Sapa Easy Trekking Tour Package 3 Nights 2 Days by train (O/N in hotel)
Sapa, a former French hill resort and home to some of Vietnam’s most colorful ethnic groups in the far northestern corner of Vietnam. Sapa is a wonderful place in Asia and it is a magiccal combinenation of landscape, ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air, surroundings are incredible and the friendly atmosphere. There are excellent areas for hiking through lush mountain valleys to the remove villages of diffirent minornities of Black H’Mong, Read Dzao, Dzay, Tay..
For many travelers, the Northwest of Vietnam is a real feast for the eyes, not only for its awe-inspiring nature, but also for its colorful ethnic culture. This beautiful region is a superb mosaic painting of vibrant colors. Impressive mountains, amazing terraced rice fields, agricultural activity in rhythm with the seasons and fascinating ethnic markets, all with capture your heart.
Through this journey, you will meet the Hmong living in the high mountains, the Dao with flamboyant costumes, Lu women with their sophisticated silver jewelry and lacquered teeth, and the Thai with their elegant dresses. It is a journey into the heart of a region with exceptional natural beauty and exotic culture.
Night 1: Be escorted to the railway station by Chic’s staff for boarding the train to travel up Lao Cai city.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van villages (B)
5.00: Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning. Be picked up by your tour guide and taken an 01hr drive to Sapa.
6.00: Leave the luggage in your hotel then enjoy breakfast and take a shower in a local restaurant nearby. Strolling around the town to fresh up and make friend with friendly locals.
9.30: Start trekking to Lao Chai and Ta Van villages down in Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – the highest peak of Vietnam and Indochina. Trek through the villages of Black H’mong ethnic minority to learn the way people weaving and embroidering their clothes. Have a break in a local restaurant for lunch then keep going down to enjoy colourful rice paddy fields and reach Ta Van village where the Dzay ethnic people inhabited.
15.30: Be picked up by private car to get back to Sapa for checking-in. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to discover the town (Dragon Mount, Orchid garden, the market…)
Night 2 : Overnight in hotel in town.
Day 2: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Ta Phin villages (B)
9.30: After breakfast in the hotel, start visiting Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages. Trek through lush rice terraces towards villages, experience Black H’mong people’s daily life and traditional culture. Then back to Hotel.
14.00: Take a drive to Ta Phin village (12km from Sapa) where the Red Dzao people live to learn more about the culture, custom and their daily life. Have a good choice of buying woven and textile brocades which are locally hand-made. Pay a visit to one of the local family to experience the true life of the Red Dzao.
16.00: Back to sapa for a shower then be transferred to Laocai city. Enjoy dinner at a restaurant close by the railway station the board a night train back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Night train back to Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning, Hanoi Chic Hotel’s staff will pick you up, and escort you back to the hotel (optional).
– Train tickets 2 ways (soft sleepers, air-condition 04 sharing berths cabin)
– Transport by bus Laocai – Sapa, Sapa – Laocai.
– Accommodation at hotel or homestay (up to your options as above)
– All meals on tour except for last dinner.
– Entrance fees to the villages.
– English speaking guide.
– Jeep go and back as timetable.
Drinks, Phone calls and other private expenses
Note: Should you would like to charter whole cabin for more privacy on board, there will be surcharged of 60$US/ per person more.