SAPA CLASSIC TOUR 2 DAYS
2 Days / 3 Nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa – Hanoi
Group tour: US$125/p.p
At a glance:
- Tour code: CT0063
- Tour style: Group tour
- Tour type: Hill tribes trekking
- Grade: Easy trekking
- Vehicle: Train & bus
- Accommodation: homestay
Sapa is famous for its beautiful, cool climate and colorful local markets. Along this medium-level trek, enjoy stunning natural scenery and see villages still following traditional ways of life. Allow yourself to fall into the natural rhythm of Vietnam!
The trip will start walking to Cat Cat & Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Go through the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall. Let’s come and enjoy it.
> Fist night: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
> Day 01: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa (B)
> Day 02: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Fist night: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
We will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 21:35′ from Hanoi railway station.
DAY 01: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa (B, L, D)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00. There will be a vehicle waiting to transfer us to Sapa. Driving to Sapa is only 38 km but it takes around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa, we will check into the hotel (if the room is available – check in time after 12:00). After freshening up and having breakfast we are ready to explore Sapa town. We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H’Mong hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area. Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 02: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (B, L,D)
Breakfast in the hotel we then, embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H’mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages.
14:30 Travel back to Sapa Town. Free at your own program untill 16:00
17:30 Transfer to Lao Cai train station. before getting on the night train back to Ha Noi. Morning taxi to your hotel by yourself. End of services!
What is included?
- All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
- Hotel in sapa base on twin share
- English speaking tour guide
- Train ticket: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner
- Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
- Car and guide on free time
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expense
- Travel insurance
Accommodation on this tour
Note: This trip can be optional for 1 more day in Sapa to conquer Fansipan summit by cable car system before going to visit Bac Ha market next day. Extra charge US$60/p.p
Conquer Fansipan summit by cable car system
After breakfast at your hotel, we depart for the Silver Waterfall . The Silver Waterfall is located about a half hour from Sapa town which offers stunning views over surrounding mountains and lush forests belonging to Hoang Lien National Park. You are advised to stop by a farm for a cup of tea and talk with people to understand their local life. After that, we are driven to Tram Ton Pass where we will trek 30 minutes through the forest. Along the way, you have chances to see wild flowers. Trekking along the Golden Stream, you will arrive at Love Waterfall. It is the best place for relax in Sapa, returning to Tram Ton Pass. Then we continue our drive uphill to the Heavens Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam as well as the provincial border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. Enjoy fantastic view over the valley!
After that we will be transferred to cable car station where we will have 25 minutes travelling to Fanispan Mountain where is considered to be the most beautiful landscape of Vietnam now. Back to Sapa Town to have lunch then transfer to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back Hanoi
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