Planing a the first trip to Sapa ? get one night experience on train, short trekking around minority villages, spend one night in Sapa Tower.
Night 1 : Train to Lao Cai
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
Dsay 2: Sapa – Taphin Village – Drive to Hanoi
Tonight, you need to show up at Hanoi Train Station one hour before the train depart. Train staff will escort you to your train carriage. Overnight on train.
|Hanoi - Lao Cai|
Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan (B/L/-)
Early arrive in Lao Cai station; you will get tour private transfer to Sapa, which is about 30km away from Station. Nice drive with passes and rice terraces. Upon arrival, store your luggage and have breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, leave Sapa market town. This morning, visit Lao Chai & Ta Van. You will commence your short journey by driving south toward Muong Hoa valley. You will then start your walk by descending into the valley, which is the largest rice paddy terraced among Sapa area. The guide can provide you interesting information about rice. If you visit the valley sometime in between May and October, you will be able to observe and experience how the local do planting and harvesting, one of the most important activities in the daily life. The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority to Ta Van village of Giay minority including a visit to the local Catholic Church. After visiting Ta Van the car will return you to Sapa. Check in hotel. Free time in the afternoon to explore Sapa town. Overnight in Sapa.
|Lao Cai - Sapa, Lao Chai, Ta Van|
Sapa -Ta Phin – Sapa – Hanoi (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, around 8.30 am, depart for Taphin village. Your journey will be mostly driving downhill toward Lao Cai, before taking a left turn into a small paved road leading to Taphin village. Here you can experience the unmixed cultural life of Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. They live happily together while maintaining their own tradition from generation to generation. You can recognize them by dressing while they are both very famous of handicraft. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses. You will return Sapa by car. Check out hotel by 12 pm.
Leisure till 15.00 pm, get-on- bus. Tonight, you can expect to arrive Hanoi around 21.00 pm. Bring you back to your hotel at old quarter
|Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi|
HOTEL LIST STANDARD OR SIMILAR
|Sapa Train||Dream Train||Fanxipan Express||Fanxipan Express|
|Sapa Hotel||Dragon Sapa – Superior||U-sapa Hotel||Aira boutique Hotel|
|Sapa – Hanoi Bus||Good morning Sapa bus||Topas Mountain Express||Topas Mountain Express|
PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD)
Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs. Our travel consultant will help you find the best hotel deals & promotion air-fare available at your booking time.
Period: 01 Jan 2017 – 30 April 2017 & 01 Oct 2017 – 31 Dec 2017
|Rate /Group||2 pax||3 – 4 pax||5 – 6 pax||7-8 pax|
Promotion deal: 01 May 2017 – 30 Sep 2017
|Rate /Group||2 – 3 pax||4 – 5 pax||6 – 7 pax||8 pax|
|Superior||USD 160||USD 130||USD 116||USD 111|
|Deluxe||USD 225||USD 195||USD 184||USD 179|
|Luxury||USD 251||USD 219||USD 208||USD202|
- Expert English speaking tour guides
- Accommodation in double or twin share
- Private transfers and transport in modern van (A/C)
- Entrance fees during guided time
- Meals as indicated on itinerary: B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner
- Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai: sharing cabin 4 berth
- Sharing bus Sapa – Hanoi
- Private cabin on Train: on request
- Single supplement: on request
- Visa and visa arrangement fee
- International airfare and airport taxes
- Meals not indicated on itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses (tips, gratuities, …)
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