Explore the magnificent Muong Hoa valley and its breathtaking scenery, you will get unforgettable experience about the life of ethnic group such as: H’mong ethnic, Day ethnic and Red Dao ethnic. You also easy to realize the different in each ethnic group by their unique costumes. If you want, you can buy some handmade clothes as souvenir in Sapa Town. We will start trekking from Laochai – home of H’mong ethnic to the village of Red Dao ethnic at Giang Ta Chai.
Day 1: Laocai – SaPa – Catcat
Day 2: Laochai – Tavan – Giang Ta Chai
Day 3: SaPa – Laocai – Night train to Hanoi
Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).
Day 1: Laocai – SaPa – Catcat village (B)
Upon arrival (approx.6:30AM), our guide will pick you up at Laocai Station and transfer to SaPa with 1,5 hours.
Let check in hotel and have breakfast there to relax yourself. Free time in the morning to explore Sapa town and Sapa market.
After lunch, let trek down to Sin Chai and Catcat village – 3 hours trekking to enjoy the breathtaking waterfall and visit H’mong minority village. In the late afternoon, let transfer back to SaPa for dinner. Free time in the evening.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Trekking distance: 3 hours
Day 2: Laochai – Tavan – Giang Ta Chai (B,L)
Start the morning by driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic group (H’mong,Dao,Tay) and enjoy view of Muong Hoa valley on the road. We turn off the main road and take a local path to Laochai village – a village of H’mong ethnic. Keep trekking further to reach Tavan village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful village in this area. You also can talk with Day ethnic to learn about their daily life. Have lunch there with local family.
After lunch, we keep trekking to Giang Ta Chai village to meet Red Dzao ethnic. Take a short rest there the we trek to the main road where our car will take you back to SaPa. Then driving to Laocai Station by private car. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrive Hanoi at 5:30AM in the next morning. Tour finishes.
Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin(2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).
Trekking distance: 12kms
Hotels recommended on tour:
+ Standard Package Tour (2* category)
01 night in Sapa Elegance Hotel OR Sapa Luxury Hotel
+ Superior Package Tour (3* category)
01 night in Chapa Garden Boutique Hotel OR Bamboo Sapa Hotel.
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Accommodation based on Double/ Twin sharing room
- Tour guide speaking English/French
- All meal as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
- Entrance fees
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- Single room supplement
- Personal expense
- Meal not mentioned in program