Trekking through Sapa rural terrace rice fields

Local H’mong people tour guide

Natural and traditional culture, custom

Cooking with local host

Experiencing the local daily life with local family


3 Days SAPA Real Experience at Local People’s house

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: Meeting at the pick-up point 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.

Or, depending on the season, you can let your local host know that you like experiencing the local daily work on field. You have the chance what you may never ever done before. Going with local host to the fields to planting, harvesting the rice, potato, vegetable. You do the farm work as local people doing.

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.

  • Return transportation Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi by sleeper bus
  • Blanket in sleeper
  • Air-conditioned in the sleeper bus
  • Complementary water in the sleeper bus
  • Meals as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
  • All entrance fees
  • Local English speaking tour guide in Sapa ( local host )
  • Trekking time
  • Photo taking time
  • Accommodation ( Local people’s house )
  • Cooking with host
  • Experience the real daily life on fields
  • 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 us
  • Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above
  • Travel insurance.
  • Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.


You want to extend your trip, please advise !

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:

Please bring the sun-cream, sun-glasses, warm clothes, shoes, camera.


Children policy:

Child under 5 year old: free charge

Child from 5 to 9 year old: 75% of adult

Child above 9 year old: full charge