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Sapa Tours

Sapa Villages & Markets

Duration:    3 days - 4 nights
Departure:  Daily
Start From: Hanoi
Destinations: LaoCai, Sapa, hill tribe's markets - Catcat village, Laochai & Tavan villages  
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Tour Highlights:

+ Visit colorful markets of the hill tribes
+ Trek to Cat Cat villages of Black H’Mong tribe. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way.

+ Visit Laochai & Tavan villages, where is within an awesome valley around by row on row of mountain, this village is alive with the daily life of the Tay & Dzay people.


Night 1: Hanoi - Laocai - Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.
Day 1:   Lao Cai – Hill tribal market - Sapa (B)
Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 2:   Sapa - Catcat village (B)
Night 3: Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 3:   Sapa - Laochai - Tavan villages - Night train to Hanoi (B)
Night 4: Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.
Day 3:   Arrive Hanoi



Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai/Sapa
Take your own transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi train station in Tran Quy Cap street. 8.30pm: Get on the the night train which leaves Hanoi at around 9.15pm. Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Ethnic market - Sa Pa (B)
Upon arrival to Lao Cai train station, meet the local guide at the main entrance of train station and transfer to a local restaurant for breakfast and refreshment.
After breakfast, drive to visit one of the colorful tribal markets near Sapa. The schedule is as follows:
+ Tuesday: Coc Ly Market
+ Wednesday: Cao Son Market
+ Saturday: Can Cau Market
+ Sunday: Bac Ha Market
Join in the colorful market of the tribal people in this region. on the fair market the H'mong, Dzao, Phu La people in their best traditional costumes go to the market for shopping and meeting friends and relatives
Early afternoon, transfer to hotel in Sapa.
Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Sapa - Catcat Village (B)
Breakfast at hotel and then we take a 2km short trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of H’mong Ethic. Taking photos and meeting and talking with locals to learn more about their daily life and get to know their habits.
Night 3: Overnight at hotel in Sapa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Sapa - Lao Chai and Ta Van Villages (B)
Our land cruise will take you to visit Black H'mong Villages at Lao Chai and Lao Chai (15km from Sapa). Take trekking tour around village. Follow footpath to Dzay Village in Ta Van. Trek back to main road and the car take you back to Sapa around noon. Late afternoon take another transfer to Lao Cai station, have dinner at local restaurant before getting on night train back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.

Day 4: Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi early in the morning (around 04:30-05:00am). Check out the cabin. The tour ends.

Suggested hotels


Standard (3* Hotels)

Superior (4* Hotels)

Deluxe (4* Hotels)


Royal View, Bamboo

Chau Long (new wing)

Victoria Sapa (Sup)

If you prefer other hotels or wish to upgrade the room, please advise us.

Tour Included:
Transport by private vehicle in Sapa and vicinities
Soft sleeper in sharing cabin 4 berths with A/C
All entrance fees 
English or French speaking guide in Sapa
All meals as per program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Accommodation as program, based in twin sharing

Tour Excluded:
International flights and departure tax
Transfer: Hotel - Train station - Hotel in Hanoi.
Pre and post accommodation arrangement
Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
Travel Insurance
Personal expenses and Tips
Vietnam Visa (Upon request)

Customize Your Private Tour


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Planning your personalized travel on Private Asia Tours is easy and enjoyable. You can always change, modify, or adjust your package details to suit your travel plan, flight schedule and budget before actually making the final purchase. The custom-design service of Private Asia Tours is absolutely free!


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