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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: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B/L/D)

    Welcome tour group at Lao Cai railway station and transfer to Sapa, high in the Hoang Lien Range of mountain, check in hotel. Breakfast or brunch is served before trekking from hotel to Lao Chai (Black H'mong tribe). Lunch on footpath, near Lao Chai bridge and then trek through Ta Van village (Giay ethnic minority). Return to hotel by Jeep. Free evening.

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

    All day trip via vehicle to Bac Ha where many ethnic minorities are there. Lunch in hotel and trek to Hoang A Tuong castle, Ban Pho village (Flowery H'mong tribe). Overnight in Bac Ha.



    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

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

    Morning, visit Bac Ha market, discover the rich treasury of culture and tradition of 12 hill tribes in Bac Ha district, lunch at the hotel, check out and transfer to the Lao Cai city. On the way back, stop at Bao Nhai commune, boating on Chay river, enjoy the beautiful countryside along the river bank, visit Tay ethnic village, Fairy cave, then transfer back to Lao Cai city, pay a visit to Mothership Temple, Upper Temple, Lao Cai International Border Gate. Have lunch at the restaurant.  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*) 220 210 200
    Superior (3*) 252 242 232


    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.