Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai
Make your own way from your hotel to Hanoi railways station. Take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Spend your night in a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Su Pan - Ban Ho (Hard trek) (B/D)
Arrive at Lao Cai railways station at about 6.30AM and take a drive uphill to the mountainous town of Sapa where the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colours of its hill tribes. Have breakfast at a local restaurant and relax before taking a 2km light trek to Cat Cat Village - home of Black H’mong ethnics. Meet & talk with local people to learn more about their daily life. In the afternoon take a short drive to the trekking route starting at Su Pan. The trek starts by walking downhill through the incredibly scenic Ban Ho Valley. Visit Ban Ho Village and its the wooden stilt houses, which are traditionally belong to the Tay & Dzay ethnic minorities. Dinner with a local family.
Night 2: Homestay in Ban Ho Village
Day 2: Ban Ho - Nam Toong (Hard trek) (B/L)
After breakfast with the local family, visit a waterfalls discovered by the French. Enjoy the scenery, swim a little and then return to Ban Ho for lunch. In the afternoon take a medium hard trek to Nam Toong Village, where you can observe the daily life of the Red Dzao hill tribe. Trek down through many kaingins and terraced rice fields to Thanh Kim Bridge. Take a drive back to Sapa town.
Night 3: Overnight in a hotel in Sapa.
Day 3: Sapa – Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel and check out at around 9.00-10.00AM. Drive to Lao Chai Village of Black H’mong people. Another light trek through Muong Hoa Valley with beautiful scenery to Ta Van Village of Dzay ethnic people. Drive back to Sapa for lunch at your own arrangement. A short stop in town for shopping before moving to Lao Cai railways station. Dinner at a local restaurant in Lao Cai. Take the overnight train back to Hanoi.
Night 4: Overnight on a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper on the train back to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi
Arrival in Hanoi in the early morning. Tour ends.
-Private car/mini van in Sapa & taxi from hotel in Hanoi to railway station & from railway station to hotel in Hanoi -Soft sleeper in joined cabin 4 berths with A/C -All entrance fees -Local English speaking guide in Sapa -All meals as per program -Accommodation as programed, based on twin sharing -Homestay in Ban Ho village for night 3
Drinks, Insurance, Personal expenses, Gratuities
- Hard trekking for trekking lovers tour
- Price may change according to season