You first sneak through the Sapa market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes you follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and hydroelectric station for a while before continuing the trek on the dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You also will enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y linh Ho village of Black H’mong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch nearby the river.
After lunch, you head toward Muong Hoa valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black H’mong minority and then Ta Van village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. You will return Sapa from Ta Van by car.
Note: Be aware that in rainy time the trail is muddy and slippery.