Day 1: Binh Lu colorful market (-/L/D)
In the morning, you will be transferred to the Ha Noi bus station to Sapa.
You will be picked up by a local guide, we will start a long trek trip to discover the life of the local minority people. The walk takes you from Lao Chai Village of the Black H'mong Minority to Ta Van Village of the Giay Minority. Along the way, we will take in the different traditions, cultures and costumes of the Giay and Hmong peoples. Then, we will return to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa, picturesque landscapes and colorful hill tribes (B/L/D)
Have breakfast before heading to Binh Lu Market. Binh Lu market is located on the other side of Sapa, passing the 1,900 meter Tram Tron pass, Viet Nam’s highest mountain pass and considered the most beautiful stretch of road in the country. This colorful market always delivers a very photogenic display of Flower Hmong, Dzao (red, black, coin), Giay, Lu, Nung and Phu La ethnic costumes. Join in to explore the market and learn more the about the Vietnamese Ethnic peoples. The traditional beauty of the Red Hmong, Lu, Thai and Giay peoples will amaze you. They raise buffaloes, cows, horses and other agricultural products to sell and exchange. We will have lunch with a Lu family. On the way back to Sapa, you can take a short walk to see Silver Waterfall and Heaven’s Gate, with its beautiful view of Fansipan Mountain - the highest peak in Indochina region. Arrive in Sapa in the afternoon. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 3: End of the trip, full of experiences (B/-/-)
Free day for shopping and discovering Sapa town. Sapa is an ideal destination for those who are looking for unique shopping experiences in an area of picturesque hilly nature and rich ethnic cultures. Strolling around Sapa town’s placid streets, you will soon find some souvenir shops here and there. Your purpose may be just to have a look to get a feel about that something special of Sapa. But, in no time, you will become captivated by various handicrafts delicately designed in the style of minorities such as silver accessories, animal-modelled wooden souvenirs or clothes with colourful patterns. They all could make good presents for you to bring home. Here you will have a chance to buy souvenirs from the local hill tribes themselves. They trek surprisingly long distances to gather here and sell you their hand-made nice items, most impressive of which are colourful clothes made of local fabrics.
Check out, transferring to Sapa bus station back to Ha Noi.