Morning, meet with our guide at your hotel and start trekking from Sa Pa for about 6 km to Suoi Ho of the Black Hmong ethnic minority people. A welcoming sight of lush hillside tea plantations and cardamom gardens will open to your eyes. You’ll observe life and nature there before trekking further along the buffalo-trodden narrow trail to reach a small village named Ma Tra, another Black Hmong settlement in a tranquil valley. Wander through the paddy fields and feel refreshed amid a scenic setting, which seem so distant from civilization. Next, a visit will be made at a small local elementary school for minority children before a picnic lunch will be served.
After lunch, continue to trek for about 2 km to Ta Phin village which is home to two different ethnic minority groups, the Black Hmong and the Red Dao living together, have maintained their distinctive customs over generations. Interact with villagers to learn about how they live, see their traditional trade of making embroidered fabric items and honor their traditions. Find the way back to your hotel in the town afterward.