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- 1. www.goasiatravel.com Hanoi - Sapa Package Tour in 6 DaysTour Overview:This trip includes a night in Hanoi and an adventure tour to Sapa with a trek through thehills and valleys of the Sapa region, discovering several different minorities along theway. At an elevation of 1,600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill stationsituated in the mountainous region of Vietnams northwest, close to the Chinese border.The region is home to many ethnic minority groups, each wearing traditional and colorfulattireTour outline:Day 1: Hanoi arrival (welcoming dinner and water puppet show)Day 2: Hanoi city tour Night train to Sapa (B, L, Soft sleeper in AC wooden cabin)Day 3: Lao Cai Station Sapa Lao Chai Ta VanDay 4: Ta Van Giang Ta Chai SapaDay 5: Sapa Cat Cat Sin Chai Lao Cai Station Overnight train back to HanoiDay 6: Arrive back to HanoiTour itinerary:Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D, WP)Arriving at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, our Driver will pick you up and transfer to yourhotel. Relax after your journey before a Welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant withVietnamese cuisine.In the evening, you will have tickets for a performance of traditional Water Puppetry,an art form unique to northern Vietnam, and a good, light-hearted introduction to its ruralculture, over night in Hanoi Imperial hotel.Day 2: Hanoi discovery Night train to Sapa (B, L)After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer to visit Temple ofLiterature, the first university in Vietnam dating back to the 11th century, and a popularattraction, as is Ho Chi Minhs Mausoleum. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.combefore drive back to downtown for refreshment by Hoan Kiem Lake with a cup of tea orcoffee. The tour is followed by 1 hour drive on cyclo to observe the daily life of Hanoian,along the narrow and bustling streets. Most of them are named starting with Hang plusthe current on sale goods. Dinner is for your choice.7h30pm, our guide will take you to train station for night train to Lao Cai. Overnight ontrain.Day 3: Lao Cai Station Sapa Lao Chai Ta Van (B, D)Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant, enjoy Sapa pureatmosphere. Then, in the afternoon, prepare for a great trek down to the picturesquevalley of Muong Hoa. We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Lao Chai andTavan Village to visit the Tay and Day tribes, where we will have unique homestayexperience among hill tribe people, dinner and over night in the local house.Day 4: Ta Van Giang Ta Chai Sapa (B, L, D)In the morning, you leave for Giang Ta Chaivillage of Red Dao minority. You will trek throughbamboo forest which belongs to Hoang LienNational Park. On the way you will find a niceplace to enjoy lunch, after lunch, going up to themain road where you will be picked up by jeep.Ride back to Sapa and you might stop some timeson the way to take photos of the fabulous valley ofSapa. Check in Chau long hotel. Enjoy the night inthe cloud town.Day 5: Sapa Cat Cat Sin Chai Lao Cai Station Overnight train back to Hanoi(B, L)Sunrise buffet breakfast, you will follow a road going down hill to Cat Cat village. Youwill stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station. Take a rest here before you trekdownhill to get Sin Chai village. Enjoy beautiful scenery on the way back to Sapa townfor lunch.Free time to discover by yourself in the afternoon and dinner is for your choice. Back tohotel for shower and then our car will transfer you to Lao Cai station for overnight trainback to Hanoi.Day 6: Arrive back to HanoiYou will arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30. Our tour finishes. 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 3. www.goasiatravel.comTrip Notes:The trekking dayA typical trekking day start at about 9.00 am after breakfast. Lunch times can varydepending on the terrain. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack andphotographing.FoodAll meals which are indicated in the itinerary are included in the price of this trip. Picniclunch would be prepared by a local restaurant. The emphasis will be on healthy andnutritious fresh local produce. Please inform us if you have any special dietaryrequirement.The tour guide and transfersIn Hanoi, Our guide will follows the tour and accompany you to the train to show youyour cabin.In Lao Cai, our guide will meet you at Lao Cai Railway Station in the morning of the firstday and follows the tour. He also sees you off at Lao Cai Railway Station on day 5.When you get back to Hanoi on day 6, you can easily find a taxi to get to your hotel byyour self.What to bringTrekking boot, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, rain coat, toiletries,original passport,Note on client safetyWe reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road andweather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which mayinfluence client safety.Home stay the unique experienceOn the Northwest Mountain Villages tour, you will need to hike five or six hours per dayalong a scenic valley to reach a small cluster of ethnic minority villages located in remotearea around Sapa. Home stay is really highlights of tour that give you unique experienceto discover life and culture of ethnic minorities. Homestay in villages is simple in term ofbedding condition and toilet, clean and located beside a spring with a good view. We will17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 4. www.goasiatravel.comsleep on beds with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet is usuallyflush-style. The hosts are very friendly and eager to please. Usually, the host family orguide will cook meals for you, but will not join in out of respect for the guests. If youprefer to them to eat with you, you need to ask the guide in advance to make thearrangementsTour Prices:Tour Name: Hanoi - Sapa Package Tour in 6 DaysDuration:6 days and 5 nights from HanoiRate:On requestTour included: Home stay and accommodation sharing twin or double room with breakfast. Home stay permission. Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above. Return train tickets: Hanoi - Lao Cai Hanoi by A/C soft sleeper cabin. Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver. The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary. Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme. Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available. Vietnam visa agreement ( 1 month)Tour excluded: Dinners, except as specified above. Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses. Insurance, government tax 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam