Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa - Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – TaVan - Homestay – Giang Ta Chai – Su pan–Ban Ho - Homestay – Nam Toong – Ban Ho – Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa (night on train )
19:30: You are taken to Tran Quy Cap station for the train to Lao Cai
20:35: Leaving Hanoi train station for Lao Cai
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
Arrive at Lao Cai train station. A bus is waiting for you and it will take you to Sapa. The bus journey is about 45 minutes giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces
Check in and enjoy breakfast at the hotel
After breakfast, meet the tour guide and start the day trip by trekking 12 kms, to visit Y Linh ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van villages of the H’mong and the Dzay minorities people.
Lunch at a local family in Ta Van village
After lunch, proceed to hike around the village of the Dzay & H’mong where you will stay overnight in a local family. This brings you a great opportunity get to know about their daily life, work, custom and their products, such as embroideries, clothes...
Dinner at the village
Night 2: Over night at home stay in the village
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Ban Ho (B/L/D)
7:00: Enjoy breakfast in the village. You will try the pancake made by your host family. This is delicious typical local food
8:30: After breakfast, the tour guide will take you to discover Giang Ta Chai village and then Su Pan village where you will meet the red Dzao minority.
After picnic lunch, continue hiking to Ban Ho, the village lying within a beautiful valley, home to the Tay minority people who have their traditional house on stilts. You will spend the night here in this village
Dinner at the village
Night 3: Over night at home stay in the village
Day 3: Ban Ho – Nam Toong – Sapa (B/L/D)
7:00: Enjoy breakfast in the village.
8:30: After breakfast, the tour guide will take you 2 km walking to a very nice waterfalls which was discovered and named “the Lavie” by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy swimming there and then go up to the mountain to visit a small hamlet of the Red Dzao people called Nam Toong, then get back to Ban Ho before get to Sapa by jeep.
16:00: Bus to Lao cai Station for the train at 19h30
18:00: Dinner in a restaurant at lao Cai
Night 3: Over night on the train (soft sleeper)
Day 4: Hanoi train station – Hotel
4:30: Arriving at Hanoi train station, you get picked up and taken back to your hotel
5:15: Arrive at your hotel. Tour is finished
Price: US$ 229/ person
- Meals (3 Breakfast, 3 lunch, 3 Dinner)
- Experienced English speaking local tour guide
- Hotel, entrance fees to visit different villages
- Train tickets
- Tax, tips, drinks, and others not mentioned clearly
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