Travel on the overnight train to the town of Sapa, located in the lao Cai province. Here you will learn about the different minority villages in the region and witness the life of the locals. enjoy daily light hikes, taking in the spectacular views of the mountains. It is recommended that travellers to Sapa have a good level of fitness.
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: HANOI TO SAPA
This evening you will be met at your Hanoi hotel and transferred to the railway station to board your overnight soft sleeper train to Lao Cai.
DAY 2: SAPA
Early this morning arrive at Lao Cai railway station and travel to Sapa for breakfast. Continue to Hau Thao village, where the Black Hmong people live. After a picnic lunch hike towards Su Seng Village, enjoying the views over Muong Hoa Village. Return to Sapa and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. (B,L)
DAY 3: SAPA
Take a light hike to Cat Cat Village, located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain. See a stunning waterfall and a hydraulic power station built by the French in 1925. (B,L)
DAY 4: SAPA TO HANOI
This morning is free at your leisure. After lunch, explore Suoi Ho Village, Ma Tra Village and Ta Phin Village, where the Red Dao people live, before returning to Sapa. Later you will be transferred to Lao Cai railway station to board your overnight soft sleeper train back to Hanoi. (B)
DAY 5: DEPART HANOI
Arrive at Hanoi railway station early this morning and transfer to your Hanoi hotel where your arrangements end.
#Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.
* Standard carriage on Sapa train ^ Victoria carriage on Sapa train
Please note: Single Travellers booking Premier Deluxe Category will have the entire cabin to themselves