Day 1 (SAT) Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
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 Lao Cai.
Day 2 (SUN) Lao Cai - Bac Ha Sunday market - Sapa (B)
Up on arrival in early morning at Lao Cai Railway station, we will be met and transferred by our local guide & driver. Having our breakfast at the restaurant near by, we take a little rest for a while and we then drive up to Bac Ha Market. There will be 2 hours driving to the mountainous area but we will be freshening up by the atmosphere and splendid view on the way. Bac Ha market is the largest market in the region where 10 ethnic minority people gather to buy and sell, eat and drink with together. We may choose some homemade handicrafts and clothes, and take a lot of colorful pictures of the Flower H’mong people here. After our lunch at a fine restaurant in Bac Ha. Afternoon time we will have 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village, home of Flower H’mong people. In the village we can have a look in their houses and understand about their lifestyle and traditional customs by very informative tour guide. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. Then we will take car again and transfer to Sapa town where our comfortable room is waiting for us.
Day 3 (MON) Sapa - Lao chai - Ta van - Sa Pa - Lao Cai (B, L)
Our tour will be started after breakfast. We will embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and though several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minority 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 that surrounds us. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa by our waiting vehicle. In the afternoon we transfer back to Lao Cai Railway station for a night train to Hanoi.
Trekking distance 10 km
Day 4 (TUE) Hanoi
Up on arrival in Hanoi very early morning, we transfer back to our hotel.
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Price & Included Features
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Trip Price Included:
English speaking guide in Hanoi and Sa Pa
Transfer and transportation in Hanoi and Sa Pa
Return train from/to Hanoi
Meals indicated in itinerary (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch)
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: Bamboo Sapa Hotel
Train: Ratraco train – 4 soft sleeper berth cabin
Note: 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.