Sapa Medium Trekking Tour 3 days, 4 nights
3 Days, 4 Nights
Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su pan - Silve waterfall - Sapa.
On this trip you will trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way you will learn more about how is the rice cultivating, from when the seed sowed to harvested, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table. The night you spend in Tavan village, the unique village in Sapa area where Giay minority live, will be an excellent .
Tour Code: VTT 07
Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
08:00: pick up at lobby of the hotel in Hanoi; transfer to Hanoi Railways station for night train to Sapa.
Overnight on train.
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Tavan (B, L, D)
Welcome up on arrival at Lao Cai railways station, we transfer to Sapatown for our breakfast at hotel, relax then we first sneak through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, we will follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. On the way, we will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before trekking on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. We will also enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. We eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where we can take a rest and have lunch nearby the river.
After lunch, we head Muong Hoa valley, pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. We will spend the night in local house of Giay minority. We also can swim on the nearby river.
Approx: 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.
Day 3: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan (B, L)
Accommodation: Holiday Sapa hotel
Breakfast at home-stay, we leave for Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dao minority and trekking through bamboo forest, which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park. On the way we will pass by a waterfall where we will have time to take a rest and enjoy the surroundings.
After lunch, we continue toward Su Pan, a small village located by the road. Here we start our journey back to Sapa by car. Overnight in Sapa.
Approx: 1-hour driving/ 3 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.
Day 4: Sapa – Heaven Gate – Silver Waterfall – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi
We are relax at town in the morning. Check out time at 12:00, we then met up at the hotel at around 14:00, depart for the Silver Waterfall. The Silver Waterfall is located about a half hour from Sapa town which offers stunning views over surrounding mountains and lush forests belonging to Hoang Lien National Park. We are advised to stop by a farm for a cup of tea and talk with people to understand their local life. Then we continue our drive uphill to the Heavens Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam as well as the provincial border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. Enjoy fantastic view over the valley!
Approx: 2 hours driving
We head back to hotel for luggage picking up and transfer to Lao Cai. Take night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
Day 5: Hanoi – Arrival
04:00 – 04:30: arrive in Hanoi Railways station, transfer to hotel. End of services
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel or home stay and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
Rate is inclusive of :
• All meals on the tour
• Two bottles of mineral water/person/day
• English speaking guide
• Entranced fees and permission
• Accommodation (hotel)
• Train tickets two way Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning cabin of 04 berth)
• Transport by private car or minibus as tour program in Hanoi and Sapa
Rate is not inclusive of:
• Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
• Personal expenses: Bar, telephone and laundry bils..ect)
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack.
It is essential to bring your passort on this trip. We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun hat, torch…