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.
Day 2 Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Cat Cat Village - Sa Pa (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
Day 3 Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village - Sa Pa - 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
Day 4 Hanoi
Up on arrival in Hanoi very early in the morning we transfer to our hotel.
End of services.
Price & Included Features
Trip Price 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)
Trip Price Excluded
Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
Tips and gratuities
Sa Pa: Holiday Hotel Sa Pa
Train: Ratraco train – 4 soft sleeper berth cabin
The hotel subject to change due to the availabilities. In that case we will choose the equivalent hotels
If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they san server you better.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.
Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.