Night 1: Be escorted to the railway station by Hoa Lu 2 Hotel staff for boarding the train to travel up Lao Cai city. Overnight on the train.
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5h00: Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning. Be picked up by your driver and take an 01hr drive to Sapa for breakfast and morning shower in the Hotel in Sapa.
After breakfast, we will take a 6km 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. 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. Home-stay at the Dzay local.
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast at the homestay, we will take a walk of 14 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan). Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road to get the Car to return to Sapa.
Have dinner at the local restaurant in Sapa!
Stay overnight in Sapa hotel!
Day 3: Bac Ha market (on Sunday only) (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha to get back to Lao Cai to catch the train
Free time in the afternoon to do shopping in local market. Have dinner in the local restaurant in Lao Cai. Get to the train station for overnight back to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning, Hoa Lu 2 Hotel staff will pick you up, and escort you back to the hotel. End of services!
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Note: Join-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need further information with: [email protected]
Private transfers, 02 round trip train tickets in a 4 soft-sleeper shared-cabin*, Hoa Lu 2 Hotel Certified guide in Sapa, admission fees, meal as specified.
* Should you would like to charter the whole cabin to have more privacy aboard, there will be a surcharge of USD 80 x 2 person.
Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring: Passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, insect repellent, rain gears, hat, sun cream, warm clothing (In winter)