Discover Ta Xua: 3-Day Trekking Adventure From Sapa

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The Best Discover Ta Xua: 3-Day Trekking Adventure From Sapa

Duration: 03 Days
Trip Code: OGR_TX03

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Ta Xua is a remote mountain in Bac Yen District, Son La Province with the height of 2,800m of sea level. It is one of the highest mountain in Vietnam which is closer Tram Tau – Yen Bai. Also from Sapa to Ta Xua it takes 6 hours with 275km to reach the mountain and discover the most famous and beautiful of cloudy shooting from October to April. Reaching Ta Xua foot mountain you need to have a trekking on narrow path, windy and on both sides is a deep abyss.

With 3 days/2 nights from Sapa and end tour in Hanoi you will have the real 2 days to discover this nice mountain.


  • Ta Xua Mountain gives you the chance to discover all year round to touch the nature and especially mossy forest on the top mountain.
  • Trek on Dinosaur spine and enjoy the beauties of mountain from here where is 15km from Ta Xua centre and is one of the most beautiful places to watch clouds in the North Vietnam.
  • Dolphin outcrop as the shape of two large rocks shaped like dolphins swimming in the sea of clouds where brings amazing feelings.
  • On the trekking route is the stopover at Single Tree and Turtle Head outcrop to enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the mountain.


  • This itinerary is a private tour. It shows you what is possible to travel and visiting with our guide and driver
  • We CAN also tailor made this trip as your requirement and budget such as accommodation, its inclusions…

Trekking Ta Xua 3 Days Travel Map

Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Sapa - Bac Yen - Ta Xua Homestay In Ta Xua (L/D)

Morning Activities:

At 6.00, Our guide and driver will welcome you at your Hotel in Sapa and transfer to Son La – 280 km and spend 5,5 hours on car to reach Bac Yen town while travel on CT05 Highway. You will have a pass through beautiful mountain, windy road or even some route has bumpy road.

En route you will have a stopover at Yen Bai (Near Van Chan – Xuan Truong) where you have at local restaurant and have a short relax.

Afternoon & Evening Activities:

You continue your road to reach Ta Xua. This is one of the famous check in spot in Ta Xua now and enjoy the cloudy.

After that you travel to homestay, check in homestay and the rest of time is your enjoyment around the homestay and enjoy its beauties.

Have dinner with the family. Overnight at homestay.

Some notes & summary:

  • Trekking time: ~ 3 hours.
  • Easy trek.
  • This is a high place so sometimes homestay has not enough water & homestay is share bathroom with household and other tourists.
  • December is winter season in North Vietnam so it can be colder than so you need to have warm clothes while trekking.
  • Depend on climate on trekking date, our guide can make changes so that guarantee the safe as well as real situation for your trekking route.
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Day 2: Full Day Trek To Ta Xua Peak Forest And Mossy Forest. Camping In Ta Xua (B/L/D)

Morning Activities:

Get up early and enjoy the sunset over the mountain region (or you can enjoy it in Ta Xua).

After breakfast at homestay, you can have a cup of coffee to enjoy the morning scenery or a cup of ginger tea to warm you. Then you will leave homestay and continue your discover Ta Xua Mountain for full day.

Today is a hard trek for you when you spend 10km for trekking to its summit. You will reach Turtle Head where can get more mountain scenery.

Moreover, you will have time to check in at Single apple tree (Cây Táo Mèo cô đơn) in Ta Xua with the most beautiful scenery of red leaves on the land which make you an impression.

You will conquer Ta Xua Mountain summit and be on the Dinosaur Back and be one of the place to enjoy the sunrise over the mountain. Ta Xua Mountain summit where you can enjoy the first sunny harmony in the white cloud and make you as in the paradise and blue sky.

Dinosaur Back is Hang Dong Commune where has the small road on the summit mountain which looks like as the dinosaur.

From here you can catch the panorama of mountains, hills, forest in Son La. Freely to shoot wonderful photo (Depend on weather condition you can have different view each day and cloudy here).

Have a picnic lunch.

Afternoon & Evening Activities:

Our guide continues to lead you for more trek to Mossy forest where is as a magic world which lead you to Fairy Tail. You have chance to touch big trees which covered by mossy for hundreds year. This is one of the peak spot in Ta Xua and require you to trek through hard path to reach. (in case days has not well climate we can skip its for safe).

You will have a camping night on Ta Xua summit. Have a picnic dinner and overnight at tent.

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Day 3: Ta Xua Trekking - Tram Tau Hot Spring - Hanoi (B/L)

Morning Activities:

Get up early and enjoy the sunset over the mountain region & harmony yourself into the nature and forest atmosphere. After breakfast prepared by our porter, you will continue your trekking to Ta Xua Summit. There are 2 summit at height 2800m and 2865m so you can conquer one of them
And then leave for trek back and pass through the same route which you did on Day 2 and return the height 1941m point for relax and have lunch.

Afternoon & Evening Activities:

Our guide and driver transfer you to Yen Bai Province and have a relax at Tram Tau Hot Spring to enjoy the nice scenery as well as fresh yourself on hotspring after having a trekking time.

After that you leave Yen Bai for return Hanoi city. You arrive in Hanoi late afternoon or evening.

Wishing you a great time with us!

Note: Our guide start with you from Sapa, guide can say goodbye you when reaching Yen Bai to return Sapa instead of travel with you to Hanoi (or if you want travel to Hanoi with you, you can note him).



  • PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned above (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Homestay
  • Entrance fees
  • Camping tent
  • Mineral water daily 2 bottle 500ml/per day
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Bank fees if payment by credit card
  • Gov tax and service charge
  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • International flight in & out Vietnam
  • Meals not mentioned in program
  • Drinks (coca cola, soft drinks, wine…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porter
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned in program
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