Sapa hill station is one of great highlights for Vietnam tourism. It located on high elevation in northwest of Vietnam near china border. Very famous for so beautiful natural landscape and multi culture of ethnic minority people. Visitors would be easy fascinated by so imposing mountains, terraces rice field, down valley basin is so colorful culture of ethnic people. Within 2 full days in Sapa is allow travelers enjoy sightseeing and explore culture by moderation trekking to villages around the...
 

Tour Code : VEHS 04
Tour Duration: 2 days /3 night
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa hill station – Cat Cat Village – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in the evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotels in the morning)
Tour Level: Moderate
Group Size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Night train)
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sapa
Day 3: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village – Sapa – Lao Cai
Day 4: Hanoi

 
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Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Night train)
Our tour will be started at 20:45 at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met by our guide and transferred to the Hanoi Railway station for the overnight train to Sapa.

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sapa (B, L)
Up on arrive in Lao Cai Railway station at around 06:00, we will be met by a local guide and we transfer up to Sapa town where we will have our breakfast at a local restaurant. We may be tired after one night on the train but the fresh atmosphere and splendid view of the Northwest Mountain will make us relax completely and interest in our coming trip.

Arrive at hotel after one hour driving, check in hotel and take a quick shower before going out for our visit the town. Firstly in the morning we climb up the Ham Rong mountain for the overview of Sapa town and villages where will visit after that. After lunch we will have time to walk through the local market to Cat Cat village, home of H’mong, ethnic minority people.

Once we walk to the village nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet the local minority people on the way and we will have chance to visit the home to share culture with families who live here. In the late afternoon we walk back to the town to join the local market. Overnight in Sapa.
Trekking distance 5 km

Treking to Cat Cat Village

Treking to Cat Cat Village

Day 3: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village – Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L)
Trekking today by embarking along the buffalo paths and trails through several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van – home of Black H’mong and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet.

Once on the valley floor we can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds us. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. After that we return to Sapa by our waiting vehicle and transfer to Lao Cai railway station. Overnight on the train to Hanoi.
Trekking distance 10 km

Black H’mong people

Black H’mong people

Day 4: Hanoi
Up on arrival in Hanoi very early in the morning we transfer to our hotel.
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What’s included?

  • English speaking guide in Hanoi and Sapa
  • Transfer and transportation in Hanoi and Sapa
  • Return train from/to Hanoi
  • Meals indicated in itinerary (2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches)
  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Water on day trek (01 bottle of water/day)

What’s excluded?

  • Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities