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Hilltribes of Sapa


Tour Code : HS05

A luxury travel experience to explore the Hilltribe region of Sapa a former French Hill Station. Leaving from Hanoi by overnight train to Lao Cai spend the day travelling along the stunning mountain roads and valleys to Sapa. We'll Visit...


3 days

Day 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai
Meet at your hotel for the transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Lao Cai - Ethnic market - Sapa (B/L)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30, welcome by our local guide. Enjoy breakfast at local restaurant. After that, we will visit one of the colorful tribal markets near Sapa.
Day 3: Sa Pa - Cat Cat & Tafin villages (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel and then explore Sapa town. In the afternoon, we take a 2km trek to Cat Cat Village of H'mong Ethnics. Take photos and meet & talk with locals to learn more about their daily life. Then take a drive to Tafin village (12km from Sapa) home to Red Dzao minority. Visit Tafin handicraft shops and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Take a look at Tafin Cave and a small hamlet of Black H'mong people. Evening is free time.
Day 4: Sapa - Lao Chai & Ta Van villages - Overnight Sleeper to Hanoi (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel and check out at around 9:00-10:00am. You'll be driven by car to visit Lao Chai village of Black H'mong people. Trek to visit Ta Van village of Dzay ethnic people. Drive back to Sa Pa for lunch at your own arrangement. A short stop in town for shopping before going to Lao Cai station. Dinner at Lao Cai, then take the train back to Hanoi. Travel back to Hanoi by overnight train air conditioned soft sleeper service
Day 5: Arrive early morning into Hanoi (around 05:30-06:00) in Hanoi).
Tour ends on your arrival into Hanoi

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