Sapa off the beaten path full day

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Private Tour
6 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

Spend you one day with our friendly and knowledgable guide to visit villages of ethnic minorities. YOu will feast your eyes on beautiful and peaceful landscapes of mountains, valleys and terraced fields. Learn more about the real life of ethnic groups with their rich culture. 



  • Visit less touristy ethnic villages and learn more about interesting features in the local’s culture 
  • Observe the stunning landscapes of rice fields of the local and the nature 
  • Listen to interesting about the local and mountainous area from friendly guide 
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off service at Sapa city center 

Brief Itinerary: 

8.00 - 8.30Pickup time at the hotel in Sapa city center and then start trekking route. 

Trekking through villages of ethnic minorities to explore the village: Sau Chau, Sa Seng, Hang Da and the local’s life. 

12.00 - 12.30: Have lunch at Hang Da village.  

In the afternoon, you will continue to visit Hau Chu Ngai and Pho village. 

14.00 - 15.00: Come back to hotel in Sapa center area. Tour ends. 


You will be picked up at Sapa city center area around 8.00 - 8.30 AM for starting the tour. You will head to the main road northeastward for your trekking tour. You will hike around 2 hours through 2 villages of Black Hmong: Sau Chau and Sa Seng village.  

Sau Chau village is far from 6km from Sapa city center. Come here, you can forget all of stressness and business in your daily life, just immerse yourself into peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of the village. Around houses, people usually grow flowers and plants. if you come here in spring, you can witness gorgeous views with pink color of peach blossoms, white color of cauliflower.  

Then you will move to next village, Sa Seng village which is located on 1600m. From there, you can have a panoramic view of terraced fields, mountains and other villages. This village is famous for many special cultural features in festivals such as: Bai Tram dance, Put Tong dance, etc. The women are good at weaving brocade and make them become beautiful dresses, accessories.  

You will walk on the trail about an hour along Den Thang mountain and spend time to discover Hang Da village. The village is quite non-touristy with friendly people. Because it is located at 1800m height, the village give you an stunning view of Muong Hoa valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in the north of Vietnam. For many travelers, this is an ideal place for hunting clouds. However, it will depend on the weather of that day.  

After enjoy lunch at Hang Da village, continue your journey by walking around 2km to arrive at Hau Chu Ngai, another village of Black Hmong people. The views of this village are great as usual. Walk on small paths, observe the children playing carelessly, that moment is poetic and soft! 

Go down to Pho village and get pick up to Sapa center area around 14.00 - 15.00. Tour ends.


  • Pickup and drop-off service in Sapa city center;
  • English speaking guide;
  • Lunch;
  • Entrance fees;
  • Transportation in tour.


  • Water;
  • Tips and personal expenses;  

Please Note

  • Pickup and drop-off service at Lao Cai station (3USD/pax/way);  
  • Private car for pickup or drop-off service at Lao Cai station (25 USD/way/car); 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather or other factors; 
  • You should bring good walking shoes, hat, water and cash;   
  • The price is not applied in holidays. 

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