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From Hanoi: Sa Pa Homestay 2-Day Tour by Sleeper Bus

Product ID: 55913
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Discover a former hill station established by the French on this amazing 2-day tour of Sa Pa from Hanoi. Spend the night at a homestay to get a taste of the life of the ethnic minority people and trek through the valley to find unspoiled villages.
About this activity
Duration: 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Free pickup if your hotel is located in the Old Quarter Area.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the Sa Pa Valley with English-speaking guides
  • Admire the traditional costumes of the ethnic peoples
  • Trek through the lush green rice paddies and terraces
  • Experience life in the mountains and spend the night at a homestay
Full description
Reconnect with a more simple way of life on an amazing 2-day tour of Sa Pa from Hanoi. Spend the night at a homestay of the ethnic minority people and learn more about their way of life in the mountains.

Day 1:
Depart Hanoi in the early morning and travel by bus via Lao Cai. Continue to Sa Pa and see the colorful costumes of the H’mong, Dzao and Tay ethnic people. Get a welcome drink and enjoy a lunch of local dishes. 

Trek through the rice terraces and along the Muong Hoa Stream. Arrive in the Black H'mong village of Lao Chai surrounded by Hoang Lien Son Mountain. Continue to the ethnic village of Ta Van to check into your homestay and get to know the Dzay people. Get the chance to meet other travelers at a nearby bar.

Day 2:
Enjoy breakfast prepared by the family before your morning trek through the rice paddies and bamboo forest. Get a panoramic view of Giang Ta Chai village before crossing the Giang Ta Chai Bridge, where a bus will take you back to Sa Pa for lunch and a shower before the return trip to Hanoi.
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned bus (Hanoi – Sa Pa – Hanoi)
  • 2 bottles of water
  • Tissues
  • Transportation by modern bus in Sa Pa with experienced drivers
  • English-speaking tour leader
  • Local guide in Sa Pa
  • Local meals (2 x lunch, 1 x dinner and 1 x breakfast)
  • All entrance tickets to indicated sites
  • Single basic mattress with mosquito net at a homestay
  • Insurance during the time on the bus
What’s Not Included
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• The 9-kilometer trek is not recommended for senior citizens
• Handicapped people and children under 6 years old should not take part on this tour
• The homestay is basic with simple facilities
• Bring warm clothes, a scarf, hat and a cap
• Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sunscren and insect repellent are also necessary
• It can be foggy in Sa Pa from December through March
• Bring cash in the local currency (Vietnamese Dong) as the banking system in Sa Pa can be unreliable. US Dollars, Euros and Australia Dollars are accepted
• Although there are some pharmacies in Sa Pa, you should bring any medicines with you
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 62 reviews
Review summary
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Go Asia Travel

Product ID: 55913