We will start walking to Cat Cat & Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Enjoy the spectacular views of the beautiful valley towards Fansipan – highest peak in Viet Nam and Indochina. Go through the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall.
SA PA (Easy trekking Sleep in hotel)
(2 days - 3 nights)
Joining Sapa trekking tour, you have chance to discover Sapa attractions in only 2 days. At the attitude of 1650m above the sea level, on the side of Hoang Lien Son range - facing the summit in Indochina. Sa Pa is the common hone of several minority tribes such as Black H’mong, Red Dzao, It is where you find the beauty of nature in valleys, mountains, streams, waterfalls and the warmly welcome of the ethnic people. You should come to Sapa to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal people. Let’s go ahead to Sapa with us.
This tour will bring you to the Black H’mong village and waterfall of Cat Cat.
Night 1: Depart from Hanoi
The tour begins between 7.30-8:30 PM with a bus or taxi transfer to the railway station in Hanoi where you will catch the night train to Lao Cai.
Day 1: Lao Cai station – Sapa – Cat Cat (B,L,D)
You will arrive at the Lao Cai Station between 5-7:30 AM. There you will meet the Sapa Summit bus guide and transfer to Sapa town. After having breakfast and a shower, you will start the half-day walk to Cat Cat village occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. You will experience the tribal way of life while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat. After the walk, you will be back to the Sapa Summit Hotel at around noon to check-in and be on time for lunch (11AM-2PM) in the hotel restaurant. For the rest of the afternoon, you will be free to explore Sapa town on your own. Dinner will be in the hotel restaurant from 4-8 PM. You will spend the night in the Sapa Summit Hotel.
Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai/Ta Van – Lao Cai station – night train to Hanoi (B,L,D)
Breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant from 6:30-9 AM. After breakfast you will check out and leave your luggage in the luggage storage room to prepare for your trek. At around 9 AM you will begin your 12 km trek on small trails down the Muong Hoa Valley towards the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai. The Muong Hoa Valley contains some of the most beautiful views of rice paddy fields in Asia. After having lunch along the Muong Hoa river in Lao Chai, you will continue along the bottom of the valley to get to the Dzay tribe village of Ta Van to experience their way of life. At around 2PM you will be transferred back to the Sapa Summit Hotel by bus where you can take a shower, eat dinner in the hotel and then head to Lao Cai station for night train back to Hanoi.
The next day: Hanoi Arrival
You will arrive in Hanoi between 5-6:30 AM at the Tran Quy Cap train station.
Note: You can stay in Sapa longer than 4 days if you would like.
The prices include: Roundtrip train tickets, bus transfer, tour guide, all meals, entrance fees.
The prices exclude: Drinks, personal expenses.
Things to bring: A change of clothing for each day, toiletries, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses, trekking shoes/boots, original passport.
All meals which are indicated in the itinerary are included in the price of this trip. Picnic lunch would be prepared by a local restaurant. The emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce. Please inform us if you have any special dietary requirement.
The tour guide and transfer
In Hanoi, Our guide will follows the tour and accompany you to the train to show you your cabin.
In Lao Cai, our guide will meet you at Lao Cai Railway Station in the morning of the first day and follows the tour. He also sees you off at Lao Cai Railway Station on the second day.
When you get back to Hanoi on day 3, you can easily find a taxi to get to your hotel by yourself
Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.