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Discover Sapa Misty Mountains And Rich Tribal Cultures – 5 Days

Tour Destinations:

What To Expect:

  • Misty Mountain Landscapes: Sapa is renowned for its breathtaking mountain landscapes. From the highest peak of Fansipan to the verdant valleys, Sapa’s terrain offers a visual feast that changes with the seasons. Whether it’s the lush greenery of the summer or the ethereal fog of the winter, Sapa’s landscapes provide a stunning backdrop for your journey.

  • Rich Tribal Cultures: Sapa is home to several ethnic minority groups, including the Black H’mong, Red Dao, and Tay. Engage with these communities and learn about their rich cultures, colorful textiles, unique traditions, and distinct languages.

  • Breathtaking Rice Terraces: Marvel at the intricate patchwork of rice terraces that cascade down the mountainsides. These terraces, cultivated over generations, are a testament to the harmonious relationship between the local communities and their environment.

  • Trekking and Adventure: With its rugged terrain and scenic trails, Sapa is a paradise for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts. Embark on guided treks, explore remote villages, and immerse yourself in the region’s natural beauty.

  • Local Markets: Visit Sapa’s vibrant local markets, where tribal communities gather to trade goods and crafts. These markets offer a glimpse into the region’s economic life and provide an opportunity to purchase unique, handcrafted souvenirs.

Price Included:

Accommodation (3 star in average).

Breakfast & meals per mentioned in the itinerary.

Transportation by private car with A/C.

Return train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai.

English-speaking guides.

All entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.

Price Excluded:

International flight.

Travel insurance.

Vietnam Visa.

Gratuities for tour guides/drivers.

Beverages & other personal expenses.

Detailed Itinerary:

Our itinerary is designed to be fully customizable to your unique preferences and interests, serving as a creative canvas to inspire your personalized journey. This is simply a glimpse of what your adventure could look like, a starting point from which we can craft a trip that truly resonates with you.

Day 01:Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

Pick up from your Hanoi hotel and transfer to the railway station. To Lao Cai, spend the night in a shared four-berth cabin with air conditioning.

(If you do not want to share a cabin with the other passengers, please let us know and we will book a four-berth cabin or a two-berth cabin for you. There is a surcharge.)

Meals: N/A.

Accommodation: Soft Sleeper Cabin with AC. 

Day 02:Lao Cai – Hilltribe market – Sapa

Your train arrives in Lao Cai early in the morning. Lao Cai is a lovely hilltop town close to the Chinese border. Explore downtown and eat at a local noodle house for breakfast. Your driver and guide will take you to one of the local markets after breakfast (Coc Ly on Tuesday, Sin Cheng or Cao Son on Wednesday, Lung Khau Nhin on Thursday, Can Cau on Saturday, and Bac Ha or Muong Hum on Sunday). Explore the stalls filled with handcrafted goods sold by the various hill tribe peoples who come here to buy and sell their wares. In the afternoon, continue your journey to Sapa, the premier travel destination in Northwest Vietnam, known for its breathtaking views of cloud-woven mountaintops and gaping valleys.

(Based on your travel dates, our travel consultants will create a detailed itinerary that includes one of those special markets).

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 03:Sa Pa – Cat Cat Village

The French dubbed the Sapa area the “Tonkinese Alps” after the Tonkin region of northern Vietnam.

Hotel breakfast. Leave the hotel at 10:00 a.m. and begin your trek. Leave town by walking through the local market. After a few minutes, you’ll see a road leading downhill to Cat Cat Village. The Black Hmong village is well-known for its brocade weaving and gold and silver jewelry making. The walk to Cat Cat Village and its surrounding hills allows you to see farms and techniques used by the locals. A brief stop at a waterfall and a hydroelectric station is made. After that, return to town and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 04:Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van

After breakfast in town, take a trail down the valley through rice paddy terraces, taking in the spectacular scenery along the way. When you reach the narrow river at the valley’s bottom, walk along its bank for a while until you reach the Black H’mong minority village of Y Linh Ho. You’ll get a firsthand look into their lives and traditions, hear stories, and have a great time socializing.

Take a break before continuing on to the Muong Hoa Valley. Following more rice terraces with spectacular mountain scenery, you will pass through Lao Chai Village of the Black H’mong minority and Ta Van Village of the Zay minority. If the weather permits, you can even go swimming in the nearby river. Make your way to the main road to meet your driver. Spend a few hours relaxing in Sapa Town before transferring to Lao Cai and boarding a night train back to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Pinic Lunch.

Accommodation: Soft Sleeper Cabin with AC.

Day 05:Arrive at Hanoi Railway Station

Arrive in Hanoi early morning. Check out the cabin. Tour ends.

Day 01:Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

Pick up from your Hanoi hotel and transfer to the railway station. To Lao Cai, spend the night in a shared four-berth cabin with air conditioning.

(If you do not want to share a cabin with the other passengers, please let us know and we will book a four-berth cabin or a two-berth cabin for you. There is a surcharge.)

Meals: N/A.

Accommodation: Soft Sleeper Cabin with AC. 

Day 02:Lao Cai – Hilltribe market – Sapa

Your train arrives in Lao Cai early in the morning. Lao Cai is a lovely hilltop town close to the Chinese border. Explore downtown and eat at a local noodle house for breakfast. Your driver and guide will take you to one of the local markets after breakfast (Coc Ly on Tuesday, Sin Cheng or Cao Son on Wednesday, Lung Khau Nhin on Thursday, Can Cau on Saturday, and Bac Ha or Muong Hum on Sunday). Explore the stalls filled with handcrafted goods sold by the various hill tribe peoples who come here to buy and sell their wares. In the afternoon, continue your journey to Sapa, the premier travel destination in Northwest Vietnam, known for its breathtaking views of cloud-woven mountaintops and gaping valleys.

(Based on your travel dates, our travel consultants will create a detailed itinerary that includes one of those special markets).

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 03:Sa Pa – Cat Cat Village

The French dubbed the Sapa area the “Tonkinese Alps” after the Tonkin region of northern Vietnam.

Hotel breakfast. Leave the hotel at 10:00 a.m. and begin your trek. Leave town by walking through the local market. After a few minutes, you’ll see a road leading downhill to Cat Cat Village. The Black Hmong village is well-known for its brocade weaving and gold and silver jewelry making. The walk to Cat Cat Village and its surrounding hills allows you to see farms and techniques used by the locals. A brief stop at a waterfall and a hydroelectric station is made. After that, return to town and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 04:Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van

After breakfast in town, take a trail down the valley through rice paddy terraces, taking in the spectacular scenery along the way. When you reach the narrow river at the valley’s bottom, walk along its bank for a while until you reach the Black H’mong minority village of Y Linh Ho. You’ll get a firsthand look into their lives and traditions, hear stories, and have a great time socializing.

Take a break before continuing on to the Muong Hoa Valley. Following more rice terraces with spectacular mountain scenery, you will pass through Lao Chai Village of the Black H’mong minority and Ta Van Village of the Zay minority. If the weather permits, you can even go swimming in the nearby river. Make your way to the main road to meet your driver. Spend a few hours relaxing in Sapa Town before transferring to Lao Cai and boarding a night train back to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Pinic Lunch.

Accommodation: Soft Sleeper Cabin with AC.

Day 05:Arrive at Hanoi Railway Station

Arrive in Hanoi early morning. Check out the cabin. Tour ends.

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