Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai
Viet Bamboo Travel's car comes to pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station to catch the night train to Lao Cai (soft sleeper with A/C). Arrive at 05:30 or 06:00 am.
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B, L, D)
Arrive in Lao Cai in the early morning. Pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa. Have breakfast at restaurant before the trip starts. We walk along the main road for a while then take a small path up hill to get to Lao Chai village of the Black H’Mong tribe. The trek brings you through the upper mountain rage of Sapa overlooking down to its valley. Our guide will prepare lunch in a local house while you walk around the village to meet the tribe and visit their catholic church. After lunch continue to Ta Van village to visit the Day tribe, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area then you will stay first night at local house. Homestay at village.
Day 2: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai (B, L, D)
Have breakfast and check out before the trip starts. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes. Have a picnic lunch on the way then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area. Afterward you head up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will see the amazing scenery and beautiful waterfall. Stay overnight in a local family.
Day 3: Giang Ta Chai - Sapa (B, L)
Free on the morning at waterfall for swimming or walk around in the village then trekking up to the mountain. And the last 45 min. climbing up hill to get to the waiting point is really a challenge for you. You get back to Sapa by Viet Bamboo Travel's jeep car. Stay overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Sapa - Lao Cai- Hanoi (B)
Free at leisure or walk around in the market to see the locals people purchasing in Sapa market. Check out at 12:00 noon. Private vehicle transfer back to Lao Cai railway staytion for night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
Day 5 : Hanoi - Arrival
Getting back to Hanoi from Sapa trip so early at around 5am, taxi to hotel on your own.
End of services. Our staff will give you the warmest goodbye and hope to see you again!