Monday, January 27, 2014

Sapa Medium Trek 3 days 4 nights

Trekking Cat cat village
Duration:  3 days/4 nights
Itinerary:  Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Hanoi

Sapa Medium Trek 3D/4N: Visit 6 villages (Cat Cat, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, Su Pan) of 3 different minorities (Black H’Mong, Dzay, Red Dao).

Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)
Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa (B/L/D)
Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa – Lao Cai (B/L/D)

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai

Pick up at your hotel (20.00) and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take the night train from to Lao Cai. Sleep on the train.

Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L/D)

05.30 Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Pick up and transfer to Sapa, and breakfast. 10h00: Start trekking to Muong Hoa valley to visit 3 villages of the H’mong and the Day people including Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van. Lunch on the way
15.00 Arrive in Ta Van, interact with locals and stay in the Day family.

Day 2: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa (B/L/D)

Get up early in the morning for fresh atmosphere in the countryside and have a breakfast 09h30: Continue for the next village of the Red Dao minority (Giang Ta Chai Village). Visit silver waterfall and a nice rattan bridge. Cross the river and go up to the mountain for Su Pan Village.
13.00 Take a van back to Sapa. Check in hotel and free time.
Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Trekking Su Pan
Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat – Sapa – Lao Cai (B/L/D)

09.00 A walk to Cat Cat village to visit the H’mong, the hydro electric power station built by French people and silver waterfall.
11.00 Walk back to Sapa and free to explore the town
17.00 Get on the bus to Lao Cai station, dinner before boarding train. Sleep on the train.
Early arrival in Hanoi, pick up and drop you off at the hotel in Hanoi. End of services.

    Transfer hotel – Hanoi Railways Station – hotel
    Bus Lao Cai – Sapa, Sapa – Lao Cai
    Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (soft sleeper A/C wooden cabins with 4 soft beds)
    3 stars Hotel in Sapa
    All meals on tour
    Entrance fees to the villages
    English speaking guide
    Pick-up from Giang Ta Chai
    Accommodation in the village.

    Drinks & phones
    Private expenses

    Prices is quoted in US$ per person
    Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…
    Train departure from Hanoi at 9:15PM and from Lao Cai at 20:45PM
    Pick you up at your hotel at 8:00PM
    Please take your passport to check in hotel
    Beware of your luggage and money
    Inform in advance if you are vegetarian
    All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety. Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.