nhu was so patient and friendly the whole time - she held my hand when terrain was tricky, and happily paused when I wanted to take photos. We saw so many beautiful places together that I never would have seen on my own. And staying with her family was such a highlight! They were all so nice to me, and the kids were so so cute! Dinner was the best food I've eaten here so far - and all vegetarian to cater to my diet. I feel so lucky to have had this experience and spent time with such wonderful people. For anyone visiting in the winter: make sure to bring gumboots or good hiking shoes! It gets muddy and slippery!!
Simon Sib
10 Dec 2019 on Facebook
We spent 4 glorious days with LyLy on the Ha Giang tour and it was certainly the most memorable and our favourite part of our time in Vietnam. LyLy made us feel totally at home, she was very funny and our kids loved her. She went over and above with what could have been considered extra activities and actively responded to all of our requests. Her knowledge whether geographical, historical or cultural was outstanding. The families that we stayed with in various home-stays were lovely and the food was out of this world. We will certainly tour with LyLy again when we return to Vietnam. Thank you for being a wonderful host.
20 Oct 2019 on Trip Advisor
We had a great time on the trip, which was arranged perfectly from being to end starting (and ending) with the sleepy bus from and to Hanoi, lovely Homestays and amazing local food. Even though the weather was very misty, the hikes were very beautiful and we got to see a magical Sapa off the beaten track. Our guide Nhu has taken very good care of us!
Alison Radford
05 Oct 2019 on Trip Advisor
We stayed in Sapa for 4 days and went out for 3 days with Su. Su was a great guide. She listened to what we wanted and managed to accommodate our desire to get away from the crowds and take us to beautiful valleys where we were completely alone. She brought her own daughter to keep our 2 small girls company and even carried our 4 year old when she got tired. We did 2 10-12 km walks which were amazing! She also does treks staying in home stays so she knows all the trails far and wide! Highly recommend Su if you need a guide in Sapa.
27 Sep 2019 on Trip Advisor
I made lots of enquires as to a suitable trip to Sapa as we were travelling with our 2yo daughter. Serious Trekking was obvious out if the question, su suggested a 2 day guided trip where we took a car between the main places of interest she arranged everything from a private sleeper train to the tour, cars and lunch. Day 1 we were collected by su from the station. We headed to our hotel for a quick freshen up and then su came to get us to transport us to a village of the ethic minorities. The ‘ umbrella ladies” walked with us a d our young daughter throughout the village where we observed rice farming, flour milking and clothes preparation. Including cloth dying. Su with her familiarity and physical strength carried our child ( around 18kg) on her back for much of the journey. Our second day we opted to visit the waterfall ( stunning) again su helped carry our daughter much if the way. Then to a fish farm, and festival like experience at the cable car station where we witnessed a traditional tribal wedding with Dancing and religious traditions. The places su selected for lunches were wonderful - both ranking highly on trip advisor, clean family run establishments with suitable bathroom facilities. We liked one of the places so much we returned for dinner that night. Su was so wonderful in every way that when we found out she had her next tour too pick up in Hanoi we invited her to share our sleeper cabin back - she was so trustworthy and family friendly we even FaceTimed with her husband and daughter. She purchased our daughter some Milo milk for the train trip home - this is now called su milk. Couldn’t recommend this wonderful guide highly enough -

LY family Tours Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As LY family Tours 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

Packing list for the trip
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Long sleeves and trousers
Mosquito repellent

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