Hanoi – Sa Pa 3nights 2 days by train for Almas depart 03 March 2019
( 2 nights on the train, 1 night in hotel in Sapa, 2 day tour in Sapa )
(Private tour for 04 pax, 3-star hotel accommodation with 2 ROOMS ( 02 Double or Twin Room)
Day 1 ( 03th MAR, 2019 ), HANOI – NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA ( No meals )
Picked up for the train Station for your train trip to Sapa ( pick up time to be announced depends on the train ticket availability )
Night train to Sapa, overnight on the train ( about 300km, 8 hours ).
Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide in Hanoi to escort to Train station and take you to the train, train tickets to Sapa – sharing cabin ( 4berth cabin type, you are currently arranged with 01 private cabin for 4 persons, 1 person shares another cabin with 03 other stranger – guests, water
DAY 2 (04th MAR, 2019): SAPA ARRIVAL – CAT CAT VILLAGE ( B, L )
The night train arrive in Lao Cai station at 6 AM
Take driving up from Lao Cai station to Sapa town ( 40km, 1 hour drive by land transfer ), Located at an elevation of 1600 meters, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam’s northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups and each group appear with their own traditional customs and habits with their own life style, with differences in the architecture of houses, different costumes, and different with their own cultures which have been being preserved since from generations to generations,
Arrival in Sapa, put off your luggage, get change and breakfast ( please be informed the official check in time is from 14:00, and early check in is NOT included and subject to hotel room availability and upon hotel regulation )
09:30 the tour guide and driver pick up you from the hotel to visit the Cat Cat village, home of the black Hmong tribal people
You enjoy taking a guided walking tour to the village which nestles at the bottom of the Sapa Valley, walking & sightseeing, photo stops, interacting and socializing with the local tribal friendly people.
Back to Sapa town during noon time,
Lunch is served at restaurant
You enjoy your free time in the afternoon time exploring the fabulous markets selling traditional art and crafts, embroidery and silverware items.
Your own arrangement for dinner on own expense
Free time & overnight in Sa pa
Day Inclusions: hotel breakfast, A/C transfer, Italian speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel in Sapa, water
DAY 3 (05th MAR, 2019) SAPA – LAO CHAI & TA VAN VILLAGES – NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI, O/N ON TRAIN ( B, L, D )
Breakfast at the hotel ( notice, check out time is at 12:00 mid-noon, late checkout is not available, and subject to hotel room availability and upon hotel regulation on late checkout )
09:30, guide and transfer pick you up again for a short drive to Lao Chai Village ( 5km, 15 – 20 minutes )
You will spend about 1,5 hour walking tour ( easy trek, 3 km only ) from Lao Chai village and through the Ta Van hill tribal villages, the walking path and sightseeing tour today is absolutely amazing and is truly a must see for whoever want to go to Sapa
After the walking tour, you will make a stop for lunch at a beautiful local restaurant designed in a traditional tribal house which nestled nearby a beautiful river and at the at the very center of the misty Sapa valley and amidst the rice fields, mountains, and the Villages, ( a traditional singing and dancing show subject to be available, and performed by the local music band – boys and girls )
After the lunch, back to the coach for driving bact to Sapa,
You enjoy some further free & easy time in the afternoon on your own before being picked up for a transfer to the Lao Cai Train Station for another night train trip back to Hanoi
Arrival to Lao Cai city, your own free time for some time to have dinner on own payment ( restaurants avaialble nearby Train Station ) before taking a night train trip back to Hanoi, overnight on the train.
Day Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, Italian speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fee, Night train ticket to Hanoi, – sharing cabin with other guests on train ( notice: 4 persons each cabin, your group may be arranged to share cabin with other passengers, private cabin for 2 or 3 persons can be available on request, surcharge for extra tickets required)
Day 4 ( 06th MAR, 2019) HANOI TRAIN STATION ARRIVAL – YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN
Around 5:30 AM of the next morning: The train arrives in Hanoi Tran Quy Cap Train Station, you exit the train station gate then easily catch the Taxi back to your hotel by yourself. ( good meter taxies available such as Mai Linh Taxi, CP Taxi or Hanoi Taxi, ABC Taxi… your own payment )
You are on your own !
Inclusion: None !
TOUR INCLUSIONS & TOUR EXCLUSIONS
Included in the price
Excluded in the price
ü Air-conditioned Vehicle
ü Hotel accommodation in Sapa with breakfast in hotel, 02 rooms (2 DOUBLE OR TWIN ROOM, 2 person share 1 room)
ü Meals as indicated in the tour itinerary ( B = Breakfast = 2; L = Lunch = 2 )
ü Sightseeing with admissions as specified
ü Private cabin on the trains
ü English speaking tour guide as specified
ü Water for complimentary during tour in SAPA.
ü Travel insurance
ü Visa fees
ü International & domestic flight & airport taxes
ü Any Airport transfers
ü Accommodation in Hanoi city with any meals
ü Tipping for tour guides and drivers
ü Short returned train trip from Uper Cable car station to very summit on the Fansipan Mountain
ü All other meals not mentioned
ü All other kinds of drinks except water
ü Personal expenses
SUNNY MOUNTAIN HOTEL, 3 *** – 03 DOUBLE SUPERIOR ROOM
Train type for Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
KING EXPRESS TRAIN/ OR ORIENT TRAIN
Notice: Hotel & train subject to change to another similar category if in case of fully booked !