Sapa Easy Trek (SPEZ-001) Private Tour

Sapa is an incredibly picturesque town that lies in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range near the Chinese border in northwestern Vietnam, known as "the Tonkinese Alps". Sapa and its surrounding region is host to many hill tribes, as well as rice terraces, lush vegetation, and Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam.
Destinations: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sapa
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
Duration: 2 Days 3 Nights
TravelStyle: Adventure & Discovery
  • Summary
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Tour Information


  • Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van village
  • Muong Hoa valley
  • Homestay in Ta Van
  • Giang Ta Chai, Su Pan village


  • Trek to Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai and Su Pan village and communicate with local people.

Brief Itinerary

Day Destinations Accommodation
Night 1 Hanoi - night train to Lao Cai Overnight train
Day 1 Lao Cai - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van Homestay in Ta Van village
Day 2 Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sapa - Lao Cai Overnight train

What to bring?

  • Original passport with valid visa
  • Camera and rolls of film
  • Sun block
  • Sun glasses
  • Wide brim hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Warm clothes (necessary to pack in during November to February)
  • Small amount of cash
  • Personal medicines
  • Insect repellent
  • Joy and big smiles :) 

Night 1: Hanoi – night train to Lao Cai

From 07:30 pm to 08:00 pm, our tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel to go to the Hanoi Railway Station.

You will take overnight train to Lao Cai.


Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B,L,D)

In the early morning, you will arrive Lao Cai station and our driver will pick you up to take you to the hotel in Sapa.

You will have breakfast and freshen up yourself before go trekking to Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai village. You will have a chance to see the daily life of Black H’Mong people. Then you will have lunch.

After lunch, you continue trekking to Ta Van village - walk through terraced fields and along Muong Hoa valley, you will see Ta Van village – home of Dzay people.

Estimated distance trekking: 12 km

Estimated time trekking: 3.5 hours

Arriving at Ta Van, where we have dinner cooked on a wood fire enjoying the company and hospitality of our Zay family and homestay overnight.

Stay overnight in homestay of Dzay people.


Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sapa – night train to Hanoi (B,L,D)

Enjoy mountainous landscape with your sunrise coffee, then enjoy a delicious breakfast ready to trek through bamboo forests towards Giang Ta Chai waterfall, cross over a rattan suspension bridge and enter into Giang Ta Chai village which is inhabited by the Red Zao minorities.

Here we will experience their daily life then cross over the Muong Hoa River up the mountain to visit Supan village of the H’mong people. 

Then you will walk to the high road, our car will pick you up to go back Sapa Town.

Estimated distance trekking: 8 km 

Estimated time trekking: 2.5 hours

You will have free evening for personal activities till transfer to the Lao Cai Railway Station for the night train back to Hanoi.

Stay overnight on train.

And we will arrive in Hanoi around 5:00 am.



This itinerary is private and customized for a small group. Of course it's available join-in tour for some itineraries if you don't want to go over budget. For more details please contact us at anytime.

The price below is US$ per person:

Quantity of group 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Ta Van Homestay US$ 234.00 US$ 178.00 US$ 160.00 US$ 151.00 US$ 145.00 US$ 142.00

Service Inclusion:

  • English speaking guide in Sapa
  • Private transfer in Hanoi/Lao Cai/Sapa
  • Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi: 4 soft sleeper berth cabin with A/C
  • Single basic bed with mosquito net at homestay
  • Public bathroom with hot water in homestay
  • Breakfast with local dishes in Ta Van village
  • Breakfast up on arrival at hotel in Sapa
  • Two (02) bottles of mineral water for each person per day.
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

 Service Exclusions:

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • Domestic flights & departure taxes
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees & permits not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone call..), tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$45 & 02 passport photos per person)
  • Others not mentioned above.


  • As we've mentioned above, this tour is private and could be customized in order to meet your requirements.
  • More people is equal to Lower cost.
  • Please be aware this itinerary or other trekking itineraries in general are not highly recommended to children, people with history of high blood pressure, heart disease, or stroke.
  • Itinerary is subject to change under certain circumstances such as: uncontrolled weather condition.
  • The selected hotel might be changed to another one because of fully booking or renovation. We will surely let you know before decide to book and guarantee that the hotel is the same level to the first one.
  • Bring with you the passport for overnight registration on sites.
  • Public Holiday dates surchage will be applied if your travel date is on 1 Jan, Lunar New Year, from 27 Apr to 1 May, from 27 Aug to 2 Sep, 24 Dec, 31 Dec.
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