Within only 2 days, this trip will bring you a brief understanding of Sapa and its tribal peoples while enjoying its amazing landscapes, paying visit most Sapa’s wonders as well as to some tribal villages scatering around Muong Hoa Valey which is well-known for its breathtaking scenery
Night 1: Take overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai
19h30 Pick up at your hotel to Hanoi railways station for taking the overnight train (first class 4 beds cabin with air-condition) which arrive in Lao Cai city, near the Chinese border next morning.
Day 1 : Lao Cai station - Sapa Town - Silver Waterfall and Tram Ton Pass
Meet your guide and driver upon your arrival at Lao Cai station and an hour transfer uphill the Hoang Lien Son mountains to Sapa. Great views of valleys and terraced rice fields along the way.
After Breakfast, you will fancy a walk for a brief introduction of this charming town. At the market, where ethnic minority people of different groups wearing their traditional costumes made by themselves comes every day selling local products includes vegetable, bamboo shoot, mushroom, medicinal herbs and souvenirs…you have chance to make friends with them and take their photos. Later you will follow the footsteps uphill to the top of Ham Rong Mountain for over viewing beautiful scenery of the town and surrounding area, paying visit to an orchard garden and a mini museum which tells you a lot about ethnic minority people living in Sa Pa and the northwest region.
Afternoon, your Sapa guide and driver will pick you up at about 14.00 and then drive up hill to visit the famous Silver Waterfall and then onto Tram Ton, the highest mountain pass in Vietnam at 1,800 m above sea level for enjoying the magnificence of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range as well as over viewing spectacular landscapes of the whole area. Transfer back to Sapa and relax.
• Breakfast and Lunch included, Dinner on your own
• Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Day 2 : Explore Muong Hoa Valley - Sapa
Today you will spend the whole day exploring the spectacular Muong Hoa. A Jeep will take us out of the town, following the only road built on the side of a mountain range, looking down the valley, over viewing magnificent landscapes composed of high mountains, deep valleys, and stream of water winding, waterfalls and terraced rice paddies…Many time, leaving the main road, you will visit tribal villages such as Ta Van of the Zay, Su Pan of the Black H’mong, Giang Ta Chai of the Red Zao…there are chances for meeting and contacting locals at home and at works.
Arriving back to Sapa in the afternoon .Free time to Discover Sapa Town.
• Breakfast & Picnic Lunch included, Dinner on your own
Day 3 : Sapa - Bac Ha Market - Lao Cai Station for Over train to Hanoi
Taking 2 hour drive through scenic countryside and then uphill to Bac Ha town at the elevation about 800m above sea level. Check in your hotel, take a quick shower and heading to the market place which is at its best time, crowded with tribal people includes H’mong, Zao, Tay and Phu La. At the market, the Flower H’mong is majority in number and the most eyed catching due to their colorful embroidered costumes. After hours wandering around the market, being excited with the festive atmosphere, taking hundreds of pictures, you may wish to slow down and drop in one the finest restaurant to sample local dishes, taste some corn wine.
The market ends in the afternoon and you will follow locals along the way back to Pho Village of the Tay and Flower H’mong, located in a fantastic valley for a discovery of the village .Transfer to Lao Cai station for taking the night train to Hanoi which arrives in Hanoi early at 05.30 to 06.00 next morning.
• Breakfast & Picnic Lunch ,Dinner included
• Overnight train in first class 4 beds cabin with air-conditioning
Tour Price Per Person in USD
||Tour price includes
||• Transfer as indicated in day by day itinerary.
• Return overnight train basing on first class 4 beds or 2 bads cabin with air-con as you choose.
• Accommodation: 1 night double or twin shared hotel room in Sapa as one of above class you choose.
• All meals as listed in above program.
• Visiting fee, tax and services charge.
• Local English speaking tour guide.
||Tour price excludes
||• Meals not indicated in above itinerary.
• Drinks and personal expenses.