Tour Code: IGT-VNP-03
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In the far north of Vietnam, you’ll find an area of breathtaking natural beauty dotted with the small villages of native hill tribes. During our Color of Sapa & ethnic market trip, you’ll hike into the mountains, stopping in tiny settlements to meet the villagers and learn their daily activities and traditional custom. The colorful market will give you a unique glimpse into local life and great opportunities for photo lover.
Sapa hill station is one of great highlights for Vietnam tourism. It located on high elevation in northwest of Vietnam near china border. Very famous for so beautiful natural landscape and multi culture of ethnic minority people . Visitors would be easy fascinated by so imposing mountains, terraces rice field, down valley basin is so colorful culture of ethnic people. Within 3 full days in Sapa is allow travelers enjoy sightseeing and explore culture by moderation trekking to villages around the town and visit the ethnic colorful market
Night1: Hanoi to Lao Cai (Night train)
At 20:00, you are in Hanoi Railway station for the overnight train to Lao Cai station
Overnight on train
Day 1: Sapa trekking tour, Trek to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at about 6:00 am. Our tour guide and bus pick up you and transfer you along the beautiful road to Sapa . After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking down the valley to the Muong Hoa stream and from here to the Black H’mong village – Lao Chai village (Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along Muong Hoa stream, paddy field to Ta Van village, visit and understand about “Zay” ethnic people. You will see houses of The Zay people which are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. You wil have pinic lunch at the village when enjoying beautiful sighseeing of paddy fields around. Go back to Sapa in the afternoon. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on the way.
Overnight in Sapa
Day 2: Cat Cat – Ham Rong mountain (B/L)
After breakfast, you will trek about 3 km to come to visit two villages of the Black H’mong (Catcat village). Visit the waterfall and hydroelectric power station established by the French people in the past, view nice landscapes of green forests and beautiful scenery along the way. Walk back to Sapa town. Have lunch at the local restaurant.
Afternoon, we will visit flower garden in Ham Rong moutain
Overnight in Sapa
Day 3: Sapa – Ethnic Market – Lao Cai (B/L)
Wake up early in the morning to welcome another days in Sapa, enjoy breakfast then we check out and clear the bill for transfer to visit local colorful market before heading to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi. Mini hotel will be offered for shower in Lao Cai city. Depending on the time arrival, we will change itinerary to meet nicest local market for group. The time table for market below:
- Tuesday: Coc Ly Market ( 90km from Sapa )
- Wednesday: Cao Son Market (100km from Sapa )
- Thursday: Lung Khau Nhin Market ( 80km from Sapa )
- Saturday: Can Cau Market;( 140km from Sapa )
- Sunday: Muong Hum ( 85km from Sapa )
- Muong Khuong Market (90km from Sapa )
- Bac Ha Market ( 120km from Sapa )
Transfer to Lao Cai railway station to catch the overnight train back to Hanoi.
Night 4: Hanoi arrival
Arrive in Hanoi around 5:00 AM next day. Tour ends.
PRIVATE tour price per person in $US
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(Note: Price is not applicable for peak season: Christmas & New Year Eve; Lunar New Year & other public holidays in Vietnam)
Trip Price Included:
- Accommodation with double/ twin sharing room with breakfast
- Experience English local speaking guide
- Private air condition car in Sapa
- Return train from/to Hanoi ( 4 soft berth shared cabin air condition)
- Meals indicated in itinerary B (Breakfast), L(Lunch), D( Dinner)
- Entrance fees & permits
- Water on day trek (01 water of water/day)
Trip Price Excluded:
- Transfer to/from hotel in Hanoi from/to railway station: 5 USD/ 1pax/ 1 way
- Personal travel insurance
- Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
- Tips and gratuities
NOTE: What you shoud bring: Good trekking boots, rainwear, 2 sets of clothes, socks, towel, swimming suit, Camera and film, flash light, Medicine for personal use.