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Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam!

You will take a private transfer to the Hanoi Train Station for your overnight train to Lao Cai, your guide will assist you with your luggage (no guide is proved on the train).

Accommodation: Vietnam Overnight Train

Day 2 - Sapa Local Villages and Markets

Arrive in Lao Cai this early morning. Your guide will meet you and take you to have breakfast. Then drive to Cao Son commune, through the Muong Khuong district. Along the way, you will pass terraced rice paddies, pine plantations and the tea farms. Visit busy Cao Son Market, where Red Dao, Tay, Black H'Mong and other ethnic people gather from the surrounding area to sell their handicrafts and silverware and to buy provisions. Later, have a short walk to Flower Hmong Village before have lunch. Drive along the Chay River through the panoramic views of mountains, valleys and villages. On the way, you will enjoy a few photo stops of enjoy the spectacular scenery before arriving at Coc Ly Bridge. Then you will board a local boat and cruise along the river to Trung Do village before continuing onto Sapa.   

Trung Do village
Trung Do village
Chay River
Chay River
Flower Hmong village
Flower Hmong village
Cao Son market
Cao Son market
Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Day 3 - Trekking in Sapa Tribal Villages

After breakfast, take a morning walking tour (about 8km and 3 hours trekking) of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, we will do one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours with the drive to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van Village of the Black H'mong and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa by private car, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Black Hmong village
Black Hmong village
Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Day 4 - Sapa Tribal Villages and Back to Hanoi

Today, your trek starts with the Ma Tra Village, and then you will walk through the breathtaking view of the rice terraces and reach the Ta Phin Village (approx. 3 hours),  where the Red Dao minority lives. Enjoy a lunch in the village that full of local flavor, and then head back to Hanoi by road (about 5 hours).

Red Dao tribe
Red Dao tribe
Accommodation: Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Accommodation

  • 1 Night in Lao Cai
  • 2 Nights in Sapa
  • 1 Night in Hanoi
Vietnam Overnight Train
Vietnam Overnight Train
Vietnam Overnight Train
Room Type:4 Berths Sleeper Cabin
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

Featuring a heated indoor swimming pool on top floor

Conveniently located

200 m from Sa Pa Stone Church

500 m away from Sa Pa Lake

Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1 Vietnam Overnight Train
Day2-3 Amazing Hotel Sapa
Day4 Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

2 Reviews

5.0/5
Anoushka

My wife and I are the trekking lover, so we take this trip. We went into the local village and experience the local culture and row on the river. Our great travel advisor and kind tour guide make our trip is really enjoyable.

Ismat

Our trip to Vietnam was an experience we will never forget! We trek along Muong Hoa River and the huge terraced field was so amazing. We visited the village and have meal with tham. Manh is really a good translator and helper for our tour.

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Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.