Chai village: Located 7 Kms from Sapa, it is quite approachable from Sapa for a
travllers who do not have much time. In this village which you will have a
welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact
them, learn about their culture and customs.
Ta Van is located in the northern province of Lao
Cai, about 5 kilometres from Sapa, at an altitude of 1, 816 meters. This
province borders the province of Yunnan in south-west China, and the indigenous people
here share many cultural features with their Chinese neighbours.
· Learn more about daily life of the
minority people like Black H’mong,Red Dzao..
· Enjoy Sapa’s mountainous on the way
· Come to visit the hydroelectric power station
built by the French
Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai ( on Thurs)
19h30: Our guide pick up
you from your hotel to go to rail way station B, catch the night train for Lao
Cai. You will have a good sleep with the solf sleeper bert
Day 1: Sapa - Cat Cat village
( B, L, D) - Friday
06h00: pick up from Lao Cai
train station, get on the bus to continue to Sapa. After breakfast. Our guide
will take you to Cat Cat village, visit the French existing hidro - electric
power station beside the Cat Cat waterfall. Study the way H’Mong villagers make
their own hamp clothes, grow rice and corn. See the show of minority people -
traditional dance and singing. Go back to Sapa on foot.
11h30: Check in hotel, have
You are free to discover Sapa
town or walk up the Ham Rong – Orchird garden to greet the sun. Chat with
minority children in market.
18h00: Have dinner then you
are free to walk around Sapa town in the evening.
Day 2: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van ( B, L, D) - Saturday
7h30: after breakfast, we
start with 6 km walking down to the South East of Sapa alongside Muong Hoa
valley to Y Linh Ho village, trek 2 km down to Lao Chai village, take picture
of paddle field and visit minority house and school. Have picnic lunch in the
Black H’Mong house, discover their daily life style and enjoy landscape.
13h00: continue your trekking to Tavan village of Dzay
minority people then back to Sapa by van. Arrive Sapa at 15h30. Have dinner in
restaurant, free to go shopping. Overnight in hotel in Sapa
Day3: Bac Ha Market (only on Sunday) (B,L,D)
Breakfast before 07h30. Get on bus to Bac Ha Market.
120 Km on the bus from Sapa. Bac Ha market is known as the most colorful market
of the Northwest of Vietnam. The every Sunday market held by more than 8 ethnic
groups (Tay, Dzay, black Dzao, Flower H’Mong…) Attend the market you will find
back the actual cases of trading barter by cattle, handicrafts…) Afternoon,
walk to visit Ban Pho village, call on some local houses, visit the Cat King’s
house (old building built by the French in 1920). Say good bye to Bac Ha and
get back to Lao Cai station. Dinner in restaurant in Lao Cai. Get your night
train to Hanoi.
Arrive at Hanoi
train station about 5h00. The tour ends.
PRICE - GROUP TOUR:
Kind of Tour
+Soft sleeper train (2 ways) Hanoi – Lao Cai -
+Bus Lao Cai station – Sapa – Lao Cai station, entrance fee
+English/ French speaking guide.
* Not included:
+ Personal services