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Sapa Trekking Tour 5 Days

Sapa terraced fieldsAt a elevation of 1600 meters, Sapa is a delightful old French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnams' northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minorities groups all wearing their traditional and colourful attire. This trip includes a 4-day trek through the hills and valleys in the Sapa region. Average walking time for each day is around 6 hours, passing through H'mong, Day, Tho, Tay, Nhang, and Red Dao communities.
Tour Highlights:
Night train soft sleeper 4 beds with AC to Sapa
See Vietnam's most intriguing ethnic minorities
Relax or wandering around Sapa town, shopping in Sapa market

Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai

Viet Bamboo Travel's car will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Hanoi train station to catch the night train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai station. Overnight on the train.

Day 1: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B, L, D)

Picked up at Lao Cai railway station early in the morning by bus. Arrive at Sapa round 05:30 AM. Breakfast and relax. Walk around Sapa and then start trekking from Sapa to visit a village of the Black H’mong. Go though hillsides along Muong Hoa river. Cross the river by a suspension bridge to reach Lao Chai village. Take the paths across the paddy fields to get to the 3rd village of the Dzay minority (Ta Van) and stay the night at a Dzay family in this village. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.

Day 2: Su Pan - Ban Ho (B, L, D)

Breakfast with the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son range via bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After the village, get down to the river, cross it and keep going to Su Pan village for 2 minorities - The H’mong and the Red Dzao. Get off the road to go down hill to Ban Ho village. Overnight at Ban Ho with a Tay family who have houses on stilts. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.

Day 3: Nam Toong - Thanh Phu (B, L, D)

Get up early in the morning for fresh air and peaceful daily life of the people. Breakfast and leave the village for a hard day. Walk uphill to a smallest and almost untouched village of the Red Dzao (Nam Toong). Go further to another village on the same side of of the mountain range to see the Xa Pho ethnic group in Nam Ken. Get down to the river and go up to My Son to visit the Xa Pho again. Spend the night in Thanh Phu village at a Tay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner with the local family.

Day 4: Thanh Phu - Sapa (B, L)

Breakfast at Thanh Phu village. Walk back to Su Pan village where to take a jeep back to Sapa. On the way back, visit the ancient stone circle (stones decorated with ancient car or vanvings which are said to have described the life of the people lost in the mists of prehistory). Check in hotel. Lunch at Su Pan. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 5: Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi (B)

Breakfast, free to go around and explore the town. Check out at 12:00 noon. Leave Aapa for Lao Cai station to get the night train to Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi - Arrival

Getting back to Hanoi from Sapa trip so early at around 5am, taxi to hotel on your own. Tour ends.
Package Tour
2 Pax
3 - 4 Pax
5 - 6 Pax
Superior (3*)
US$ 445
US$ 395
US$ 355
Deluxe (4*)
US$ 475
US$ 425
US$ 385
Luxury (5*)
US$ 515
US$ 465
US$ 425

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Superior (3*)
Deluxe (4*)
Luxury (5*)
Sapa Hotels

North Star or Bamboo Hotel

Chau Long Hotel

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Tour includes:

  • Private car pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station and back
  • Meals (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Accommodation (Hotel and home-stay)
  • Night train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth)
  • Transport by private jeep or minibus as tour program.

Tour excludes:

  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Phone calls and other private expenses
Sapa Market Sapa village
Sapa terraced fields Sapa terraced fields

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