This TREKKING IN MU CANG CHAI – SAPA journey aims to show you the most beautiful route and unique terraced rice fields in-North Vietnam: Mu Cang Chai and Sapa. You will enjoy a relaxing boat trip on Thac Ba Lake and a scenic hike to admire the stunning of this landscape .. as well as discovery the various culture of ethnic groups in there. DAY 01: HA NOI – YEN BAI – THAC BA (L, D)
Morning: The private car will pick up you at your hotel or meeting place and depart to Yen Bai. Its surrounding region is home to a variety of ethnic minorities like the White Dao, Red Dao,Tay, Nung and Hmong. The White Dao with their white pants, are the most beautifully dressed. Upon arrival, check into the homestay where you will stay the night. Start a light trek around the village to enjoy the fresh air and experience local, untouched nature.
Back to the homestay for dinner. You can help your hosts prepare your dinner. Time to share your meal and chat. Overnight at the homestay.
DAY 2: THAC BA – NGHIA LO (B, L, D)
Thac Ba Lake covers an area of 23,400 hectare, comprising 1,331 islands and hills with a diverse eco-system.
Morning boat trip to discover the lake. Jump into the clear water to wake yourself up. Say good-bye to your host, then drive to Muong Lo, and the town of Nghia Lo, the second largest rice field in Northwest Vietnam and the home land of the Thai ethnic people. Thai people first came here to grow rice and build their traditional wooden houses of iron and bamboo around 700 years ago. Take a short 2-hour walk around the village to discover Thai ethnic culture and the daily life. Overnight at homestay of Thai people.
DAY 03: NGHIA LO – TU LE – MU CANG CHAI (B, L, D)
The road follows the mountains of Hoang Lien Son and winds through the rice terraces. Stop to start your hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Don’t forget to take photos on the way before reaching the village of the Thai and H’mong ethnic minorities. People here are dre