Duration:2 days 3 nights
Tour route:Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa - Suoi Ho - Ta Phin - Lao Cai - Hanoi
On this trip you will trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way you will learn more about how is the rice cultivating, from when the seed sowed to harvested, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table. The night you spend in Tavan village, the unique village in Sapa area where Giay minority live, will be an excellent experience.
Tour Level: Moderate
Group size: Private tour or group tour
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Night 1 : Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
Be ready at your hotel lobby at 8:10 p.m, our tour guide and driver will meet and pick you up for a short transfer to Hanoi Station to take the overnight train to Lao Cai City.
• Overnight on the train
Day 01 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B, L, D)
6h30 am. Pick up at the train station when you arrive and transfer to Sapa by a tourist shared bus.
Early check in is possible when you arrive if the room available otherwise we will provide you a basic hotel room where you can have shower or relax
Start the trip at 9:30 as below.
First start of 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue a 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes… on the way. Last trek is about 2Km to the bus stop in Tavan then get back to Sapa by jeep or minivan..
• Breakfast, Lunch and dinner are all included.
• Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
• Trekking level: 6/10
• 10Km trekking, 8Km driving from Tavan village back to Sapa
• Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Day 02 : Sapa – Suoi Ho – Ta Phin – Sapa (B, L, D)
After having breakfast in a hotel we trek to Ta Phin Village. The whole day trekking following the buffalo trails, we trek up and down hills through the forest and on the terraced rice fields and visit the villagers of the Black H’mong tribe in Ma Tra and Suoi Ho villages. We pass schools with scenic views of terraced rice fields and picnic lunch on the way and then continue our trek to Ta Phin with Red Dzao ethnic group. We meet the jeep & transfer back to Sapa. Then we go back to Lao Cai railway station. The guide sees you off there and takes you on the train. Over night on train back Hanoi
Day 3: Arrival Hanoi
5h30 am, arrival Hanoi train station, our staff will pick up and transfer you to your hotel. Trip finish !
What is included?
All transfer and transportation sharing vehicle with air conditioning
Hotel in Sapa
English speaking tour guide
Train ticket: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi first class 4 berth shared cabin with air-con
All indicated meals, plus snacks (B: as breakfast; L: as lunch; D: as dinner)
Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
Car and guide on free time
Other meals and drinks
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