Sapa Cuisine and Customs

Discover Sapa through its Local Cuisine & Customs

Sapa Cuisine and Customs Tour

(Private Day Tour)

Join our team for this guided Sapa day tour, which includes a visit to a local Hmong family’s house, discovering the Hmong culture and exploring the traditional village.

per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

Tripadvisor Traveler Rating
484 reviews
Tripadvisor Ranking
#1 of 91 Tours in Guilin
Tour Highlights:
  • Select food for your own lunch at the Hmong’s house
  • Visit the local Hmong’s old house
  • Prepare food and cook lunch guided by the host
  • Interact with the local Balck Hmong people and learn about the culture from the area
  • Discover Hoang Lien National Park

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change

10:00 am

  • Meet at your Sapa Hotel Lobby
  • Travel to Sa Seng Village

10:30 am

  • Stopover at a local market
  • Source local food for your lunch

11:30 am

  • Hike to the Hmong Guesthouse via rice paddies

12:30 pm (approx.)

  • Meet the Hmong Hosts
  • Guided Hmong House Tour
  • Prepare food for lunch
  • Hmong Food Cooking Experience (guided by the hosts)
  • Interact with the local and learn about Hmong culture

2:30 pm (approx.)

  • Discover Sa Seng Village

4:30 pm (approx.)

  • ​Return to your Sapa Hotel/END OF TOUR


Classic Guilin Tour Pricing

(3 Day Private Tour)

1 x Person = 7,620 CNY per person 

2 x Person = 4,500  CNY perperson 

3 x Person = 3,465  CNY per person 

4 x Person = 2,940  CNY per person 

5 x Person = 2,630  CNY per person 

6 x Person = 2,650 CNY per person
7 x Person = 2,495  CNY per person 
8 x Person = 2,385  CNY per person 


Please note, if you have a larger group visiting, please contact us to inquire about corresponding pricing.

Tour Inclusion:

The above Sapa Cuisine Private Day Tour includes the following :
Private MPV Van Transportation: 
  • All petrol/gas, van rental, highway tolls, parking fees & driver’s fees throughout entire tour route as above;
Entrance/Attraction Fees: 
  • Entrance Tickets to all attractions listed above;
Tour Guiding Fees: 
  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide;

Tour Exclusions:

The above Sapa Cuisine Private Day Tour excludes the following :
  • No meals are included but our guide will assist you with options – whether it be snacks, noodle stalls or restaurants in and around Yangshuo;

Please note, we would suggest you have a large breakfast as this is an active full day tour

  • Please note, we don’t require ‘x’ amount to be paid by clients on a daily basis to tour guide/driver or force tipping. However, gratuities are greatly appreciated at the conclusion of tour by guide/driver only if service is excellent.


  • Accommodation, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Meet at your Sapa Hotel and then transfer to a local market where you can select food for your own lunch.


In Sa Seng Village, you will meet your host at their old house and visit the Hmong architecture. Later, you will prepare and cook lunch with the host.


After lunch, you can communicate with the host, discover more about the local Hmong people’s real life and their own culture.


Thereafter, you will spend some time exploring the Sa Seng Village and walking around the rice paddies.  In the late afternoon, you will travel back to your Sapa hotel and the tour ends.

No Forced Shopping. No ’empty’ days. No up-selling. No hidden costs.