Hanging over 5000 km square with the population of 6000 people, with lush greenery of mountain ranges is just the beginning of your expedition to the jade of Far East. Imagine a land lush in tropical forest and emerald rice terrace fields and a land alive with very colorful tradition and culture. The trek brings you though the excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H’mong village will be introduced, visits to local families and reach their customs and the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible.
Night 1: Guide and driver pick you up at your hotel and transfer to the Ha Noi Train Station to get the night train to Lao Cai station.
Accommodation: On Train
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa home stay
5.30am - Arrive in Lao Cai, transfer uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. You'll have breakfast in a local restaurant, and then meet with our local guide and drive (30 minutes) to the Golden Stream Valley, stopping at Ta Van village. Walk down through the village from the main road and start trekking to Giang Ta Chai village. The trekking route offers some challenge as you balance on the rice terraces and a small trail on the steep mountainside. The vegetation is dense as the trail leads up to a peaceful village perched on the Hoang Lien mountainside. Head downhill and relax by a local stream for a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, trek about 1.5 hours uphill before descending down to the quaint Tay hill tribe village of Ban Ho.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Sapa– Lao Cai
After breakfast, you will start the day with an easy trek on dirt paths. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the valley with its traditional stilt houses and rice terraces. Make your way along a stream to cross a hanging bridge before arriving in Nam Toong Village. In this picturesque valley, you'll pass some remote villages of the Red Dzao ethnic minority communities set amongst the rice and corn fields. After a picnic lunch, walk back to the meeting point where our driver is waiting to take you back to Sa Pa for a shower before transfer to Lao Cai train station.Have dinner and catch the night train depart at 20:20 back to Hanoi.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: On Train
Day 3: Hanoi Arrival
Finish your Sapa tours with us in Hanoi train station. Our guide will pick you up for next tour or taxi by yourself to hotel
- Private car pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station.
- Train Ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
- Cabin: 04 berths cabinet, A/C, Wooden inside, Soft sleeper)
- Local English speaking guide, Other languages upon your request
- Twin /Double sharing Room at hotel in Sapa
- Meal as mentioned in program
- Sightseeing fees
- Purified water and wet towel
- Transportation as program
- Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
- Tips and gratuities