Sapa Expeditions - Sapa Villages

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai by Train 
Pick up at your proposed Hotel at 20:00 then transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for boarding to Lao Cai by Express Train at 21:10. 
Overnight in the A/C soft sleeper wooden Cabin. ( 4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request ). 

Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat - Sin Chai Village ( 5 hours trekking, 12 km, 2 villages) (B, L, D) 
6:00 AM - Arrive to Lao Cai train station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Take a drive of 40km to your hotel in Sapa town. Have breakfast and relax. Trek around 14 km to visit 2 villages of the Black H'mong (Cat Cat and Sin Chai). Picnic lunch at a waterfall and this is a chance to see the hydroelectric power station established by the French. Transfer from Cat Cat back to Sapa roughly 4:00 PM. Check in Hotel. Dinner at restaurant. In the evening, you’re free to do as you wish. You can explore the town of Sapa at night.

Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa town.

Day 2: Sapa - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi ( 7 hours trekking, 17 km, 3 villages) (B, L, D)
Breakfast at Hotel then check out hotel room. Get the show on the road in the morning from the hotel by car to head for the valley where to visit 2 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay. Picnic lunch on the way or in a local family. Go on visiting the Red Dzao in Giang Ta Chai village, visiting a waterfall and a suspension bridge. Walk up to the road for the transfer back to Sapa. Transfer to Lao Cai railway station to catch the overnight train back to Hanoi. Dinner at restaurant. 

Night 3: Overnight in the A/C soft sleeper wooden Cabin. ( 4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request ).

Arrive in Hanoi around 5:00 AM next day. Tour ends.

Type of tour: Private tour  ( Joining group tour on request ), Medium Trekking
Departure:    Every day 
Meeting Point: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter


--- Number of Persons in Group/Pax ---
Price in US dollars per person - Private tour


2 pax

3 - 4 pax

5 - 6 pax

7 - 8 pax

Single SUPP

Standard (2*)






Mid-range (3*)






Superior (3*+)






Deluxe (4*)






As indicated: (A/C= Air-conditioning, O/N= Overnight, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


Tariff for this trip: The tariff may differentiate according to number of participants and the high or low seasons in Vietnam. Please contact our travel consultant for the price of this trip.



- Full transportation by private A/C vehicle as tour program indicated.
- A/C 4 berth soft sleeper train (join cabin - wooden cabin)
- Sightseeing fees and permits.
- English or French speaking guide
- All meals as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing or double (on request)



- Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
- International flight and international airport tax on departure
- Insurance, Personal expenses, Tips and emergency transfers.



Standard: Fansipan View Hotel/ Sao Mai Hotel
Mid-range: Bamboo Hotel/ Sao Mai Hotel
: Chau Long Hotel/ Sao Mai Hotel
Deluxe: Victoria Sapa Hotel/ Sao Mai Hotel



- Keep your luggage and money by yourself.
- Inform in advance if you are vegetarian.
- Take original passports, good and comfortable trekking shoes, insect repellent, torches, sun scream, towels, rain gear and extra warm clothes.