Head to the highlands for an unforgettable journey of cultural discovery and natural beauty. Take a journey of 5,5 by coach transfer to Sapa and dive into the traditions of Vietnam’s hill-tribe people. Admire remarkable landscapes on the way to the Muong Hoa Valley, where towering mountains and vibrant fields await at every corner.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L)
Day 3: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village (B/L)
Day 4: Sapa – Ta Phin Village – Hanoi & Departure (B/L)
<p>Upon arrival in Hanoi, be met by our car driver and be transferred to the hotel for check-in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.</p><p>Overnight in Hanoi.</p><p>Notes: The itinerary can be flexible base on the arrival flight schedule; some sites can be visited today to have more time at sites or adding some other sites in the next day (with small surcharge).</p><p></p>
<p>Depart Hanoi on a 5.5hr drive to Sapa via the Noi Bai – Lao Cai expressway, opened at the end of 2014. Enjoy views of rice paddies, village homes, and misty mountains along the way. After checking in to your hotel, have lunch at Red Dzao, a local restaurant serving typical Sapa cuisine. In the afternoon, walk around Sapa town and visit the Sapa Market where you can interact with the locals.</p><p>Overnight in Sapa </p><p></p><p>NOTES:</p><p>Suggested departure time: 07:00</p><p>Tour duration: 10 hours, including time of transferring from Hanoi to Sapa.</p>
<p>Full day excursion exploring several ethnic villages nearby. Morning departure from Sapa to the Muong Hoa Valley, home to the largest terraced rice fields in Vietnam. The valley is most active in the planting and harvesting season between May and October, peaking in late September to early October when the golden fields are harvested. Walk from the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai to the Zay village of Ta Van, enjoying the cool climate and magnificent views of the terraced fields and the Fansipan mountain range. Along the way, you may encounter vast indigo farms and hill tribe women with their hands dyed blue. In Ta Van, visit a H’mong family to witness the traditional dyeing methods that have been handed down for generations. Participate in some of their daily activities including indigo dyeing and weaving.</p><p> </p><p>Overnight in Sapa </p><p></p><p>NOTES:</p><p>Suggested departure time: 08:30</p><p>Tour duration: 08 hours</p><p>Trekking distance: 6km (4mi)</p><p>Grade: Easy</p><p></p>
<p>Morning departure for Ta Phin village where you begin a gentle trek along hilly terrain to observe local people working in the terraced paddy fields. The Ta Phin Village is home to two ethnic groups, the Black H’mong and Red Dzao, who have been living in harmony for generations despite having different customs, cultures and dress. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi for your onward flight</p><p>End of service </p><p></p><p>NOTES:</p><p>Suggested departure time: 08:30</p><p>Tour duration: 09 hours</p><p>Trekking distance: 8km (5mi)</p><p>Grade: Easy</p><p>Estimated arrival time at Hanoi: 18:30</p><p></p>
Tour price includes:
- + Private door-to-door pick-up &amp; drop-off services.
- + All private transportation.
- + Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
- + Experienced English speaking guide.
- + Private boat trip as per tour
- + Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
- + All sightseeing tickets.
- + Tissues and water on coach.
- + Services charges and government tax.
- + No extra charge after services confirmation
- + 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Tour price excludes:
- + International flights &amp; Departure taxes if any
- + Personal expenses, drinks, tips and gratuities
- + Travel insurance
- + Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
- + Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
- + Vietnam visa
- + Other services not mentioned above.