OPTION 1: CAT CAT - SHIN CHAI -Y LINH HO -LAO CHAI -TA VAN
Night 1: Ha noi – Lao Cai
(2days 1 night by train, sleep in hotel)
Pick up from hotel to train station
– Train depart and sleep the night on train. Travel time approx. 9 hours
Day 1: Sapa- Cat Cat & Sin Chai- Sapa (B, L, D).
Our driver/guide will pick you up from Lao Cai train station by bus to take you to the township of Sapa which takes approx. one hour arriving at our hotel.
: After breakfast and a morning shower, we will start trekking to Cat Cat & Sin Chai villages at 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 to enjoy colorful terraced rice fields and the interesting waterfall.
: Enjoy your lunch at local restaurant or trek back Sapa to enjoy your lunch at hotel ( or by motorbike – optional). Check-in hotel, then afternoon time will be free for you to relax and explore Sapa ethnic market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa- Y Linh Ho- Lao Chai- Ta Van- Sapa (B, L).
: After enjoy your breakfast at hotel, you will check -out room and leave your luggage at your hotel, then we will do trekking from Sapa towards Muong Hoa valley where we can admire magnificent landscapes and trek on small trails going to Y Linh Ho village (with Black H’Mong tribe).
: Do trekking through lush terraced rice fields towards Lao Chai village, enjoy delicious lunch in the local house near by Muong Hoa River, experiences Black H’Mong people’s daily life and traditional culture. Next cross suspension bridges as you walk through Lao Chai village to Ta Van village inhabited by Zay minorities exhibiting strong Chinese culture.
: Our bus will pick you up back to Sapa town. Free time for few hours. Then take a fresh shower at hotel and enjoy your dinner before heading to Lao Cai train station/ bus station for the night train/bus back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Lao Cai- Ha Noi.
Arrive Ha Noi train station. Finish your trip.
- Pick up from your hotel to train station/ bus station by minibus/taxi.
- All meals as mentioned in the tour program (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
- English speaking tour guide.
- All accommodation, entrance fees, security permits.
- Train/ Bus round trip ticket.
- Drinks, phone call, tips, or other private expenses.
- Please bring along good pair of walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, insect repellent suns cream.