Off-beaten track to Muong Hoa Valley (15km trekking, 4-5 hour trekking)
Activity Level: Moderate – Difficult
Group size: Private
Tour date: Daily
Highlights Spectacular landscapes of the Hoang Lien mountain range, Sa Seng and Muong Hoa Valley. Unique culture, custom and way of living of the Black H’mong, Red Dzao and Day tribal people. Non touristic trail with a lot traces of the old way of life “self subsidiary”
• 09:30 A.M, picking up by our local guide at the hotel then we hike 4km up to the non-tourist village of Hang Da
• Walking along a large path for 2 hours uphill the Den Thang range. Reaching to the top, great view of the Fansipan Peak and the stunning Muong Hoa Valley opens wide in the sight as the trek approaching to Hang Da Village of the H’mong which sits at 1,800m hill-top and over looking down the Muong Hoa Valley. Explore the village and then lunch break.
• For almost an hour after lunch, the walking path sneaks on high elevation and offers amazing panorama of Muong Hoa Valley. Then getting downhill through several H’mong hamlets of the Hau Thao Commune which scatter on steep and rocky mountain side. There are chances to see different process making fiber from hemp: Spinning, weaving,…in these hamlets.
• The walk end at Pho Village of the Hau Thao Commune in mid afternoon. Picked up and transfer 14 km uphill back to Sapa town. Arriving in Sapa at 03:30 P.M, ends the tour.
Included: English speaking guide, picnic lunch, all entranced fees and permission, two bottles of mineral water per person, private car transfer along the trip
Execluded: drinks, hotel accommodation, personal expenses, other things
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat, …