Y Ty Terraces 3 Days - SAPA OF THE BEATEN TREK

Code: SYT03

Routes: Lao Cai - Y Ty - Muong Hum - Sapa

Durations: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Features: Off the beaten track to beautiful parts of Lao Cai. Y Ty is famous for terraced paddy fields and traditional of ethnic group - Ha Nhi people. 

Trip Itinerary

The night before at 8:30 PM, we meet you at your hotel for your transfer to the Tran Quy Cap train station for boarding at 9:40 PM. You share an AC soft sleeper cabin and travel North to Lao Cai town.


Today morning at around 6:30 AM, you are welcomed by our driver at the train station. You have breakfast at Lao Cai and wait for our guide to arrange permit in order to spend the night in the village. At around 8:30 AM, you take a spectacular drive to Y Ty with a stop along the way to visit Lung Po where Red River starts it flow into Vietnam, A Lu valley with beautiful terraces of rices. Picnic lunch then continue to make your way to the village of the Blue Hmong ethnic minority people - Ha Nhi.

You have more time in the afternoon to visit the Ha Nhi people to learn more about their life and house architecture. Our dinner and the evening are spent with the blue Hmong family.

Note : Avoid Sunday as the local authorities do not work on our permit this day. Better to plan this on Saturday so that you can see the Muong Hum market on Sunday (day 2 of this tour).

Inclusion: Transfer, guide, train ticket, entrance fee, all meals, water, homestay with permit.

Breakfast at the homestay before we leave at around 8:00 AM to Sapa. We drive through many beautiful parts but hidden of Lao Cai with a stop at Den Sang, Muong Hum and Ban Khoang to admire the magnificent sceneries. We have lunch at Silver waterfall.


Afterward, we visit Love waterfall and Tram Ton pass before heading back to Sapa town for the night.


Inclusion: Breakfast, lunch, transfer, guide, entrance fee, water, hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the morning with some of your new friends that you may have met the afternoon before, you have the entire day for free time and visiting the lively markets. Some suggestions include a visit to the orchid gardens of Dragon Mountain, or a cultural day trek to the village.


In late afternoon, depart from your hotel for the Lao Cai train station at 5:30 PM. The train leaves Lao Cai at 8:15 PM and arrives after a
pleasant sleep in your first class, shared AC soft sleeper car to Hanoi.


Arrival at about 5:00 AM the next morning. Please find your own way to your hotel, a taxi normally costs about 80,000 VND.


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, train ticket, breakfast, water, entrance fee.