Sapa Trekking Package tour!
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Since: Jan 13
#1 Jan 29, 2013
Despite its commercialization during the last seven years, Sapa is still a must-see on any northern Vietnam itinerary. On a clear day you will treated to views of steeply terraced rice fields, towering verdant ridgelines, primitive mud-thatched villages, raging rivers and astounding waterfalls.
Nestled high in the Tonkinese Alps near the Chinese border, Sape was built as a hill station during French colonial days, to serve as a respite from stifling Hanoi summers. These days, weekends are still the biggest draw in this crumbling hill-tribe center. Visitors from the capital flock to Sapa for a glimpse of the famed "Love Market," a trek to local hill tribe villages, or an ascent of Vietnam's highest peak, Fan Si Pan.
Hanoi Open Tourism would like to offer visitors a trekking tour in SaPa for 5days-6nights.
Detail tour program
Night 1 : Hanoi -Laocai ( Overnight on the train )
8h30pm Sapatours ‘s taxi take you from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at at 9:30 PM to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).
Day 2 : Laocai -Sapa – Laochai – Tavan ( 4 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages )
Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM; Breakfast start at 10h30am to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H’mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 3 : TaVan -Ban Ho (7 hours trekking, 18 km, 3 villages )
Breakfast with the local family and then get to a village located at the foot of HoangLienSon range via bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall and a rattan bridge. After visitting Giang ta chai village, get down to the river, cross it and keep going to SuPan village for 2 minorities – The H’mong and the Red Dzao.. Get off the road to go down hill to BanHo village. Overnight at Ban Ho with a Tay family who have houses on stilts. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family.
Day 4 : BanHo -Thanh Phu ( 7 hours trekking, 15 km, 3 villages )
Get up early in the morning for fresh air and peaceful daily life of the people. Breakfast and leave the village for a hard day. Walk uphill to a smallest and almost untouched village of the Red Dzao (Namtoong). Go further to another village on the same side of of the mountain range to see the XaPho ethnic group in NamKen. Get down to the river and go up to MiSon to visit the XaPho again. Spend the night in ThanhPhu village at a Tay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner with the local family.
Day 5 : Thanh Phu – Sapa ( 12 km with 4 hours trekking and 23 km by jeep )
Breakfast at ThanhPhu village. Walk back to SuPan village where to take a jeep back to Sapa. On the way back, visit the ancient stone circle (stones decorated with ancient carvings which are said to have described the life of the people lost in the mists of prehistory) Check in hotel. Lunch at SuPan and dinner in Sapa.
Day 6 : Cat cat – Laocai and back to Hanoi:
Breakfast, visit village of the black H’mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and check out hotel, free to explore the town until take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back toHanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi around 5.00 AM. The end of the tour.
Rates are inclusive of:
Hotel and home stay accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling)
Meals as specified in the itinerary
English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
CONTACT US: HANOI OPEN TOURISM-213 Khuat Duy Tien-Hanoi
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