There is nothing quite like viewing the spectacular scenery while discovering the daily life of ethnic minorities and participating in some of interesting activities that Sapa can offer. Trek to visit ethnic villages in Sapa and view beautiful waterfalls, hills, valleys and enjoy the specialties of this mountainous region.
Visiting Giang Ta Chai village, a waterfall and a suspension bridge
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Sapa
Pick you up at your hotel at 20:30 PM and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai Station. Overnight on the train.
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B, L, D)
05.00 – 05.30AM: Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Pick up and transfer to Sapa, refresh and breakfast at the hotel.
6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue on 2km of trekking down to Lao Chai village of the H’mong. Lunch at a local family, and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people where we stay for the night. It gives you a worth chance for you to learn custom. Enjoy the landscapes.
Pickup from train station by tourist bus
Overnight at the homestay in Ta Van
Trekking level: 5/10 (12km)
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa (B, L, D)
Breakfast will be serving at the homestay at about 8Am
Start trekking at 9:30am, continue on 14 km of trekking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong. Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest to the main road to catch the Car to return to Sapa.
Day 3: Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L, D)
A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a Car to return to Sapa.
Trekking level: 5/10 (10km)
Tourist bus to Lao Cai Station
Beware of your luggage and money
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian
Train: A/C soft sleeper with 4 berths/cabin
Pick you up at your Hanoi hotel at 8:30PM
Please take your passport to check in hotel
Train departure from Hanoi at 9:40PM or 10.00PM
Accommodation: homestay, Fansipan View 2*, Panorama 3* or Vista hotel
Passengers are advised to leave big luggage at hotel for convenience
Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…
Full board meals
English speaking guide
Pickup from Su Pan to Sapa
Hotel and homestay in Sapa
Tours and activities as stated above
Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Roundtrip transfer between Lao Cai and Sapa
Transfer from the hotel to Hanoi Railway station
What’s Not Included
Drinks & tips
Drop off at hotel after tour
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