3D2N The apprentice Hmong escape


During 3 days, experience the real life of the Hmong minority and immerse yourself into their daily life: trek like a Hmong, wear like a Hmong, behave like a Hmong, feel like a Hmong and even drink like a Hmong…. You will be amazed by the landscape, moved by their hospitality and impressed by their knowledge and skills. Our local English speaking H’mong guide make this trip unforgettable. This trek can be customized differently above request. Departure the first day: 10am from Sapa Town, in front of the church with your Hmong guide. An unique experience created by Zizi!

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Difficulty: Easy/medium

1st day:

The first day will be for you a good introduction to the Hmong minority as you will leave Sapa town, trek down to the valley by following the Muong Hoa River and explore its main Hmong villages . It will be a great chance for you to see the authentic local life with great knowledge shared by your guide. You will also see and cross your first rice terraces all along the way. We will give you the opportunity to choose your path when you will meet your guide. For the lunch, you will eat on the way and you could choose between a picnic or a local restaurant.

You will arrive in Zizi’s village where you will stay in her homestay in another local Hmong house
from the village. You could relax and enjoy the stunning view from our terrace view. A herbal foot bath will wait for you . Dinner will be served around 7pm.

2nd day:

This second day is devoted to a real immersion into the daily life of Hmong people as you will take part in their different activities in Zizi’s village. All along the day, from working on the rice paddies, cooking and sharing a meal with a local family, getting the secret of making traditional Hmong clothes to making your Hmong souvenir…, you will learn deeper the Hmong culture and get a deep feeling of the Hmong life.

3rd day:

The third day will be an opportunity for you to trek deeper into the valley and higher in the mountains with your guide where Hmong people traditionally use to go, work and live. You will trek around 15km to 25km. Several paths will be proposed to you regarding your physical conditions and what you are looking for. Hmong people live hand in hand with nature. You will enjoy breathtaking landscapes, waterfalls, bamboo forest… What is more, you will see farmers working on the green rice paddy fields or are grazing their livestock… A lunch will be served on the way in a local restaurant or as picnic. At the end of the afternoon, our car will bring you back to Sapa. After this day, the Hmong spirit will definitely be a part of you.

[All the pictures are taken by our guests]


An English speaking Hmong guide for 3 days, 3 lunches, 2 dinner and breakfast , water (1 big bottle/day), 2 night in a traditional house, 2 nights in Double room in Zizi Homestay, entrance fees for the Muong Hoa Valley, all the transportation during the trek, a homemade handicraft souvenir, special cultural Hmong discoveries.
Other beverages, personal expenses, travel insurance.


Departure from Sapa:

number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6
price per pax $135 $106 $90 $85 $78 $72

Departure from Hanoi with round trip bus tickets, breakfast on arrival and a dinner on the 2nd day:

number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6
price per pax $160 $132 $114 $108 $103 $95

The benefits will directly help the Hmong community to improve their living conditions and the education of their children 

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