HOMESTAY IN TA VAN HOMESTAY - BAN HO VILLAGE
Located in the northwest of the country, Sapa is a mountainous district of Lao Cai province, a land of modest, quietly but many hidden wonders of the natural scene. The natural scenery of Sapa is combined with the creativity of human beings with the topography of the mountains, green forests, the paintings are arranged in a harmonious composition makes an excellent romantic landscape areas attractive.
We discover the culture of 4 typical minority people in Sapa: the Mong; the Dzao; the Tay and the Dzay and experiences homestay in Ta Van and ban Ho villages.
Ta Van is a small village set within a picturesque valley of Muong Hoa . A night stay here will give you a close-up experience of the life-style and culture typical of the area.
Ban Ho Village is not too far from the center of Sapa not many tourists have visited the village because of the tough approach road, which is under construction and slippery in the rainy season. Ban Ho is worth the somewhat difficult journey to get there, as the village rewards visitors with stunning views of unspoiled sites and an opportunity to discover the daily activities of the ethnic people Tay.
|Tour Name||Ta Van + Ban Ho Homestay|
|Tours Code||STS – SP 14|
|Duration||3 days 2 nights.|
|Features||Trekking, home-stay, daily life, beautiful landscapes, colorful market.|
|Travelling Gears||Casual, Easy clothes, warm clothes, Gloves & socks, Trekking shoes.|
|Difficulty Level||Level 3.|
|Tours Summary||Sapa – Y Lin Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Ban Ho – Nam Toong - Sapa.|
Day 1: SAPA – Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI – TA VAN
Pick you up at the hotel in Sapa, start the homestay tour: 16 km of trekking, visit Y Linh ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van villages of the H’mong and the Dzay minorities.
Keep on hiking around the village of the Dzay & H’mong where we stay overnight in a local family for you to get to know their daily life of the local people: work, custom, embroideries, clothes...
Overnight at the Dzay local house.
Day 2: TA VAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN – BAN HO (B)
After pancake made by your host family,
Discover Giang Ta Chai village, then Su Pan villages of the red Dzao minority.
Continue hiking to Ban Ho, the village lies within a beautiful valley, home to the Tay minority people who have their traditional house on stilts and we will spend the night here.
Overnight at the Tay local house.
Day 3: BAN HO – NAM TOONG – SAPA (B)
Walking to a very nice waterfall discovered and named “the Lavie” by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam.
Enjoy swimming then go up to the mountain to visit a small hamlet of the Red Dzao people called Nam Toong, then get back to Ban Ho before transferring to Sapa.
End of services.
Children policies: applied for children from 5 to 10 yrs old
- Sharing bed with adult: 50% of tour cost
- Extra bed: 75% of tour cost
- Twin sharing: 100% of tour cost
Group price policies:
- 5% discount for any groups from 6 to 10 people
- 10% discount for any groups from 11 people or more
- Special promotion: 5% discount for all groups booking from 1 May to 30 September
All the prices are valid in 2011, subject to change without prior notices
(Except for Christmas from 24 to 26 Dec 2011 and New Year from 31 Dec to 5 Jan 2012)
- Homestays accommodation with daily breakfast (2 nights)
- Land transportation by air-conditioned vehicles
- Local English, French, Chinese speaking guide (other languages upon request)
- Entrance fees
- Any kind of drinks
- Train ticket Hanoi / Sapa
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (L: lunch, D: Dinner)
- International airport departure taxes
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)