Sa Pa
Day Trips

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Sa Pa Day Trips

From Sapa: Waterfalls, Trekking and Tribal Villages Tour

1. From Sapa: Waterfalls, Trekking and Tribal Villages Tour

After meeting your local guide and driver, head about 30 minutes out of Sapa Town to visit the Silver Waterfall, Love Waterfall and Tram Ton Pass. Explore the area before leaving for the traditional village of Ban Khoan. From there, begin your trek. The trek, about 4 hours and 15 kilometers (9.3 miles), takes you along mountain trails and through remote tribal villages. Enjoy amazing views of the surrounding rice paddies, and take plenty of photos as you learn about the unique cultures of the Hmong and Red Dzao people. Take a break for a picnic lunch before continuing the trek to the home of the Red Dzao tribe in Ta Phin Village. In the afternoon, meet your driver to begin the 30-minute transfer back to Sapa.

...
Private Hoang Lien National Park & Tribal Village Trek

2. Private Hoang Lien National Park & Tribal Village Trek

Meet your local guide and driver at your hotel in Sa Pa Town at 09:00 AM. Depart for the first tour stops, located a 30-minute drive away, visiting the Silver Waterfall, the Love Waterfall and Tram Ton Pass. After discovering this area, leave for the O Quy Ho Pass, where the trek will begin. The trek is a 10km long dirt trail through the bamboo forest of Hoang Lien National Park, offering great views of the surrounding rice paddies. Enjoy a picnic lunch at 12:30 PM, being served at a beautiful spot in the wilderness.  Continue your trek after the lunch break to Sin Chai village, where the community-based tourism in Sapa takes place. Proceed with the tour to visit the nearby village, inhabited by the Black Hmong people, one of the largest ethnic minority groups in the Sapa area. Explore some native houses to learn more about the culture, customs and handicraft skills. Take the transfer back to Sa Pa in the early afternoon. You will arrive at around 03:00 PM and will be dropped off at your hotel in Sa Pa Town.

...
Lao Chai: Full-Day Ta Van Trek Tour from Sapa

3. Lao Chai: Full-Day Ta Van Trek Tour from Sapa

Start your day at 9:30am by meeting your friendly guide at Cinnamon restaurant. After a short meet and greet with your driver/guide you will set out on a brief, scenic drive full of panoramic views of the valley whilst heading down the main road to Muong Hoa valley. Whilst driving along the main road toward the valley you will eventually head off-road and travel down small trails, opening up views of terrace rice fields. Head through these gorgeous bush trails on your way to Y Linh Ho hamlet, seeing a local village of Black Hmong people along the way.  From Y Linh Ho village, you will travel along the river to go to Lao Chai village (old village). Here you will have time to visit the local families and listen to your guide teach you about the local culture. Learn how they live, how they build their traditional housing, their techniques of making clothes and hear stories about traditional ailments for sick people. After meeting with the locals stop for a bite to eat. Enjoy a fresh, delicious lunch served in one of the restaurants along the side of the river. In the afternoon, you will leave Lao Chai and continue to Ta Van village, the home of the Giay people. Your guide will introduce you to some families. You will learn about their life story, enjoy some green tea and learn about the different cultures that inhabit this area. After Ta Van you will be taken back via the main road to our final destination of Sapa where your tour will come to an end. 

...
From Sapa: Motorbike Tour with Silver Waterfall

4. From Sapa: Motorbike Tour with Silver Waterfall

Benefit of a convenient hotel pickup at 7:30 AM then and ride up to Thac Bac waterfall (also called the Silver Waterfall). Take in one of the most stunning landscapes in Sapa and admire the view of the Fansipan mountain on clear days. Then, ride down weaving tracks through local villages such as Xin Chai and San Sa Ho where you can experience the local cultures and marvel at high mountains, deep valleys, and rice terraces. Stop at the villages Lao Chai & Ta Van located at Muong Hoa valley and meet the friendly locals. Tackle the challenges en route and ride through steep passes, over curvy roads, as well as buffalo trails. Then, start descending into the valley of the largest rice terrace in the Sapa area. The guide will provide you interesting information about rice and its production. If the time permits, enjoy a cup of coffee next to a stream in Ta Van village before riding back to Sapa.

...

Other Sightseeing Options in Sa Pa

Want to discover all there is to do in Sa Pa? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Sa Pa

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 76 reviews

We had a great guide Lan that was very knowledgable and told many stories and facts about the area. The tour was at a great pace and we appreciated the choices to customize our experiences. Lunch was wonderful spread by a local. Overall we enjoy the trek very much

Adventerous

A great trekking experience to discover the natural environment of Sapa such as the Love and Silver waterfall. A tranquilizing trekking experience to witness the local village with their beautiful farming activities.

The guide has exceptional status, a donut amb molt bon tracte i molt xerraire, s'interessa pel tourist i amb molt bona predisposed to explain the region's characteristics

Thanks for the great tour, all the informations, nice treatment and exciting day. It was a pleasure for both of us.

Saw 2 other hikers on our route thank you to guide "A"

The hike was moderately difficult and extremelt interesting