Night 1: ( Saturday ) Hanoi - Laocai
21: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi railway station for overnight train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper cabin (4 pax/ cabin or 2 pax/cabin on request).
Day 1: (Sunday) Sapa - Laochai Village - TaVan Village ( B, L , D )
6 : 00 am - Arrive at Laocai railway station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Transfer to your hotel in Sapa for breakfast and a shower. Leave Sapa at 10am by jeep to visit an H'mong village nestling in a beautiful valley and a hydroelectric power station built by the French. Follow a small path to visit Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people, paying visiting to local homes, village schools… you will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley. Picnic lunch en route. Dinner with a Dzay family. Overnight in TaVan village. (5 hours trekking, 14 km, 3 villages).
Day 2: (Monday) TaVan Village - Giang Ta Chai Village - Sapa ( B, L , D )
Breakfast at the homestay, then take the road to Giang Ta Chai village to see the Red Dzao people. Walking around the village you will meet many women with their embroidery work to make their traditional dresses, occasionally you can see the blacksmiths making farming tools and even hunting riffles. Enjoy a picnic lunch and cross the river to visit an H'mong village on the mountainside. Return to Sapa by jeep. Visit an ancient stone circle. Check into hotel. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Sapa. (5 hours trekking, 4 km, 2 villages)
Day 3: (Tuesday) Sapa - CocLy Market - Boat Trip on Chay River ( B, L)
Leave from the hotel early at 6:30 AM for CocLy market, which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of 6 different minority peoples (Flower H'mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay, HaNhi and Nung). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high rock mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river.
After the boat trip, visit a small town - BaoNhai and then take Car back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper cabin.
Day 4: Hanoi Arrival
5:30am: You arrive Hanoi. Our guide will take you to your hotel. End of services
||Tour Price (US$)
||4 - 5 Pax
||6 -8 Pax
Tour price includes
Joining tour for 2 first day & Private tour for last day
Pick ups, transfer & sightseeing as per program
Full meals as per the tour program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
one night in home stayand one night in hotel
Boat trip on Chay river
Train tickets: Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning)
Tour price excludes
Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program