Tour code: SMT-ST 1
Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi
Within only 2 days, this journey will bring you a brief understanding of Sapa and its tribal peoples while enjoying its amazing beauty, paying visit most Sapa's wonders as well as to some tribal villages scatering around Muong Hoa Valey which is well-known for its breathtaking scenery
Joining some thousands tribal peoples from different ethnic groups in their colorful traditional costumes who gather at regional markets for their most important event of the week, you will quickly absorbed by festive atmosphere and understand the important role of these markets in spiritual life of local ethnic peoples. This is a can-not-be-missed experience offered by our Sapa Market Excursions which are made for those who are interested in discovering new cultures and especially for photo hunters.
Tour code: SMT:MS-3
Departure: Every Saturday evening from Hanoi
Attending tribal Sunday Market in Muong Hum for encountering the most variety of tribal peoples in their colorful traditional dresses, enjoying fresh smell from exotic herbs and spices,.. walking along the trails winding up and down hills in spectacular Ta Phin and Muong Hoa Valleys, paying visit to Red Zao, Black H'mong or Zay villages and homes... they are all unforgettable experiences included in this trip.
Night 1 (Saturday Night) Take the overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai
Please, be ready at your hotel lobby at 20.00 for a short transfer to Hanoi railways station. Tonight you will travel to Lao Cai on sleeping train in the most comfortable 4 bed cabin of Victoria compartment or in 2 bed deluxe cabin of other train carriage.
Tour code: SPM-SC4
Duration: 4 days/5 nights
Departure: Every Monday evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi
Walking to visit remotest villages, meeting tribal peoples at home, at work and joining them to enjoy their most exciting weekly event at market place, wandering the famous Sapa town and exploring its surrounding tribal villages...you will enjoy the stunning scenery of the mountainous region as well as discovering interesting culture of tribal peoples. It is also a good chance to see the contrast between a famous tourist destination and a really rural one.
Grade: Medium & Easy
In spite of your age, fitness or mobile ability...our classic tours are designated and operated in a proper way to help you enjoying your vacation with all the best that Sapa has to offer. Fully aware that these packages are specializing for visitors whose liking is not to spend too much time and energy on walking and hiking but having more pace for relaxing, we combine modern facilities and services with visiting to a number of beautiful spots, places of interest and villages which are easily to access by vehicle and within a short time you can en joy the breath of the locals.
PM Our Car/Van will pick you up in the hotel then drive to Hanoi station for a night train to Sapa (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning), you can book the whole cabin or you can share with 2 other persons.
There are several train depart from Hanoi station between 7pm to 10pm, the journey is about 8,5 hours, the end in Lao Cai Station.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa, trek to Ta Van village (B,L)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at 6.30 a.m, Our guide team will welcome you by your name sign. We drive up to Sapa about 50 minutes on Bus, you will be taken to a small guesthouse for a morning showers then your breakfast at a local restaurant here.
After breakfast & short morning beak and have some last preparation for the trekking to villages