First night: 20h00 -
20h30 pick you up at your hotel or your place and take you to Tran Quy Cap
station. Night train to Laocai station.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B, L, D)
Arrive in Laocai station
at 6h20 - 7h00: Pick up by minibus to Sapa. Check in hotel. After having
breakfast and shower, we'll start the trip to Lao Chai village to visit the
Black H'Mong have a picnic lunch on the way, then keep on going along the
valley to Ta Van village where Dzay people lives. Then homestay in their local
Day 2: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Sa Pa (B, L, D)
Start the trip after
breakfast, up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dzao minority. Have lunch.
Amazing sceneries and beautiful waterfall are to be seen in the afternoon
before going up to the main road where you'll be picked up by motorbike/Jeep.
Ride back to Sapa and you might stop to take photos on the way. Check in and
have dinner at the hotel. Enjoy the night in the mountain town.
Day 3: Sa Pa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Lao Cai station -
Hanoi (B, L, D)
Have breakfast at the
hotel. Free time to explore the town on your own in the morning. After lunch
you check out and leave your luggage at hotel, then trek down to Cat Cat and
Sin Chai villages of Black H'mong tribe. Visit H'Mong hydro electric built by
French and enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and very beautiful sceneries along
the way. Then back to Sapa and refresh with a shower before transferred to Lao
Cai station for night train back to Hanoi. Have dinner before getting the train
Day 4: 5h00 arrive at Tran Quy Cap station, Hanoi.
- You can stay in Sapa longer
if you want.
- The itinerary above may be
changed at the time of booking
The best time to witness
the scenic beauty of Sapa is in April and May. Before that period, the weather
might be cold and foggy; after that period is the rainy season. In April and
May, Sapa is blooming with flowers and green pastures. The clouds that settle
in the valley in early morning quickly disappear into thin air.Located at 1,500
m above sea level, Sapa lies on the side of the Hoang Lien Son Mountains, 333
km northwest of Hanoi. Sapa’s flora is diverse, ranging from flowers to
tropical fruits; among the most popular fruits produced in Sapa are apples,
pears, peaches, and plums.Sapa has many natural sites such as Thac Bac, Thuy Cung
Grotto, Gio Cave, Troi Gate, and Truc Forest. Sapa is also the starting point
for many climbers and scientists who want to reach the top of Fansipan
Mountain, the highest mountain in Vietnam at 3,143 m. Hoang Lien Son Mountains
is also called the Alps of the North Sea area since Fansipan Mountain is not
only the highest peak in Vietnam, but also in the Indochina Peninsula. The
pyramid-shaped mountain is covered with clouds all year round and temperatures
often drop below zero, especially at high elevations.To reach Sapa, one can
take a train to Lao Cai and then a bus to Sapa from Lao Cai. On Sundays, Nung,
Dao, Tay, Cao Lan, Paxi, and Xa Phong minorities ride down the mountain in
their colorful clothes to take part in the Sunday market at the foot of Fansipan
Included: Return train
tickets (Hanoi - Laocai); Bus transfer; English speaking guide; all meals;
Entrance fees; Accommodation in Sapa;
Single room, Personal expenses, Tips for tour guide and drive...
Necessary things: Sun
cream, Insect repellent, hat, sunglasses and trekking boots.
Boutique Sapa Hotel
Bamboo Sapa Hotel
Thai Binh Hotel
Baguette & Chocolat
Chau Long Sapa Hotel
Sapa Star Hotel
Royal Sapa Hotel