Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Make your own way from your hotel to Hanoi railways station. Take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Spend your night in a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Hill Tribes Kermis (B/L)
Arrive at Lao Cai railways station at about 6.30AM. Have breakfast at a local restaurant and take a short rest in Lao Cai city. After that, proceed to a Hill Tribes Market where Red Dzao, Flower H''Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. The markets and are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday: Coc Ly Market
Wednesday: Cao Son Market
Thursday: Lung Khau Nhin Market
Saturday: Can Cau Market
Sunday: Muong Hum or Bac Ha Market
Have lunch box and then drive back to Lao Cai and continue uphill to the mountainous town of Sapa. Check in at your hotel in Sapa.
Night 2: Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa - Ma Tra - Ta Phin Villages (B)
-Locating just a bout 5km southeast of Sapa town, Ma Tra valley attracts visitors for its stunning scenery highlighted with impressive terraced rice fields.
-Trip commences from Sa Pa at 08.30am by a 5km road transfer out of Sapa town. Then walk starts from here downhill and cross the stream to the other bank where Suoi Ho village. This portion of the walk offers beautiful scenery of the valley and terraced paddies as well as flower farm. Walk through for 2 hours through several hamlets of the Hmong scattering on hill-sides. Continue gradually downhill 1 hour to Ta Phin village which is home to Red Dzao people. Car pick up and transfer you back to Sa Pa by 12km road.
Night 3: Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Trekking distance: 10km – 6 hours ~ 2/3 paved road, 1/3 off-road
Car support: 15km/Drop off at Suoi Ho and pick up at Ta Phin
Day 3: Sapa – Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages – Lao Cai – Hanoi(B/D)
Breakfast at hotel and check out at around 9.00-10.00AM. Drive to Lao Chai Village of Black H’mong people. Another light trek through Muong Hoa Valley with beautiful scenery to Ta Van Village of Dzay ethnic people. Drive back to Sapa for lunch at your own arrangement.
Night 4: Overnight on a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper on the train back to Hanoi.
Trekking distance: 4km – 1.5 hours ~ Off road
Car support: 10km/Drop off at Lao Chai and pick up at Ta Van
Day 4: Hanoi
Arrival in Hanoi in the early morning. Tour ends.
-Private car/mini van in Sapa & taxi from hotel in Hanoi to railway station & from railway station to hotel in Hanoi -Soft sleeper in joined cabin 4 berths with A/C -All entrance fees -Local English speaking guide in Sapa -All meals as per program -Accommodation as programed, based on twin sharing
Drinks, Insurance, Personal expenses, Gratuities
- Hard trekking for trekking lovers tour
- Price may change according to season
- Every day, the detail Itinerary will be confirmed base on the day you travel to Sapa