Nghia Lo - Tu Le - Mu Cang Chai - Sapa

This tour starts from Hanoi, covering the significant highlights of the northern highland. Visit the most picturesque rice terrace fields and meet the most interesting and friendly local people in their home villages. Do some trekking to the top roof of Indochina - Fansipan Peak.


Nghia Lo | Tu Le | Mu Cang Chai | Sapa

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Day 01

Hanoi - Nghia Lo

Transfer to Nghia Lo, trekking to visit some villages

Accommodation: Homestay in Nghia Lo

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Asia Top Travel's tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi in the morning. Departure from Hanoi city through the pleasant countryside scenes to Yen Bai province.

Your lunch is served at local eatery en route.

Arrival at Nghia Lo town in the afternoon, you check in a friendly homestay in a peaceful village nearby Nghia Lo town.

In the afternoon, take a bicycle around the villages of the ethnic minority groups, visiting rice fields.

Dinner made by your hosts.
Day 02

Nghia Lo - Tu Le - Mu Cang Chai

Going to Mu Cang Chai through Khau Pha Pass

Accommodation: Homestay in Mu Cang Chai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, departure to Tu Le town. Tu Le is a small town located at the beautiful valley in the foot of Khau Pha Pass. Here you will enjoy a soft trek visiting to the beautiful rice field and some villages, taking stunning pictures and meeting friendly local people.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, enjoy a drive to the famous Khau Pha Pass. This pass is wellknown for pictuesque terraced paddies. Have a few more stops en-route to take some outstanding pictures.

Arrive in Mu Cang Chai town later in the afternoon. Have a short rest in the homestay. And enjoy a walking tour of the village of Thai ethnic minority at the foot of the nearby mountain.
Day 03

Mu Cang Chai - Sapa

Driving to Sapa

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, travel to Sapa. Driving out of Mu Cang Chai, stop en-route to visit the village of Lu people. Today you will have a chance to see the farmers working on the rice fields and have a talk with them. In each area, the rice fields are in different color or growing period. 

Lunch at a local restaurant on the way to Sapa.

Arrive to Sapa in the late afternoon and free time.
Day 04

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

Trekking to visit ethnic villages in Sapa

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sneak through the Sapa market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. Stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before continuing the trek on a trail through rice paddy terraces. Admire the spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river.

Arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch nearby the river.
Head toward Muong Hoa valley. Pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. Return to Sapa.
Tour summary:
Road transfer approx. 0,5 hour
Hiking and village visiting 5 to 6 hours
Approx.16km/ Grade 2 of 5
Day 05

Sapa - Fansipan - Hanoi

Take the cable car to visit Fansipan Summit and transfer back to Hanoi

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,

In the morning, transfer to the checkpoint for a cable car ride to visit Fansipan Peak. Enjoy your time on the roof of Indochina.
Then head back to Sapa town for lunch before driving back Hanoi for a 6 hour on the highway. Arrive to Hanoi late in the afternoon and free at your leisure or take your departure flight.


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Trip Inclusions
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transfer by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Meals: 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Private English speaking guide escort from the first to the last day of the trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Cable car round trip ticket to Fanxipang mountain
  • Mineral water
Trip Exclusions
  • Entry visa fee
  • International flight tickets
  • Tips
  • Drinks

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