Sapa Adventure 4 days 5 nights

Sapa Adventure 4 days 5 nights
Sapa is located in Lao Cai province, 350 km from Hanoi, close to the border with China. The Hoang Lien Son range of mountains dominates the district, which is at the eastern extremity of the Himalayas. This range includes Vietnam’s highest peak, Fansipan, at a high of 3142m above sea level and a vast area covered by thick forest, rich in wildlife. The town of Sapa lies at the attitude of about 1,600m. The climate is moderate, cool in summer, foggy and cold in winter with occasional snowfall.

Sapa is home to a great diversity of ethnic minority people. It is likely that, Sapa was first inhabited by highland minorities of H’mong and Yao group and later came the Tay, Zay, and a small number of Xa Pho to form the 5 main ethnic groups which takes about 85% of the district’s population today and a very small number of them live in Sapa town, most of themlive in small villages and hamlets scattering in valleys and hamlets scattering in valleys and mountains throughout the district.

Tour Features

Breakfast = B
Lunch = L
Dinner = D

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai

19h30: depart from Tirant Hotel to go to railway station, catch the night train for Lao Cai. Spend the night on the train in a cabin with soft sleeping berth.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Ta Van: 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 3 villages (B, L, D)

5.00AM: Picked up at Laocai Railway station early in the morning by bus.

Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM, have breakfast then go down hill to the valley. Cross MuongHoa River to get to the other mountainside for 3 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay. Stay the night at a local family in Tavan village. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.

 Night 2: Overnight in a local family

Day 2: Ta Van – Ban Ho: 7 hours trekking, 18 km, 3 villages (B, L, D)

 Breakfast and leave the family for the next village. Visit the Red Dzao in GiangTaChai village by way of terraced paddy fields and bamboo forests. Enjoy the natural beauty of Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge. Cross the river and continue going to BanHo village where the Tay people settle down. On the way to BanHo, there is more chance to see the Red Dzao and the Black H'mong in Supan village. Spend the night in BanHo village at a Tay Family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.

 Night 3: Overnight in a local family

Day 3: Ban Ho – Sapa: 3 hours trekking – 7km, 23 km by van (B, L, D)

 Breakfast with the family and leave the village for a waterfall discovered by French people. Enjoy the view, swimming and return to BanHo to visit the people in the village. Say goodbye to the family and get up to the main road where to take a van/jeep back to Sapa. Lunch on the way and dinner in Sapa town.

 Night 4: Overnight in hotel.

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B, L, D)

 Breakfast, free to explore the town in the morning. Check out hotel. Lunch and leave Sapa in the afternoon after having early dinner. Take the night train back to Hanoi . Arrive in Hanoi round 5:00 AM.

Day 5: Hanoi

4.30am to 5:30am: Arrive Hanoi station. Take a taxi from train station back to Tirant hotel. Breakfast is served 6.30-9.30AM.

Optional: early checkin available on request at costs



Tax & Service charge

Train tickets from Hanoi to Sapa and return to Hanoi (soft sleeper with A/C).

Transfer to and from train station


Entrance fees

Meals as indicated

English-speaking tour guide 


Travel Insurance

Personal expenses


All other services not mentioned in the itinerary



Why choose us!

- We can customize this tour to suit your needs
- Private tour & private transportation in Sapa
- Personal escort to train station and back to Tirant Hotel
- Buffet Breakfast in early morning the day return Hanoi
- Early check-in at 4.30AM (subject to availability, please check with us for confirmation)
- Late check-out until 1.00PM
- Usage of room for showers (subject to availability, please check with us for confirmation)
- Luggage storage at Tirant Hotel
- Main meals are included

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