Sapa light trek homestay with bus pick up

Sapa light trek
Sapa light trek

Day 1:  Hanoi – Lao Cai
Make your way to Hanoi train station for your overnight train journey from Vietnam’s capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The train departs at 21:30 pm. (No transfer, no meal included)

Day 2: Lao Cai – Lao Chai Tavan
5.30am Arrive early in Lao cai at 06 00 am, we get picked up by shuttle bus and start our drive up the spectacular Sapa pass, which is 1300 m high, 33 km long.  The ride uphill takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.

At 10 am, we start trekking.  The first part is on the road but we soon turn to the right and walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. After this you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here. (Lunch and Dinner are included)

Day 3:  Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Hanoi
After the breakfast we continue to visit Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai where we also see a waterfall. The Red Dao women have very colorful red embroideries and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao’ Legend. We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the vehicle to transfer back to Sapa. Later in the after noon, we take the shuttle bus ride down Sapa pass to Laocai train station. Overnight train back to Ha Noi. (Breakfast and Lunch are included)

Day 4: Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi at 05 30 am. Tour ends. (No transfer, no meal are included)


Group size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 > = 8

Surcharged 4USD/1 train ticket in the weekend. 

What to bring:
Comfortable walking boots
A warm fleece in the winter
Camera and film

English speaking guide
A.C soft sleeper train
Shuttle bus transfer
Meals as indicated in itinerary (B, L, D)
All admission fees and permits
Drinking water during the trek

Pre/post trip arrangement
Meals not indicated (allow US$ 5-6 /meal/person)
Travel insurance
Other personal expenses

Joining instructions
You will be collected from your hotel. Pick up time will be advised upon confirmation of booking.

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