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Sapa Medium Trek and Homestay at Village

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Tour Information

Price: US$215.00 (included taxes & service charge)
Routes: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Ta Van village - Supan - Hanoi.
Duration: 02 Days/03 Nights.
Depart from: Hanoi - Return to: Hanoi.

Description

Highlights: Treking, visiting ethnic house and cultural experience.
 
Summary: An intermediate trekking adventure tour Sapa Vietnam ‘off the beaten track’ to the remote hill tribe villages, meet colorful friendly people, experience the traditional homestays.
 
Tour Type: Land tour + well selected hotel + domestic flights/trains, private guided with your own English speaking guide ( unless otherwise specified), your own driver at your own pace and schedule.

Itinerary

Night 1: Hanoi - Sapa

At 08: 30 pm our tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to escort you to the Hanoi railway station for night train to Sapa. The train conditions are very basic however we will travel in soft sleeper class which is compartment for 4 passengers. Stay overnight on the train.

Day 1: Sapa-Y linh Ho-Lao Chai San-Lao chai-Ta Van (L/D)

Train arrives at Lao Cai Railway Station at 06.00am, transferred to Sapa by bus. Have your breakfast at restaurant in the town and have a walk to Sapa market to see the local people purchasing the product. At 10: 00am we leave the hotel and start trekking. The first part is on the road but we soon turn to the right and walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area. They are proud of their culture and keep their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigo blue clothing. 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. The development has meant that some of their old customs have been lost but many women still wear traditional shirts with a purple, blue or green color. The Zay houses are building of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here.

Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Supan -Sapa (B)

After breakfast at homestay prepared by your guide, we start our trip by following the river, crossing on rice terrace to Red Dzao village, the village of woman with colorful clothes and legend of life. After visit their house, we continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the jeep and transfer back to Sapa.

Option 1: Free at leisure for shopping or doing something you are interested in until time transfer back to Laocai railway station for night train back to Hanoi.
Stay over night on train

Day 3: Hanoi arrival:

Train arrives Hanoi around 06: 00am, turn back to hotel on your own.
 

 

Option 2: Check into hotel for accommodation for this night at Sapa town. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Sapa - Free at Leisure

Free on your own to explore misty town, Sapa with friendly people and ethnic or stroll around the market for shopping until time transfer to Lao Cai railway station for night train back to Hanoi. Stay overnight on train.

Day 4: Hanoi arrival

Train arrives around 06: 00am, turn back to your hotel on your own. End tour.

- Note: tour finishes at railway station.

Tour Prices

Class

2 Pax

3 - 4 Pax

5 - 6 Pax

7 - 8 Pax

9 - 10 Pax

10 Pax Up

Single Supplemental

Option 1

$215

$165

$155

$145

$135

$125

$

Option 2

$235

$185

$175

$165

$155

$145

$

Note: Number of Person in Group/Pax Tour cost per Person (in US $)

Trip includes:

  • All transfer & transport
  • Accommodation at hill tribe village, very basic but clean
  • Accomodation at 3*** standard hotel - Option 2, twin share
  • Meals as mention at the itinerary (B- breakfast, L- Lunch, D- dinner)
  • Return train ticket Hanoi- Laocai- Hanoi (soft sleeper with air- condition, 4 berths)
  • Local ENG speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee & permission to visit the hill tribe village

Trip excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi
  • Other meals & drinks
  • Admission fees during free time
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All other services not made on the written form