, the marvelous mountainous area in the North of Vietnam is getting more and more popular. Not only Vietnamese but also a lot of foreign tourist getting to know about Sapa and reach there for their trips, which make some parts of Sapa has so many of tourists and become commercial.
Anna's Booking office, as the tourism service providers, always desire to offer the awesome and memorable journey.
We offer the less tourist trekking and culture discover tour in Sapa, which you leave with local people and learn more about their ethnic rich culture.
Our guest will have chance to see the beautiful rice paddy, together with trying on hand with local people to make the traditional clothes, traditional cakes...to understand the beauty of the ethnic culture, artful, elaborating, and long-lasting.
Let’s enjoy our unforgettable Sapa tour with our H’mong guide.
We will pick you up at your hotel in Old Quarter or in our office in comfortable sleeping bus. (or we organize the taxi from our office to train station for you, if you go by train)
Day 1: Meeting + Trekking + Discovery
Arrive Sapa town and you can sleep more until 6AM in the bus
For those one going by train, when you arrive train station, the guider will pick you up with your name in the paper.
6 - 8AM:
Our local guiders will come to ask for your name and pick you up in the bus stop where you were dropped off. Our guide takes you to a restaurant to have breakfast with the group.
Trekking along the local and less crowed way with mountains, fields, streams, visiting Sa Seng Village
, the untouched village
by the tourists, to see their local daily life in the field, like feeding buffalo, horse, pig
..., and their plant fields of Corn or Tea.
Lunch in a local restaurant in the green Valley.
Trekking further, chatting and taking photos. Arrive Mao’s homestay in the middle of the mountain, beloing to Hau Thao village.
Totally first day you will trek for about 13km
Dinner and enjoy happy hour with the whole group with games and “happy water” (our local guiders will offer you a lot of local wine and it is called “happy water”)
Day 2: Swimming + Trying to make Indigo Color + Making Batik
7:30 AM. You will have home-cooked breakfast provided by Mao’s family.
8:30 AM. Finish breakfast, our guide will take you to discover the Batik and Clothe making of local H’Mong ethnic.
You will get to learn how local people make the Natural Indigo Color to Dye the Cloth.
It is the wonderfull and Long journey process, taking about several months to make the perfect color, which can last forever, even you wash.
You will discover how they can make that permanent color and how difficult of making.
09:30 AM. We will walk further to other Family House to learn about how to make the Fibre and Make it become a Traditional H’Mong Cloth.
On the way trekking there, our guide will show you Indigo leaves, which you have chance to try their nature color.
You will have chance to try on Filature which is normally only can be completed by a skillful Elderly Ethnic Grandmother!
10:30 AM. We will walk further to other Family to see how they make beautiful Batik, which make the decoration pattern for clothes of H’Mong People.
Let’s try to draw by your hands! It is not easy but very cool part J
Have lunch and take a break before continuing our journey.
13:00pm. Start further trekking about 3km to our Grandpa House via beautiful Rice Paddy, Corn Fields, Village to Village, Stream, to visit the beautiful Waterfall there.
And let START SWIMMING ! J
After Swimming, we take you to our local house to change and rest before learning about Copper Casting.
Our resourceful Grandpa will show you to how to make the beautiful Copper earing, which our H’Mong Women wear from Daily life to the Essiential Holiday or Rituals.
Finish the Discovery Day in the Bus Office.
- If you go by bus, you can choose to Leave Sapa at 4PM (arrive Hanoi at 10PM) or depart from Sapa at 10PM (arrive Hanoi 4AM the next morning)
- If you go by train, the guide will lead you to Lao Cai train station depend on the time in the ticket. (you arrive Hanoi at about 5AM in next morning)
*** Tour ends in the bus or train station.
INCLUDED: Transportation (with transfer to train station if you go by train)
English speaking guide
All the meals during the tour
Water and local wine in homestay
EXCLUDED: Other kind of drink not mentioned above