Sapa Intermediate Trek 3days/4nights- 1 night hotel 1 night homestay

Sapa Intermediate Trek 3days/4nights- 1 night hotel 1 night homestay
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 them live in small villages and hamlets scattering in valleys and hamlets scattering in valleys and mountains throughout the district.

Tour Features

In this option you will have more chances to experience the attractive Sapa, understand more about the culture of other minority. Especially you will stay overnight on the stilt-house of the Tay hill tribe.

Detailed Itinerary:
(B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner)

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: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D – homestay/hotel)

06h00: Pick up from Lao Cai train station & transfer to Sapa by private car. After breakfast, we start strekking down to Lao Chai Village to visit the Black H’mong minority. Have lnch on the way then continue the trip to Ta Van village to visit Dzay people.
Have dinner at local family.

Night 2: overnight in hotel or homestay

Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa (B, L, D)
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 bus or van.
Check in and have dinner in hotel. Enjoy the night in the mountain town.

Night 3: overnight in hotel

Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai – Lao Cai station (B/L/D)

After breakfast, check out and leave your luggage in the hotel then get yourself ready before heading to Cat Cat and Sin Chai village of Black H’mong to learn the way make their traditional dresses, grow rice and corn. Visit local schools and families to understand more about their customs.
Afterwards, visit hydro - electric power station built by French beside the Cat Cat waterfall. Dinner is served at a local restaurant then we will leave Sapa Town for transfer to Lao Cai Train Station. Night 4:

Night 4: Overnight on train

Day 4: Hanoi (B)

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 cost



- Tax & Service charge

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

- Transfer to and from train station

- Accommodation

- Entrance fees

- Meals as indicated

- English-speaking tour guide 

- Beverage

- Travel Insurance

- Personal expenses

- Tips

- 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
Private tour for
 Price per person
 Standard Deluxe
 2 persons  $370 $380
 3 persons  $325  $335
 4 persons  $300  $310

Standard option:   Sapa Boutique Hotel

Deluxe option:      Chau Long 2 Hotel
                             Bamboo Sapa Hotel
                             Cha Pa Garden Hotel

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