DAYS
03

Hanoi to Sapa Tour: Easy Trek & Markets

Private & Any time
Sapa Classic Trek and Tribe Markets combines with colorful ethnic markets and forest trails, visiting the friendly villager of Hmong, Red Dzao tribes
Depart at: Ha noi
Finish at: Hanoi
Tour destinations: Hanoi - Sapa - Cat Cat - Lao Chai - Ta Van village - Local markets - Hanoi

TOUR BRIEFING

Day 01: Hanoi - Sapa - Trek Cat Cat (L)
Day 02: Lao Chai - Ta Van trek (B/L)
Day 03: Sapa Hill Markets - Hanoi (B/L)
 

Day 01: Hanoi - Sapa easy hiking

Start up from Hanoi, HIT Vietnam will collect you at your hotel for the transfer on the new Highway Express to Lao Cai. After 5 hours traveling on very good road conditions, you arrive in Lao Cai city where we are going to eat lunch. 
After that, our car takes you for transferring to Sapa town with about 1-hour drive. Enjoy the awesome scenery of foggy town along the road. We check in the hotel and leave luggage here. Start our pleasant trek to Cat Cat village. This trip features a good time combining a cultural visit with natural sightseeing. You are expected to see how Black Hmong make the silk from the jute, weaving, and color the silk. Proceeding to visit the nearby waterfall. Get back to your hotel for check in and enjoy the town's evening.
Activites: easy hiking for 3 hours + 5.5 hours transfer
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 02: Sapa – Lao Chai - Ta Van

You will commence your short journey by driving south toward Muong Hoa valley. You will then start your walk by descending into the valley, which is the largest rice paddy terraced among Sapa area. The guide can provide you interesting information about rice. If you visit the valley sometime in between May and October, you will be able to observe and experience how the local do planting and harvesting, one of the most important activities in the daily life.
The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority to Ta Van village of Giay minority including a visit to the local Catholic Church. After visiting Ta Van the car will return you to Sapa. 
Activities: easy hiking for 2 hours + 1-hour transfer
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 03: Sapa - Hill tribe markets - Hanoi 

Sapa has many ethnic resulting in it has many fairs. Upon the date of your travel, you can visit one of the most famous tribal markets in Sapa or its neighboring districts: Coc Ly ( Tuesday), Cao Son ( Wednesday), Lung Khau Nhin ( Thursday), Can Cau ( Saturday), Bac Ha market ( Sunday). After your market time, we will visit the villages of earth-walled houses where Flower Hmong people shows you their lifestyles from vegetation to corn wine distillation.
Lunch at local restaurant then we take the transfer back to Hanoi again via Highway Express. You find yourself at Hanoi around dinner time. Back to your hotel.
End of our Sapa Classic Trek and Hill Tribe Markets tour.
Activities: 5.5 hours transfer
Accommodation: Not available
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Why this Tour?

  • Scenic views along Highway
  • Best views of Cat Cat village
  • Beautiful trek from Lao Chai to Ta Van
  • Black Hmong &  Giay ethnics
  • Colorful ethnic weekly fairs

Rate Valid Dec 2017
(5% OFF in May-Sep)

1 person: US$ 690 pp
2 persons: US$ 400 pp
3-4 persons: US$ 295 pp
5-6 persons: US$ 215 pp
Single Supplement: US$ 50 pp
Note: PP = per person.
Based on 3-star room standards
(Request room upgrade)

 

What is Included

  • Private car A/C transfer
  • Private English speaking guide
  • Highway tolls and fees
  • 3-stars room standard - twin shared
  • Snack during trekking
  • Daily breakfast & meals as mentioned
  • All entrance fees.
  • Bottled waters in touring days
  • Service charges & taxes (what this?)

What is NOT Included

  • Pre/post accommodation
  • Tips for tour guides
  • Personal expenses and other drinks
  • Other services not mentioned

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