Discover the world
At the attitude of 1650m, on the side of Hoang Lien Son range – facing the summit in Indochina. SaPa is the common hone of several minority tribes such as Black H’Mong, Red DZao. It is where you find the beauty of nature in valleys, mountains, streams, waterfalls and the warmly welcome of the ethnic people. Come to SaPa to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal people.
Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, our tour guide and driver will come and pick you up for enjoy your full day city tour in Hanoi.
Tour starts with Ho Chi Minh complex (closed on every Monday and Friday): Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, stilt house, Ba Dinh square, One Pillar pagoda. Then we visit Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam and the impressive Ethnologic Museum (closed on every Monday), dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. Continue trip to Hoa Lo Prison, once called “Hell in the Earth”, which was used by the French colonists to sentence Vietnamese political prisoners.
After lunch time, visit the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with Ngoc Son temple, free time for shopping at Hanoi Old Quarter.Then stop at theater for one hour Water Puppets shows.
08:00PM: our driver and tour guide will transfer you to Hanoi train station for night train to LaoCai. Have a new experience with soft-sleeper, wooden 4 – berth sharing cabin on tourist carriage train, passing through mountainous area and overnight on train.
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at 05.30AM. Driver will welcome you at station at take you to Sapa Town.
Keep your luggage in the reservation area and take a small relax in lobby. Having breakfast and relax for a while in hotel before explore Sapa Town. We will have a short walk to Ham Rong Mountain. On the way, stop at local market, enjoy the scene of different ethnic minorities wearing their colorful traditional costumes selling local products includes vegetable, bamboo shoot, mushroom, medicinal herbs and souvenirs. Don’t be shy, go and have a chat. You will be surprised that they can speak English, French fluenty, and wthey have no accent at all, even kids!
Check in hotel at normally time14.00 hrs( early check in based on availability)
In the afternoon, drive to Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong minority. Here you can find a waterfall and a hydroelectric power station built by the French in the past. Continue to trek another village, Sin Chai before going back Sapa.
Note: this trek depends much on your health, please feel free discuss with your local tour guide if you prefer to trek more/less.
Have breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Fansipan Legend Cable car station, which is longest and most modern system of its type in the world. Riding cable car to reach the “Indochina Rooftop”, which is 3,143m above sea level before visiting Bich Van Pagoda located at a height of 3,037m. From the Peak, you can also visit Thanh Van Dac Lo Spiritual Landmarks. You will have chance to take panorama picture for youself before getting back to cable car to return to Sa Pa.
Transfer back to Lao Cai station for the night train back to Hanoi by soft sleeper, 4-berth sharing compartment on tourist train. Overnight on tourist train.
Early morning: arrive in Hanoi train station around 4.30 – 05.00AM, tour guide and driver will come and pick you up to local restaurant for breakfast.
After that, transfer directly to the airport for depature flight.
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