Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (L/D)
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is
located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily
life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a
Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up
to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in hotel with night activities.
Day 2: Sapa - Hanoi by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B/L)
7.00 – 8.00: Have breakfast at hotel, check out the room and prepare light pack for trekking. (Big luggage keep in hotel store)
8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of
Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain after that heading to Ta Van village - home of Dzay ethnic people.
11.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
12.30 - 13.30: Have lunch in the hotel.
13.30 - 14.45: Relax and leisure on your own, have shower in the public bathroom in the hotel if you want.
14.45 - 15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.
15.30: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.
PRICE: 115 USD/PERSON
Modern air – conditioning bus with comfortable seats from Hanoi – Sapa and return
2 bottles of water 2 ways/person on bus Ha Noi - Sapa - Ha Noi
Modern bus in Sapa with experienced drivers
English speaking tour leader escorted during the bus trip Hanoi – Sapa - Hanoi,
Local guide escorted in Sapa
Meals as 1 dinner, 2 lunches, 1 breakfast with local dishes
All entrance tickets to indicated sites
Hotel room in Sapa View hotel or similar on twin sharing basis
Insurance during the time using bus
Beverages, travel insurance, VAT, personal expenses
Others not clearly mentioned above
In day 2, if you do not want to attend the long trek Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van, our tour leader
will help you visit another place. All tickets and transportation fees are paid by you.
Old people should not attend the long trek (9 kms) due to its challenge and danger in case of rain
Handicapped people and children under 6 years old shouldn’t attend trekking
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.