Tour code:SPMK - MH2D
Duration:2 Days 3 Nights
Tour route:Sapa – Suoi Ho Village – Ma Tra Village – Ta Phin Village – Muong Hum Market (Sunday)
Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights
Departure: Every Saturday evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi Old Quater
Group size: Private tour
Attending tribal Sunday Market in Muong Hum for encountering the most variety of tribal peoples in their colorful traditional dresses, enjoying fresh smell from exotic herbs and spices,.. walking along the trails winding up and down hills in spectacular Ta Phin and Muong Hoa Valleys, paying visit to Red Zao, Black H’mong or Zay villages and homes… they are all unforgettable experiences included in this trip.
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
08:00: We will be met at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi Railways station for night train to Sapa. Overnight on train
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Suoi Ho Village – Ma Tra Village – Ta Phin Village (12km trekking, 4 hour trekking) (B / L / D)
Arrive in Lao Cai around 5:00 a.m. We will take 1 hour van ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. You have breakfast at the hotel before being free to discover the beautiful town. 9:30 A.M you are transferred to Ma Tra Village where you start to have a short walk about 6 km along the mountain trails and village road to visit Suoi Ho, Matra and Taphin villages which are inhabited by Black Hmong and Red Dzao tribes. Along the way we can come in some schools as well as tribal houses to have experience of local Sapa life. Moreover, the landscape, culture, custom and tradition of Black Hmong tribe of Suoi Ho and Matra villages are preserved from tourists so you can study the raw things here. Arriving in Taphin village around 5:00 P.M, you are picked up and transferred back to Sapa. (B,L,D)
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa Town
Day 2: Sapa – Muong Hum Market (Sunday) – Lao Cai night train to Hanoi (B,L,D)
Leaving Sa Pa early Sunday morning we drive to Muong Hum Market The drive takes approx. 3 hours. We visit this very interesting local market frequented by Tu Di, Dao Tuyen, H’Nhi, Flower Hmong and Giay minorities. We enjoy in a small local restaurant and after lunch we visit H’Nhi village. We walk around the village and it is possible to visit a local house. In the early afternoon the jeep takes us back to Lao Cai for your night train to Hanoi.
Night 3: Hanoi Arrival
Upon your arrival, you are picked up and transferred to your hotel. Ends the tour.
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
The rate is inclusive of:
• All meals on the tour
• Mineral water
• English or French speaking guide
• Accommodation (hotel)
• Two round trip train tickets (soft sleeper with air-condition cabin of 04 berth)
• Transport by private car or minibus as tour program in Hanoi and Sapa.
• All entranced fees and permission
The rate is exclusive of:
• Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
• Personal expenses: Bar, telephone, laundry service)
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat, torch…
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