Night 0 : Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Overnight on the train.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Cat Cat Village – Sapa (B /L/D)
05:30-06:00 Arrive at Lao Cai railway station early in the morning then transfer to Sapa), home to numerous colorful hill tribes (Black H’mong, Flower H’mong, Red Dao) and to Vietnam’s highest peak: Mount Fansipan.
After breakfast, relax at the hotel till 09:00 – 9:30. Our guide pick up you to the villages of the H’mong called Cat Cat. Cat Cat Village possesses many imposing waterfalls and also is home to the water hydropower construction built under French rule. Return to Sapa by walk and have lunch in restaurant. Discover the charming Sapa Town, Sapa market and Ham Rong at your own program in the afternoon. Dinner in warmly atmosphere of your hotel. Stay overnight in three-star hotel.
Day 2: Trekking Lao Chai Village – Ta Van Village (B/L/D)
7:30 : Have breakfast at hotels. Then relax and leisure.
09:00-09:30 We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the H’Mong and Dzay hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area. Have lunch en route or at a local family.Stay overnight in three-star hotel.
Day 3: Matra – TaPhin Village – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (B/L/D)
After breakfast, 09:00 – 9:30. Our guide pick up you to the villages visit the red Dzao in Suoi Thau, Ma Tra villages. 9km-12km trekking through the forest. Picnic lunch en –route. Reach Ta Phin village where we have chance to learn about the life styles and the custom of the red Dzao minority, enjoy landscapes…then drive back to Sapa.
17:00 Transfer to Lao Cai train station. Have dinner before getting on the night train back to Ha Noi. Overnight at train ( Night 4 ) . Supposed to be at Hanoi Train station at 5 am the next day. Tour ends.
UNIT PRICE ( usd/ person )
All rates are in US$ per person.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
You will stay on the train without tour guide. Local tour guide will pick you up at Lao Cai Station.