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Sapa Tours

Sapa & Villages

2 days - 3 nights
Departure:  Daily
Start From: Hanoi
Destinations: Lao Cai, Sapa, Catcat village, Tafin village  
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Tour Highlights:
+ Trek to Cat Cat villages of Black H’Mong tribe. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way.
+ Visit Taphin village, where is within an awesome valley around by row on row of mountain, this village is alive with the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong people.



Night 1: Hanoi - Laocai - Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.
Day 1:   Lao Cai – Sa Pa - Cat Cat Village (B)
Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 2:   Sapa - Ta Fin Village – Night train to Hanoi (B)
Night 3: 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 – Sa Pa - Cat Cat Village (B)
Arrive at Lao Cai train station at about 6.00am. Meet the local guide at the main entrance and take our private car for the transfer to Sapa 35km away.
Have breakfast and relax before exploring Sapa town and the local market in the town.
In the afternoon, take a 2km short trekking with the local guide to Cat Cat Village, the home of H’mong Ethnic. Meeting and talking with locals at their home to learn more about their daily life and get to know their habits. From here, you will have a chance to see the hydroelectric power station built by the French by the wonderful waterfall. Get back to the town in late afternoon. Tonight we suggest you the RED DZAO restaurant for your dinner. Night 2: Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Sapa - Ta Fin Village – Night train to Hanoi (B)
Breakfast at hotel and check out around 9:00-10:00am. You then can consider to take one of the two options below:
SOFT TREK: Pleasant drive to Tafin village (12km from Sapa) of Red Dzao ethic. Touring to the village to visit Tafin handicraft shop and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have a good choices to buy woven and textile brocades, which is made by ethic people. Visit Tafin Cave and small hamlet of Black H'mong people. Return to Sapa and take a transfer to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi.
HARD TREK: Take a drive to Ta Fin and trek down to a small hamlet of Matra via foot path, where inhabited by Black H'mong ethic. Continue trekking up the village and getting through paddies fields will lead you to an ancient Catholic abbey, built by French colonists. Walk 2 km more to reach Tafin handicraft shops and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have a good choices to buy woven and textile brocades, which is made by ethic people. Get on your vehicle and transfer to Lao Cai.

We will include a room at a mini hotel or a guest house in Lao Cai town for you to have a shower or refresh in a few hours. Have your own dinner at local restaurant and get on night train back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Overnight on the train in soft sleeper A/C cabin.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: 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)

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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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