Night 1: Overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai train Station for Sapa.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages (B/L/D)
5.00: Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning. Be picked up by our driver and taken a 01hr drive to Sapa
6.00: Leave the luggage and take a shower in hotel then enjoy breakfast in Aira restaurant. Strolling around the town to fresh up and make friend with friendly locals.
9.30: Start trekking to Lao Chai and Ta Van villages down in Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – the highest peak of Vietnam and Indochina. Trek through the villages of Black H’mong ethnic minority to learn the way people weaving and embroidering their clothes. Have a break in a local restaurant for lunch then keep going down to enjoy colourful rice paddy fields and reach Ta Van village where the Dzay ethnic people inhabited.
15.30: Be picked up by private car to get back to Sapa for checking-in. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to discover the town (Dragon Mount, Orchid garden, the market…)
Night 2: Overnight at Aira Boutique Sapa hotel & spa with Deluxe Window room
Day 2: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Ta Phin villages (B/L)
9.30: After breakfast in the hotel, start visiting Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages. Trek through lush rice terraces towards villages, experience Black H’mong people’s daily life and traditional culture. Then back to Hotel.
14.00: Take a drive to Ta Phin village (12km from Sapa) where the Red Dzao people live to learn more about the culture, custom and their daily life. Have a good choice of buying woven and textile brocades which are locally hand-made. Pay a visit to one of the local family to experience the true life of the Red Dzao.
16.00: Back to sapa for a shower then be transferred to Laocai city. Enjoy dinner at a restaurant close by the railway station the board a night train back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Night train back to Hanoi
Day 3: The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning.
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
- 01 night in Aira Boutique Sapa hotel with Deluxe Window room
- 02 round trip train tickets in a 4 soft-sleeper shared-cabin (Should you like to charter the whole cabin to have more privacy aboard, there will be a surcharge of USD66 x 2 person)
- English speaking guide
- All meals as tour program
- All entrance fees
Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses