First night: 20h00 -
20h30 pick you up at your hotel or your place to Tran Quy Cap station. Night
train to Laocai station.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai (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 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 for
lunch in our beautiful mountain view restaurant. The rest of the afternoon is
free to explore the town on your own. Dinner in hotel and enjoy the night in
Sapa town (Enjoy the Love Market by yourself if on Saturday).
Day 2: Sa Pa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - La Cai - Hanoi (B,
After breakfast, you'll
check out and leave your luggage in the hotel and trek down to Lao Chai village
to visit the Tay and Dzay tribes, keep going along the bottom of Muong Hoa
valley to get Ta Van village which is the most beautiful ethnic village in the
area. Have lunch in Dzay family. Transfer back to Sapa by motorbike/Jeep, get
fresh with a shower in the hotel then head to Lao Cai station for night train
to Hanoi. Have dinner before getting the train at 19h35.
Day 3: 5h00 arrive in Tran Quy Cap station, Hanoi.
- You can stay in Sapa longer if you want.
- The itinerary above may be changed at the time of
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 Mountain.
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