Vietnam Sapa Trek & Ha Long Bay
- Mountains of Vietnam
- Big Rivers & Beautiful Views
- Home-stay Lodging
- Amazing Vietnamese Cuisine
- Village Cultures of Vietnam
- Remote Villages & Rice Paddies
- Ha Long Bay Cruise
“Xin Chao” from Vietnam! We start this epic Vietnam trekking adventure off in the ancient capital city, Hanoi, where we pick you up from the airport and transfer you to our hotel. We acclimatize in Hanoi and subsequently travel via train to Sapa, which lies on the Northwest border of Vietnam and China. Sapa sets our scene for the hiking portion of this trip as we trek through beautiful rice paddy terraces to remote ‘hill tribe’ villages. The trails we walk on connect village to village and are backdropped by rolling hills, pristine rivers and terraced mountainsides. We experience the lives of the Black H’mong, Red Dzao, Green Dzai and White Tay hill tribes by sleeping in comfortable homestays, making personal connections and trekking from village to village. After the trekking portion of this trip, we head east to the South China Sea for a luxury cruise of Ha Long Bay. The World renown limestone archipelago is a must for any travelers who visit Vietnam and no better place to end our adventure tour of Vietnam. The cultures, mountains, trekking, food and Ha-long bay make this trip one of the best trips in the world!
$3800 Per Person
$540 Single Supplement
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 2
Our difficulty ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, tours with a rating of 1 being least difficult, tours with a rating of 5 being most difficult
- Backpack Weight:
- 10-15 pounds
- Daily Hiking Distances:
- 4-9 miles
- Most Elevation Loss:
- 1914 feet
- Most Elevation Gain:
- 500 feet
- Quality of Trails:
- Trip trip follows well-trodden dirt paths and roads between remote Vietnamese villages.
- This trip features some long days of hiking with 9-10 miles in a day and moderate elevation gain/loss. The weather can be quite humid, which adds to the difficulty.
- be active and healthy
- exercise several times per week
- be comfortable hiking 6-8 miles per day in hilly or mountainous terrain with a 15-pound backpack
SOLITUDE LEVEL 3
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Vietnam hiking tour a solitude 3. You can expect to have hours of solitude at a time while hiking.
For this Vietnam trek you will need to fly into Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Day 1, no later than 12 P.M. We will pick you up at the airport. An orientation meeting, dinner and accommodations are included on Day 1. Your return flight should be scheduled for the final day of the tour at 5 P.M. or later.
Flights to and from Hanoi are the guest’s responsibility. Multiple airlines operate flights into Hanoi from many international airports including those in Hong Kong; Seoul, South Korea; Beijing, China; Guangzhou, China; Taipei, Taiwan and others. Flights to Vietnam from the USA and Europe are often quite affordable.
Minimum of 2 Guests
We require a minimum of 2 guests to confirm this trip. If a trip date is not confirmed yet, you can register and will be notified when the trip is officially confirmed. We recommend not making final travel arrangements until your trip meets the minimum number of guests and is confirmed.
In most cases, if a trip does not reach the minimum number of guests, you may choose to transfer to another trip date or another trip, be refunded your payments in full, or you may have the choice to pay a supplemental fee to run the trip with fewer guests. We make the final determination for these trips 45 days before the departure date.
Traveling in perfect company is a wonderful thing! With our private trip offerings you can book a trip exclusively for your group. Whether it’s with family, friends or colleagues, private trips are a fun and enriching way to explore the outdoors.
Private trip pricing is based on a sliding scale, depending on the number of people in your party. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax and national park fees (where applicable) or guide gratuity. Give us a call at 800-715-HIKE to get the ball rolling!
Private Rates FOr This Trip
- 2 People: Rate x 2
- 3 People: Rate x 1.5
- 4-5 People: Rate x 1.3
- 6-7 People: Rate x 1.2
- 8-10 People: Rate x 1.1
- 11-12 People: Rate x 1
*all rates are per person and single supplements apply