Tour Code: NHN004 – 2 days 3 nights
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Union Square, San Francisco|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Train Ha Noi to Lao Cai
Shuttle bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai
Accommodations (twin/double/triple share), check-in time: 14:00, check-out time: 12:00
Meals as the itinerary (B = Breakfasts, L = Lunch)
English speaking guide
Mineral water and tissue (1bottle/pax/day)
Child 0 – 5 years old: 10%, 6 – 10 years old: 50% (sharing bed with parents, maximum 2 children), 100% of adult price if request separate bed
Join in group tour
Tipping for local guides
Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
Day 1: Overnight train to Lao Cai
In the evening you will be transferred to Hanoi train station to catch an overnignt train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train (without guide)
Day 2: Sapa Town - Silver Waterfall and Tram Ton Pass (B,L)
Meet your guide and driver upon your arrival at Lao Cai station and an hour transfer uphill the Hoang Lien Son mountains to Sapa. Great views of valleys and terraced rice fields along the way.
After Breakfast, you will fancy a walk for a brief introduction of this charming town. At the market, where ethnic minority people of different groups wearing their traditional costumes made by themselves comes every day selling local products includes vegetable, bamboo shoot, mushroom, medicinal herbs and souvenirs…
Later you will follow the footsteps uphill to the top of Ham Rong Mountain for over viewing beautiful scenery of the town and surrounding area, paying visit to an orchard garden and a mini museum which tells you a lot about ethnic minority people living in Sa Pa and the northwest region.
Afternoon, your Sapa guide and driver will pick you up at about 14.00 and then drive up hill to visit the famous Silver Waterfall and then onto Tram Ton, the highest mountain pass in Vietnam at 1,800 m above sea level for enjoying the magnificence of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range as well as over viewing spectacular landscapes of the whole area. Transfer back to Sapa and relax. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 3: Explore Muong Hoa Valley - Night train to Hanoi (B,L)
Today you will spend the whole day exploring the spectacular Muong Hoa. A car will take us out of the town, following the only road built on the side of a mountain range, looking down the valley, over viewing magnificent landscapes composed of high mountains, deep valleys, and stream of water winding, waterfalls and terraced rice paddies…
Many time, leaving the main road, you will visit tribal villages such as Ta Van of the Zay, Su Pan of the Black H’mong, Giang Ta Chai of the Red Zao…there are chances for meeting and contacting locals at home and at works.
Arriving back to Sapa in the afternoon, take a shower and then transfer down hill to Lao Cai station for taking the night train to Hanoi which arrives in Hanoi early at 05.30 to 06.00 next morning.
Overnight on the train (without guide)
End of service.