This tour is designed for travelers who both want to spend more times in Sapa tour visit Tram Ton Pass and discover local villages. Much lower cost than going by night train.
Destinations: Sapa, Cat Cat, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van
Travel style: Classic Tours
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (L, D)
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
16.30: Come back to Sapa Town. We prepare a good dinner for you at 18.00. Overnight at the hotel
( 4 star hotel )
Day 2: Sapa discovery with long trek Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village (B, L, D)
7.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for the long trek of 9 kms
8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain then trek to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people.
Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 4 hours
11.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
12.00 – the Evening: Have lunch and enjoy free time in the afternoon do discover Sapa town by yourself. Have dinner and overnight in the hotel. ( 4 star hotel )
Day 3: Sapa – Tram Ton – Thac Bac – Lao Cai – Bus to Ha Noi (B, L)
6.00-8.00: Breakfast and meet your tour guide
8.00: Start your day with a 12 km road trip up to Tram Ton and Cong Troi (Heaven Gate) where you edit pictures of the most beautiful mountain-pass scenery of Northern Vietnam, then visit Thac Bac water-fall (Silver Water-fall) and Salmon farm-fishing
11.00: Check out and clear bills, have lunch at the hotel and time at leisure on your own.
15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi
15.15: Get on bus to go back hanoi with one comfort break
21.00: Arrive Hanoi. We say good bye to you at your hotel/ stay. Trip ends.
· Sleeping or Sitting Bus Hanoi- Sapa- Hanoi
· Entrance fees, taxes and service charge
· English speaking guide
· 1 bottle of water /person/day