Sapa Soft Trekking (Hotel)
Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi (2 days 3 nights)
Start: Daily
Duration: 3 days


On this 2 day and 1 night trip you will trek through beautiful terrace rice fields, landscapes in the most beautiful nestled Muong Hoa and Ta Phin valleys in Sapa area; Meet smiling and warm-hearted Black Hmong and Red Dao people; Talk with them to understand a bit more about their way of life, their customs and traditions.
• Sapa area, nestled valleys, mountainside roads, high passes.

• Explore the beautiful picturesque Muong Hoa and Ta Phin valley
• Trade stories with colorful local hill tribes such as H’Mong, Red Dzao…
• Breathtaking scenery and new understanding of Vietnam’s diverse cultures



[Night 1] Hanoi – Lao Cai
Meals: N/A | Accommodation: cabin on train

8.30pm: We depart the hotel for Hanoi Railway Station to catch the night train (soft sleeper with air conditioning) to Lao Cai.

[Day 1] Lao Cai – Lao Chai- Ta Van- Sapa
Meals: Lunch| Accommodation: hotel

Around 6.30am: Arrive in Lao Cai and be transferred by shuttle bus to Sapa. The bus ride uphill to Sapa takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.

On arrival, you will meet your tour guide and leave your luggage at hotel in Sapa. The check in time is from 14:00 but if there is any room available, we can have an early check in.

8.00am: Have a breakfast at your own choice
Later on, we can then start trekking from Sapa town to Golden Stream valley. The trek offers some stunning views of the rice terraces, gardens and Fan Si Pan mountain range. After crossing a suspension bridge, we will hike up to Lao Chai San village. The scenery here is great. We will continue through the Golden Stream Valley, stopping at Lao Chai village for lunch.

After lunch which is simply a picnic, we will explore the villages of Lao Chai (Black H’mong) and Ta Van (Dzay). This trek is relatively easy, though the trail can be quite slippery if it rains, so good footwear is recommended.

After visiting a family of the village, we walk to the main road to meet up with our driver and return to Sapa town. Have free time to wander around.

Trekking grade: 3/5- Trekking distance: about 16km/ about 5 hours
Trekking time: about 5 hours
Trekking route: partly changed, both up and down hills

NOTE: the trekking distance can be shortened if we use car transfer from Sapa to Lao Chai and the clients will spend about 2.5 hour walking from Lao Chai to Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai. Please note to our suppliers about the request so that they can arrange suitable services.

[Day 2] Sapa – Ma Tra- Ta Phin- Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Meals: breakfast and lunch | Accommodation: on train

9.00am: Start trekking from Sapa to Ta Phin valley. We start from Sapa and walk through the town for about 20 minutes before turning to a dirt road to Ma Tra, a black H’mong village. The trekking route offers a breathtaking view of vegetable gardens and rice terraces with green mountains rising above. There will be time for visiting with local families and learning about their traditional fiber processing. We continue trekking to Ta Phin village of the Red Dzao, in one of the most scenic valleys in Vietnam. Here we’ll stop for a simple lunch before exploring the village.

3.00pm: Return to Sapa by private vehicle to check in to your hotel. You’re free to explore the town, its market and sloping streets with all the colorful handicrafts.

TIPS: With your free time, you can go up to Ham Rong peak where you will be able to experience a great view over the town of Sapa.  This is a great chance for some unforgettable photos! This is only recommended for a good weather afternoon (Entrance fee is not included).
In the afternoon, you’re free to explore the town, its market and sloping streets with many colorful handicrafts.

5.00pm: we will transfer you back to train station

7.35pm: Night train back to Hanoi.

Around 4.30am the following morning: Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

Note: Transfer from Hanoi Railway Station back to the hotel is not included in the tour price but it can be arranged up on your request. Please contact our sales person for better arrangement.

Trekking distance: from 12-14km
Trekking time: about 4-5 hours
Trekking grade: 2.5/5
Trekking route: partly changed, both up and down hills

Price & Include


• Hotel in Sapa (Sunny mountain-deluxe garden or mountain for standard option, Amazing Sapa- deluxe room for superior opt and Victoria hotel-superior room for deluxe option)
• Meals as specified in the program
• Both way train ticket (Hanoi - Lao Cai- Hanoi) in air conditioned, 4-berth soft-sleeper cabin, one ticket per person
• Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned support vehicle with an experienced driver
• The services of an experienced, English-speaking guide
• All entrance fees
• VAT and other taxes

Not Included
• Hotel in Hanoi
• Presence of the tour guide on the train
• Beverages, Tips and personal expenses.
• Camera fees (if any)
• Insurance
• Surcharge in peak season (Christmas & New Year)

PRICE: Standard Option
(Applied until Dec 31st, 2016)

Single supplement
Group size 1 pax 2 pax 3 - 5 pax 6 - 8 pax
Tour cost (per person)  $346  $225  $197  $179  $25

For the Superior Option & Deluxe Option, kindly contact our Sales Team for the rate option.

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