Joining Sapa tours will take you from green lands to the end via paddy fields, maize field, fresh cool water from a waterfall that runs through out the ravines. Go down to the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain, you will come to the Muong Hoa, to a bridge that crosses the stream to Ta Van village, via waterfalls, Cau May in the village of Giang Ta Chai. Previously, travel to Sapa was by night train and arrival to Lao Cai very early morning, but nowadays we travel to Sapa by highway Hanoi – Lao Cai. This route only takes 5 hours to arrive in Sapa and then enjoying in beautiful sceneries by yourself.
Visit ethnic minority villages: Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, Su Pan and Cat Cat
Explore the life of ethnic minorities, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields
Learn about the culture, customs and unique people with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, forged agricultural tools
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai (L, D)
06:30: Guides pick you up at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and depart to Lao Cai, using the new highway running from Noi Bai – Lao Cai (245Km) in less than 5 hours. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the both sides of this road.
12:00: Arrival Sapa. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then proceed to visit.
13:00 pm: Car will take visitors to start their walking journey of about 4 hours to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai, and explore the life of ethnic minorities, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sa Pa’s ancient rock with engraved images, both big and small – unique patterns of the ancients. Admire the Bridge which is made by clouds, cross the picturesque Muong Hoa stream. Stay and overnight at Giang Ta Chai Village. After check in the room then you have 1 hour party for dinner (listening to music, enjoy a little wine & soft drinks, and BBQ).
Day 2: Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Ban Ho (B/L/D)
7:30 After breakfast, you continue the trip to pass by the river to visit Ban Ho village, home of the Tay hill tribe minority people. Trekking from Giang Ta Chai to Ban Ho, you will have a chance to meet the Black H’mong and the Red Dzao tribes, who live in Su Pan Village.
We have lunch on the way and dinner at home-stay with ethnic minority people. Overnight at home-stay with Tay people in Ban Ho village.
Day 3: Cat Cat – Hanoi (B/L)
7:00 After breakfast with ethnic family, we will leave Ban Ho village come back Sapa town to visit the Waterfall which was discovered and hydropower construction by the French in 20th century in Cat Cat village. Here, you will see natural sceneries and experience the life of local people.
12:00 Lunch will be served in Sapa town. You are free at leisure to do shopping and buy souvenirs at Sapa local markets.
16:00 The bus will transfer you back to Hanoi.
21:00 Tour the end at Hotel.
All entrance and sightseeing fees
2 nights at homestay in village
Meals as indicated: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
English guide during tour, enthusiastic, experiences
Bus ( 16 -45 seats ) Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi, cold water, free Wi-Fi
All land transportation by air conditioned vehicle as tour itinerary indicated
Travel insurance journey with the maximum compensation
What’s Not Included
Tax & service charge
Tips and personal expenses
All not indicated in the itinerary
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