Rose Valley Trek

Duration: 3 days
Trails: T1 trails
Distance: 0 - 10 km per day
Ascent per day: 0 - 250 m ascent per day

> Enjoy the stunning Rose Valley
>Stay with the local Zay
> Immerse yourself in traditional hill tribe cultures

This 3-day adventure is full of opportunities to be immersed in traditional hill tribe cultures while relishing the amazing sceneries of Sapa and its surrounding. Trek through rice terraces and meet ethnic minorities, stay with a local Zay family, witness how the current of life has bubbled along here for centuries. Come and experience it!

Total trekking distance about: 43km



Sapa – Sin Chai – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai

Trek from Sa Pa to Sin Chai for overlooking the roof of Indochina at 3143 m. Continue to trek to Cat Cat village to visit Black H’mong minority people. Relaxing beside the waterfall. You will have lunch nearby stream in Y Linh Ho village. After lunch trek to Lao Chai where excellent panoramas of the larger valley, paddy terraced fields and the H’mong village await you. You will stay overnight in local houses.

Lao Chai - Homestay


Lao Chai – Giang Ta Chai

Next morning after having breakfast, the trek continues towards the Red Dao village in Giang Ta Chai. On the way you will trek up and downhill then through bamboo forest. The village of Giang Ta Chai is the next stop, which we will reach by following a path over a bridge. Lunch will be provided near a waterfall. In the afternoon you will walk around village and stay overnight in Dzay family.

Giang Ta Chai - Homestay

Giang Ta Chai - Homestay

Hau Thao village – Hang Da – Rose Valley

The next morning after having breakfast, trek up to Hau Thao village. From here you can see the most beautiful valley in the north of Vietnam. You will take a rest and have lunch at nice spot. Continue trek to Rose valley where you will reach the main road to take the car back to Sa Pa.


  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Homestay in villages

    In the villages you will experience you will experience a typical homestay, where you will get to meet the locals and learn from their way of life.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Professional guide

    During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

  • Permits

    The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.

  • Water

    Enough drinking water will be provided during the trip.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Accommodation before and after the trek

    Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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