This tour is designed for travelers who want to stay longer in Sapa and want to experience 1 night at basic homestay in hill tribe village and 1 night at hotel in Sapa, even save lots of money in comparison to going by night train. You will have free times between the lines to enjoy Sapa’ hidden charm, especially you can enjoy friendly services provide by vietnammoontravel.com The first night in homestay can be changed to the second night. This depends on group size and homestay availability. Our tour leader will informs you in the bus on the way to Sapa
Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village (L, D)
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/accommodation, get on big bus and depart for Sapa Town.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break 11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing, enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes
14.15: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain. You approach Ta Van village where Dzay Ethnic People inhabits in late afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours
17.45: Check in homestay; get to know the family of Dzay People. Spend time to enjoy the mountain life on Sunset. You may attend cooking local dishes with the family and enjoy dinner in peace.
In the evening, you can join the local bar nearby with music and socialize with other tourists then overnight at The Yen Homestay in Ta Van Village.
Meals included: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Medium trek Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa(B, L,D)
8.00: Have breakfast prepared by the family and start a new day with more interesting trek.
8.45: Keep walking to the rice paddies where you have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes; a trek through the bamboo forest; stop to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village – home of red Dzao People.
11.00: Trek through the Giang Ta Chai Bridge to main road, bus picks you up to come back Sapa Town.
Trekking distance is about 4 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
12.00 – 14.00: Welcome drink at hotel, have lunch with delicious Vietnamese dishes and check in procedures
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station, stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon. 16.30: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in hotel with night activities.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Sapa - Ha Noi (B, L)
7.30 – 11.30: Have breakfast at hotel and free times to discover Sapa town by yourself. 11.30: Check out and clear all the bills 12.30 - 13.30: Have lunch at the hotel.
13.30 - 14.45: Relax and leisure on your own, have shower in the public bathroom in the hotel if you want.
14.45 - 15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.
15.30: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks. 21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Bus 2 ways Ha Noi - Sapa - Ha Noi
Pick up at the hotel you stay in Hanoi old quarter
Accommodation on Panaroma hotel or Vista hotel or similar 3 star hotel in Sapa town
Fluent English speaking tour guide
Meals as specified (1 breafasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner).
Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
Services charges and all government taxes.
Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.)
Drinks, tips and gratuities.
Services not clearly mentioned above.
Packing list: Passport, towels, change of clothes, sun block, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, proper