Sapa Short Stay
5 days from $544 per person twin share
Travel by overnight train to the town of Sapa, located in the Lao Cai province. Explore 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.
Short Stay itinerary
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. (Late check-out at your hotel is not included.)
DAY 2: SAPA
Early this morning arrive at Lao Cai railway station and travel to Sapa for breakfast. Travel to Ban Khoang, home to the Black H’mong and Red Dzao ethnic people. Continue to the Ta Giang Phin Valley inhabited by the Black H’mong. Return to Sapa this afternoon. (B,L)
DAY 3: SAPA
Take a light hike to Cat Cat Village, located at the foot of Mt. Fansipan. 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 to enjoy at your leisure. After lunch, explore Ma Tra and Suoi Ho villages. Later this evening you will be transferred to Lao Cai railway station to board your overnight soft sleeper train back to Hanoi. (B,L)
DAY 5: DEPART HANOI
Arrive at Hanoi railway station early this morning and transfer to your Hanoi hotel where your arrangements end. (Accommodation in Hanoi is not included.)
* Standard carriage on Sapa train ^ Victoria carriage on Sapa train
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.