Night 1 - Wednesday: 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 - Thursday: Lao Cai - Lung Khau Nhin Market - Sapa (B, L)
Our guide picks you up at Lao Cai Railway Station in the early morning. After having breakfast we go to the Lung Khau Nhin Thursday market by car. It takes us 2 hours to get there. This is a small market but very colourful one in a remote mountainous area where the Flower H’mong mainly gathers to exchange their homemade products. You can not see many tourists visiting this market. After the market we can visit a Flower H’mong village on the way back to Sapa. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2 - Friday: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa - Lao Cai (B, L)
After having breakfast in a hotel we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and Lao Cai railway station by car (AC). Overnight on the train.
Day 3 - Saturday: Hanoi - Arrival
Getting back to Hanoi from Sapa trip so early at around 5am, taxi to hotel on your own. Tour ends.