|Route:||Hanoi - Sapa - Trekking To Villages - Sapa - Hanoi|
|Duration:||04 days / 05 nights|
|Features:||If you are from abroad or even working in Vietnam, let’s travel from Hanoi to Sapa in a different way, with more difficulties, approach the villages closer, live with the hill tribal people several days to deeply enjoy their hospitality, as well as contemplate the magnificent scenery of this hill station better.|
|Connection :||Easy to connect with Bangkok, Yunnan and Northern Myanmar. Check here for direct flights to these destinations.|
|Day 1||HANOI - LAO CAI|
|Day 2||LAO CAI - SAPA||(B/LD)|
|Day 3||SIN CHAI||(B/L/D)|
|Day 4||SIN CHAI - SAPA||(B/L)|
|Day 5||SAPA - LAO CAI - HANOI||(B/D)|
|Day 6||ARRIVE IN HANOI|
DAY 1: HANOI - LAO CAI
The tour guide of THREELAND will see you at your hotel in Hanoi for overnight train at 21.30 or 22.00 to Lao Cai, the town nearest to Sapa. Overnight on the train (No meals provided).
DAY 2: LAO CAI - SAPA (B/L/D)
Arrive in Lao Cai early morning. Pick up at Lao Cai station by a Station Bus and transfer uphill by a very winding road to the town of Sapa, a former French Hill Resort and home to five of Vietnam's most colourfully-dressed hill tribal groups - H’mong, Tay, Dzay, Yao and Sa Pho. Check-in hotel and have breakfast in Sapa. Head down a track to Su Pan and walk on thru splendid scenery of mountain ranges, terraced rice fields, seeing colourfully-dressed tribal farmers till reaching a family house at a Tay minority village called Thanh Phu. After lunch at Thanh Phu, trek up to the elevation of over 1,000m before arriving at the isolated and seldom-visited village Sin Chai. The trekking’s cook will prepare a delicious evening meal before settling down for the night in a local house or tent. Overnight at Sin Chai.
DAY 3: SIN CHAI (B/L/D)
Sinchai is a village of the “Dzao“ ethnic people, whose women wear beautifully embroidered clothes with distinctive silver jewellery and an enormous red turban. Our day will begin early here in Sin Chai, with the first cock crow. After breakfast, have a two-hour light trek to Suoi Thau, another Dzao village that presents magnificent view across the valley. After lunch at Suoi Thau, return to Sin Chai for a rest. Dinner and overnight at Sin Chai.
DAY 4: SIN CHAI - SAPA (B/L)
Say goodbye to the friendly locals and leave Sin Chai for the trek back to Sapa after breakfast, and perhaps, a swim in the river at Thanh Phu. Lunch is prepared at a local house in Ban Ho village, then we will continue the trek to Su Pan, where our car is waiting to be back to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa. (dinner at your own arrangement)
DAY 5: SAPA - LAO CAI - HANOI (B/D)
Stroll around Sapa today will discover not less exciting charm of this mountain town - the Sapa Catholic church, Sapa bustling market especially on Sunday, the Dragon Peak with a panoramic view of the town will excite your trip. Lunch at your own arrangement. At leisure in the afternoon before transfer to Lao Cai Station by bus to take the night train back to Hanoi. Dinner in Lao Cai. Overnight on the train.
DAY 6: ARRIVE IN HANOI
Arrive in Hanoi early morning. Our guide will help you arrange a taxi to be back to your hotel. End of services.
Rates vary depend on group size, travel time, accommodation level, transportation and other service. Please check with us for the best tour rates.
|CITY OR AREA||SUPERIOR PACKAGE||1st CLASS PACKAGE||DELUXE PACKAGE|
|Sapa Train (Overnight)||Tulico, ET Pumpkin, Oriental Express||Upon request|
|Sapa||Gold Sea,Chau Long (Old Wing)||Upon request|
|Hill tribal villages||Good Homestay||Upon request|