Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village (L/D)
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/accommodation, get on big bus and depart for Sapa Town.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
· Welcome drink and itinerary briefing, enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes
14.15: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain. You approach Ta Van village where Dzay Ethnic People inhabits in late afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours
17.45: Check in homestay; get to know the family of Dzay People. Spend time to enjoy the mountain life on Sunset. You may attend cooking local dishes with the family and enjoy dinner in peace.
In the evening, you can join the local bar nearby with music and socialize with other tourists then overnight at homestay.
Day 2: Medium trek Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa- Cat Cat village (B/L/D)
8.00: Have breakfast prepared by the family and start a new day with more interesting trek.
8.45: Keep walking to the rice paddies where you have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding
landscapes; a trek through the bamboo forest; stop to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village – home of red Dzao People.
11.00: Trek through the Giang Ta Chai Bridge to main road, bus picks you up to come back Sapa Town.
Trekking distance is about 4 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
12.00 – 14.00: Welcome drink at hotel, have lunch with delicious Vietnamese dishes and check in procedures
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station, stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
16.30: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in Aira hotel with night activities.
Day 3: Sapa – Ha Noi (B)
7.30 – 8h00: Have breakfast at hotel.
Free time at leisure. You can trek up Ham Rong (Dragon’s Jaw) Mountain or go shopping.
15.15: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
Prices: Per person in US$ in group of
| 2 persons
| 3 persons
| 4 persons
Notes: Surcharge from 10% to 30% for peak season (from 20 Dec 2018 to 5 Jan 2019) & Tet Holiday (from 4 to 7 February 2019)
- Private transfers in Sapa as mentioned in tour program
- Modern air–conditioning express bus from Hanoi – Sapa and return
- 01 night at Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel & spa with Deluxe Window room
- 01 night homestay in Dzay people
- English speaking guide in Sapa
- All meals as tour program
- All entrance fees
- On your request, private roundtrip transfers Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi @ additional US$320 for a 4 seat car, or US$340 for a 7 seat car
- Other personal expenses (tip, drinks with meals,...)