Night 1: Overnight train from Hanoi train station to travel up Lao Cai city.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa – Hill Tribe villages - Homestay (B/L/D)
5.00: Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning. Be picked up by our driver and taken a 01hr drive to Sapa
6.00: Leave the luggage and take a shower in hotel then enjoy breakfast in Aira restaurant. Strolling around the town to fresh up and make friend with friendly locals.
2.00pm: Start 4hr trekking to Lao Chai Village – home of Black H’mong minority. Trekking through Muong Hoa Valley with many beautiful sceneries along the river, then reach Ta Van village to make friends with a Dzay family where your dinner and homestay are served here. Homestay at Dzay family
Day 2: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai station (B)
Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and the family dogs. The family is already on their feet preparing your breakfast. Farewell to the family and trek through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai - home of Red Dzao people. Meet and talk to people to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditions. Pass over the Cau May (Rattan Bridge) then back to Sapa Town by private car. Free afternoon to discover Sapa town
16.30: Leave the town for Lao Cai train station. Dinner (on your own cost) and lounge in a local restaurant here then catch the night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train
Day 3: Hanoi arrival
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning. Tour ends.
* Private transfers in Sapa
* 01 night in homestay on Dzay family
* 02 round trip train tickets in a 4 soft-sleeper shared-cabin (Should you like to charter the whole cabin to have more privacy aboard, there will be a surcharge of USD60 x 2 person)
* English speaking guide
* All meals as tour program
* All entrance fees
Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses
| 2 persons
| 3 persons
| 4 persons
NOTE: For guests who await to check-in hotel, we highly recommend you order the extra package including the buffet breakfast in our restaurant and Essencia Spa coupon @USD20 per person. This will rejuvenate your body after the tiresome return journey from Sa Pa by train in early morning.
It’s possible to extend with one or more nights.