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sapa-villager-tourThis our Sapa featured tour will take you to the lively, colourful market of Bac Ha gathering on Sunday only then we will visit Ban Pho, the village of H'mong people. The Sapa featured tour will be continued by trekking though different villages of Y linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van where you will experience, learn the local cutures of Black H'mong, Dzay.










Quick facts

Type of tour: Private tour (Joining group tour on request), Easy Trekking

Departure: Everyday

Meeting Point: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter

Tour duration: 3 days and 4 nights

Tour code: VRT-SAPA 05


Day 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa

Day 2: Bac Ha Market - Ban Pho Village - Sapa

Day 3: Trekking to Y Linh Ho - Lao Cai - Ta Van - Back to Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi - Arrival

Day 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa
There will be a quick optional visit to see the Hanoi night market & enjoy a traditional snack - the market is only open on Friday, Saturday& Sunday nights. Those wishing to join us will depart from the hotel at 6:00 p.m. & return at 8:00p.m. At 8.30 p.m. (20.30 hours) we’ll drive to the railway station together & catch the overnight train (SP3) to Lao Cai to begin our Sa Pa featured tour. Train departs at 9:50 p.m. (21.50 hours) - soft sleepers, 4 bunks per compartment – and takes approximately 8 hours. Your guides will advise you or your compartment number. (No meals included.)

Day 2: Bac Ha Market - Ban Pho Village - Sapa
We arrive at Lao Cai at 6.15a.m. (06.15 hours) and will be met by our driver. We’ll have breakfast at a local restaurant then drive 80km through scenic countryside to the mountain village of Bac Ha. Every Sunday morning, Bac Ha stages one of the most popular markets in Vietnam which attracts a number of colourful hill tribes. After visiting the market we’ll have lunch at a local restaurant and visit the palace of the H’mong King. We’ll then take a leisurely 3km walk to Ban Pho, home of the H’mong people, where we’ll visit a local family and see how they make wine from corn. We’ll then drive on to Sa Pa and check into our hotel. That evening we’ll enjoy dinner at alocal restaurant.

Overnight at Sunny Mountain Hotel, Sa Pa (B, L, D)

Day 3: Trekking to Y Linh Ho - Lao Cai - Ta Van - Back to Hanoi
After breakfast at the hotel we’ll check out and leave any excess luggage there. We’ll take just a day pack and go on a leisurely walk (about 6 kms over three hours) to Y Linh Ho – the village of the Black H’mong people. En-route we’ll see one of the mysterious ancient petroglyphs. After spending time in the village, we’ll walk a further 2 kms through terraced rice fields down to Lao Chai and Ta Van village home of the Dzay minority people. We’ll enjoy lunch with a local family and learn about their customs and lifestyle. We’ll then take a short walk back to the main road where we’ll be metby our driver who will take us back to Sa Pa. We’ll collect our luggage from the hotel and have showers there if we wish. We enjoy an early dinner in a local restaurant. At 7:00 p.m. (19.00 hours) we’ll be driven to Lao Cai railway station to catch the overnight train (SP4) back to Hanoi.

Overnight on train - soft sleepers, 4 bunks per compartment. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Hanoi - Arrival
Our train arrives in Hanoi at 5.15 a.m. (05.15 hours). We’ll be met at the railway station by our driver who will take us to the Hotel (early check-in is included). Finish our Sapa featured tour.


Tour costs per person in US Dollars

Group size 2 pax 4 pax  6 pax and more Single supplement
Standard 385 365 345 45
Superior 405 395 375 64
Deluxe 445 425 405 95


Accomodation base on sharing double/twin at 2 ** hotel, soft sleeper on train with air-conditioning and 4 persons in one cabin, private transfer.

Accomodation base on sharing double/twin at 3 *** hotel, soft sleeper on train with air-conditioning and 4 persons in one cabin, private transfer.

Accomodation base on sharing double/twin at 4 **** hotel, soft sleeper on train with air-conditioning and 4 persons in one cabin, private transfer.

• All rates are in US Dollars and per person based on twin share.

Single supplement applies if you would prefer to stay in your own room, and must be paid as quoted above.

* Please be advised that the above tour rates may change without prior notice if there is a market fluctuation relating to petrol, food, goods or the ticket price.


Package includes:

- Full transportation by private A/C vehicle as indicted in tour program.

- Return Hanoi/Sapa train ticket based on a first class, 4 berth shared cabin with air-conditioning. (Soft sleeper cabin).

- Sightseeing fees and permits.

- Boat trip along the Chay River.

- Local English speaking guide (French speaking guide on request at additional cost US$ 15.00/day per group).

- Meals as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).

- Accommodation as per the itinerary, based on twin share or double (on request).

- The above private escorted tour is customised for you, your family or friends exclusively. No other travellers will join ithe group.

Package excludes:

- Drinks, except where otherwise indicated

- Meals not indicated in the itinerary

- Mineral water and chilled tissues served during the tour

- Insurance, Personal expenses, Tips and emergency transfers.

Travelling guide

- Please ensure that you keep your valuables with you at all times, unfortunately we can't be held responsible for any lost or stolen items.

- Please inform us in advance if you are vegetarian or have any known allergies.

- Just a few suggestions on what to pack: your Passport, as hotel don't except copies, good comfortable trekking shoes, insect repellent, torches, sun cream, towels, rain gear and extra warm clothes.

- Also to ensure your safety, please follow the guidance of your local expert.

Accommodation take out on tour

Proposed Hotels

Standard: Sapa Town Hotel, Fansipan View Hotel

Superior: Sapa Eden Hotel Bamboo Sapa, Sunny mountain Hotel

Deluxe: Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa


Hara/ Orient Express Train/ Victoria train


The list of hotels shown is just an indictor of what accommodation is available. If you have any preferences please just let us know at the time of booking, and we will certainly endeavour to accommodate your choice.

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