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SAPA Trek buddies .

Mumbai, India
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SAPA Trek buddies .


I will be in Sapa on 4 October and am very interested to trek in the countryside. We can start on 5/6 October.

I intend to do a 3D2N trek.

I trek cost seems to be inversely proportional to the number of people booking it.

Anyone interested ??

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Portsmouth, United...
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1. Re: SAPA Trek buddies .

To get a good deal, don't book a trek through an agent. Go to the church in the centre of town and meet one of the many Hmong ladies who offer themselves as a guide. You can also have the option of a genuine village homestay with the family. Going rate is around $25-$30 including food.

puerto princesa
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2. Re: SAPA Trek buddies .

Yes, we were approached by several Hmong ladies by the church and we did not really intend trekking but we ended up being persuaded to trek the following day , $20 each. The lady met us at the appointed time and the first thing she did was take us to the market and asked what we wanted for lunch. She then purchased the produce and we trekked to her village, where she provided a very good lunch, much to my surprise. After lunch we continued trekking and then caught a taxi back. The money goes directly to these lovely women instead of them getting a pittance from the agency. Really recommend it.

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