Day 01: Bus to Sapa then a short trek to Cat Cat village (-/L/D)
Our tour guide will pick you at your hotel at 6:30 am and then transfer you to Hanoi – SaPa by sleeping bus with A/C soft sleeper berth.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive at Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing, enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
A short drive drops you off at the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station, stop for taking photos with the bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for the bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 2.5 km and it lasts for 2 hours
17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in the hotel (or homestay) with night activities.
Day 02: Lao Chai - Ta Van village trekking - Hanoi (B/L/-)
7.00 – 8.00: Have breakfast at the hotel, check out the room, and prepare the light pack for trekking. (Big luggage keep in hotel store)
8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain after that heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people.
Trekking distance is about 9 km and it lasts for 3.5 hours
11.30: The bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa town for lunch.
12.30 – 13.30: Have lunch in the hotel and free at your leisure, have a shower in the public bathroom in the hotel if you want before getting on the bus (about 15h30) to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.