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VN145- Sapa Discovery

    5 days 4 night

HA NOI – LAO CAI (TRAIN) - SAPA

Trekking through terrace fields to remote villages of different tribes and discover the diversity of culture in this mountainous area

Price: from $361

Day 1:  Ha noi – Lao Cai (train)

In the evening, get picked up and transferred to Ha Noi Railway station for your overnight train journey from Vietnam’s capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. Overnight on train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Catcat village

Arrive early in Lao Cai at 06.00, get picked up by private vehicle for our drive up the age spectacular Sapa pass, which is 1,300m high, 33km long.  The bus ride uphill takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Arrive Sapa in the morning; after a breakfast at local restaurant, we have some free time to wander around, exploring this beautiful multi-ethnic town.

In the afternoon, we take a walk to Cat Cat Waterfall to visit Black H’Mong minority people. Return to Sapa for a shower and a rest before heading out for dinner. Overnight in Sapa (B, D)

Day 3:  Sapa – LaoChai – Tavan – banho homestay

In the morning, start driving to visit Black HMong village of Lao Chai and Dzay village of Tavan.  After that, we continue our day of trekking takes you along local paths, up and down rice terraces and into the villages and homes of the local hill tribes, the Dzays, the Dzaos, the Hmongs, and the Tays. Picnic lunch by the stream before moving on to Ban Ho. Overnight with your Tay hill tribe family (B, L, D)

Day 4: Ban Ho – Sapa – Ha noi (train)

Short trek to the dirt road for the vehicle to ride back to Sa Pa. Free afternoon to explore Sapa town, with great shopping in the market. We are transferred by private vehicle in the late afternoon to Lao Cai for our overnight train to Ha Noi. Overnight on train (B, L)

Day 5: Ha noi

Arrive Ha Noi around early in the morning, get picked up and transfer to your hotel. Tour ends.

price

Inclusion

  • Accommodation on a twin shared basis
  • Air-conditioned Private Car
  • Air-conditioned soft sleeper train
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: As indicated in above itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Government and service charges

exclusion

  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • International air tickets to/from Viet Nam
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single suppl. room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

Cancellation policy

  • No Show  = 100 % charge
  • 1-7days  = 50 % of the tour price
  • 8-14days  = 30 % of the tour price
  • 15-30 days             = 10 % of the tour price
  • 31 days up             = no charge

 

Additional Remarks

  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on flight availability, road and/or weather conditions and room availability.
  • Hotels listed above may not meet international star rating standards, especially in the remote areas where accommodation options are limited.
  • Prices are subject to change at any time as a result of VAT, Fuel Excise or other tax increases and USD currency fluctuations.
  • In the event of any cause beyond reasonable control, including but not limited to: Acts of God, Natural Disasters, Acts of War or Terrorism, Strike, Orders or Regulations of the Government etc., Asiana Link will bear no responsibility for not providing travel services, accommodation, meals, laundry, transportation or any other services as agreed between Asiana Link and clients. Party A will, in any case, undertake to do all within its power to assist the clients.