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2 Days Private Sapa Trek with Black Hmong Tribesman

By Sapa Khai Hmong Treks

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You want a culturally-immersive homestay experience. Trek through villages and rice terraces with an experienced Black H'mong tribesman himself!


2 days 1 night
Private trip
In this 2 days option, you will experience spectacular mountains, rice terraces and the beautiful Muong Hoa valley view. Experience the village culture of the Black Hmong and Dzay ethnic minorities with an experienced Black H'mong tribesman guide.

Trip Highlights

Local Homestay
Bamboo Forest
Local Villages & Tribes
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What's included

From US$ 81 1,882,538 VND per group (max group size of 8)
  • Private local guide
  • All meals
  • Water
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • Travel Insurance
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Meeting details
Sapa Town


Trips available daily
Mar 01
Mar 02
Mar 03
Mar 04
Mar 05
Mar 06
Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Sapa Town - Cat Cat Village - Bamboo forest - Y Linh Ho Village - Lao Chai Village.
Sapa Town - Cat Cat Village - Bamboo forest - Y Linh Ho Village - Lao Chai Village.

Today you will visit the local minority villages and walk through rice paddie and banboo forest

  • 09:00 am: Pick up at your Hotel. Take a short walk along an easy path to Cat Cat Village.
  • 11:00 am: Visit a local waterfall, Walk across a valley bridge and through the bamboo forest to Y Linh Ho Village
  • 01:00 pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch on the mountain behind the village and absorb the magnificent mountain scenery across ancient rice terraces. Post lunch walk to Lao Chai Village.
  • 03:00 pm: Be welcomed by a Black Hmong ethnic minority family who will be your host for the night. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Loa Chai - Tan Van Village - Sapa Town
Loa Chai - Tan Van Village - Sapa Town

Today you will trek to Tan Van Village, home of the Dzay ethnic minority

  • 08:00 am: Breakfast, Start the day with an ascent of Lao Chai mountain, 1,800M. Enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery and valley views
  • 12:30 pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch
  • 01:00 pm: Trek down to Tan Van Village, home of the Dzay ethnic minority
  • 03:00 pm: Car or motorbike transfer back to Sapa
  • 04:00 pm: Arrive at Sapa Town

Meet your guide

Sapa Khai Hmong Treks

Khai Hmong is a Black Hmong tribesman who lives in the place of his birth, the village of Lao Chai in the hills near Sapa. He knows every track, village, and view in the Sapa region. Khai's personal purpose is driven by a deep passion for the Sapa region, Lao Chai village and the culture of the Black Hmong ethnic minority. His vision is to sustain the village culture and bring its magic to international visitors. Through this, his aim is to provide opportunities to the local village people and provide the means to build a local school to improve the education and prosperity of future generations. Khai is formally trained in tourism and the English language. This allows him to appreciate the needs of adventurous world travellers and clearly communicate the Hmong culture along with all aspects of the Sapa region and landscape.
6 years experience
Basic English

What others are saying

4.9 out of 35 helpful reviews
09 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
My boyfriend and I hiked Mount Fansipan with Tu this past week in SaPa-- Tu was very organized and prompt. He set a quick pace but was happy to wait for us on our many breaks :) Super nice and knowledgeable guide. About the hike itself... It is extremely challenging from the start! It took us 7 hours to reach the summit (with many breaks and a leisurely lunch) and we decided to take the cable car down because we were absolutely exhausted when we reached the top! The hike was so beautiful and worth it-- The sun came out and the views were unlike anything I'd seen. I would recommend the hike and Khai Tours to anyone, but consider your company to add a hike option where you hike up and take the cable car down (the cable car was not included in the price). The two other groups we were hiking with decided to do the same thing (hike up, cable car down) due to the difficulty of the hike. Again, would recommend Khai and Tu. The hike was a highlight of our trip.
jordantsl, Singapore
09 Dec 2019 on TripAdvisor
I looked for many companies but only Khai was able to offer a hassle free solo one day package. He was easily contactable and answered all my queries prior to the trip. The guide was Thong and he was one year younger than me yet very mature. He slowed down many times to my pace and constantly checked if I was feeling okay. We reached the submit in 6 hours but I took the cable car down while he hiked down. All the best to the boys and Khai, thanks for the good experience.
26 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
The 2 days trip was great! Tu, our guide was very nice, always smiling and answering questions. We have seen many amazing landscapes, far from most of tourists. We also slept in a local house with Khai’s family who welcomed us and cooked delicious meals for us. Khai the owner of the company was also very kind! I recommande this company for a trek ! Helene and Jonathan
19 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
We had a great time with Khai. Very good english... And few words in french, available all the time during our trek. Everything was well planned and organized. Travelling with kids, Khai made it easy for everyone.
CarolD470, Australia
15 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
My husband and I booked a tour covering 7 days from Sapa to Bac Ha to Ha Giang and finally Ba Be. We were very fortunate to have Khai as our guide. He is very knowledgeable and such a nice person as well. He welcomed any questions. We especially loved that he was quietly spoken and had a lovely personality. We noticed many other guides who spoke loudly and at length and this made us appreciate Khai all the more. He was attentive without being intrusive and always looked out for our interests. And he was great on our various walks and always there with a helping hand when negotiating rough terrain. He is a wonderful guide and if you are fortunate to book his services you will not regret it. Thanks Khai for a wonderful week.

Sapa Khai Hmong Treks Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sapa Khai Hmong Treks 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
Mosquito repellant
Trekking pole (optional)

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