SAPA MOUNTAIN 2 DAYS & 3 NIGHTS
Located in Vietnam’s rugged Northwest highlands, Sapa is famous for its fine scenery and rich cultural diversity. This is a private journey, giving us a chance to meet different ethnic groups who continue to maintain their strong cultural traditions. Total trekking distance: 15km.
Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
Make your way to Hanoi train station for your overnight train journey from Vietnam's capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The train departs at 21:15 pm. (No transfer, no meal included)
Overnight on the train
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Catcat village – Sin Chai
Arrive early in Lao cai at 06 00 am, we get picked up by shuttle bus for our drive up the spectacular Sapa pass, which is 1300 m high, 33 km long. The bus ride uphill takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Arrive Sapa in the morning; we check-in Chau Long New Wing hotel (4*) and have our buffet breakfast there.
After breakfast, we take a walkto Cat Cat Waterfall to visit Black H’Mong minority people. Picnic lunch at a waterfall and this is a chance to see the hydroelectric power station established by the French. Then, we continue trek to visit SinChai villages. Return to Sa Pa for a shower and a rest. Overnight in Sapa. (Trekking distance: ~10 km / 5 hours)
Overnight in the hotel
Day 3: Sa Pa - Giang Ta Chai – Sa Pa – Hanoi (B, L)
In the morning, get the show on the road in the morning from the hotel by jeep to head for the valley where to visit Black HMong village of Laochai and Dzay village of Tavan. We have a picnic lunch along the way. Go on visiting the Red Dzao in Giang Ta Chai village, visiting a waterfall and a suspension bridge.
We get picked up by Jeep back to Sa Pa. Later in the afternoon, we take the shuttle bus ride down Sapa pass to Laocai train station. Overnight train back to Ha Noi. (Trekking distance: ~ 5 km / 7 hours)
Overnight on the train
Day 4: Arrive Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi at 05 30 am.
01 buffet breakfast at Chaulong Sapa
2 picnic lunches
English Vietnamese speaking tour guide for round trip
Entrance fees as program
Return train tickets (Superior or Business class)
Accommodation at Chaulong Sapa Hotel New Wing (twin/double room) / Old Wing