Sapa Vacation Experiences

4 Days | Vietnam
Adventure

OVERVIEW

Sapa

Sapa covers an area of over five thousands squares km with the population of six thousands people of 6 colorful hill tribes. This old French-built town with tropical forest, emerald rice terrace fields, colorful hill tribes is an great adventure experience. This vacation is one of the best Vietnam Vacations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience overnight train in an air-conditioned sleeper cabin.
  • Views of the Muong Hoa Valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields.
  • Trek to Lao Chai and Ta Van villages where experience the daily life of the Black H’Mong people.
  • Glimpse impressive scenery such as bamboo forests, rice terraces, and sweeping valley.
  • Visit Suoi Ho village with tea plantations and cardamom gardens.
  • Experience about the lifestyle and traditional customs of H’Mong people.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

Far East Vacation’s driver and tour guide will meet you at the hotel in Hanoi at around 20.00PM and transfer to Hanoi railway station for night train to Lao Cai
Noted: Train departs at approximately 21:50 pm. Private cabin on request at surcharge. Train journeys are part of a great local experience. Cabins are shared with other local passengers (unless private cabin is requested and all berths paid for – with supplement).
Overnight on Soft sleeper cabin with A/C.

Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: Overnight on night train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van

Arrive in Lao Cai railway station early morning (6.00 am), the border town to China. The journey starts with a 38 km drive on winding roads up the mountains to Sapa. Enjoy a breakfast in Sapa town. Then, drive from Sapa town down to Lao Chai village. Views of the Muong Hoa Valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic minority groups (H’mong, Red Dao and Dzay) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers. Continue walking from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Dzay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. Afternoon, continue walking to the meeting point for your transfer back to Sapa town. The rest of the day is at leisure. Discover Sapa town on your own, its bustling market, and colorful dresses of the ethnic people, tea and coffee shops as well as the local life in this mountain town.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 3: Sapa – Ta Phin

Enjoy a full day of trekking. Visit Suoi Ho village with tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow the buffalo trails to visit the hospitable villages of the Black Hmong minority people in Ma Tra. After passing a school and scenic views en route, a picnic lunch will be served. After lunch, continue trekking to Ta Phin village where you will meet Red Dao people who are famous for their weaving skills. Proceed to the meeting point and transfer back to Sapa.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 4: Sapa – Cat Cat – Hanoi

In the morning, we will visit Cat Cat village where you can understand more about the lifestyle and traditional customs of H’Mong people. After lunch, you have one free afternoon for shopping or relaxing on your own.
Car will pick you up at 6.00PM and take you to Lao Cai station for the train to Hanoi.
Overnight on Soft sleeper cabin with A/C. End trip organized by Far East Vacation.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Overnight on night train.

IMPORTANT

  • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Private Transfers & tours in Sapa with local English-speaking guide in private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Local train Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi in shared compartment with 4 soft berths, drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles.
  • Vietnam Visa Approval letter.

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