Sapa Tour

 

 

Train tickets to Sapa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sapa Classic


3 days - Join group tour

 

INTRODUCTION

Visiting different ethnic groups such as the Red Dzao, Black Hmong, the Xa Pho. Even though they live close to each other, their living standard, their customs and traditions are not the same. Also enjoy beautiful landscape in Muong Hoa valley. Meet resplendently-dressed ethnic minorities at the local market, visit nearby villages to see how they live and trek to your heart's content - this trip is full of opportunities to discover hilltribe culture and the striking scenery of Sapa and its surrounds...

A quick 2 days - 3 nights tour for visitors travelling on tight budget and have limited time, a perfect combination of trek and culture while
visiting the hill tribes's villages at a pace and style that compliments you. Journey away from the crowds and homestay at a traditional Black Hmong home. Learn and participate in village life and truly feel the warmth and hospitality of these incredible people. This is an unforgettable medium adventure to Sapa that should be part of everyone's time in Vietnam.

 

ITINERARY

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Day 1: Overnight train to Sapa

At 19.30 you are picked up at hotel in Hanoi and transferred to Hanoi railways station for a 10 hour journey to Lao Cai, we travel in First Class sleeper train.


Meal inclusions: None

Overnight: on train (Shared cabin, first class with 4 berths)


Day 2 : Sapa short trek, visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages
The train arrives in Lao Cai at about 6:00 am where our guide will welcome you. Look for the sign bearing your name when you exit the train station. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car to Sapa (about 1.5 hours)
At an elevation of 1500 meters, Sapa was founded in the early years of the last century as a hill resort for French administrators in summer time. Just soak up the fresh climate by spending our time wandering this famous hill town. The ethnic people are frequently seen on the main street of Sapa and small vendors along the street selling local textiles and handicraft
After breakfast our guide will come to hotel and pick you up for a
short walk along buffalo paths and trails through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H'mong, and Dzay people. This is a absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure to explore this fascinating hillside town

 

Overnight: North Star Hotel or Summit Hotel in Sapa

Meal inclusions: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day 3 Cat Cat valley village, overnight train back to Hanoi 
In the morning our guide will pick you up for a short walk to Cat Cat Village, set in a beautiful valley just outside Sapa. Cat Cat is home to the H'mong people who originated from China about 3,000 years ago. The H'mong people are easily recognisable by their dark blue or black clothing, dyed using the juice of indigo plants, which are native to the area. H'mong women wear long aprons with embroidered waistcoats and have their hair rolled up into a turban-like hat, while the men wear black skullcaps, long waistcoats and loose trousers.
In the afternoon you are free at your leisure until your transfer to the train station for the overnight train back to Hanoi. Tour ends on arrival at Hanoi Railway station

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight: On train (Shared cabin, first class with 4 berths)

 

DESCRIPTION

Tour includes:
* Accommodation based on twin share
* Other meals as clearly mentioned
* Transportation as described in the program
* English speaking guide on day trips & excursions
* Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
* Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai –Hanoi (Shared cabin)
Tour excludes:
* Pre & post trip arrangements
* Travel insurance
* Transfer beyond itinerary
* Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
* Tips and gratuities
* Other services not clearly described in the program  

 

Tour cost: US $175 per person in the party of 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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