Easy Sapa Tour | by train & shuttle bus from Hanoi - 03 Days

Easy Sapa Tour | by train & shuttle bus from Hanoi
  • Start/End: Hanoi/Hanoi
  • Visit: Sapa - Lao Cai
  • Duration: 03 Days
  • Travel style: Most popular, Mountain & Minority, Nature & Discover

By train (Hanoi - Sapa) and Limousine Van (09 seats / Sapa - Hanoi) is the best combination to save you time but also have a great experiences. This program becomes perfect with our private tour services in Sapa which take you to the villages of ethnic minorities nestled in gorgeous valleys and majestic mountainous landscapes.

  • Overnight train experience
  • Encounter with Black H'mong, Red Dzao and Dzay people
  • Stunning landscapes: Muong Hoa valley, Fansipan Range
  • Train to Sapa is very traditional with soft bed but at times may be noisy and uncomfortable for some guests.
  • Shuttle limousine picks up tourists from different hotels, sometimes you may have to wait your turn.
  • Best time for rice terraces is from July to September.
  • Bring trekking shoes. 
Itinerary Expand All
  • Day 1,Hanoi - Sapa350km - 8hMon, Mar 30, 2020
    An overnight on traditional train from Hanoi to Sapa

    In the evening, pick up by driver from your hotel (in the Old Quarter) for a short transfer to Hanoi Train Station. Enjoy an overnight traditional train journey from Hanoi to Lao Cai.

    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    Train:SP3 (Hanoi - Lao Cai) / 22:00 - 06:20 - Vip Plus( 4 berths / cabin) / 06 tickets
  • Day 2,Lao Cai - Sapa35km - 1hTue, Mar 31, 2020
    The World's most beautiful rice terrace valley, trek from Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, visit H'mong, Dzay families

    Arrive in Lao Cai train station in the early morning. Private guide and car will escort you an hour trip up-hill to Sapa. Enjoy the beauty of nature and rice terraces after every turns and meet H’mong, Red Dao people along the way. Have a breakfast at local restaurant before exploring the town.

    We will start a full day of trekking from Y Linh Ho village. Follow the path downhill, interact with the friendly Hmong ladies and children who live in houses nestled in the valley. Enjoy a bit of relaxation at the cable-bridge with the harmony and beauty of the surrounding nature. If you are sportive and adventurous, follow the uphill trek along the buffalo path with breathtaking views and less tourists. For those looking for an easy trek, embark on a leisurely stroll along the Muong Hoa River.

    Direct to Lao Chai village. Turn on a small path crossing the rice field to a small hamlet. Have a special visit to grandma who is the only craftsman left in the community, traditionally using beeswax for decoration to make the unique Hmong’s indigo clothing. It is also great chance to learn about their daily life and culture.

    Continue to Ta Van village, the charming land of the Dzay people, well located on the hill with amazing views of river, rice terraces and Hoang Lien Son Mountain range. As you leisurely walk, meet villagers who will kindly invite you to visit their homes.

    Check in your homestay, take a rest before prepare dinner with the host and more interacting with family members.

    Note: For more interacting with local people and get authentic experience, we invite you stay at homestay with basic equipment: clean mattress, pillow, mosquito net, blankets, outside WC and hot water shower but hotel service is also available, please contact us to get good advises. 
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Sapa Homestay (Sharing homestay)
    Sapa town, Lao Cai , Vietnam
  • Day 3,Sapa - Hanoi320km - 6hWed, Apr 1, 2020
    Trek Ma Tra, Ta Phin, The Red Dao culture

    After breakfast you on the trek from Ma Tra hamlet to Ta Phin village. This journey will lead you to the superb rice terrace valley. You have a great chance to meet the local people of the Black Hmong and Red Dao ethnic groups. They were originally from Southern China but settled in Vietnam in the 11th century and still live at a high altitude, far away from the modern world. This helps them to preserve their traditions, language and especially their ancestral way of life. Make a stop on the way to visit a Hmong family and school in the Ma Tra Village. After a 3-hour trek, you will reach the Ta Phin village of the Red Dao group. While you are walking, interact with local people to learn about their life and culture.

    2:30 PM: Get pick up by shuttle bus at hotel lobby for a transfer to Hanoi. Arrive to your hotel in Hanoi around 8:00 PM

    Shuttle bus: Sapa - Hanoi
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
  • English speaking tour guide following itinerary
  • All entrance fees and tickets mention on itinerary
  • Selected Accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Private transportation following itinerary
  • Shuttle bus: Sapa - Hanoi
  • Train: SP3 (Hanoi - Lao Cai)
  • Meal: Breakfast: 02, Dinner: 01
  • 01 bottle of water per pax per day
  • Service charges and Taxes
  • International flight from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program

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