Travelling from Hanoi to Sapa by one of the most luxurious trains in Vietnam combining with wonderful 3 days in amazing Sapa including discovering Sapa’s natural beauty of majestic mountains, endlessly-green valleys, cascading rice terraces, waterfalls and trekking to ethnic minority villages ( Hmong, Red Dzao, Dzay & Tay’s villages) to witness and experience their unique cultures and live
Spending a free and easy day in Hanoi by yourself, relaxing and having your own dinner before your tour guide and driver pick you up at your hotel depart for Hanoi train station. The train from Hanoi to Lao Cai departs at 10:00 pm takes a night journey of nearly 400 km to reach Lao Cai train station. You will sleep on a luxurious canbin with soft berths and air condition. Normally one cabin has 4 berths but if you prefer to have your own private cabin, you can pay extra cost
Day 2-2: Sapa Arrival, Trekking To Lao Chai, Ta Van Village. (L)
Sapa arrival, trekking to Lao Chai, Ta Van village. Around 5.30- 6.00 am the train arrives at Lao Cai station where your tour guide is ready at the exit gate with a board written “ Bravo Asia Tours” After a short break you will get on your van, take an 1 hour drive along winding road with amazing sceneries from Lao Cai train station to Sapa. Following your guide, you will trek along buffalos trails through idyllic area with glassy stream and cascading terraced rice fields and green valley. Upon arrival in the valley, we will visit a local family to learn more about their life and custom. Continue our trek to Ta Van village, home to the Giay hill tribe .This is the biggest valley and features most impressive terraced rice fields in the whole of Sapa.You will have a lunch with local people there then stroll around village. Followed by a trek along Muong Hoa River and across the suspension bridge to reach up to the main road where the van is awaiting you to transfer you back.
Day 3: Sa Pa - Cat Cat Village (L)
After the breakfast at the hotel, you will start your day by a trek around Cat Cat village, a village of Hmong hill tribe located 2 km from Sapa town where you can admire the colorful picture of nature. Moreover, it is a great chance to you to discover locals art. Cat Cat residents are not only good at the brocade weaving craft, but manipulating gold and silver jewelry. Their products are fairly sophisticated, especially jewelries for women. You also can visit a family to experience their traditional custom. After that you will go back to Sapa town to have lunch. The rest of this day is free, giving you time to walk around Sapa to explore the town by yourself. After diner, tour guide and driver will take you to Lao Cai train station to get back to Hanoi by the night train departs at 9.00 pm