Sapa- Laochai – TaVan – BanHo – Thanh Phu 5 days 6 nights

  • Duration: 5 days 6 nights
  • Destinations: Sapa
310 USD

20: 00 pm Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for boarding to Laocai by Express Train. Overnight o­n the A/c soft sleeper Cabin. ( 4pax/cabin or 2pax/cabin o­n request ).

Day 1 : Laocai -Sapa - Laochai - Tavan (4 hours trekking, 12 km, 2 villages)B,L,D

Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM; Breakfast start at 8:00 am to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H’mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.

Day 2 : TaVan -Ban Ho (7 hours trekking, 16 km, 3 villages)B,L,D

Breakfast with the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of HoangLienSon range via bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After visitting Giang ta chai village, get down to the river, cross it and keep going to SuPan village for 2 minorities - The H’mong and the Red Dzao. . Get off the road to go down hill to BanHo village. Overnight at Ban Ho with a Tay family who have houses on stilts. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.

Day 3 : BanHo -Thanh Phu (7 hours trekking, 14 km, 3 villages)B,L,D

Get up early in the morning for fresh air and peaceful daily life of the people. Breakfast and leave the village for a hard day. Walk uphill to a smallest and almost untouched village of the Red Dzao (Namtoong). Go further to another village on the same side of of the mountain range to see the XaPho ethnic group in NamKen. Get down to the river and go up to MiSon to visit the XaPho again. Spend the night in ThanhPhu village at a Tay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner with the local family.

Day 4 : Thanh Phu - Sapa (11 km with 4 hours trekking and 23 km by car)B,L,D

Breakfast at ThanhPhu village. Walk back to SuPan village where to take a jeep back to Sapa. On the way back, visit the ancient stone circle (stones decorated with ancient carvings which are said to have described the life of the people lost in the mists of prehistory) Check in hotel. Lunch at SuPan and dinner in Sapa.

Day 5 : Cat cat - Laocai and back to Hanoi(B,L,D)

Breakfast, visit village of the black H’mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and  free to explore the town until take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Pick you up at train station by car and tour end of services.

      310 USD/ person (2 to 3 persons)

      280 USD/ person (3 to 7 persons).

Included:

  •  Transport by private jeep or minibus as tour program
  •     Full meals
  •    English - speaking guide
  •    Entrance fees
  •   Hotel ** +  Homestay
  •    Train 2 ways ( Hanoi - Laocai – Hanoi ), soft sleeper with air-conditioning
  •    Car to Station and from Station to your hotel.

Excluded :

  •     Travel Insurance
  •     Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
  •    Personal costs