This Sapa tour is designed for travelers who want to spend 2 days – 1 night in Sapa aiming at: Saving the time, visit the most popular travel sites in Sapa, stay overnight in a good hotel to be comfortable, much lower cost than going by night train, especially you can enjoy the friendly services. Let’s come and feel with us!
Trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream
See the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain
Visit Cat Cat village and learn about local life of H’Mong minority, use indigo plants and leaves to dye these brocade fabrics
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai (L/D)
6:30am: Meet your guide and driver at your hotel departure to Lao Cai. Travelling the new Highway ‘Noi Bai’, Lao Cai, length 245km, will take around 5 hours. You will have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful scenery of the region, while the road.
12:00. Arrival in Sapa. Check-in at hotel. After check-in travelers will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in Sapa, then after proceed with the itinerary.
13:00: The 16-seater van will take visitors to the start of their journey – a 4 hour trek to visit Lao chai – Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai village, exploring the local ethnic minorities life, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa’s ancient rock formations with engraved images big and small, the unique patterns of the ancients, as well as admire the picturesque bridge to the clouds clear over the Muong Hoa stream. Journey will stop at Giang Ta Chai village.
Back Sapa to their hotel for the night. Have dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Cat Cat village – Hanoi (B/L)
7:00am Have breakfast in hotel
9:00am Exploring Cat Cat village of H’mong – a colonial French discovered area and a renowned resort to officials from the early twentieth century. Arriving to Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the Hydro power station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village, as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
12:00 : Pick up from Cat Cat village and back to Sapa town. Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant. Free time to visit or shopping souvenir
16:00: Driver take you back to Hanoi. End of tour.
Things to bring:
Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March
Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.
Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australia Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.
All entrance tickets to indicated sites
Insurance during the time using bus
Modern bus in Sapa with experienced drivers
Meals with local dishes as indicated in itinerary
English speaking tour guide during the tour
Room in Sapa hotels on double/twin sharing basis
Modern air – conditioning bus with comfortable seats from Hanoi – Sapa and return