3 Days SAPA Real Experience at Local People’s house

Duration: 3 days
Transport: Bus
Tour code: VRT50
Sapa is a mountainous site in the Northwest Vietnam, about 350 km north-west of Hanoi, close to the border with China. Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Thanks to the height of 1,600 m above the sea level, the average temperature of the area is always 15-18°C, cool in summer, but a bit cold in winter. Sapa trekking tour offers traveller almost popular tourist destinations. Along the trekking route through the villages, the stunning mountainous views appear front of you. You have the time to discover the local life, culture, custom of Black H’Mong ethnic people who really welcome you to their village and house. Experiencing one night at tribe house, their kindness and hospitality may make you do not want to leave.


Return transportation Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi by sleeper bus with Air-conditioned

Blanket in sleeper

Meals as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner

All entrance fees

Local English speaking tour guide ( local host )

Trekking time

Photo taking time

Accommodation ( Local people’s house )

Cooking with host

Experience the real daily life on fields

Complementary water in the sleeper bus


All meals & beverages not specifically mentioned.

Pick up and drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter not included (additional charges may apply for pick up outside of Hanoi Old Quarter); for verification please contact info@vietnamrealtour.com

Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above

Airfare into and from Vietnam

Travel insurance.

Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.


- Exploring the breathtaking mountainous Sapa

- Trekking through the terrace fields

- Visiting the local village of minority in Sapa

- Tasting the local foods

- Learning how to cook the local foods



Day 1: Sapa – Ylinh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Meals: L, D )

12km trekking through the terrace fields to homestay.

06:30 - 07:00 am: Shuttle bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter and transfer to sleeper bus. Departing to Sapa with short break-time on the way.

12:30 - 13:00: Upon arrival Sapa town, our local tour guide would love to welcome and pick you up at Bus stop, and start enjoy Real Sapa Experience trip.

After Lunch time at local restaurant, from Sapa town, you have the chance trekking through the town to see the background of the daily life and architecture. Chill out the town, you will step on the terrace rice, corn and potato fields. Not only trekking to see the natural landscape, fresh air, but also host will love to share with you about their local culture, custom and habit. You will get the feeling that you are a member of their family.

Trekking through the villages to see and understand much more the life of minority in Sapa. With the simple house, life and people, you get the light feeling and want to stay there for longer time.

On trekking route, terrace by terrace fields will appear in front of you, with the lovely waterfall where you will have a nice time for relaxing, taking photo.

Arriving tour guide’s house, her family will welcome you as a member back home for long time no see. You will prepare the dinner with her family if you like it. Pick the vegetable from the garden, cooking the local foods in the kitchen while sharing a lot of stories with each other.

Evening time, it is the nicest time to experience the local family’s atmosphere. Sharing and learning their culture with the stories host is so happy to share with you.

Overnight at guide’s house.


Day 2: Real local experience (Meal: B, L, D)

After breakfast, tour guide’ll take you trekking to other village what is far from homestay. Exploring the local Ethnic people who is working on their fields. Learning how to plant the rice, or potato, or whatever they are planting or harvesting according to season.

Depending on the season, you have the chance what you may never ever done before. Going with local host to their fields to planting, harvesting the rice, potato, vegetable. You do as local does.

Get back the local house, prepare the meal fro Dinner. You also have the chance to cook the local foods, tasting the Rice wine with host and sharing lots of story with others.

Overnight at local people’s house.


Day 3: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

You can wake up a little early to see how about host starting a new day. Cooking breakfast and join altogether.

You have the options:

+ Trekking to see the further village and sceneries, through the Bamboo forest, terrace fields.

+Or, you can tell your guide to go to their family’s fields to work, such as harvesting, or planting, or taking care their fields.

Get back to Sapa town by shuttle bus.

You still have the free time to visit local market in Sapa town, and discover Sapa town by your own before come back to Hanoi.

15:30: Get on the sleeper bus and come back Hanoi city.

21:30: Arrive Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.


Price per person: 92 usd

Children rates
Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
Surcharge 50% rate of adult for children (5-
9 years) sharing bed with parents.
9 years is adult’s rate.


Cancellation policy:

Free cancellation if cancel the Booking 7 days before departure date

50% charge if cancel the Booking 4 days before departure date

75% charge if cancel the Booking 3 days before departure date

100% charge if cancel the Booking 2 days before departure date

Package will be available for Booking of 2 days in advance

You want to extend your trip, please advice!

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb.

Keep contact with Vietnam Real Tour to get support any time

What to bring:

Sun block, trekking/walking shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream, insect repellent

Wearing the long-clothes covering your knees while visiting temple, pagoda, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.

Original passport

Dotor is not availble, please bring your own medicine

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Warm clothes from October to March!