Discover Northern Vietnam on the 3 days in Sapa Group Tour Option 6. Enjoy the mountain air as you trek through the breathtaking landscapes. Stay overnight in Sapa and visit the home of many Vietnam ethnic minority groups.
Visit the northern highland - Sapa
Trekking to hilltribe villages and interacting the local people
Explore the culture and and history of some Vietnam ethnic groups
Get started: Taxi will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at 9:15 PM to get to Lao Cai Station. Overnight on the train.
Day 1: Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai San - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B/L/D): Train - Bus
Upon your arrival, we will be met at the Railway station of Lao Cai town. We then drive 38 km to the former hill station of Sapa. On the way, enjoy panoramic views of mountains and valleys in the region.
Have breakfast (by guest’s account) in local restaurant, we take a short drive to the first village H’Mong – Cat Cat Village, start trekking and walk around the village. We continue to visit the old Hydro Electric Power station, built by French in the old days. We then hike on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village of Y Linh Ho & Lao Chai. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces and visit the H’mong people living in the wooden and bamboo houses. After that, we continue going to Ta Van village to visit Zay minority. Have dinner and free evening at leisure.
Overnight at home stay in Ta Van Village
Trekking distance: 12 km
Trekking Time: 6 hours
Day 2: Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sapa (B/L/-): Bus - Train
After the breakfast, we take on road to Giang Ta Chai Village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces, visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge. We have chance to meet the local people and share cultural experiences with families. We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan village.
Picnic lunch is on the way. We will meet the Jeep and transfer back to Sapa. Late of the day, transfer back to Lao Cai for night train to Hanoi. Trip ends.
Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...
Train departure from Ha Noi at 9:15PM and from Lao Cai at 20:45PM
Pick you up at your hotel at 8:00PM
Please take your passport to check in hotel.
Beware of your luggage and money
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian.
All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety.
Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.
- Transfer from the hotel to Hanoi Railway station
- Roundtrip transfer in Sapa
- Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (Soft sleeper with A/C – 4 persons in one cabin)
- 1 night at local house
- Meals as stated above
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Extra food and beverages
- Phone and laundry
- Tips and personal expenses