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: Biking Ma Tra-TaFin-Tako-Trung Chai (B,L,D) private tour/ shared bus
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 shared bus ride uphill to Sa Pa takes a little over an hour, giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.
After breakfast, gear up for your exciting ride. Your ride will be mostly downhill through the suburb of Sapa. You pass by Sapa town to ride along the smoothy road for 3 km, then get off the main road to head to Ma Tra village where is the home of the H'Mong people with scenic lanscape of the mountain, rice terrace, corn field and pine hill before heading downhill to Ta Phin. In Ta Phin, you will witness the daily life of the Red Dao and Black Hmong minorities. You will also have time to take a short walk around the village. Having lunch in the local family.
In the afternoon, Keep riding up hill then down hill through the forest to Takko pass. From here you will get transfered to Sapa to relax in the hotel, have dinner, enjoy your free night in romantic Sapa town. After that get back to Sapa town to relax in the hotel, have dinner, enjoy your free night in romantic Sapa town. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B,L) private tour/ shared bus
After breakfast at hotel, around 9.00 am start trekking tour today. 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue on 2km of trekking down to Lao Chai village of the H’mong. Lunch at a local family, and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people where we stay for the night. It gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Get back to Sapa by Car.
At approx 15.00 - 15.30 pm, the luxury bus will come to pick you up at your hotel, you will arrive Hanoi at approx 21.00 pm. Drop off at your hotel. (There are 9 people in one car, you will share with other passengers). Tour ends.