Experience homestay service in Sapa


Sapa is the premier hill station in northern and an incredible place for trekking lovers.  This has been a crossroads for millennia for Vietnamese, Chinese, and a diverse array of minority groups, all of whom have left the stamp of their cultures. Many minority groups retain their traditional ways of life in earthen or wooden houses in the valleys from which they tend animals and farm the hillsides above. Experience homestay services in Sapa to discover their lifestyle and customs. This one is very interesting and will give you more Cultural experience. 

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How do you choose the right one?

With an abundance of options available it is now very easy to stay in a homestay in Sapa. The question is though – How do you choose the right one?

Book online

There are homestays that have made their way to Booking.com and Hostelworld, although one might consider them halfway between a homestay and a guesthouse. While these might not be the most authentic choices you are still getting a chance to stay in a relatively traditional home only with a few more comforts.

Book through a tour agency

There are countless tour agencies both in Sapa and Hanoi that offer all-inclusive homestay and trekking packages in Sapa. For a reliable operator we recommend Vietnam Typical Tours who are based in the old quarter of Hanoi.

Unique homestay experrience in Sapa

Experiencing homestay in Sapa will be the great opportunity for you to stay in the middle of a rural village in the Northern of Vietnam, surrounded by beautiful fields and interesting local culture. Some organized aspects of your stay there such as fresh, local food tasting (cooking lessons if you wish), guided tours of the local area or nearby, as well as further fields. You can also, like fast visitors, choose to get involved with the local community, including teaching English to children from the village and even farming with the local people.

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Some of the best homestay in Sapa

The Haven Sapa Camp Site

The Haven Sapa Camp Site offers a panoramic view of the magnificent rice terraces. This accommodation is located in a perfect place, close to Cat Cat village and Sapa town. You can even catch sight of the monumental Fansipan Mountain from this homestay.

At The Haven Sapa Camp Site, the solo traveler or those traveling in groups can choose to share a bed in one of the two dormitories while couples and families can stay in private rooms. More than just a place to sleep, The Haven Sapa Camp Site has an outdoor bar and campsite, a lounge zone with views to Muong Hoa valley, a cinema, and BBQ terrace.

Address: Lau Vong Canh, Fansipan, San Sa Ho, Sapa

Gem Valley Sapa

Originally, this was the gallery of a Hanoi-an artist who removed himself from the busy Hanoi streets to this rustic town for a calmer life. The homestay possesses an amazing vista which allows you to contemplate the huge valley and rice terraces below while enjoying your breakfast.

This homestay is built mainly of wood. The second floor is now for guests to stay. Once a home for the owner’s friends when they visited Sapa, today, Gem Valley is a highly recommended accommodation for any guests coming to the highland. And guess what, if you are lucky, you could be welcomed with a homemade, local breakfast prepared by the artist’s wife.

Gem Valley Sapa is located in Cat Cat Village, where traditional handicrafts are still preserved. Go and enjoy how local people live their daily life!

Address: Cat Cat Village, Sapa

Sali House

If you want to run away from the busy modern life and live closer to mother nature, Sali House is the right place for you. With clear views to the Hoang Lien Son mountain range and rustic architecture, this homestay really puts your mind at ease. Located at the end of Ta Van village, it takes 40 minutes by car to reach Sapa lake in town. Therefore, this is a perfect paradise to hide away for a few days.

This homestay offers two room types. If you don’t mind sharing a space with other people, quadruple rooms are the best option. Otherwise, if privacy is your top priority, then choose the double-bed rooms. Another reason for you to book this homestay is its access to a hot tub, where you can leisurely relax at the end of the day.

Address: Ta Van, Sapa

VietTrekking Homestay

It’s very easy to find Viettrekking Homestay. Just find your way to the end of Hoang Lien road and spot the lovely house with a white fence. You’ll understand why the owner chose to nestle this homestay in such a peaceful area. Expect a calm and serene atmosphere to rest during your trip to Sapa. Viettrekking Homestay is truly a castle in the clouds because, in the morning, you will wake up and feel amazed to see an ocean of fluffy white outside your window. From the house, you can also gaze at the peak of Fansipan mountain.

VietTrekking homestay has six rooms in total, those are four single rooms, one double room, and one dormitory. In case you want to stay close to mother nature and breathe the fresh air of Sapa, don’t hesitate to contact the staff for a tent on the yard in front of the house.

Besides providing rooms, this homestay also has an adorable coffee shop with a great mountain view. Every corner of the house is well-decorated and the views are stunning, so I am sure you will have plenty of pictures to show your friends back at home.

Address: 033 Hoang Lien, Sapa

In addition, our unique suggestion for you is to choose a local homestay. This option gives you more exciting experiences and helps you better understand the culture of the ethnic groups here. You can through Vietnam Typical Tours - a reputable travel agency to book. We hope you have an interesting trip in Vietnam.