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From Sa Pa: 5-Hour Muong Hoa Valley Trek and Ethnic Tribes

Product ID: 127460
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Get back to nature and learn about rural life on a 5-hour trek through the Muong Hoa Valley. Meet local tribes and get stunning views of the most amazing rice terraces in Vietnam.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Pickup is available from hotels in Sa Pa town only.

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  • Explore the traditional cultures of the ethnic people of the Muong Hoa Valley
  • See some of the most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam
  • Learn more about the Black Mong and Dzay tribes
Full description
Depart Sa Pa and walk along the main road heading south for about 20 minutes. Enter the Muong Hoa Valley and visit the Y Linh Ho village of the Black Mong tribe to interact with the locals and experience their everyday life at the market.

Arrive in the village of Lao Chai and get spectacular views of some of the most beautiful rice terraces in Vietnam. Enjoy lunch near the river and taste the local produce of the Black Mong community. Next, trek to Ta Van village and visit the local houses to learn more about the traditional crafts of the minority people, such as weaving and rice cultivation.

Learn more about rural life and meet members of the Dzay tribe to contrast their customs and costumes with the Black Mong people. Take the bus back to Sa Pa, where you will be dropped off at the local office on arrival.
  • Transportation by bus
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets to all indicated sites
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Senior citizens are advised not to do this 10-kilometer trek as it is challenging and can be dangerous in wet weather
• The trek is not suitable for disabled people and children under 6 years old
• Warm clothes are recommended between October and March
• Bring trekking shoes, sunglasses, sun cream and insect repellent
• Please respect the local culture. Do not take pictures of children without the permission of their parents or touch the children’s heads

From £12.75 per person

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Product ID: 127460