Hanoi – Lao Cai- Sapa- Cat Cat – Sin Chai- Hotel - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa (over night on train – soft sleeper)
19h30: A taxi takes you to Tran Quy Cap station for train to Lao Cai
20h35: Leaving Hanoi Railway Station
Day 1: Sapa - Cat Cat and Sin Chai - Sapa (B/ L/ D)
You get picked up at Lao Cai station at 6h00 am and taken to Sapa.
Then breakfast at the hotel, check-in.
After breakfast, the tour guide will take down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. This is chance to learn about the lifestyle and customs of the Hmong. Then visit waterfall and watch the terraced rice fields. Relax at the foot 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 next to the river.
After lunch, continue to visit Sin Chai village (about 6kms). This village is located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain from where you can enjoy stunning landscapes.
Then, get back to Sapa by a jeep or motorbike and free time at Sapa town. You can spend time shopping in the Sapa Market or enjoy eating typical BBQ pork, chicken, eggs,….
Night 2: Overnight at the hotel. The end of the first day.
Day 2: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel and then check-out. The tour guide takes you down to the South East of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Then, 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village and through the Ta Van village where mainly is ethnic Dzay live. Discover the simple life of the people here. Lunch at a local family. Return back to Sapa by motorbike or jeep.
16h00: Bus to Lao cai Station for the train at 19h30
18h00: Dinner in a restaurant at lao Cai
Night 3: Over night on the train (soft sleeper)
Day 3: Hanoi train station – Hotel
4h30: Arrive at Hanoi train station. A taxi picks you up and takes you back to your hotel
5h15: Arrive at your hotel. Tour is finished
Price: US$ 179/ person
- Train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai – Hanoi (soft sleeper)
- Meals (2 Breakfast, 2 lunch, 2 Dinner)
- Experienced English speaking tour guide (local people)
- Hotel, entrance tickets to visit different villages
- Drinks, tips, and other personal expenses
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