SAPA HIGHLIGHTS 3D2N BY TRAIN
Sapa is home to various families of flowers of captivating colours, which can be found nowhere else in the country. When Tet, the Lunar New Year Festival, comes, the whole township of Sapa is filled with the pink colour of peach blossom brought from the vast forests of peach just outside the town.
Sapa is regarded as the kingdom of orchids. Here, orchid lovers are even amazed by the choice, when trekking in the forest filled with several hundred kinds of orchids of brilliant colours and fantastic shapes, such as Orchid Princess, Orchid of My Fair Lady's Shoe. Some orchids are named after lovely singing birds such as the canary, salangane's nest, and more.
Sa Pa is a town in the Hoàng Liên Son Mountains of northwest Vietnam. Popular with trekkers, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley, and is near the 3,143m-tall Fan Si Pan peak, climbable via a steep, multiday guided walk. H’mong, Tay and Dao hill tribes make up much of the local population.
- Visit Love Waterfall
- Trekking from Tram Ton Pass - Sin Chai Village
- Trekking downhill to Y Linh Ho Hamlet - Lao Chai San Village - Ta Van Village
NIGHT 1 : HA NOI NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI - SAPA.
21:00. Our bus will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Hanoi Train Station for night train to Sapa. You take overnight on soft lay down cabin.
22:00. Train depart. You will sleep on train to Lao Cai. Travel time approx 8 hours.
DAY 1: LAO CAI - SAPA TREKKING 7KM - TRAM TON PASS - LOVE WATERFALL - SILVER WATERFALL - SIN CHAI VILLAGE (B, L, D)
06:30. Arrive in Lao Cai and be transferred by shuttle bus to Sapa, which gives yours eyes a massage with the endless blue sky and colorful terraced paddy field. The road is curved around the mountain and you will just go from one surprised to another. The further you go, the closer you are to the sky and to nature.
On arrival, you will stop by our office and leave your luggage and possibly take a shower in our hotel’s waiting room.
09:30. We start to visit Love Waterfall. On the way you will see the wonderful views of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range and some plantation of roses and vegetables in the valley.
Our car will stop at Tram Ton Pass which is the highest road in Vietnam at 2047 m above sea level. We will then walk about 1.1 km along the Golden River to visit Love Waterfall. After returning to Tram Ton Pass, our car will drive you to Silver Waterfall. You have 30 minutes to walk around this area to enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and valley.
From here we will start the trek down to the valley towards Sin Chai village - the home of Black Hmong people. After having a picnic lunch, we will walk to Sin Chai village.
Then come back to the main road to be transferred to Sapa town on a jeep for 3km. Dinner at the local restaurant and overnight at hotel or homestay in Sapa.
DAY 2: SAPA - Y LINH HO - LAO CHAI VILLAGE TREKKING 12KM - TA VAN VILLAGE - SAPA - LAO CAI - NIGHT TRAIN BACK TO HA NOI ( B/L/D )
07:00. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel or homestay.
08:00. You meet your guide and start trekking. The first part we will mostly trek downhill Y Linh Ho hamlet. The trek offers some stunning views of the rice terraces, gardens and Fan Si Pan mountain ranges.
After going through a suspension bridge, we start walking up to Lao Chai San village.
There we are experiencing the richest traditional culture of Black H’Mong people in the region. The trekking route offers a breathtaking view of vegetable gardens and rice terraces with green mountains rising above. There will be time for visiting with local families and learning about their traditional fiber processing.
After this you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. Ta Van is a small village set within a picturesque valley not far from the northern Vietnamese mountain resort of Sa Pa. The area is renowned for its colorful ethnic minorities, and Ta Van is home to two such groups.
12.00. Picnic Lunch by the side of the river.
The rest few hours in the afternoon is for freshen up, packing and rest before leaving Sapa for Lao Cai station to take the overnight train back, which arrive in Hanoi early next morning and ends the trip.
Lao Chai San village
DAY 3: HA NOI ARRIVAL.
Upon your arrival, you are picked up and transferred to your hotel. Ends the tour.
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***Rates are in
- Children under 5 years old are FOC.
- Children from 5 - 11 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rates.
- Children above 12 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates.
- Car & Transportation
- Train ticket: Soft lay down cabin 6 berths sharing
- Accommodation at hotel (2 - 3 persons/room) or Homestay
- English speaking guide during the tour
- Meals as mentioned on itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral Water
- Wet Tissue
Tour Price Excludes:
What To Bring:
- Appropriate clothing for the season
- Hat and sunscreen
- Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking
- Sense of fun and adventure
- Camera & Phone