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NIGHT 1: HANOI - SAPA BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN 

This evening, board an overnight express train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Snooze in comfortable sleeper berths arriving in Lao Cai early the following morning.

DAY 1: SAPA - Y LINH HO - LAO CHAI - TA VAN (10km trekking)

Arrive in Lao Cai station, pick up and get on the car to continue to Sapa. Have breakfast. We start walking down to the South East of Sapa alongside Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho, a village of the H’Mong minority. The hereditary terraces are around 100 years old. From Y Linh Ho we will make our way to Lao Chai, take picture of paddle field and visit minority house and school. Have picnic lunch in the Black H’Mong house, discover their daily life style and enjoy landscape.

After lunch, continue your trekking to Ta Van village of Dzay minority people where we stay overnight in a local family to get to know their specific customs.

Day 2: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai Villages - Sapa (about 11  km)

On the morning of the second day, open the window and have a look outside. After breakfast with pancake, we continue to walk through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai and then Su Pan village of the Red Dzao minority. Have a scenic picnic lunch, then walk to the main road and catch van/motorbike back to Sapa town.

Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some times on the way to take photos of the fabulous valley of Sapa. Check in hotel and have dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Sa Pa town

Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat and Sin Chai – Lao Cai Station (about 7 km)

Breakfast in hotel, the rest of the morning is free to explore the town on your own. After lunch you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel then get yourself ready before heading down to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way. Back to Sapa and get fresh with a shower in the hotel’s day room then transfer to Lao Cai Station where you will have dinner in a local restaurant before boarding your return train.

NIGHT 4: SAPA - HANOI BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN

Overnight sleeper train arriving early in the morning at Hanoi station. Tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Free pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 4 nights accommodation: 2 nights on 4-berth cabin on train, 1 night homestay, 1 night hotel in Sapa town
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • All activities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Things to bring: warm jacket, trekking shoes
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Key Details
  • BC Family Tour
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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