This trip allows us to explore Sapa, “City of Cloud” within 3 days, 4 nights. It covers the Coc Ly Tuesday market, Ham Rong Mountain and trekking to some most beautiful ethnic minority villages. Plus to that with this trip we will stay on the most wanted resort in Sapa, Victoria as well as overnights on Victoria Express Train. The trip will be a memorable adventure in...
 

Tour Code : VEHS 09
Tour Route: Hanoi – Coc Ly market – Ham Rong Mountain – Lao Chai village – Ta Van Village – Cat Cat village – Sapa – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in the evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotels in the morning)
Tour Duration: 3 days/ 4 nights
Day: Monday
Activity Level: Adventure
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Monday night: Hanoi departure by night train
Day 2: Tuesday: Lao Cai Railways Station – Coc Ly market – Sapa town
Day 3: Wednesday: Sapa tour
Day 4: Thursday: Sapa tour – Lao Cai Railways station – night train to Hanoi
Day 5: Friday morning: Hanoi arrival

 
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Day 1: Monday night: Hanoi departure by night train
Transfer via: Victoria Train with Superior cabin – sharing with 2 other passengers
Depart: 21:55 – Arrival: 06:30AM next day
At 20:55, met at lobby of hotel in Hanoi then transfer to Hanoi Railways station
21:15: check in cabin and relax.
Overnight on Victoria Train

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Day 2: Tuesday: Lao Cai Railways Station – Coc Ly market – Sapa town (B, L)
Site visited: Coc Ly Tuesday market, Boat trip on Chay River
Arriving at Lao Cai Railways station at around 06:30AM, we transfer to a local restaurant in town for breakfast and relax; after that, we drive up to Coc Ly market. It takes us 2 hour driving up to the mountain. Coc Ly market is one of the most colorful markets in the Northwest of Vietnam where the Flower H’mong people mainly gather to exchange their homemade products, dine and drink or just wander to enjoy the ambience of the montagnard market.
After visiting Coc Ly market, we will enjoy boat trip along Chay River with wonderful Mountain View on both sides and take a short trek to Trung Do village where is the village of the Tay people. This is a unique opportunity for us to see the traditional lifestyle of tribal minorities as well as their costumes and handicrafts.
In the afternoon, we head to Sapa for our stay at Victoria Sapa resort. Overnight in Sapa.
Today Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Coc Ly market

Coc Ly market

Day 3: Wednesday: Sapa tour (B)
Sites visited: Ham Rong Mountain, Lao Chai & Ta Van villages
Breakfast at hotel, and then we walk up to Ham Rong Mountain for catching the panorama of Sapa town. Then we go back to Victoria Sapa resort for our short stay.
In the afternoon, we will embark on a lovely trek to along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, homes of Black H’mong and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people we can meet. Once on the valley floor, we can really appreciate the wonderful scenery surroundings. The valley walls are covered with multi-layered rice terrace fields and scattered villages. Return Sapa by vehicle. Overnight in Sapa.
Trekking around 10 km

Black H’mong in Sapa

Black H’mong in Sapa

Day 4: Thursday: Sapa tour – Lao Cai Railways station – night train to Hanoi (B)
Transfer via: Victoria Train with Superior cabin – sharing with 2 other passengers
Depart: 20:45 – Arrival: 06:00AM next day
Sites visited: Cat Cat Village, Tram Ton
Enjoy delicious breakfast at hotel; we will have a short trek to Cat Cat village after that. We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H’Mong hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area.
Then we back to Victoria Sapa resort for our short relax and check out.
In the afternoon, before leaving to Lao Cai Railways station for our night train to Hanoi, we will have short visit to Thac Bac and Tram Ton where you can enjoy the impressive Fanxipan mount “Roof top of Indochina”. Transferring back to Lao Cai, we may have time to visit border gate between Vietnam and China.
At 20:00, we check in train and relax. Overnight on train.
Trekking around 5 km

Cat Cat Village

Cat Cat Village

Day 5: Friday morning: Hanoi arrival
Early morning, we arrive in Hanoi; our driver will transfer us to hotel. Trip ends.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide from Hanoi
  • Private transfer and transportation – private car for group of 1 and 2, from 3 persons will be a van (16 seats)
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Single berth on Superior cabin on Victoria Train
  • Superior room based on 2 people at Victoria Sapa resort
  • Boat trip on Coc Ly Tuesday market
  • 1 bottle of water/person/day

What’s excludes?

  • Other expenses