Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and colorful markets of Vietnam on a 3-day village tour of the Sapa region. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the Coc Ly Market, as well as experience daily life in the Ban Ho, Su Pan and Trung Do villages.
What to Expect
Visit the Sapa Highlands, one of Vietnam's most scenic regions. Travel through the area's traditional terraced farmland and find out why the Sapa Highlands are known as the Vietnamese Alps.
Day One: Lao Cai - Sapa - Ta Van (B/L/D)
Upon arrival in Lao Cai you will be transferred to Sapa. After breakfast you will venture down into the valley and visit the H’Mong village and a hydroelectric station. You will visit another two villages and meet the Dzay people. In total there will be six hours of trekking along 16km (10 miles).
Day Two: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai village - Sapa (B/L/D)
Today you will visit the Giang Ta Chai village and experience a day-in-the-life of the Red Dzao people. Enjoy a walk through the terraces and bamboo forests and visit a waterfall and suspension rattan bridge. Crossing the river, the tour continues on with a visit to the H’Mong village and an ancient stone circle. The tour returns to Sapa where you will spend the night. The day includes five hours of trekking along 14km.
Day Three: Sapa - Coc Ly Market - Lao Cai (B/L/D)
You will depart Sapa early to visit the fascinating Coc Ly Markets, where many colorful characters meet in order to sell their local products. The tour continues with a short trek to the nearest Black Dao village, where you will have the opportunity to experience life amongst one of the minority tribes.
Following this village stop, you will then take a leisurely boat trip along Chay River and visit the Flower H’Mong, Trung Do village and Bao Nhai town, before driving back to Lao Cai to catch the train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.
- Transfer from the hotel to Hanoi Railway station
- Roundtrip transfer by bus between Lao Cai and Sapa
- Transfer by private car from Sapa to Coc Ly and to Lao Cai
- Pick up from Giang Ta Chai village
- Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi ( Soft sleeper with A/C. Four persons in cabin)
- One night at 3 star hotel in Sapa (breakfast included)
- Boat trip on Chay River
- One night home-stay and security permits
- Full board meals
- Tours and activities as stated above
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Extra food and beverages
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Phone and laundry
- Tips and personal expenses