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4 Days Sapa Adventure by Train

Explore Sapa and enjoy 2 days of trekking in this beautiful region of Vietnam. Located at 1650 m above sea level in Vietnam`s remote northwest mountains, Sapa is famous for both its fine, rugged scenery and also its rich cultural diversity. Sapa is an incredibly picturesque town that lies in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range near the Chinese border in northwestern Vietnam, known as "the Tonkinese Alps". Sapa and its surrounding region is host to many hill tribes, as well as rice terraces, lush vegetation, and Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam.


Duration: 4 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 168184
Starts: Hanoi, Vietnam Finishes: Hanoi, Vietnam
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Itinerary

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Day 1

Meet at your hotel in Hanoi at around 20:30 - 21:00hrs and transfer to Hanoi train station. The accommodation for tonight will be in A/C 4-berths compartment on the express train (standard cabin includes 4 berths per cabin). Train departs at approximately 21:50 hrs.
Notes:
Train schedule is subject to change.
Private compartments on request at surcharge.
Train journeys are part of a great local experience. Cabins are shared with other local passengers (unless private cabin is requested and all berths paid for - with supplement). Restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience.
Meals included: None

02

Day 2

Early morning (approximately 06:30 hrs - (arrival time will be 0800-0830) arrival at Lao Cai, the border town to Yunnan, China. The journey starts with a 38 km drive on winding roads up the mountains to Sapa, located approx. 1,500 m above sea level. On clear days you can see the highest mountain of Vietnam, the Fansipan.
You will have breakfast in the hotel and some time for R&R between 09:00-09:30 hrs. Start trekking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe. You will visit the waterfall in Cat Cat and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. Then back to hotel for check-in and have lunch at a local restaurant (Approx. 03 hours trekking - 4 km). The afternoon is free to explore Sapa on your own. Have dinner and enjoy the night in Sapa town..
Accommodation at Holiday Sapa Hotel, ROH room
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

03

Day 3

After breakfast you will check out and leave your luggage at the hotel lobby. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa Valley to get to Ta Van village which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area. Have a picnic lunch on the way. You go back to Sapa by motorbike/jeep. Approx. 05 hours trekking - 13 km)
Transfer to Lao Cai station for night train back to Hanoi. The accommodation for tonight will be in A/C 4-berths compartment on the express train (standard cabin includes 4 berths per cabin) Train departs at approximately 21:15 hrs.
Notes:
Train schedule is subject to change.
Private compartments on request at surcharge.
Train journeys are part of a great local experience. Cabins are shared with other local passengers (unless private cabin is requested and all berths paid for - with supplement). Restrooms at either end of the carriages complete the local experience.
Meals included: Breakfast

04

Day 4

Arriving at Hanoi station at 05:00 hrs. ( arrival time will be 0615-0630) In the morning, end of services
Meals included: None

Inclusions:
    • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
    • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
    • Pick-up in Hanoi on Day 1 ((Free pick-up for guests staying at hotels in the old quarter in Hoan Kiem District. Surcharge applies for pick-up of guests staying at hotels outside Hoan Kiem District)
    • Transfers and tours in Sapa with locally stationed English-speaking guide in joint vehicle
    • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
    • Local train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi in shared Air-conditioned compartment with 4 soft berths
    Accommodation

      Day 1 - The accommodation for tonight will be in A/C 4-berths compartment on the express train (standard cabin includes 4 berths per cabin
      Day 2 - Holiday Sapa Hotel, ROH room
      Day 3 - The accommodation for tonight will be in A/C 4-berths compartment on the express train (standard cabin includes 4 berths per cabin

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