4 NIGHTS 3 DAYS
Sapa – Cat Cat – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai Village (3 days – 4 nights). Visit 5 villages of 3 different minorities. (go and come back by jeep) Trekking is a healthy, adventurous and eco-friendly way to explore, our goal is to offer you a wide variety of destinations with itineraries to suit all fitness levels
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
8h00pm Pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at at 9:15 PM to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).
Day 1: Sapa – Laochai – Tavan Village (B,L,D)
(5 hours trekking 14 km, 2 villages)
Arrive at Lao Cai railway station in the early morning where the driver is waiting to drive you along the exciting curvy road, surrounded by steep mountains and rice fields on terraces to Sapa. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM; Breakfast and start to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H’mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 2: Tavan -Giangtachai Village (B,L,D)
(5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages)
Get up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the village. Breakfast; take the road to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then cross Muong Hoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek – Supan village of the H’mong. Get back to Sapa by jeep. On the way back, enjoy visiting the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient carvings. Check in hotel.
Day 3: Catcat – Laocai – Hanoi (B,L,D)
Breakfast, visit village of the black H’mong Catcat, walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and check out hotel, free to explore the town until take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Hanoi.
The train arrives at Hanoi Station at around 5:00 am in the next morning. Taxi to hotel on your own.Tour ends.
Tour cost: Rate in USD per person
|Class (soft sleeper 4 berths cabin train)||2pax||3- 4 pax||5 – 6 pax||Single sup|
|Standard 2 *||240||216||199||30|
|Superior 3 *||267||242||226||45|
|Superior 4 *||372||303||287||90|
Accommodation offering in this trip:
|Sapa||Royal hotel||Holiday view (3*)|
Chau Long – Muong Thanh hotel (4*)
|Victoria sapa hotel|
Tour Cost includes:
– Shuttle bus transfer Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai
– Transport by private Jeep or van as tour program.
– Night train tickets 2 ways (soft sleeper, air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth)
– Local tour guide speaking English or French
– Sightseeing fees
– Twin /Double sharing Room at hotel in Sapa
– Meal as mentioned in program (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner )
Tour Cost excludes:
– Airport taxes; Visas; dinners; travel insurance; tips;
– Personal expenses, emergency transfers.
Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and Sunscreen…