Sapa – The best 3 days trek and homestay itinerary in 2019

Paula Martinelli Travel, Vietnam 6 Comments

Sapa is located in the mountains in the North of Vietnam, and tourism in this part of the country has increased in the past few years due to the beautiful trek and also the opportunities to live like a local at a homestay with one of the hill tribes.
The itineraries will vary, depending on the length of time you choose, the guide and the weather conditions, but each experience is remarkable and unique.

How to do a Homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa

Paula Martinelli Travel, Vietnam 12 Comments

Find out if homestay in Sapa experience is for you Trek and homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa was one of the best experiences of my life! If you are considering to hike and homestay in Sapa, and have the most authentic experience of the real life in this beautiful region of Vietnam, this is a great start for …

Everything you need to know about trek & homestay in Sapa

Paula Martinelli Blog, Travel, Vietnam 7 Comments

Sapa is located beyond the clouds in a mountain town in Lao Cai Province which also includes Vietnam’s highest peak, Fan Si Pan.

It is in a remote place in Vietnam located about 350 km northwest of Hanoi, close to the Chinese border. We were so close to China that while my phone didn’t have service in much of Vietnam, in Sapa I could get on service from China.