Sapa Experience Tour – 3 Nights

Trek through the highlands to discover ethnic villages brimming with authentic culture while getting a glimpse of life in Sapa’s verdant hills. Learn the secrets behind the Dzao & Giay people’s colourful textiles. Enjoy traditional food and discovering real authentic while visiting Hau Chu Ngai, Tavan and Chai San villages.

Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai Railways Station

20.30pm – Our’s tour guide come to pick you up from your hotel then transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning). Arrive Lao Cai 5:30 or 6:00am.

Sapa is the local point for mountain travel in Vietnam, and is a riot of colour and atmosphere as people from the myriad ethnic minorities of the hills gather in the markets.

The ‘Flower Hmong’ wear rainbow-coloured smocks, while the Red Dao’s traditional costume is a more muted indigo but topped off with a bright red headdress. When all of the mountain people congregate, the result is a feast for the eyes and the senses.

*** It takes about 9 hours to go from Hanoi to Sapa by night train.

Day 2: Sapa – Hau Chu Ngai – Tavan villages ( B , L , D )

The train arrives at around 6:00 am. Look for the “Our’s Logo & Your Name” sign when you exit the train station, as our guide will pick you up there and transfer to the former hill station of Sapa.

After having breakfast at local restaurant, a beautiful day, A hard and authentic hiking tour in Sapa, walking around the Sapa town and then trek up to pine tree forest with a beautiful panorama of Sapa town. Passing through rice terrace and corn fields, visiting Hmong ethnic people to explore their daily life and mystery cultures such as get married by kidnapping…

Discovering an authentic area and non-touristy villages ( faraway touristy area ). Lunch in local restaurant and then keep trekking down to bamboo forest and small waterfall on a dirt trail. An amazing view of Muong Hoa valley ( a biggest and most beautiful valley for rice terrace fields in Vietnam ), hunting unique pictures, enjoy fresh air on high mountain. Overnight in Ta Van village of Giay ethnic people. Approx: 13 km of trekking- Duration 4 – 5hours, Over 30 km of driving from Lao Cai to Sapa

What’s included: Private car transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, private room at homestay in the valley.

With ‘Homestay’ experience, your overnight accommodation is provided by a local family in their traditional house-on-silts. There are some private rooms on the first floor for priavte tour and you will have toilet or bathroom sharing. The sleeping corner is set up with a single mattress (thin, but adequate), blankets (ditto), pillow and mosquito net. The restroom is at standard and a few steps from the main house.

Day 3: Tavan – Chai San village – Sapa – Hanoi ( B ,L , D)

Following a breakfast with local people and continue to trek uphill to Chai San village of Hmong people, where you will have a panorama of small valley with stunning view of rice terrace fields. Visiting a local traditional wooden house of Hmong poeple, you will hear a lot interesting cultural information from your guide about the ethnic. Trek down to Muong Hoa river and enjoy the lunch on the river.

After that continue on the dirt trail to beautiful rice fields, a authentic and peaceful place. Walking back Sapa. Late afternoon, the car will pick you up for the night train back to Hanoi. Arrive at Lao Cai train station and take the night train back to Hanoi.

Approx: 12  km of trekking, Duration 4-5h walking and Over 30 km of driving back  to Lao Cai .

What’s included: Private car transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, Train tickets in 04 berths sharing cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper

Day 4: Hanoi arrive

Arrive in Hanoi early morning (around 5:20am) Here you can catch a taxi back to your hotel by yourself. Finish unforgettable Sapa Tour with us Good bye & see you in the next time! can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations .

Tour Price : Contact Us

What’s Included

  • Tour guide pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station .
  • Train return tickets in 04 berths sharing cabinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper.(If you would like to upgrade to the private 2-berth cabin, please contact us).
  • Local English speaking guide (other language guide is upon your request)
  • Private room at homestay in the valley
  • Meal as mentioned in program ( 2B= Breakfast, 2L = Lunch, 2D = Dinner ) in the local restaurants or picnics where no suitable restaurant available.
  • Entrance fees, sight seeing fee for all visits as mentioned in the program.
  • Purified water and wet towel
  • Private car transfer in Sapa
  • All taxes and service charge.

What’s Not Included

  • Vietnam Visa Stamp fee
  • Other meals and drinks at meals
  • Hotel early check in /Late check out
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Supplement for French, Spanish, Italian and German speaking guide
  • Possible Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24& 31 December
  • Other services not listed in inclusive column

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