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 over night on train.Travel time approx 9 hrs.
Day 1 : Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai – Sapa ( B-L-D ).
6:00 AM – Arrive Lao Cai train station.Change to mini bus for transfer to Sapa Hotel.
7:00 AM – Breakfast and shower in hotel.
9:00 AM – Start walking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. And enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan-highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina.
9:45 AM – Arrive to the villages of Black Hmong ethnic minority,visit their stilt houses,see people weaving,embroidering and drying their clothes,…
10:30 AM – Continue walking down,enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall.( Possible to have a swim in this fresh stream ).
12:30 PM – Return to Sapa for lunch.
Free time in the afternoon to explore Sapa Market and town.
Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 2 : Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B-L-D)
8:00 AM – Breakfast in hotel.
9:00 AM – Begin trekking from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificent landscapes.
11:30 AM – Trek through Y Linh Ho village with Black Hmong tribe.
12:30 PM – Break for delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong Hoa stream.
1:15 PM – Keep trekking through lush rice-terraces towards Lao Chao village to experience Black H`mong people`s daily life and traditional culture.
2:30 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 home-stay overnight.
Day 3 : Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su pan – Sapa (B-L-D).
8:00 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 the village of Red Zao minority,visit their houses to explore their rich culture.
1:30 PM – Continue trekking down to Su pan of Black Hmong’s people for bus pick up and transfer to Sapa.
3:00 PM – Free time in Sapa for shower and Dinner.
5:30 PM – Bus transfer back to Lao Cai station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Night 4 : Lao Cai – Hanoi.
5:00 AM – Arrive at Tran Quy Cap Train Station.Tour ends.
- Soft sleeper with A/C ( 2 ways – soft sleeper with A/C,King Express,Livitran Train,Hatraco Train,Tulico Train,…)
- All meals as mentioned in the tour program.
- Transport as tour itinarery.
- English speaking guide.
- All accommodation : Boutique Hotel,Goldsea Hotel,Royal View,Bamboo Hotel,…
- Entrance fees,security permits.
- Drinks,phone calles and personal expenses.
Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes,raincoats,jackets,insect repellent and sunscreen.