Sapa Half day free trekking tour to explore Muong Hoa valley from Amica House – off the beaten track

Sapa Half day free trekking tour to explore Muong Hoa valley from Amica House – Free Trek – off the beaten track

Sapa is synonymous with rice terraces.

To appreciate these wonders, head away from the bustling town towards the Muong Hoa valley, where the villages of Ta Van and Lao Chai are nestled.

Ten kilometers from Sapa, discover the land of the Hmong, Dao, Giay, Tay… who live in peaceful houses in the middle of rice fields.

Half day free trekking tour
Half day free trekking tour

Why is free, this beautiful trekking tour in Sapa ?

1 day trek around Muong Hoa valley from Amica House from $15
1 day trek around Muong Hoa valley from Amica House from $15

As many people wonder why go to Muong Hoa valley to stay in Lao Chai or Ta Van villages

As local living in this beautiful places, we love to share with you and offer the free tour for all who love hiking.

To join this free hiking tour in Sapa, you only need book 2 nights in Amica House in Hostelworld ! Book here 

Accessible to all, the 1/2  day trek around Muong Hoa valley from Amica House  for free circuit is perfect for a hike that allows you to appreciate the natural scenery of the immense Muong Hoa valley and to have more contact with the locals.

Notice : It’s free tour but we provide this tour only from 2 people group, less than 2 people, we don’t provide this tour

I advice you also  to read theses articles featuring best things to do in Sapa , to organise better your stay in Sapa

Tour summary: Half days trek around Muong Hoa valley from Amica House

  • DESTINATION: Amica house – Lao Chai – San – Amica House
  • DURATION: half day
  • CATEGORIES: half day trip
  • ACTIVITIES: Hiking, meeting local people.

Tour description

Winding your way through the hills, where terraced rice fields turn green or golden depending on the season, you start the trek from the village of Lao Chai, precisely from, Amica House, 7 kilometers from the town.

Lao Chai, which means “old house” or “old village”, is a commune made up of around a hundred Black Hmong families.

1 day trek around Muong Hoa valley from Amica House from $15

1/2 daySapa free trekking tour with Amica House

The Hmong are renowned for their expertise in planting corn and manioc, and in particular for their fabulous work in the rice terraces, which are recognized as a national heritage site.

This 1/2 day Sapa free trekking tour with Amica House will reveal a region at the heart of a superb mountain range stretching to the border with China and Laos.

You’ll discover sites with numerous attractions for unforgettable experiences while hiking through their authentic villages “off the beaten track”.

Tour highlights :

  • Discover the paradise of rice terraces in Vietnam’s northern region.
  • Admire the beauty of the Northwest mountains and the authentic life of the colorful ethnic minorities.
  • Off beaten track tour , no touristy track

Itinerary in details


09:30 – Welcome by English-speaking guide.

Sapa trekking tour 1 day : Sapa - Lao Chai and Ta Van day trip - off the beaten track
1/2 day sapa free trekking tour with Amica House  – off the beaten track

Heading to village of  Lao Chai San from Amica House, dominated by black H’mong people for centuries. They grow corn, rice and flax…. on the steep slopes.

You’ll see small wooden houses and domestic animals nearby, and get an in-depth insight into the habits and customs of the Black Hmong ethnic group.

The trek continues through the many small villages, where you can visit some of the Hmong houses and learn about their way of life and their brocatelle weaving workshops.

Sapa trekking tour 1 day

Then back by a easy track to the village of Lao Chai at lunch ( not included ) ,  with a crossing of terraced rice fields and small paths.

End of tour

Price in usd per person:

  • 2 persons $ 0
  • 3-5 persons $ 0
  • 6-10persons $ 0

Price includes:

  • Local English-speaking guide throughout the tour,

Price excludes:

  • Personal purchases and tips
  • Any services not clearly mentioned in the program
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned,
  • Telephone calls,
  • Insurance* (cancellation, medical and repatriation, injury and accident, life insurance and loss of luggage, civil liability).

This tour can be cancelled by us  due to circumstances ( bad weather or not enougf number of members)  at any time before the start of the trip ( without any refund ) as it’s free tour !!!

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