Off The Beaten Track Activities:  Homestay in Sapa

A homestay in Sapa is an interesting experience for those who love to discover cultural exchanges and get knowledge of tradition and customs.

Who owns Sapa homestay ?

Homestay in Sapa with one of four ethnic minorities: The Red Dzao in Giang Ta Chai village, The Black H’mong in Supan village, the Dzay in Ban Ho village and the Tay in Ta Van village.

Detail Activities

Sapa is the place where heaven and earth meet to create magnificent landscape to be found nowhere else in Vietnam. Trekking combined with a homestay in Ta Van, Ta Phin, Ban Ho or Sin Chai village is the only way to deeply integrate into local life and truly see the beauty of this land.

Off The Beaten Track Activities

  • Homestay in Sapa

    A homestay in Sapa is an interesting experience for those who love to discover cultural exchanges and get knowledge of tradition and customs.

  • Hiking in Sapa

    At an elevation of 1,600 M, Sa Pa, a quiet mountain town in northwest Vietnam, is a fascinating tourism destination because of the spectacular scenery and diversity of ethnic minorities.

  • Can Cau ethnic market

    Visiting Can Cau, I couldn't believe the vibrant colors of head-dresses, blouses, skirts and traditional embroidered costumes. What's more, shoppers are allowed to taste food and fruits before buying them, so many men get too drunk to buy anything! It is an amazing fair.

  • Muong Khuong market

    Muong khuong is big market with a wide range of ethnic groups: Hmong, Dao, Nung, and merchants from other ethnic groups who come all the way from China to sell their products. Several Pa Zi women sell traditional incense made from the bark and resin of scented trees.

  • Coc Ly ethnic market

    Coc Ly market gathers on Tuesday weekly by the suspension bridge hanging over Chay river.This is a place where the ethnic minority people come to trade goods,local specialities, livestock .

Examples of full packages

These examples of full package show how we combine adventure travel, off the beaten track travel with classic sightseeing and relaxation to make a balanced, fulfilling and enjoyable holiday.

Grade: Challenging
Luggage: Vehicles
Accommodation: Hotel & homestay
When to do: Year round

A mythical great river runs through three lands of Indochina, the Mekong River. A shared history, sometimes common and sometimes distant, has shaped the cultural richness and uniqueness of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This journey aims to unlock the fascinating appeal of Indochina: its spectacular landscapes and amazingly diverse cultures. Covering all highlights from the magnificent Angkor temples to the roof of Indochina - Fanxipan Mountain, and filled with enjoyable activities, it can delight the most jaded mind.

Starting at the vibrant hub of South Vietnam, Saigon, cruising on endless waterways of Mekong Delta, marveling at majestic Angkor temples, relaxing in atmospheric Luang Prabang before trekking in laid back Muang Ngoi and Sapa and finishing with a scenic cruise in Halong, this itinerary is perfect for a complete Indochina discovery.

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Grade: Moderate
Luggage: Vehicles
Accommodation: Hotel & homestay
When to do: March to November

This tour brings in a glimpse of Vietnam and a taste of Cambodia. The journey starts out in the 1000-year-old city of Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam with rich history and sensational cuisine. It then gets off tourist trails and travels inland for 4 days in  beautiful Pu Luong nature reserve with trekking between hilltribe villages, meeting the local people and enjoying a homestay in these remote communities.

This adventure also combines exploration of the impressive waterscape at Tam Coc, both on foot and by sampan. Boat is also the way to explore Halong Bay, making this tour a perfect itinerary for those love being on water.  Other hightlights include the Siem Reap homestay  and the majestic Angkor temples.

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