Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sapa walking tour 2days 3 nights

Sapa walking tour 2days 3 nights
Tour routes: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Ma Tra - Ta Phin - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Duration: 2 days 3 nights
Tour class: Private
Price: contact us for best price

Overview

Sa Pa is a beautiful scenery, mountainous town in Northern Vietnam along the border with China. It has long been a famous destination to tourists from all over the world to Vietnam.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai 
08:00: pick up at lobby of the hotel in Hanoi; transfer to Hanoi Railways station for night Train to Sapa. Overnight on train.


Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat - Sin Chai – Sapa (B, L, D)
Accommodation: Sapa Unique Hotel 

Sapa walking tour 2days 3 nights
06:30: arriving at Lao Cai Railways station, welcome and transfer to Sapa. Breakfast at hotel. Check in up on availability. Take a short rest then we first sneak through the Sapa market and leave the busy town behind. 
A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a Car to return to Sapa.
Overnight in Sapa

Day 3: Sapa - Ma Tra – Ta Phin – Lao Cai - Train back to Hanoi (B, L, D)

Sapa walking tour 2days 3 nights
The walk commences from Sapa on a trail running through the beautiful gardens and lush pine forests. We will then pass through the Black Hmong ethnic minority village of Matra, a very small village hiding way from the civilisation. The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery. During the day we will also be able to visit a local school. Enjoying our lunch before arriving at the Taphin village. Here we can hear about the unmixed cultural life of Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. We can already recognise them by dressing while they are both very famous of handicraft; walking among local people. Then we transfer back to Lao Cai for our night tratin to Hanoi. Overnight on train. 
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Day 4: Hanoi – Arrival 
04:00 – 04:30: arrive in Hanoi Railways station, transfer to hotel. End of services

What’s included? 
English speaking guide in Sapa 
Private transfer in Hanoi/ Sapa 
Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi: 4 soft sleeper berth cabin with A/ C
Entrance fees and permits 
Meals indicated in the itinerary 
Water/ snack & fruit

What’s excluded? 
Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
Insurance
All other services not indicated above