You will not be able to fully feel the interest of Sapa if you do not homestay of the local people. Let do one night at home stay of the local people, in here you will have a chance to communicate with minority and discovery their life style as well as their custom.
At homestay is an overnight stay in someone’s house (In the case of Sapa, that house is likely to be the home of a Hmong or Red Dao family). It is no longer a new way of accommodation in Vietnam tourism, but homestay in Sapa is an extraordinary experience that you must try once. This is the best way for you to discover the normal life, traditions and cultures of ethnic minority communities in the North of Vietnam.
From the popular Lao Chai and Ta Van homestays to the quiet and remote village of Lao Chai San, each homestay has a different feel, but all offer the traveller a rare glimpse into the way of life that has all but vanished from the rest of Asia. Here you will find no welcome mats or rehearsed “cultural” parades, just real people living real lives who greet visitors with genuine warmth and real smiles.
Choosing homestaying for accommodation, you can live as a local ethnic people for some day or just one night, depending on you. You will live in the traditional stilt house of the locals, sleep overnight like the way the locals sleep, learn how to prepare the traditional foods and also eat with the host, enjoy a peaceful day in front of the house to see the amazing sceneries of mountains, terrace fields, etc. And you also have chance to enjoy beautiful traditional dances and songs of ethnic people.
There are two types of homestay. The choice is either a well established mini guest house style homestay with other travellers or staying in an a traditional Hmong home as exclusive guests.
With traditional Homestays: If you are looking for absolute authenticity in a real home, then this is the choice for you. You can cook and eat with your host family and generally enjoy the hospitality of Sapa’s mountain people. The only way to guarantee a private experience is to stay in a traditional home. These homes also come equipped with a sleeping area and mosquito net, but bathroom and toilet facilities vary.
Finally, another very good reason for doing a homestay is to support the locals. Income from homestays can dramatically improve the lives of the hosts and the village overall.
Come in Sapa, to enjoy the beauty and peace of nature dreamer, you will have a trip ideal. Sapa tours is ready welcoming you, and you ready?