Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Vietnam Sapa tour half day takes you to the beautiful landscapes of the Thanh Kim valley which is a perfect combination of high mountains, narrow canyon, stream of water and terraced rice fields. Enjoy discovering the traditional way of living of the Red Zao peoples, witnessing their daily life activities.
Situated about 20km southwest of Sapa, Thanh Kim valley is home to the Red Zao and H’mong peoples who have been living their strong and unique way in spite of influence of modern life from outside.
This half day trip is designed for visitors who stay at the Topas Ecolodge only. Trip start from Topas Ecodge at 1.30pm, walk along a large path winding on high mountain side for about an hour which offers beautiful panorama of the Thanh Kim valley which is as beautiful as a painting of nature composed by walled-up mountain, narrow stream, small waterfall and especially terraced rice fields. Then get through the village along paved path, customers will pay visiting to some local homes of the Red Zao people, witnessing them doing their every day work such as plough and harrow the fields, growing or harvesting rice, weaving and embroidering to make beautiful traditional costumes.
The walk back in mid afternoon will get through some terraced rice fields which is green from May to early October. Arriving back to the Topas Ecolodge at about 5.00pm, trip end.