Route : Sapa – Bac Ha – Laochai – Tavan – Fansifan
Sapa and Bac Ha – The home of unrivalled mountain scenery, including Vietnam’s highest peak, Fansipan, and known for its Sunday markets and some of Vietnam’s most colourful hill tribe minorities
Let’s admire the incredible beauty of the mountainous area and spirit of Vietnam through its important historical sites, splendid nature, culture and warm-heart people throughout Vietnam
In the evening, you will be picked up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi then transfer to Hanoi Railways station for night train to Sapa. ( no guide ) Overnight on train.
In the early morning, arrive at Lao Cai Railways station, After having breakfast at a local restaurant. Then start our drive to Bac Ha town and begin your journey up to Bac Ha. The market located in the heart of Bac Ha town is the largest one in the area.
You visit a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. This is the most colourful market in North Vietnam. At the market, you have chance to enjoy BacHa people's simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches... talking to the minorities through the guide's interpretation. Leave the market for the H'mong King's house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920.
Your lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. Transfer to Sapa in the afternoon. Overnight in Sapa.
Breakfast at hotel
Am : Sapa, we trek via Y Linh Ho through beautiful scenery to the Black H’mong Village of Lao Chai where we spend time looking around the village and learning about life in the village.
Then, we walk through rice terraces and on local paths to the Zay village of Ta Van.
This is the only village in the Sa Pa area where the Dzay people live. We spend time looking around the village.
Back to Sapa . Overnight in Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel.
We will take you to Tram Ton which belongs to Hoang Lien Son natural reservation center at the height of 1,800m above sea level. You will follow the forest path with small bamboo trees along to start your conquering over Fansipan peak.
Visit Fansipan Mountain by the cable car. As you know the cable car in Sapa is the world’s longest and highest cable car, running up from sleepy Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province to the peak of 3,143-meter Fansipan Mountain, known as Indochina’s rooftop. Enjoy the view from the highest point of this incredible mountain. The lush green and subtropical vegetation makes this mountain really very beautiful.
Then back to Sapa town, get in the limousin mini van back to Hanoi. ( 320km, 5 hour drive )
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