Sapa Departing On Sunday Tour
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ha Noi
Routes: Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao chai - Ta van - Bac Ha
Sapa is a small town of the North of Vietnam, where you can find many special things about the culture as well as the daily life of local people. If your time is quite limited, then a tour on weekend could be a good choice. Within 3 days, you will be taken to the most beautiful places in Sapa and create a memorable experience during the stay here.
- Visit Bac Ha Market, the largest market in the region where 10 ethnic groups of minority people gather to trade goods and food
- Experience a special life of local people on several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minority people
- Enjoy the beautiful landscape and peaceful atmosphere there
Day 1 (SAT) Ha Noi – Night train to Lao CaiOur tour will be started at 20:45 at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met by our guide and transferred to the ha noi Railway station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2 (SUN) Lao Cai – Bac Ha Sunday market – Sapa (B)
Up on arrival in early morning at Lao Cai Railway station, we will be met and transferred by our local guide & driver. Having our breakfast at the restaurant near by, we take a little rest for a while and we then drive up to Bac Ha Market. There will be 2 hours driving to the mountainous area but we will be freshening up by the atmosphere and splendid view on the way. Bac Ha market is the largest market in the region where 10 ethnic minority people gather to buy and sell, eat and drink with together. We may choose some homemade handicrafts and clothes, and take a lot of colorful pictures of the Flower H’mong people here. After our lunch at a fine restaurant in Bac Ha. Afternoon time we will have 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village, home of Flower H’mong people. In the village we can have a look in their houses and understand about their lifestyle and traditional customs by very informative tour guide. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. Then we will take car again and transfer to Sapa town where our comfortable room is waiting for us.
Day 3 (MON) Sapa – Lao chai – Ta van – Sa Pa – Lao Cai (B, L)
Our tour will be started after breakfast. We will embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and though several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minority people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people we can meet. Once on the valley floor we can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds us. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa by our waiting vehicle. In the afternoon we transfer back to Lao Cai Railway station for a night train to ha noi.
Trekking distance 10 km
Day 4 (TUE) Ha Noi
Up on arrival in ha noi very early morning, we transfer back to our hotel.
End of services.
Price per person in $US Class 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 3 Star – – – – 4 Star – – – – 5 Star – – – –
- A/c private car/van/minibus for pick up, transfer and sightseeing as per program
- English (French) speaking tour guide
- Private boat trips
- Entrance fees
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Hotel accommodation based on 2 people sharing a Twin or Double room
Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
Tips and gratuities