At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sapa was once a hill resort of French administrators when the summer heat became unbearable. The remoteness and the simple lifestyle of ethnic minority people are a highlight of Sapa. The colorful Sunday market of Bac Ha. We will meet up with different culture and visit wonderful sights of the Red River Delta.
Night 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai by train. Overnight on train.
Day 01: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai & Tavan villages. Overnight at hotel in Sapa (B/L/D)
Day 02: Sapa – Bac Ha hill tribe Sunday market – Lao Cai – Hanoi by train. Overnight on train. (B/L/D)
PM: CJ Travel’s Tour guide meet you at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi railway station for an overnight express train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train with soft sleeper cabin for 4 persons.
The train arrives in Lao Cai railway station at early morning. Our vehicle will meet and pick you up and transfer to Sapa. Enjoy dramatic view of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range on the way.
After having breakfast at local restaurant in Sapa town and refreshment, we start trekking down to to Lao Chai village to visit the Black H'mong people life and Ta Van village to visit the Dzay people live, which supposed to be the most friendly one in mountainous area. Have
Lunch in Ta Van. Then the car take you back to the hotel in Sapa town. Hotel check in.
The rest time of the day will be free time for you to explore Sapa town by your way.
Dinner and Overnight at the hotel in Sapa Town.
Breakfast at hotel in Sapa.
Then we leave Sapa Town for Bac Ha Town by vehicle to visit Sunday Market with local people.
Bac Ha is considered one of the most wonderful and colourful markets in extreme north Vietnam where thousands of local people in their traditional attire buy and sell the local products. Dogs, cats, pigs, horses... are all on sales.
This is a golden opportunity to take your best photos! In the afternoon, we will take a pleasant walk to Ban Pho village, home to the flower H'mong people.
This is a great opportunity to interact with the friendly locals and have pleasant walk amongst tribal villages.and then we will visit Hoang A Tuong Palace - who was the king of H’mong people in the past. Lunch at local restaurant.
We will leave Bac Ha Town at 3:00pm for Lao Cai Railway Station. .
Dinner will be served at 18.00 in Lao Cai. Catch the night train return to Hanoi. Overnight on train (soft sleeper carbin for 4 persons).
The train arrives in Hanoi station at early in the next day morning. Our vehical will pick you up and transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. The trip ends.
PRICE: FROM $143 / PAX
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with driver in Sapa.
- Accommodation base on twin-sharing room in Sapa.
- Meals as mentioned: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner
- Regional English speaking guide in Sapa
- Train tickets: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (Soft sleeper cabin for 4 persons)
- Entrance sightseeing fees.
- Pure water and tissues on vehicle
- Other meals, tip, drinks.
- Single room supplement, personal expenses, travel insurance, visa to Vietnam.
- Flight in/ out Vietnam and airport tax.
- Early hotel check in and late check out surcharge
- Any optional additional tours or activities during free time.