Night 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Sapa
Our team will pick up you in your hotel and then depart for Sapa. You will have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful scenery of the region on the road.
Overnight on the train or the bus.
DAY 1: HA NOI – SAPA – CAT CAT –SIN CHAI ( B/ L/ D)
5.00 – 6.30: Our Express Bus pick up you at Sapa bus station or Lao Cai station by bus to go to SaPa
Along the way, you will enjoy by the beauty of northwest mountains, terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog.
7h.30: Arrive in Sapa, have breakfast and check in room ( If available)
9h00: You start trekking to Cat Cat village which is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in twentieth century. You will experience the tribal way of life of ethnic minorities while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village.
12h00- 12h30 : After lunch , you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping.
18h00 – 19h30: We will Serve your dinner in our hotel. you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night.
Overnight at SaPa Relax hotel.
DAY 2: Sapa –Y linh ho –Lao Chai – Tavan Village ( B/ L/ D)
9:30 – 9:50 AM, start trekking from Sapa on the main road to go down to Muong Hoa valley. Begining of the trip is the moment for admire the panorama view of the town and then the valley from the main road. After 4km on the main road, we start going down to the valley by the small trails through the terrace rice fields to get to Y Linh Ho hamlet, a small village of the Black Hmong people.
From Y Linh Ho village, we go along the river to go to Lao Chai village (means “old village” in the local dialect). It is time for you to visit the local families, listen to your guide’s explanation about the local culture: how they live, way of building the traditional house, techniques of making clothes… or listen about the way of treatment for a sick person.
12:30 – Stop for lunch. The lunch is served in one of the local refreshment restaurants on the side of the river.In the afternoon, we leave Lao Chai to continue to Ta Van village, the Giay people’s residence. The guide to bring you into some family: listen about their life, enjoy some green tea, learn about the differences of their culture from the other hill tribes even they leave close to each other.
14h30: Quitting Ta Van, we head up to the main road where the car will pick up us to tranfer back to Sapa.
15h30 or 17h30 Transfer to Sapa bus station or Lao Cai train station. Before getting on the night train back to ha noi. End trip
PRICE FOR CHILDREN:
– Children under 5 years old are free (sharing bed with parents)
– Children 5-8 years old are charged 50% of price (sharing bed with parents)
– Children over 9 years old are charged as adults
– Transportation as program
– Accommodation at hotel (2 persons/ room)
– English speaking guide during the tour (enthusiastic, experienced)
– Meals as mentioned on itinerary.
– Entrance fees as mentioned on itinerary
– Free used heated
– VAT (10%)
– Insurance, Visas
Other personal expenses (tip, drinks with meals,…