Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Pick up at your hotel (20.30) and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take the night train from tô Lào Cai.
Sleep on the train (wooden deluxe train with A/C)
Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B, L, D)
05.00 - 05.30AM: Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Pick up and transfer to Sapa by shuttle bus, refresh and breakfast at the hotel.
09.30AM: First start of 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue a 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Last trek is about 2Km to the bus stop in Ta Van then get back to Sapa by jeep or minivan. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Lao Cai (B, L, D)
A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 3 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Bus to train station, local dinner before boarding the train back to Hanoi. End of tour.
Pick you up at your hotel at 8:30PM
Beware of your luggage and money
Hotel: Fansipan View 2* or Panorama 3*
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian
Train: A/C soft sleeper with 4 berths/cabin
Please take your passport to check in hotel
Train departure from Hanoi at 9:40PM or 10.00PM
Passengers are advised to leave big luggage at hotel for convenience
Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...