TREKKING TOUR TO TA PHIN VILLAGE
Though Sapa has long been familiar with tourists, Suoi Ho, Ma Tra, and Ta Phin Village is still a new name to almost everybody. Located about 17km in the west of Sapa, Ta Phin is a village of Red Dao’s people possessing a rich culture that has not been damaged by the modern life. Stroll through the surrounding countryside and enjoy the picturesque landscape of spectacular rice fields, mountains, streams, and hill tribe houses. Traveling to and from Red Dao and Black Hmong communes you will learn the difference between the traditional tribal cultures.
Itinerary: Suoi Ho – Ma Tra – Ta Phin Village trekking (12km trekking, 3-4 hour trekking)
09:30 A.M, meeting the local guide then we begin the day with a 3km trek through the breathtaking landscape to the village of Suoi Ho, home to Hmong minority. From here you can enjoy views over endless rice terraces, and you will have the opportunity to see some of the animals used by the locals
11:00 A.M, arriving at Ma Tra Village you will come across the impressive ruins of a church dating back to the French occupation in the early 1900s. Take a minute to explore this intriguing sight and take some photos.
12:00 P.M, picnic lunch will be served at a nice spot
01:00 P.M, trekking to the village of Ta Phin you will be able to meet both Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities. The Red Dao are known for their expertise in herbal medicine as well as usage of plants from the land to treat many illnesses. Your guide will be able to introduce you to some Red Dao women who can tell you more about their many remedies. A Red Dao herbal medicine bath can be arranged for you to experience, so please ask.
02:30 P.M, you will be transferred to Sapa Town.
03:00 P.M, ending the tour by dropping you off at your hotel.
Prices: Per person in US$ in the group of
||3 – 5 paxs
Notes: Surcharge from 10% to 30% for peak season (from 20th December 2019 to 5th January 2020) & Lunar Tet Holiday (from 24th to 27th January 2020)
- 01 picnic lunch
- English speaking guide
- Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
- All private car transfer along the trip in Sapa as mentioned in the tour program
- All entranced fees and permission
: Drinks, personal travel insurance, tips, personal expenses and things not mentioned clearly above
Terms & Conditions:
- Advanced booking and deposit are required and subject to availability
- Advanced deposit 50 percent total tour value is required
- Cancellation/change up to 03 days before the date of arrival: no cancellation charge, a full refund
- Cancellation/change less before arrival or in case of no-show, the deposit will be applied