Night 1: Escorted to the railway station of HE staff on board to go up to the city of Lao Cai.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa tours – Hill Tribe villages – Homestay
5:00: By Train Lao Cai station early in the morning. Selected by your tour guide and get a 01hr drive to Sapa for breakfast and morning bath at a local restaurant. Free to visit Sapa town and market.
02:00: (4hr trekking) Visit Lao Chai Village – home of Black H’mong minority. Walking through the Muong Hoa valley with beautiful scenery along the river, then to the village of Ta Van to make friends with a family dinner and Wireless where your homestay is served here.
Night 2: Homestay family here
Day 2: Ta van – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa tours – Lao Cai station (B)
Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and dogs of the family. The family was on their feet preparing your breakfast. Farewell to family and walk through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai – home of the Red Dao. Meet and talk to people to find out more about the daily life, customs and their traditions. Overcoming Cau May (Cloud Bridge) and then back to Sapa by private car. Free afternoon to explore Sapa tours town or shopping at the local market.
16:30: Leave the town for Lao Cai station. Dinner (on your own expense) and living room in a local restaurant here then the night train back to Hanoi.
Night 3: Night train back to Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi
The ship arrived in Hanoi in the early morning, Hanoi Elegance Hotel staff will pick you up and take you back to the hotel (optional).
For guests who are waiting to check-in, we recommend that you order a supplementary package includes All-you-can eat breakfast and Spa coupon @ 30 USD per person. This will rejuvenate your body after a tiring journey back from Sapa tours by train in the early morning.
Price (US $)
Standard private group
1 person 315 / person N / A
2 205 / person N / A
3 195 / person N / A
4 188 / person N / A
NoteJoin-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need more information
messengers, 02 train tickets to go round in 4 * soft sleeping cabin, E.S. guides, admission fees, meals as prescribed @
Homestay – option 1
Hotel – option 2
Homestay & Hotel – option 3
Homestay & hotel & tourism market – select 4
* If you want to charter the entire cabin to have more privacy on board, there will be a surcharge USD90 x 2 people.
Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring: passport, comfortable shoes for hiking, insect repellent, rain gear, hat, sunscreen, warm clothes.