Day 1: Hanoi - night train to Sapa (Nil)
20:30: Pick up at our office or your hotel in old quarter and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for boarding to Laocai by express train or similar train. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper Cabin. ( 4pax/cabin) you will share cabin with another tourists.
Day 2: Lao Chai - Ta Van - Ban Ho - Thanh Phu- Nam Sai / B L D
5.00am - Arrive in Lao Cai. Get to the exit of the train station where you can find your name sign held by our staff. The bus ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. .(You will share the bus from Lao Cai to Sapa with other tourist).
After breakfast, start riding down Sapa valley with its amazing scenery of mountains and rice paddy fields on terraces as far as the eye can see to the Black Hmong and Giay villages of Lao Chai , Ta Van, Su Pan. After a short break here, you will pass through the Black Hmong Village to the Tay ethnic minority village of Ban Ho. Take a little walk around the village to visit Lavie water fall, then have lunch in a local family in Ban Ho. In the afternoon, your adventure continues into the Tay village of Thanh Phu, Nam Sai. And then you will be served the dinner in a local house and stay overnight in the bamboo huts of Thanh Phu.
Day 3: Thanh phu-Nam Sai-Thanh Phu-Lao Cai train station / B L D
After breakfast, keep leaving Thanh Phu, you follow the trekking route built in the bottom of the valley, which offers the best view to the surrounding mountains. You continue toward Sin Chai village of Red Dao minority where. You will be attracted by the wonderful hospitable atmosphere of the Red Dao, stop at a nice spot for lunch, the trip takes you into a fabulously mountainous area, the most remote part of Sapa. En route you meet children’ curious eyes as you are very first tourists passing by. Red Dao ethnic minority inhabits the entire area. Then you will have an opportunity to enjoy great views of an ever green valley lying along the west bank of the Red River. You arrive in Ta Thang village of Tay minority. Your motorbike will run on the flat road back to Lao Cai.
The rest of the afternoon is set for freshen up, relax and dinner before boarding the train for Hanoi. Overnight on the train back to Hanoi. ( 4pax/cabin) you will share cabin with another tourists.
Day 4: Hanoi arrival
You will arrive Hanoi Raiway station at approx 5.30 am. Tour ends.