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1 Day Best-Value Private Trek

By Heart of Sapa

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You are looking to customise your route at an affordable price. Perfect if you want to see anything in particular, go at your own pace or avoid the tourist crowds.


1 day
Private trip
This is an easy-medium difficulty trek of approximately 15km, with a private guide. 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 into the beautiful Muong Hao valley, along rice terraces and a small river. Enjoy packed lunch from the hotel at a picturesque location. Difficulty and distance can be adjusted as this is a private trip.

Trip Highlights

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What's included

US$ 25 581,060 VND per person
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Water on the whole trip
  • Entrance fee to the valley
  • Entry permission for all the villages
  • Insurance
  • Other expenses
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Meeting details
Heart of Sapa Hotel, Đông Lợi, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai, Vietnam


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Bookings should be made at least 2 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 - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village - Muong Hao valley - Sapa
Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village - Muong Hao valley - Sapa

Today you'll get to immerse yourself in the traditions of the H'mong and Red Dao tribes.

  • 09:30 am: Meet your local guide at Heart of Sapa hotel & begin your trek Arrive at Y Linh Ho to meet the Black H’mong people, living the most traditional life, they still grow a different kind of natural-dye plant to make their own clothes, woven and embroidered by hand.
  • 12:00 pm: Arrive at Lao Chai Village, enjoy the lunch at a picturesque location. Later, head to Ta Van Village to meet Dzay people, have a cultural immersion learning about their different lifestyle.
  • 03:30 pm to 04:00 pm: Drop off to Sapa by car

Meet your guide

Heart of Sapa

Ha Chau, the hotel manager is very friendly and helpful, she goes above and beyond to provide ease and comfort to the guests. She was born in Sapa and as with many in Sapa, started out as a tour guide. Ha Chau was so popular as a guide that she managed to grow her business and is now the proud owner of a budget boutique hotel and tour business in Sapa! She is well-versed with the knowledge about the region and has extremely helpful and friendly staff who would cater to all your needs.
Fluent English

What others are saying

4.7 out of 35 helpful reviews
Christine Deslauriers
23 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
the trek in itself was good. beautiful encounters and beautiful villages. however, the guide offered very few explanations and was not very talkative. you will also be followed by women who are very friendly throughout the trek until dinner where the dynamics suddenly change since they absolutely want you to buy items from them.
Bruno Pintos
21 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Staff very friendly and keen on helping us all the time. Amaizing views all the way
20 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Very little historical/cultural/political info was shared by the guide (who was very friendly but guests probably received more info from the Hmong women following the tour. Lunch was not “a packed lunch” in a “picturesque location”, but was entirely run of the mill, “tourist friendly” versions of Vietnamese food at a roadside cafe. More than 10 people in the tour. Bueatifyi area, gorgeous walk, but the tour itself was a little disappointing
Yves Despatie
20 Jan 2020 on SeekSophie
Subodh Gaiki
31 Dec 2019 on SeekSophie
It was very good experience and local people were very helpful. I would surely recommend this for 1 day (4-5 hrs ) trekking.

Heart of Sapa Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Heart of 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

Packing list for the trip
Hat/ Sunglasses
Hiking boots
Long sleeves and trousers
Mosquito repellent

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