Sapa has long been known as an amazing place for trekking lovers with lots of beautiful scenery located in northern Vietnam. This place has been a crossroad for the Vietnamese, Chinese and a variety of other ethnic minority groups living in the northwest mountainous area. The scenery of the imposing mountains and rice terraces gives this area a great combination of nature and culture and is definitely a place for adventurers who love Sapa trekking. The stunning scenery of Northern Vietnam as well as its hilltribe people will touch your spirit as soon as you land the area.
Day 1 : Hanoi – Laocai
20 : 00 pm – Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin (4pax/cabin or 2pax/cabin on request).
Day 2: Transfer to Sapa – Trek to Tavan Village ( B/L/D )
Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am. We will take 1hr bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride give you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant and prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa. We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Tavan Village, where we will have unique homestay experience among hill tribe people. Pinic lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight in the local house.
Day 3: Trek to Ban Ho Village ( B/L/D )
We will have breakfast in the local house before embarking upon another day of adventure. Today we will trek across mountains, bamboo forest, terraces and streams to reach Ban Ho Village, a beautiful village at lower altitude. Picnic lunch by the stream before moving on to Ban Ho. Dinner and overnight in local house.
Day 4: Trek to Nam Tong and drive to Sapa – Night train to Hanoi ( B/L/D )
After breakfast we leave Ban Ho for Sapa. We will trek shortly to Nam Tong village inhabited by the Red Dzao, discover their culture and tradition before descending to the Lavie water for the nice pictures, Return to Ban Ho village and take a jeep ride back to Sapa. Back to the town we can take shower and change clothes in hotel.
Free at leisure in the afternoon. We can explore the town on foot and have great shopping time in Sapa market. In the late afternoon, we transfer to Lao Cai for night train back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 5 am. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.