Duration: 3 days/4 nights
Night 1 : Hanoi – Lao Cai
8:00 PM – Mini bus pick up from hotel and transfer to Tran Quy Cap train station.
9:00 PM – Train departs and sleep the night train.Travel time approx 9 hrs.
Day 1 : Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van ( B-L-D ).
6:00 AM – Arrive Lao Cai train station.Change to mini bus for transfer to Sapa Hotel.
7:00 to 8:00 AM – Breakfast and shower in hotel.
9:30 AM – Begin trekking from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificent landscapes.
12:00 AM – Trek through Y Linh Ho village with Black Hmong tribe.
1:00 PM – Break for delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong Hoa stream where you can have a nice swim.
2:00 PM – Keep trekking through lush rice-terraces towards Lao Chao village to experience Black H`mong people`s daily life and traditional culture.
3:30 PM – Arrive into Ta Van village inhabited by Zay minorities exhibiting strong Chinese culture where we have dinner cooked on a wood fire enjoying the company and hospitality of our Zay family and homestay overnight.
Day 2 : Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Supan – Sapa (B-L-D).
8:30 AM – Breakfast at homestay.
9:00 to 9:30 AM – Trek through bamboo forests to Giang Ta Chai waterfall,bridge and village inhabited by Red Zao minorities for a short break to enjoy stunning view surrounding.
12:00 PM – Break for lunch.
12:45 PM – Keep trekking into village of Red Zao minorities,visit their houses to explore their rich culture.
1:30 PM – Continue trekking down to Supan of Black H`mong people for bus pick up and transfer to Sapa.
3:00 PM – Free time in Sapa for shower and Dinner
Day 3 : Sapa – Bac Ha Market ( B-L-D ).
7:00 AM – Check out hotel and depart to Bac Ha Market.
9:30 AM – Arrive at Bac Ha Market.
Free time for visiting one of the most colourful market in the world.This big market in North West Vietnam filled with many different hill-trible peoples such as Flower H`mong,Dzay,Tay people,…At the market,you have chance to enjoy Bac Ha people`s simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice,cassavas,corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps,apples,peaches,…talking to the monorities through the guides interpretation.
After lunch,leave the market for visiting the H`mong Kings House ( King Hoang A Tuong ) built by French colonists ad the Chinese in 1920,short walking to see Ban Pho village where is homeland of Flower Hmong.
Say good bye to Back Ha Market and get back to Lao Cai station.Having dinner before getting on night train back Hanoi.
Night 4 : Lao Cai – Hanoi.
5:00 AM – Arrive at Tran Quy Cap Train Station. Tour ends
- Train tickets Hanoi/Lao Cai return.( soft sleeper with A/C,King Express,Livitran Train,Hatraco Train,Tulico Train,…).
- All meals as mentioned in the tour program.
- Transport as tour program.
- English speaking tour guide.
- All accommodation : Boutique Hotel,Goldsea Hotel,Royal View Hotel,Bamboo Hotel,…).
- Entrance fees,security permits.
- Drinks,phone calls,other private expenses.
Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes,rain coats,jackets.insect repellent and sunscreen.