Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta van

Price: $ 15.00

This trip offers you the chance to enjoy the most beautifull valley in Sapa with the terraced rice fields created by the local villagers since hundreds years and the amazing landscapes of Fansipan National Park, discover the tradition of the ethnic minority poeple: The Black H'mong, THe Giay (or Dzay)...

Tour route: Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Tavan

Tour code: SD - OT 001

Duration: 1 day (app. ~ 6 hours)

Difficulty: Easy and Modarate

Start:  09.30 AM -  Everyday Tours

Pick up: At your hotel in Sapa

End: Sapa ( app. ~ 3:30 PM )

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You will have a trek through beautiful landscape surrounded by rice paddy terraces and mountains covered by rain forest under the protection of Hoang Lien National Park. Also you will hear about the life style and tradition of Back Hmong and Giay minorities.

Sapa Trek's guide and driver pick you up at hotel in Sapa. You first sneak through the Sapa market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before continuing the trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You will also enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch nearby the river. After lunch, you head toward Muong Hoa valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. You will return Sapa from Tavan by car.

 Approx: 0,5 hour driving / 5 hours walking / 1 hour lunch.


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 English or French speaking guide

 All needed transport


 Water, snack and fruit

 Entrance fees


 Personal Pocket Money

 Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)


 All other services not indicated above

What to bring:

 A big bottle of water (possible to buy it on the way)

 Walking shoes


 Light bag for personal things

 Rain coat (sometime)