Sapa Market 3 Days, 4 Nights Classic Tour
On this classic tour by car. You don't have to trek long way, you will transfer by car to explore the beautiful Sapa valley for visiting Muong Hoa Valley in Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van village of the Red Zao…, home of the Dzay minority. Unique to this trek - you will begin by driving to Silver Waterfall on the first day. This trip is a wonderful opportunity to touch base with nature, enjoy the mountain landscape and views, feel revived and mingle with the humorous village residents. A lovely genuine Sapa experience.
Duration: 2days/ 3 nights at homestay and Hotel in Sapa town
Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi
Grade: Classic tour ( tour in Sapa by car )
Night 1: Hanoi to Lao Cai by the night train
Take overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Pick up from you hotel or be ready at our office at 20.00 for a short transfer to Hanoi Station to take the overnight train to Lao Cai City. Overnight on the train.
Day 01: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Sapa hotel
Welcome you by your name sign. We will take 1hr bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa . The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant. You first sneak through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you will follow a road going down hill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydro electric station. Enjoy traditional music performance there with colorful culture. Take a rest here before you trek downhill to get Sin Chai village. Enjoy beautiful scenery on the way back to Sapa town for lunch. You will have free time to discover by yourself in the afternoon. Enjoy Vietnamese cuisine dinner and your overnight will be in Sapa.
* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
* Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa town
Day 02: Ta Phin Village - Silver Waterfall - Sapa hotel
Today morning, you will visit Ta Phin commune 14 km southeast of Sapa town. Located in a large valley, surrounded by high mountains, which covered by pine trees and forest, Ta Phin Commune is home to the Red Zao and Black H’mong ethnic. Although living close to each other for years, these two ethnic peoples are very different: The H’mong are cheerful and open minded while the Red Zao are economical and reserved…
Taking a short drive to the center of the valley, you will enjoy an easy walk following village path around the valley, paying visit to H’mong hamlets scattering from the bottom of the valley to higher mountain slopes. From high elevation, great view of the valley stretching under your foot. Continue your walk to the Red Zao village in which you will meet groups of women making handicrafts includes embroidered clothes, handbags… Transfer back to Sapa for Lunch and noon break.
Afternoon, you will be picked up at about 14.00 and then drive up hill to see the famous Silver Waterfall near the highest mountain pass in Vietnam at 1,800 m above sea level for enjoying the magnificence of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range as well as over viewing spectacular landscapes of the whole area, stretching endlessly. Transfer back to Sapa relax, have dinner and overnight at hotel.
* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch included & Dinner
* Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Day 03: Bac Ha (Sunday) /Can Cau (Saturday) Market full day - Night train to Hanoi
Get up early for breakfast, check out of the hotel, and then drive to market. To get there through the beautiful range of mountain. You will see Local market: The biggest ethnic market in the Lao Cai province, where you will find buffaloes, horses, blacksmiths, saddlers, but also traditional medicine doctors, with their thousands of mountain herbs and plants, and lots of traditional clothes and local artifacts.
Several groups of deep-coloured Hmong are found there, as well as Dao, Tay, Nung, and Phu La. Make sure to arrive before 9 a.m., the market ends at about 12 :30.You can have lunch at one of the market stalls inside the market for more of a traditional taste.
In the afternoon, walking around villages of Flower H'mong and tasking corn wine. Then we transfer to Lao Cai town. Dinner here and boarding the night train. After 8,5 hours, you arrive in Hanoi station at 5.30 Am, Impress team will support you to get back your hotel in early morning, pick up and transfer to your hotel.
* Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
* Accommodation: on train ( Airconditioning )
Tour Price per person in US Dollars:
Join Group tour: N/A
No of pax
Under 5 free, from 6 to 10 charge 75 %, 12 years and above pay for adult price
Notice: upgrade 2beds cabin( private cabin on train): USD/ 2person/ way
- Pick up at the hotel you stay in Hanoi to Hanoi train station, we take you to the train cabin.
- Soft sleeper 4 beds cabin on train or 2beds private cabin as you chose.
- Hotel 2star at sapa town ( upgrade to 3 or 4star hotel is available on request ).
- Fluent English speaking tour guide
- Transfer by tourist shared bus/van to/from Laocai train station.
- Meals as specified in itinerary ( breafasts, lunches, 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 hiking shoes, warm clothes in the winter time (Sapa is a coolest place in Vietnam) and rain coat.
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