Night 1: Ha Noi - Sapa
20:30 pick up at the hotel. Transfer to railway station for a night train SP3 at 21:50 to Sapa.
Acommodation: Night train with 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).
Day 1: Sapa - Lao Chai - Tavan
6h30 arrive Lao Cai , pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38km. Have breakfast in local restaurant.
After that, driving from Sapa town down to Lao Chai village. You can enjoy magnificient view of terraced rice field along Muong Hoa River as well as meet ethnic group (H’mong, Dao ) on the road. We turn off the main road to take local path to Lao Chai village – a village of H’mong ethnic. Then continue walking further to Tavan village, where you can meet Day ethnic.
Have lunch in local restaurant. Free time to explore the life of ethnic in Tavan village. Overnight in home-stay.
Trekking distance: 9km
Day 2: Tavan - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa
We start the trip after breakfast, heading up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will have lunch. Amazing sceneries and beautiful waterfall are to be seen in the afternoon before going up to the main road where you will be picked up by motorbike/jeep. Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some times on the way to take photos of the fabulous valley of Sapa.
Check in and have dinner in hotel. Enjoy the night in the mountain town.
Trekking distance: 12 km.
Day 3: Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Lao Cai Station
Breakfast in hotel, check out and leave your luggage in the hotel then get yourself ready before heading down arround 14km to visit Cat Cat and Sin Chai village of the Black H'mong.
Picnic lunch at a waterfall and this is a chance to see the hydroelectric power station established by the French. Back to Sapa and get fresh with a shower in the hotel's day room then transfer to Lao Cai Station for the night train back to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrives Hanoi at 5:30AM in the morning. Tour finishes.
Trekking distance: 8 km.
Accommodation: Overnight train with 4 people in 1 cabin ( 2 people/cabin is upon request at surcharge).