NIGHT 1 : HANOI TO SAPA BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN OR BUS
Overnight on the train or bus.
DAY 1 : SAPA – LAO CHAI- TA VAN – (B, L, D)
Around 06:00 am, the train / bus arrives in Lao Cai. Pick up and transfer to Sapa .
After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H'mong village Lao Chai. Black H'mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area.
After this you continue to Ta Van village to visit the Dzay people. The Dzay houses are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. Have picnic lunch on the way then keep going to the bottom of Sapa valley.
Jeep back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
DAY 2 : SAPA – CAT CAT – SIN CHAI – (B, L, D)
Have breakfast at your hotel.
Trek around 10 km to visit two villages of the Black H'mong (Cat Cat and Sin Chai). Visit the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French in Cat Cat village, nice landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way.
Walk back to Sapa.
Have lunch at the local restaurant.
Afternoon, free to visit Sapa town, market, church and flower garden in Ham Rong mountain...
Overnight in the hotel.
DAY 3 : SAPA – BAC HA MARKET – LAO CAI – OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI – (B, L, D)
At 07:30am, checking out the hotel then take the minibus to go to Bac Ha (arrive at about 10:00 am).
At the market, you have opportunities to meet local people from the remote villages in their traditional costumes.
They are 4 different tribal groups Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Toy and Phi La, in the afternoon taking 2 hour walk to visit Ban Phi – A Flower Hmong village which is located in scenic valley.
Then bus transfer back to Lao Cai railway station round 16:30 for the night train to Hanoi.
NIGHT 4 : LAO CAI TO HANOI BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN.
English speaking tour guide
Village entrance fees
Personal travel insurance
What you should bring :
Comfortable trekking shoes
125 USD/person (travel by bus)
155 USD/person (travel by train)
99 USD/person (travel by bus)
128 USD/person (travel by train)
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