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Sapa began life as a hilltop retreat for French colonists desperate to escape the searing heat of the Vietnamese plains. They chose the lofty cool of Fansipan's surrounds, and it's easy to see why he humidity of Hanoi peels away as you ascend the mountain peaks skirted with finely-sculptured, emerald-green rice terraces...

- Length of the trip

: 3 days

- Trip Starts from

: Hanoi city

- Trip Ends in

: Hanoi city

- Trip hightlights

: Hill tribal village, trekking, Local market

- Required booking time

: 15 hours for individuals and 5 days for group in advance

- Rates per person

: 125$ - Stay at 2-star Hotel

- Rates per person

: 165$ - Stay at 3-star Hotel

- Rates are valid from 1 Janualy 2008


Day 1: Hanoi - Train to Sapa (No Meals)

Our trip starts with an overnight train journey from Vietnam's capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The train departs at  21:15 pm.

Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat Village (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5.30am Arrive early in Lao Cai at 06 00 am, we start our drive up the spectacular Sa pa pass, which is 1300 m high, 33 km long.  The bus ride uphill takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Arrive Sa pa in the morning; we have some free time to wander around, exploring this beautiful multi-ethnic town.

In the afternoon, we take a walk to Cat Cat Waterfall to visit Black H'mong minority people. Return to Sa Pa for a shower and a rest before heading out for dinner. Overnight in Sa Pa.                            .
Optional activity: visit Ham Rong Mt. for some good panoramic views of Sa pa town and the surrounding valleys.

Day 3: Sapa - Trekking - Lao Chai - Ta Van Village - Train To Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning, start trekking down the valley along trails and across rice paddies to visit Black Hmong village of Lao Chai and Dzay village of Ta Van.  We have a picnic lunch along the way            .
We get picked up by Jeep back to Sa Pa. Later in the after noon, we take the bus ride down Sapa pass to Lao cai train station. Overnight train back to Ha Noi.

Day 4: Arrive - Hanoi (No Meals)
05.30am, arrive in Hanoi, end of services.






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The trip includes:

  • Transportation by Air-con vihicles

  • English speaking tour guide

  • Meals specified in tour program

  • All entrance, permission and visiting fees

  • Accommodation at 2/3-star hotels

  • Permittions

  • Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi with Aircon-soft sleeper cabin (wooden cabin)

The trip excludes

  • Visa to Vietnam

  • Departure airport tax

  • Meals which are not included in the program

  • Personal travel & medical insurance

  • International flights to and from Vietnam

  • All personal & daily expenses

  • All gratuities and tips to drivers and guides


  • Surcharges for peak seasons, Christmas and New Year Holidays, lunar New Year Festival, extras for room, air tickets upgrades shall be applied

  • Group tour: To join with other people on available daily tours. These tours are fixed itinerary and deparute time. It is possible to join in even your group of only 1 or 2 people. Customer do not to find other people to form the group. It is our company duty to gather the tourists for each tour. For these tours, you have to share the coach, boat and tour guide with other tourists who come from different nationalities. The number of people of this group is normally less than 16 persons.

  • Private tour: To do the tour privately. The tour is not fixed, it is possible to be customized for your group. All service is reserved for your group only. You do not have to share the bus, boat, tour guide with other tourists. One exception, if you stay at the boat in Halong bay - it is like the hotel in Halong - you still have to share the boat with other people.

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