CatCat Trekking CatCat is one of the close by villages that you can get to without a guide, a good pair of feet and a couple of hours to spare. The trek takes you 250m down the slopes, we had read a lot about it being a tourist trap and constant hassle to buy things but I didn't think it was that bad. After about 1600m you reach a waterfall, we had found some advice from a previous traveller to break away from the main trail and follow the water into a meadow. T...
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Travel wipeout I think the amount of travelling we have done in a few days finally took its toll. On arriving at our hotel we were feeling wiped out but the staff couldn't be anymore helpful. We were greeted with hot cinnamon tea and then breakfast. They had asked someone who was checking out to vacate the room early so we could get in and nap! Sapa itself is quite small, but it's surrounded by local minority villages that you can trek too. One local tribe the ...