Sapa - O/N in hotel - Top Choice - 2D2N

Opt : 2days/2night - Go by night train - back by luxury minivan

Trip code: SPHT2D2N

Nested under the shadow of Fansipan Mountain, Sapa town beautifully sits on a hill top at 1,600m above sea level, viewing over the Muong Hoa valley. Being unknown until 1880s when the French arrived Sapa town, it was quickly became well-known for its natural beauty, fresh and cool climate.

 

Sapa woke up to welcome the first tourists in early 1990s and be developing into a large town to serve the booming tourism. Although experiencing such fast growing, the town is well maintained its own charms and resisted its harmony to the surrounding nature. From the top of Ham Rong Mountains a perfect panorama view of the town open wide with lovely architectures and buildings under the shades of pine trees which centered around the Church and market place.

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai (-)

20.30 – 20.45 we pick up at the meeting point, she will guide you to the train station all the way to your train cabin.

22.00 Train leaves Hanoi to Lao Cai station.

 

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai and Ta Van Villages – Sapa (B/ L/ D)

05.30 Arrive in Lao Cai station, after 38 km from Lao Cai to Sa Pa bout one hour's drive on a scenic route brings to Sapa.

Have breakfast and a morning shower. You can check in early if we have available room otherwise you can leave the luggage at store luggage at your hotel.

Your local Hmong tour guide will meet you after breakfast at around 9 a.m. We'll start our trekking to Lao Chai village and Tavan village (10 -12 kms). This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and Fanxipan Peak can be seen in a nice day. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will visit some H’mong families, watch them doing their daily works. After picnic lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong & then follows the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people for visiting local homes, village schools, etc. You will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa valley.

15.30 our minivan will come to the main road of the village to pick up you back to Sapa central.

16.00 Arrival back Sapa central, check in hotel.

Have dinner at the restaurant.

Sleep in hotel in Sapa central.


Day 2: Sa Pa - Cat Cat & Shin Chai villages – Sa Pa - Ha Noi (B/ L)

After freshen up and breakfast in the restaurant, check out and leave the luggage at store luggage at your hotel

9:30 Am Our guide will come to your hotel to pick up you to walking down to the South-West of Sapa (around 4kms) to visit Catcat village of Black H'mong people. 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.  And then next 3km to Shin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina “.  Walk up back to Sapa, have lunch and you will free time in the afternoon for leisure or shopping.

15:00 – 15:30 Your Luxury minivan is leaving at our hotel for your depart to Hanoi.

21:00 – 21:30 arriving back your hotel. Tour finishes.

Type of tour You are 2 - 5 person
(per person in US $)
You are 6 - 10 person
(per person in US $)
Join group (3* Hotel) 129 USD 119 USD
Private tour (3* Hotel) 184 USD 154 USD
Join group (4* Hotel) 169 USD 159 USD
Private tour (4* Hotel) 224 USD 204 USD

Peak season surcharge:

+ 25% on Lunar New Year’s dates (01st to 06th Feb, 2019)

 

Notes:

  • We use Sleeping train – Deluxe cabin with 4 beds in 1 cabin for your trip. Besides, we also have VIP cabin with only 2 beds, which is more private. You will pay extra US $30/per person/way.

 

Children Policy:

  • Child under 5 years old: free of charge (maximum is 1 child/room, sharing bed with parents)
  • Children from 5 to fewer than 9 years old are charged 75% the adult’s tour price (sharing room with parents)
  • Children from 9 years old & above will be charged as an adult

 

Things to Bring & To Know

  • You should bring warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold and foggy from September, to March.
  • Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australia Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
  • You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.
  • Homestay’s facilities are not as in hotel in Sapa.
  • Old people, kids should not attend the long trek (9 kms)
  • You may stay overnight at homestay for 1st night or you may do on 2nd night. Our tour leader will inform you on bus to Sapa.
Book this tour
Include:
  • Train tickets Ha Noi - Lao Cai (soft sleeper with A/C - 4 bed/cabins)
  • Shuttle bus Lao Cai Station – Sapa
  • Luxury minivan Sapa – Hanoi
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fee tickets
  • Accommodation (01 night Hotel)
  • Meals (02 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 01 dinner)
  • Bus from village back to Sapa town (Day 1)
  • Bus Hotel – Hanoi train station (1way)
Exclude: Dinner on 2nd day, Drinks, Tips, Other personal expenses and other services not clearly mentioned above