SAPA - LAO CHAI - TAVAN - BAN HO (HARD TREK)
(3 days/ 4nights)
(Everyday departure by night train (Home stay)
Night 1: Mini bus will pick you up from your hotel or us office go to the railway station for boarding on a 4 - AC - soft sleeper - cabin to travel up Lao Cai city.
Day 1 : Laocai -Sapa - Lao Chai - TaVan:
Picked up at Laocai Railway station early in the morning by bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM. Breakfast and relax. Depart Sapa at 11:00 AM. Take a jeep ride for the first part and go down hill to the valley. Cross MuongHoa River to get to the other mountainside for 3 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay. Stay the night at a local family in Tavan village. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Night 2: Overnight at homestay of minority people.
Day 2 : TaVan -BanHo
Breakfast and leave the family for the next village. Visit the Red Dzao in Giang Ta Chai village by way of terraced paddy fields and bamboo forests. Enjoy the natural beauty of Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge. Cross the river and continue going to BanHo village where the Tay people settle down. On the way to BanHo, there is more chance to see the Red Dzao and the Black H'mong in Supan village. Spend the night in BanHo village at a Tay Family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Night 3: Overnight at homestay of minority people.
Day 3 : BanHo Village
Sapa 2 hours trekking of 7 km and 23 km by jeep.
Breakfast with the family and leave the village for a waterfall discovered by French people. Enjoy the view, swimming and return to BanHo to visit the people in the village. Say goodbye to the family and get up to the main road where to take a jeep back to Sapa. Lunch at restaurant in Sapa town .Free time for shopping , transfer to Lao Cai station for overnight train to Hanoi .
Night 4: Sleep on the train back to Ha Noi
Day 4: Hanoi
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning,
Tour price in US dollar: 141usd per person (Group tour about 8 to 10 people)
* Train tickets 2 ways (soft sleepers, aircondition cabin 04 berth)
* Tranport by bus Laocai - Sapa, Sapa - Laocai.
* Accomodation at local people house
* All meals as dedicated itineary
* Permission to stay overnight in villages
* Entrance fees to the villages.
* English speaking guide.
* Jeep go and back as timetable. (Motorbike for group of 1 person)
* Drinks, Phone calls and other private expenses