Surrounding the mountains area of Sapa is some of the most breathtaking scenery in Vietnam. In addition there are a number of ethnic minority hill tribes whose culture and way of life is truly amazing.

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Sapa valley explorer (Sapa - Ban Ho - Nam Toong)- Code T1D

Sapa valley explorer (Sapa - Ban Ho - Nam Toong)- Code T1D
On this trip you will trek through beautiful landscape. On the way you can visit local houses of Tay, the only village you can see the stilt house, which situated in a breathtaking beautiful valley, and red Dao minorities. You will here about daily life and traditional of these two minorities.
Price From: 18 USD/ Pax
  • Tour code: T1D
  • Type:  A Private Tour
  • Duration: 1 day trekking Sapa
  • Departure date: Everyday
  • Departure time: flexible between 8.30 am – 9.30 am
  • Physical activity: Moderate to challenging
  • Location: Small traditional villages
  • Travel Style: Cultural immersion and active sport

The whole day trekking following the buffalo trails, we trek up and down hills through the forest, beautiful lush green mountains surrounding Sapa, brimming full with healthy rice paddies and gushing waterfalls and visit the villagers of the Tay and Red Dao people. On the way you will learn more about how is the rice cultivation, from sowing seeds to harvesting, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table.

  • A local private guide: A Local guide in a private tour only get your needs focused, and has enough time to answer all your questions. If you want to do a small group tour about 5 – 6 people (a bit lower price) – Please Contact Us.
  • Mountain trekking up and down Sapa valley.
  • Get to see the Fansipan mountain, 3.143m highest in Asia.
  • Get to see the famous and biggest rice terrace fields in Vietnam, the biggest river and valley in Sapa.
  • Meeting the country’s most representative animals such as the water buffalo.
  • Visit 2 different villages of the Tay  and Red Dao Ethnic Minorities

Ban Ho - Nam Toong

Our car and local guide meet up and pick you up at your hotel then transfer to Su Pan Village. There we start our trekking day by walking downhill through the breathtaking scenery. We will trek through rice paddy fields until we reach Ban Ho village. Have lunch at the house near the suspension bridge. This is a Tay village. We have a short visit of local house before a suspension at a bridge and have picnic lunch.

After lunch, you continue your walk to another village. This is a Red Dao village this time, called Nam Toong with various beauties of nature, you will have chances to take photos of terraced paddy field, the simple stilt houses lying on valley in peaceful atmosphere. Stop by a nice house to taste a cup of tea before heading back to Ban Ho.

(*) Swimming is possible but you absolutely should check your guide’s advice before jumping on the water. Our vehicle will be waiting for you for the journey from Ban Ho back to Sapa .Tour ends at around 4: 00 pm or 4:30 pm. 

Trekking: 5 hours

Meals: Lunch

Accommodation: NA

Activities: Drive from Sapa to Supan village and from there you will start to trek downhill to Ban Ho village, passing breathtaking scenery along the way.

After lunch, continue to a Red Dao village that called Nam Toong which own various beauties of nature.

Taste a cup of local tea before getting back to Ban Ho.

*Optional: swimming is possible but need advice of tour guide first.

Trekking distance: 10 km

Our tour price is quoted in US Dollars

 Group Size   2   3   5   6    7 
 Cost in USD / pax 62   36  27 23   21  19  18

# Pickup

  • From your hotel in Sa Pa or in front of Sapa main Church.

# Drop Off

  • In your hotel in Sapa or Sapa center

# The tour will include

  • 1 lunch
  • Village entry fees
  • 1 small bottle of water
  • Round trip car transfer

# The tour will NOT include

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Extra drinks (e.g. bottled water or beer) at the homestay
  • Tips

# Things to bring

  • Trekking shoes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunscreen

# Cancellation Policy

  • 7+ days prior tour start date: 100% reimbursement of the tour price (no cancellation charges)
  • 6 to 2 day prior tour start date: 25% reimbursement of the tour price
  • 1 day prior or same day of tour start date: no reimbursement

Our tour operator owned by a team of Hmong ethnic minority in Sapa. We use our local knowledge to create hiking, trekking and motorbike tours for those wanting to discover the best and most beautiful areas of Sapa. We were born and raised in this region which helps us to show you places that many our companies may not be able to provide.

Locally & Minority Owned
Benefiting the local Black H’mong and neighboring ethnic tribal  people.

Get the real Sa Pa Experience.

Ethical Tribal Visits
Preserving the culture of the H’mong and other ethnic minority peoples.

See the beauty of Sapa and help to preserve its beauty for generations to come.