7h30pm Sapatours 's taxi take you from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at at 8h35PM to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).Day 2 (Sunday) : Sapa - Laochai Village - TaVan Village ( B, L , D ) 6 hours trekking, 16 km, 3 villages
Picked up at Laocai Railway station early in the morning by bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM. Breakfast and shower. Start from Sapa at 10:00 AM by jeep and then get down to a valley, visit an H'mong village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French. Take a small path to go and visit other 2 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay people (LaoChai and TaVan village). Stay in TaVan at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family. Overnight at TaVan village.Day 3 (Monday): TaVan Village - Giang Ta Chai Village -Sapa ( B, L , D ) 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages.
Breakfast at the home-stay, take the road to GiangTaChai village to see the Red Dzao people via the paths through terraces and bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall, a suspension bridge. Picnic lunch and cross the river. Visit an H'mong village up to the mountain. Take a jeep back to Sapa. Visit the ancient stone circle on the way back. Check in hotel, dinner in Sapa. Overnight at hotel.Day 4 (Tuesday): Sapa - CocLy Market - Boat Trip on Chay River ( B, L , D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Leave from Sapa early at 7:00 AM for CocLy market by jeep or bus, which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of different minority peoples ( Flower H'mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high Rock Mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority ( TrungDo village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town - BaoNhai and then take jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Have dinner before getting on the night train.
Arrive in Hanoi around 5.00 AM. The end of the tour.
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- All meals as mentioned on the tour
- English-speaking guide, Entrance fees, Security permits.
- Accommodation (Hotel and home-stay)
- Night Train tickets 2 ways Hanoi-Laocai -Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth - Tulico Train/King Express Train)
- Transport by private Jeep as tour program.
- Jeep go and back as the program
- Phone calls, other private expenses.
Notes:Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and Sunscreen...