Sapa Town
SonLa Old Prison
Hmong People - Laichau
BinhLu Valley -Sapa

ST AD 02 : North West Adventure Tour

( 10 days / 9night ) Daily departure.


Hanoi - Maichau - Sonla - Laichau - Paso TamDuong - Sapa - BacHa


Day 1 : Hanoi -Maichau
Am : 8h00 Depart from your hotel  to Maichau. Stop in HoaBinh to see the Hydro Electric Central. Continue to Maichau, stop over on the way. 13h00 Arrive at Maichau.

Pm :  Short trekking to  visit Thai village, BanVan & BanLac. Overnight at Pomcong village in  Maichau.


Day 2 : Maichau - Sonla ( B )
Am : 8h00  Depart to Sonla. Stop to visit small ethnic hamlets scattering along the way from Yen Chau, Moc Chau (Muong people). Luch on the way. 14h00 Arrive Sonla.

Visit  Old Prison of Sonla.  Overnight in Sonla.

Day 3 : SonLa - Laichau ( B )
7h30 Breakfast at hotel.Visit the hill-tribe hamlets including the Black Tay, Meo, Muong and White Tay. Vân Long pass, Ban Nâm Na and other villages in the surroundings). Then depart to Laichau. Short walk on the way. Stop to visit Thuan Chau Market on the way. Overnight at Laichau.

Day  4 : Laichau  Boat trip ( B )
Breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Full day  boat trip along on the Da River and visit minorities villages at  the river banks -  cruising through many verdant valley. 17h00 Return to hotel.  Overnight at LanAnh hotel in Laichau.

Day 5 : Laichau - SinHo - Paso( B )
Am : 7h30 Drive Lai Chau to SinHo . Sightseeing stops on the way for breathtaking scenery. 

Pm : 16h00 arrive BaSo town. Overnight at Lananh hotel in Laichau.

Day 6 : Paso - Sapa ( B )
Am : 8h00  Depart to Sapa. Strolling through the colourful market at Tam Duong early in the morning where you will meet many different ethnic minority communities. After the market, you will head out on another one of Northern Vietnam's most spectacular roads on the way to Sapa. Arriver in the old French colonial hill station of Sapa late in the afternoon. Free time after check-in until dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 :  Sapa - Laochai - Tavan  ( 4 hours trekking, 12 km, 3 villages ) ( B )
 Breakfast and relax.. Walk around Sapa and then start from Sapa at 12:00 PM by jeep to visit a village of the Black H'mong (LaoChaiSan). Go though hillsides along MuongHoa river. Cross the river by a suspension bridge to reach LaoChai village. Take the paths across the paddy fields to get to the 3rd village of the Dzay minority (TaVan) and Stay the night at a Dzay family in this village. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.

Day 8 : TaVan -Ban Ho  (7 hours trekking, 18 km, 3 villages  ) ( B )
Breakfast with the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of HoangLienSon range via bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After the village, get down to the river, cross it and keep going to SuPan village for 2 minorities - The H'mong and the Red Dzao. . Get off the road to go down hill to BanHo village. Pick up by jeep and return , overnight at hotel in Sapa.


Day 9 : Sapa -  Bacha ( B )
Depart at 6.00 a.m. for Bacha. Stop on the way for sightseeing.
visit ethnic hamlets and take photographs. You will have time to visit the houses on stilt of H'Mong, Dzao, minorities in Bacha. Overnight in Bacha.


Day 10 : Bacha - Hanoi ( B )
7h00 Am Return to Hanoi. More stop on the way. Lunch at PhoRang town.

17h00 Arrive Hanoi.

Rate in USD per person - valid 31Dec 2009

 - Number of Persons -


 4 - 5

6 - 8 Single Sup
690 495 408 95

Accommodation applying in this trip: ( click to see )

Cities -Town
2 stars hotel
Thai Village


Tour Cost includes:

- Transportation by Hi Lander or Landcruiser  with aircondition as tour program indicated.

-  PrivateBoat trip on Da river.
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast;
- English or French- speaking guide
- Sightseeing fees

- Breakfast at hotel


Tour Cost excludes:
-  Lunches & dinners .

-  Airport taxes; Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers.

Trip Summary:


Trip starts and ends in Hanoi;


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Simple guest-houses (Standard),
Tourist-class hotels (Superior);


Private car or bus.


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


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