HANOI – SAPA: 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT: 186 USD PER PERSON
(5 hours – express way by Car / Bus)
CODE TOUR: SMARTGO.11
VISITING PALACES: HANOI – SAPA (SAPA TOWN, CAT CAT VILLAGE, TA VAN VILLAGE)
TOUR TYPE: DELUXE SMALL GROUP TOUR, MINIMUM 2 PASSENGERS TO MAXIMUM 12 PASSENGERS.
DEPARTURE: GUARANTEED DAILY DEPARTURES.
HOTEL CATOGORY: THREE STAR
DAY 1: HANOI – LAO CAI – SAPA THEN VISIT CAT CAT VILLAGE (ON ROAD) (LUNCH /DINNER – INCLUDED)
Our car / Mini bus will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi city center then proceeding for long driving to explore Sapa in the north-west of Vietnam.
Driving with 295 kilometers from Ha Noi to Sapa by new highway going through 5 provinces and city: Ha Noi, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Yen Bai and Lao Cai. With more than 4 hour- driving, you will be arrival Sapa, is a frontier town and capital of Sa Pa District in Lao Cai Province in northwest Vietnam. It was first inhabited by people we know nothing about. They left in the entire valley hundreds of petroglyphs, mostly composed of lines, which experts think date from the 15th century and represent local cadasters.
Check in hotel for free at leisure and have a lunch.
After lunch, in the afternoon, the van will bring you to the Black Hmong’s village where start a sightseeing tour beginning with a minority village named Cat Cat to observe minority villagers colorfully dressed indigo tunics, leggings, elaborate pleated skirts, and sliver-studded jackets. Interact these minorities and learn about their unique lifestyle, which has not much changed despite the long passage of time. You will also enjoy a mountain minority traditional dance show here and trekking around the village then van will bring you back to Sapa.
Get back to Sapa town and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Have a dinner then free time to explore Sapa town at night and overnight in Sapa.
Day Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, lunch, dinner, entrance fee (s), accommodation (hotel) in Sapa, complimentary water on bus.
DAY 2: SAPA – LAO CHAI & TA VAN VILLAGE THEN RETURN TO HANOI (BREAKFAST /LUNCH – INCLUDED)
Good morning Sapa, enjoy the buffet breakfast and café then check out hotel before getting started the trip to explore the minority village along Muong Hoa River such as Lao Chai’s Black Hmong Village and Ta Van’s Giay village.
The van will bring you to Lao Chai village where you will start trekking via the rice terraces and Black Hmong houses and suspension bridges, or to see rice water mills and being in touch friendly communication with ethnic people ( the trekking way is not hard – easy trekking; trekking, taking photographs and going sightseeing by the most beautiful landscapes such rice terraces, valleys, streams and to study the local daily life’s experiences)
After 3 hour trekking to explore the hill tribe villages belongs to Muong Hoa River, we arrive in Ta Van village where we will have lunch and break here during lunch time we can enjoy the ethnic minority people’s traditional music and dance performances.
After lovely time here, we will get on the van for 5 hour journey to return Hanoi, we arrive in Hanoi at 6.30 PM to 7.00 PM. Tour closes at hotel.
Day Inclusions: A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, Hotel breakfast, lunch, entrance fee (s), complimentary water on bus
What’s excluded in this trip?
All international and domestic flights
Specified as Chinese/ Malaysian/ Indonesian/ Thai speaking guide can be available on request to pay for extra-fee.
All meals not mentioned
Tips for tour guides, drivers, crew members in Halong Bay, other attendants if may have (3USD/pax/day)