Brief description: Biking challenge of Sapa mountainous road, Easy trekking, big adventure, private tour, 2 nights on train, 1 hotel night in Sapa town, 1 night in Ban Ho village with Tay people.
Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai by night train
Impress travel’s staff pick you up in the hotel then drive to Hanoi station for a night train to Sapa (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning), you can book the whole cabin or you can share with 2 other persons.
There are several train depart from Hanoi station between 7pm to 10pm, the journey is about 8,5 hours, the end in Lao Cai Station.
Included services: Transfer, Tour guide and Train tickets
Day 1: Sapa – Ban Ho – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai ~ 40 km (B,L,D)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at 6.30 a.m, Our Impress team will welcome you by your name sign. We drive up to Sapa about 50 minutes on Car / Van, you will be taken to a small guesthouse for a morning showers then your breakfast at a local restaurant here. After breakfast & short morning beak, we start trekking from Sapa town.
You will start from Sapa by cycling along the newly built dirt road, which will bring you to the Black Hmong village of Su Pan. After a short break here, you will pass through the Black Hmong village to the Tay ethnic minority village of Ban Ho. While your cook is preparing a delicious lunch. After lunch we bike to Thanh Phu village and then return to Ban Ho village for dinner and homestay with Tay people.
Included services: Transfer, Tour guide, all meals, permit, entrance fee, homestay services, bike
Day 2: Ban Ho – Shin Chai – Ta Van – Sapa ~ 40 km (B,L)
After break fast, we say goodbye host of Tay people homstay, then Car / Van will pick you up to visit Ta Van village, we have lunch in Ta Van village.
After lunch we trek about 10 km to Giang Ta Chai village to know the suspension Rattan Bridge and Red Dzao ethnic people minority, then we will take van / car to return Sapa town. Overnight in Sapa town.
Included services: Transfer, Tour guide, all meals, permit, entrance fee, hotel, bike
Day 3: Sapa easy trek to Cat Cat village – Lao Cai station (B)
Breakfast, visit village of the black H’mong (Cat Cat village), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days.
Back town have lunch and check out hotel, free to explore the town. At about 5 PM. drive to Lao Cai station for a night train back to Hanoi. After 8,5 hours, you arrive in Hanoi station at 5.30 Am, Impress team will support you to get back your hotel in early morning.
Included services: Transfer, Tour guide, breakfast, bike and Train tickets