Night 1 : Hanoi - Laocai ( Overnight on the train )
7h30pm Sapatours 's taxi take you from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at 8.35pm to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).
Day 2 : Laocai - Sapa - Laochai - Tavan Village (B,L,D)
Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00am; Breakfast start at 10h30am to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H'mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 3 : TaVan - GiangTaChai – Supan (B,L) ( 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages.)
Get up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the village. Breakfast; take the road to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek - Supan village of the H'mong. Get back to Sapa by jeep. On the way back, enjoy visiting the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient carvings. Check in hotel.
Day 4 : Catcat - Laocai - Hanoi (B,L) ( Overnight on the train )
Breakfast, visit village of the black H'mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and check out hotel, free to explore the town until take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi around 5.00 AM. The end of the tour.
Rate in USD per person - Valid until 31 Dec 2012 :
Except Christmas & New Year period
Tour price includes:
- All meals on the tour ( 3 lunches, 1 dinner, 2 breakfast )
- English-speaking guide, Entrance fees, Security permits.
- Accommodation (Hotel and home-stay),
- Night Train tickets 2 ways Hanoi-Laocai -Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth - Tulico Train/King express Train)
- Transport by private Jeep as tour program.
- Jeep go and back as the program