You commence your trip by a transfer from Sapa to a trekking point near Thanh Kim. You then take a hike along the footpaths of Silver Stone Mount. During the walk you will witness the stunning views of the valleys and rice paddy terraces. At noon you will arrive at the Lech village, inhabited by the Red Dao minority. You will visit the village and have your lunch in a local house.
After lunch, you will continue the walk to a nearby Red Dao village. If it's a school day, a visit to the villages school is a nice opportunity to meet all the children, who can be from Red Dao or Hmong minority. From the village, you will follow the hill trails up to the main road, enjoying the surrounding breath-taking view of dotted peaks, endless rice terraces and the beautiful Muong Bo river. Your vehicle will be ready on the main road for your journey back to Sapa.
Approx: 9.8 km hiking/ 4.5 hours; 1.5 hours driving; 1 hour for lunch.
-Climb a 3413m ASL Mountain takes some effort, endurance and high spirit. The nights will be spent in tent with toilet tent provided. For safety reason, the trip is not recommended in bad weather. The itinerary can be changed into the other way around up to your wish, based on group size and weather condition.
-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 one-way car (Topas Ecolodge - Sapa) will be 24 USD.