There are many reasons to come to Sapa. The two main are: to see how local minorities live in Vietnam, and to go on a trekking on the mountains.In this trip we would like to help you learn more about the trible’s cultures in Sapa, the Black H’mong and Red Dzao people. Explore the daily like and the cultures.
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Car will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Hanoi train station to catch the night train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai station. Overnight on the train.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Cat Cat Village (B, L, D)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 5.30 AM. Take a transfer to Sapa. Having breakfast and relax before explore Sapa Town. In the afternoon, take a 2km short trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of H'mong Ethnic. Meeting & talking with locals to learn more about their daily life. Overnight in homestay.
Day 2: Sapa Village - Lao Cai (B, L, D)
Today, you can choose one of the following options to visit the local villages: Option 1: Pleasant drive to Tafin village (12km from Sapa) of Red Dzao ethnic. Touring to the village to visit Tafin handicraft shop and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have a good choices to buy woven and textile brocades, which is made by ethic people. Visit Tafin Cave and small hamlet of Black H'mong people. Return to Sapa and take a transfer to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi. Option 2: Take the foot path up and down and crossing a small hamlet of Matra, where inhabited by Black H'mong ethic. Continue trekking up the village and getting through paddies fields will lead you to an ancient Catholic abbey, built by French colonists. Walk 2 km more to reach Tafin handicraft shop and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have a good choices to buy woven and textile brocades, which is made by ethic people. Visit Tafin Cave and small hamlet of Black H'mong people. Return to Sapa & take a transfer to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Arrival
Getting back to Hanoi from Sapa trip so early at around 5am, taxi to hotel on your own. Tour ends
3 - 4 Pax
5 - 6 Pax
Accommodation (double or twin sharing) in places as indicated in program
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
All transportation as indicated in program
All guided sightseeing fees as per itinerary
English speaking tour guide at places as indicated in program
Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (4 berth cabin, A/C)
Visa fee to Vietnam
Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
Other meals, drinks and personal expenses
Late check out & early check in for all accommodation at the places (Normaly check in: at 14:00 PM and check out at 12:00 PM)
All other services are not made on the written form