Sapa Classic Tour – 2 Days 3 Nights
The trip will start walking to Cat Cat & Sin Chai villages in the bottom of Muong Hoa valley. Go through the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colourful rice terraces and the interesting waterfall. Let’s come and enjoy it.
Tour Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa - Cat Cat - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Tour Level: Moderate
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
Day 02: Lao Cai – Sapa - Cat Cat – Sapa (B)
Day 03: Sapa – Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi
Day 01: Hanoi - Lao Cai (Train)
In the evening our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the train station. You will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 22:00 from Hanoi railway station.
Day 02: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Sapa (B)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:20. There will be a vehicle waiting to transfer us to Sapa. Driving to Sapa is only 38 km but it takes around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa, we will check into the hotel (if the room is available - check in time after 12:00). After freshening up and having breakfast we are ready to explore Sapa town. We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H'Mong hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area.
Optional: Fansipan by cable car
The cable car system in Sapa is the world’s longest and highest cable car, running up from sleepy Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province to the peak of 3,143-meter. Fansipan Mountain, known as Indochina’s rooftop.
Reaching Mount Fansipan used to mean a full-day hike at least. But from Feb 2016 the trek up will be reduced to a 25-minute flight by cable car. The 6.5km long cable car can carry a maximum of 2,000 passengers an hour, with each cabin accommodating 35 passengers.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 03: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa - Lao Cai - Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Breakfast in the hotel we then, embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station by car. The guide sees you off there and takes you on the train.
Day 04: Hanoi
Arrival Hanoi in the early morning, Back to your hotel by yourself. End of all the services.
Tour Cost: Price is quoted in US dollar, per person, in twin sharing, based on
|Group’s size||1 person||2 person||3 person||4 person||5-8 person||Single supplement|
What is included?
- All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
- Hotel in sapa base on twin share
- English speaking tour guide
- Train ticket: Hanoi – Lao Cai - Hanoi
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
- Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
- Fansipan cable car ticket and funicular ticket
- Car and guide on free time
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expense
- Travel insurance
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Dear Giang, We came back in Hoi An today from Sa Pa. We had a wonderful time and we would like to thank you for organizing everything perfectly. The tours were exactly how we wanted them to be, it was even above expectation. Our tour guide Dudu was fantastic and so was our driver.
Again thank your very much,
Nelly and Keith Brooker Monday, March 2, 2020
Dear Giang, I wanted to thank you very much for arranging our holiday so well - we had a wonderful time and everything seemed to go very smoothly. In the group tour at the start we were impressed by how various different staff always knew where...
The private tour was particularly good and Khanh was an exceptional guide - great fun to spend time with, knowledgeable and good at keeping everyone happy throughout the trip. He adapted the itinerary to suit the weather and our preferences ...
Thank you again.
Fiona Cloke, Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Good afternoon Diu, The trip was wonderful and our guide May Nihn is very helpful and experienced. Thank God that the weather turns out well on the 2nd day in Sapa so it's makes our journey easier to Fansipan and other places of interests. Our driver is also very accommodating...
We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to you for coordinating this itinerary and reacting promptly to change the hotel for us. In fact my dad had a fall in Hanoi hotel and ...
Having said that, it's still a pleasant and enjoyable trip for us.
Veron Tan, Saturday, March 16, 2019