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SAPA IN DEPTH 6 DAYS 7 NIGHTS

Overview

Trek in Sapa and the area around with highlights at Lao Cai, Sapa, Ta Phin, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Ban Ho, Nam Cang, Nam Thang. This is a 7 day trip departing everyday from Hanoi In the far north of Vietnam near the Chinese border is a high mountain valley laced with stunning rice terraces, forest, waterfalls and hill tribe communities. Under the dominating Hoang Lien Mountain Range, the highest in South East Asia, you trek along paths to isolated villages and spend time with the friendly people that live there. You’ll eat fresh fare cooked over wooden fire pits, and experience hill tribe life that remains virtually uninfluenced by the outside world Destinations: Lao Cai, Sapa, Ta Phin, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Ban Ho, Nam Cang, Nam Thang

ITINERARY BY DAY

Brief Itinerary:
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Rail)
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai San – Lao Chai – Ta Van
Day 2: Ta Van – Cau May
Day 3: Cau May – Thanh Phu
Day 4: Thanh Phu – Nam Thang
Day 5: Nam Thang – Ban Ho
Day 6: Ban Ho – Sapa– Lao Cai – Hanoi

Detailed Itinerary:

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.
Meal: N/A
Accommodation: On Train

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai San – Lao Chai – Ta Van (Road, Trek 14 km)
Morning pick up at the station then a drive up an enormous terraced valley to Sapa by Vietnam TripAdvisor's jeep. Pick up your local guide who speaks the hill tribe dialects and head out into the mountains after lunch. Hike along small paths and visit two H’mong villages at Lao Chai San and Lao Chai. Enjoy a one-hour musical performance by H’mong children. Continue along small village paths to a Giay village in Ta Van. Free at leisure to explore the village.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay at Ta Van village

Day 2: Ta Van – Cau May (Road, Trek 18 km)
After breakfast you trek through forest past waterfalls and over bamboo bridges to quiet streams where you can rest and swim. Then you trek through rice terraces to a Red Dao village for lunch. In the afternoon, we trek over spectacular mountainsides to Cau May village. Free at leisure to explore the village on your own.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay at Cau May

Day 3: Cau May – Thanh Phu (Trek 7 km)
In the morning, we trek through forest to SeoTrung Ho village, enjoy picnic lunch. Then continue trekking on village paths past a quiet swimming hole to the Tay village of Thanh Phu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay Thanh Phu

Day 4: Thanh Phu – Nam Thang (Trek 15 km)
9km trek to the Red Dao village of Nam Cang, enjoy picnic lunch and a swim. Continue trekking 6km to the Tay village of Nam Thang.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay Nam Thang

Day 5: Nam Thang – Ban Ho (Trek 7 km)
Morning walk to two villages populated by Xa Pho people, a very small and distinct ethnic group. After lunch, journey through forest to the Tay village of Ban Ho. Free at leisure to explore the countryside around the village.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home-stay ban Ho

Day 6: Ban Ho – Sapa– Lao Cai – Hanoi (Road & Rail)
Morning walk to the countryside around Ban Ho. Jeep ride back up to Sapa for a farewell party. Afternoon back down to Lao Cai for the Sapa night train to Hanoi for departure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: On Train

Day 7: 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

*Trip Includes:

  • 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
  • Taxes

*Trip Excludes:

  • Insurance
  • Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
  • Tips and gratuities