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Ta Phin Homestay 2 day 3 night trip from Hanoi

Spend a 2-day trip trekking to discover the valley Ta Phin in the North of Sapa, the village of the Dzao & H'mong minority people . Experience daily life of H'Mong and Dzao minority hilltribe people, learn their culture, and have a meal with them. Home stay offer you an opportunity getting a cultural exploration insight and a cub of rice wine during the dinner make this trip truly an authentic experience. 

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Overnight Train
8:30 pm you will be escorted to Hanoi railway station by Sapa Pathfinder staff and say good bye at your cabin.

Inclusion: Train ticket, transfer

Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon arrival for over an hour drive to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in the restaurant in Sapa town.
9:30 AM We trek from Sapa on a trail running through the beautiful gardens and lush pine forests. You will then pass through the Black H'mong ethnic minority village of Ma Tra, a very small village hiding away from civilization. The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. During the day you will also be able to visit a local school. On the way to home stay, enjoy picnic lunch. This trek helps you to experience the culture life of Black H'mong and red Dzao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. They are both very famous of handicraft so . You can recognize them by looking on their clothes. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses as well as visit the local caves. Overnight in homestay

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, full-day meals (B, L, D), entrance fees.

Homestay in Ta phin

Nice, original  homestay in Ta Phin

Leaving Ta Phin village after breakfast, we will trek to Mong Sen village. On the way, we will have chances to see spectacular view of rice paddy terraces and cornfields. We will be transfered back to Sapa by car to have lunch and have few hours to discover Sapa town by your self before taking to train station
Have dinner at a local restaurant then get on train back to Hanoi

The landscape from Matra to Ta phin villgae

The landscape from Ma tra to Ta phin village

Night 3: train
Inclusion: Transfer, guide, train ticket, full-day meals (B, L, D), entrance fees.

8pm boarding the train, after 8 hours we arrive at Tran Quy Cap railway station in Hanoi. End service.

Tour Price per person in US Dollars: Basing on a private tour

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Note: This trip can be optional for 1 more night in Fansipan View Hotel ( At $25 for double or twin share) to take part in BacHa Sunday market group tour at $18, or to have 1 free day in Sapa romantic town.   


  • Pick up at the hotel you stay in Hanoi, transfer by a private car to Hanoi train station, we take you to the train cabin.
  • Soft sleeper 4 berth cabin on Livitrans or Ratraco to/from Laocai.
  • Home stay sharing with the Dzay minority in Tavan village.
  • Fluent English speaking tour guide
  • Transfer by tourist shared bus/van to/from Laocai train station.
  • Meals as specified (2 breafasts, 2 picnic lunches, 2 dinner).
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
  • Services charges and all government taxes.


  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.).
  • Drinks, tips and gratuities.
  • Services not clearly mentioned above.

Packing list:

Passport, towels, change of clothes, sun block, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, proper hiking shoes, warm clothes in the winter time (Sapa is a coolest place in Vietnam) and rain coat.


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