Duration: 2 nights on train and 2 nights at hotel
Tour code: HNT-SP.BH.CC
Lao Cai is very proud of Sapa, a unique natural tourist site. Many new married couples like spending their honeymoon in Sapa because of good weather and romantic sightseeing. Visitors to Sapa in summer can feel the climate of four seasons in one day. They enjoy discovering many interesting places including Ham Rong Mountain, Silver Waterfall, Rattan Bridge, Bamboo forest and Sapa ancient rock field. Taken place every week, Bac Ha Market and Can Cau market are attractive places for visitors who are keen on exploring traditional cultures.
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
You will take a night train to Lao Cai station in the evening. Spend a night on train.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L/D)
Welcome tour group at Lao Cai railway station and transfer to Sapa, check in hotel, then trekking from hotel to Lao Chai (Black H’mong tribe). Lunch on foot path, near Lao Chai bridge and then trek through Ta Van (Giay ethnic minority), Rattan Bridge. Return to hotel by Jeep. Free evening.
Day 2: Sapa – Bac Ha – Can Cau (B/L/D)
Morning check out and transfer to Can Cau market, a small market surround by rice paddy field and primary giant tree forest, see the traditional costume of the local people as: Flower H’mong, Phu La, Tay, Nung, Hani, daily life performed alively at the market… Lately, transfer to Bac Ha, check in hotel, lunch’s already served. In the afternoon, trek to Ban Pho village, where Tay, Nung and Flower H’mong co-exist. A short trekking around the village lead the way back to the town, visit Hoang Yen Chao castle, an old building of a Tay landlord under the French domination in the past. Finally, back to the hotel for dinner and enjoy the traditional dancing performed by local ethnic people.
Day 3: Bac Ha – Lao Cai (B/L/D)
Visit Bac Ha market, have chance to meet 6 hill tribes, and, more importantly, their colorfull costumes and full of cultural indentities. On the way back to Lao Cai, stop at Bao Nhai, get on boat sail along Chay river visiting Trung Do village, Fairy Cave. Dinner at the restaurant and transfer to station to take night train to Ha Noi. Arrival Ha Noi station in the early morning of next day. End of the tour.
Included: A/C transportation, hotels sharing in twin/double room, meals, English speaking guide, entrance fee, round trip train ticket Hanoi to Sapa – sharing in 4 soft berths cabin, boat.
Excluded: Hotel in Ha Noi, single room, drinks, laundry, tips, other personal expenses.
What to bring : Trekking shoes, widebrim hat, personal medicine, insect repellent, camera and rolls, original passport. vietnam tours