Trekking Cat Cat – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Dzang Ta Chai 3 days 2 nights
(By train – 1 night homestay +1 night hotel)
Day 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai
8h00PM: The Staff of office pick you up from your hotel transfer to Hanoi Railway Station, caught the SP1 Train leaving Hanoi at 21.15 pm. Overnight on train. One hour check-in before the leaving.
Included Transfer to Hanoi Railway Station, train ticket.
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. Have breakfast.
At 10 am we leave the hotel and start trekking. The first part is on the road but we soon turn to the right and walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area. They are proud of their culture and keep their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigo blue clothing. After this you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. The development has meant that some of their old customs have been lost but many women still wear traditional shirts with a purple, blue or green color. The Zay houses are build of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here.
Included: Mini bus Transfer Lao Cai- Sapa, entrance fees, English speaking guide, breakfast , lunch, dinner , Accommodation: Homestay in Ta Van Village
Day 03: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa (B, L,D)
After the breakfast we continue to visit Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai where we also see a waterfall. The Red Dao women have very colorful red embroidery and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao Legend.
We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the jeep and transfer back to Sapa. Checkinhotel. Have dinner,overnight in sapa.
Included: Breakfast, entrance fees, tour guide, tranfer, , picnic lunch,Dinner,hotel
Day 04: Sapa- Cat Cat – Ha Noi ( B/L/D)
AM: Have breakfast
9h00: Visit to Cat Cat village of H’Mong people, visit Cat Cat waterfall lying in a small valley and hydro electricity station built by French. Have lunch.Check out
Afternoon: Free time to relax, visit Sapa town, take photos, buy souvenirs..
17h00 : It‘s time to say “Good bye Sa Pa!” and Take car down to Lao Cai Station for the morning train depart to Hanoi. Overnight on the train
Included: Breakfast, entrance fees, tour guide, , mini bus tranfer Sapa – Lao Cai, Train ticket Lao Cai – Hanoi, lunch.
Tour cost: All rates are net in US$ per person
|Joining group||2 star Hotel||3 star Hotel||4 star Hotel|| |
5 star hotel
|Night train tickets (soft sleeper, air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth)||166USD||180 USD||210USD||250USD|
|Night train tickets (soft seat, air-conditioning ) or sleeping bus||130USD||145 USD||185USD||215USD|
Muong Thanh Hotel
|Victoria sapa Hotel|
PRICE FOR CHILDREN:
– Children under 3 years are free (sharing bed with parents)
– Children 4-9 years old charged 50% of price
– Children over 10 years old charged as adults