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Hanoi - Sapa - Bac Ha 3 days / 4 nights

Tour highlights:
  • Trek through this beautiful mountain region and observe the varied customs and cultures of some of the minority people .
  • Visit villages, markets and places that are off the tourist trail.
  • Escape the busy town for swallowing the nature
  •   Night 1: Night train to Lao Cai Station (C,G).  
    Our bus and guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you for the overnight train to Lao Cai Station. Enjoy the experience the romance of overnight train travel.
    • Transfer hotel – railway station: AC vehicle.
    • Accommodation: Soft sleeper in AC cabin.
    • Meal: Not applicable.
    Day 1: Bac Ngam – Bac Ha – Trung Do village  (L/D)

    Welcome tour group at Lao Cai railway station and transfer to Bac Ha market where 12 hill tribes are there for the market day (on Sunday morning), discover the rich treasure of culture and trandition of the mountainous tribes in Northwest land. Lunch at the restaurant before trekking to Ban Pho village (Tay & Flowery H’mong tribe), and Hoang Yen Chao castle, then transfer back to Bao Nhai commune for a boating trip on Chay river to Fairy cave, then Trung Do village (Tay tribes) for one night homestay in a Tay family, enjoy a peacefull night with some local speacial dishes with a firework near by.

    • Trekking: trek on dirt paths-downhill. Moderate grade.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
    Day 2: Trung Do – Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L/D)

    Morning check out, a boat trip back to Bao Nhai port and transfer to Sapa, check in hotel, a short rest after lunch, then trek to Ham Rong mountain, enjoy beautyfull landscape with a lot of flower and colourfull costomes of the hill tribes in Sapa. After dinner, visit Sapa lovers’ market.



    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Day 3:   Sapa - Lao Cai Station – Overnight train back to Hanoi (B, L, D):

    After breakfast, trek to Cat Cat village (Black H’mong tribe), visit old  houses built of Pomu timber (precious pine tree in Sapa) with indigo and hemp gardens, visit Cat Cat waterfall, then back to hotel for lunch. Afternoon, check out and pay a visit to Silver waterfall, then up to Heaven gate for a amazing view to the highest road in Vietnam (2050m above sea level). Lately, back to Lao Cai, dinner is served,  then bus will pick you to train station for overnight train back to Hanoi .

    Note: It must be an amazing trip but we highly recommend you join it  every Friday because Bac Ha market day is just on every Sunday.

    • Accommodation: Soft sleeper in AC cabin.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Transfer Sapa town – Lao Cai station: 45 minutes.
    Day 4: Arrive back to Hanoi :
    You will arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30. Our tour finishes.



    Quotation in USD per person:


    Price per person in USD 

    Cost/Pax (US$) 2 - 3 4 - 5 6 - 7
    Standard  (2*) 236 226 216
    Superior (3*) 268 258 248


    Accommodation Standard (2*) Mid-range (3*)
    Sapa hotels Roya Hotel, similar

    Royal View Hotel, Bamboo Hotel

    Our prices include:
  • Pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station
  • Twin /Double sharing Room at hotel in Sapa
  • Transport as programe
  • Return train tickets: Hanoi - Lao Cai – Hanoi (A/C soft sleeper cabin).
  • Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
  • The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
  • Meal as mentioned in program ( B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

    Our prices do not include:
  • International flight tickets and airport tax.
  • Visas.
  • Dinners, except as specified above.
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Camera fees (if any).
  • Insurance






    The transfers:
    In Hanoi, Our guide will accompany you to the train to show you your cabin and tell you how to deal with night train traveling in Vietnam.
    In Lao Cai, our guide will meet you at Lao Cai Railway Station in the morning of the first day. He also sees you off at Lao Cai Railway Station on the third day.
    When you get back to Hanoi on day 4, you can easily find a taxi to get to your hotel.

    What to bring:
    Trekking boot, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, rain coat, toiletries, original passport.

    Note on client safety:
    We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.