Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
8.00pm – Transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai, arrive 5:30 or 6:00am on the next day.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa home stay (B/ L/ D)
5.30am - Arrive in Lao Cai. The bus ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour. You'll have breakfast in a local Restaurant, then meet with our local guide and drive (30 minutes) to the Golden Stream Valley, stopping at Ta Van village. Walk down through the village from the main road and start trekking to Giang Ta Chai village.
Head downhill and relax by a local stream for a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, trek about 1.5 hours uphill before descending down to the quaint Tay hill tribe village of Ban Ho. Dinner and overnight in home stay.
Day 2: Sapa more trekking – Lao Cai (B /L/ D)
After breakfast, you will start the day with an easy trek on dirt paths. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the valley with its traditional stilt houses and rice terraces. Make your way along a stream to cross a hanging bridge before arriving in Nam Toong Village. After a picnic lunch, walk back to the meeting point where our driver is waiting to take you back to Sa Pa for a shower at the hotel in Sapa town. Our bus pick you up and transfer to Lao Cai train station.
Have dinner before catch the night train depart at 20:20 back to Hanoi. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway station next day morning at 5:30am.
Private car/mini van
AC 4 berth soft sleeper train (join cabin)
All entrance fees
English or French speaking guide
All meals as per program (B: Breakfast, L: lunch, D: Dinner)
Accommodation as program
Insurance, Personal expenses & Tips
Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
Hotels quoted in above packages or similar category
What to bring:
- Sun Block
- Wide brim hat
- Camera + Film
- Comfortable shoes
- Rain gear
- Warm clothes
- Insect Repellent
- Original Passport