This trip aims to show you the most beautiful route inNorth Vietnam: a journey from Sapa to Mu Cang Chai then Hanoi. It covers the least-visited, but most stunning destinations of the region, including Sapa, Nghia Lo, Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai. You will enjoy a relaxing car trip on the mountainous route and a scenic hike to admire the picturesque settings of terraced rice fields in Nghia Lo, Tu Le and Sa pa. These imposing fields draw a number of Vietnamese youth who love to take pictures and travel with a sense of adventure. Amidst this magnificent landscape, you will meet ethnic minority people in their colorful costumes
Tour Duration: 4 Days / 4 Nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Tram Ton Pass – Mu Cang Chai – Tu Le – Hanoi
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi / Hanoi
Group size: Private tour
Special package: USD 280 / person apply for 06 persons upward
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1 : Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
09:00 P.M Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.
Day 2: Lao cai – Muong Hoa Valley – Sapa (B,L,D)
6h30 am, Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant you will have free time enjoy a free walk around this charming town, paying visit to Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao wearing their traditional colorful dresses selling their farming and gathering products and handicrafts for souvenir.
9h00 am, Begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. You will follow the main road heading south for about an hour before turning right to a foot path down hill to Muong Hoa Valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will pay visiting to some H’mong families, watching them doing their daily works. After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Paying visiting to local homes, village schools… you will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley.
17h00. You will be transferred back to your hotel
Accommodation : Sapa Unique Hotel or similar
Day 3: Sapa– Love Waterfall – Tram Ton Pass– Than Uyen – Mu Cang Chai (B,L,D)
Check out to leave Sapa this morning, we will head to Mu Cang Chai where have beautiful terraced fields that was recognized as heritage of terraced fields. From Sapa town, our car will take us cross Tram Ton Pass where you can enjoy freshestand cool air and nice landscapes including Love Waterfall. Taking tours to visit villages ofMuong Khoa, Muong Kim and Na Kim where you can see very colorful minority groups. Lunch en route. Arrival in Mu Cang Chai at mid afternoon, we will drive to Kim Noi village, the village of Black Thai people, one family here will be our host today. Leisure time we may take a strolling around this village to see the normal life of villagers. Dinner with family.
Overnight at Kim Noi village of Thai people in Mu Cang Chai.
Day 4: Mu Cang Chai – Hua Khat Village – Tu Le (B,L,D)
After having breakfast at the homestay, we will walk to visit Hua Khat Village which is home to Hmong Tribe and it will be great day for photo opportunity with amazing landscape of rice paddy. Continue to walk to the main road where car is waiting for, crossing Cao Pha Pass on the bumpy road and visiting bee-growing farm and someminority groups on the way until you get to Tu Le. Check in the hotel then you are free at your leisure.
Day 5: Tu Le – Muong Lo – Hanoi (B)
After having breakfast ,we continue our trip by car to Hanoi via Muong Lo (Nghia Lo). This is quite unspoiled tourist destination where you can enjoy the most beautiful landscapes. Visiting Dzao and Thai minorities on the way. Lunch en route in your own. Arriving in Hanoi around 03:00 P.M, ends the tour by dropping you off at your hotel.
About Price: Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
|TOUR CLASS||Private Tour||Single Suppliment|
|2 Pax||4 – 6 Pax||8 Pax|
|Child under 5 years old||Free of charge, 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults|
|Child from 6 – 9 years old||75% – 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults|
|Child from 10 years old||100% as adults|
The service is inclusive of:
One way train tickets Hanoi – Lao cai
Private car transfer along the trip
Accommodation mentioned in program
English speaking guide (other luggage upon request)
Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
All entranced and permission
Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
The service is excluded:
Visa to Vietnam
International and domestic airfare
Other meals and drinks
Other optional and activities not on the package
Travel insurance, personal expense
Your hotel accommodation in Hanoi
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun-hat….