A Full Day Hiking Tour in Sapa with Great Impressions
At 09.00 am, you will be picked up for a short road transfer along the national road 4D nearly 5 km northwestwards to the starting of the walking path, then follow a large and rocky path gradually uphill for 2 hours along the narrow valley which runs between two high mountains to Sa Seng Village. The Hmong peoples here have just recently change their living way from sifting style into the sedentary one. So there are still a lot traces of the past time can be seen: Rudimentary houses, stone wall around homes… Lunch break in the village.
After lunch, continue along the same trail gradually uphill the Den Thang mountain for an hour to Hang Da Village of the Hmong which sits at 1,800m height and over looking down the Muong Hoa Valley. Paying visit to several local homes. Leaving Hang Da and enjoy easy walk on high elevation for ½ hour and the trail gets steeper and narrower downhill for nearly 2 hours through Hau Chu Ngai, then onto Thao Hong Den Village which consist of some small hamlets scattering on rocky land. This portion of the trek offers chances for taking the best photos of landscapes. Arriving to the center of Hau Thao Commune at about 04.30pm, picked up and transfer 16km back to Sapa.
Tour summary: Road transfer approx.1 hour/ Hiking and village visiting 5 to 6 hours. Approx.16km/ Grade 2 of 5.