You will commence your full day walk by a transfer to a trekking point near Thank Kim. From here you will start the walk on a small trail running downhill towards Thanh Phu suspension bridge set over the beautiful Muong Bo river. The walk is through the rice paddy terraces, hillsides and you have many opportunities to enjoy a magnificent view of the valley and see some animals like water buffalos, goats or mountain pigs, which belong to the nearby Tay and Red Dao minorities but are living their wide life. You will then have lunch on top of a hill with a magnificent view over Ban Ho valley or in a local house near Thanh Phu bridge. After lunch you will walk along Muong Bo river to Ban Ho village, inhabited by Tay minority people. Ban Ho is situated in the large picturesque valley on both banks of Muong Bo river. Here you will experience the daily activities of the villagers before having a transfer back to Sapa.
Approx: 7.9 km hiking 4.5 hours; 1 hour for lunch; 1.5 hours driving.
- The tour normally begins and finishes in Sapa (no surcharge)
- If your hotel is located in Lao Cai city, the surcharge for two way car (Lao Cai - Sapa) will be 62 USD.
- If your hotel is located in Topas Ecolodge, the surcharge for a one-way car (Topas Ecolodge - Sapa) will be 24 USD.