Unique Experiences:
Trek through the villages of northwest Vietnam.
Admire the amazing scenery of endless rice paddies
Overnight at homestays to get insight into the unique culture and customs of the region,
Travel to Sapa by overnight train.
Trip Length: 4 Days
Up to 16 travelers may book this trip. This is a shared experience.
Accommodation:Y Linh Ho Village in a Homestay with Shared Room and Shared Bathroom, Ta Van Village in a Homestay with Shared Room and Shared Bathroom
Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transportation: Hanoi to Hanoi Train Station by Car, Van, or Minibus, Hanoi to Lao Cai by Overnight Train in A/C Soft-Sleeper, Lao Cai to breakfast point in Sapa by Car or Van, ending point in Giang Ta Chai to Sapa by Car or Van, Sapa to Hanoi by Shared Bus
Miscellaneous: English-speaking Guide, Entrance Fee
Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
Tips and Gratuities
Compulsory and Peak Season Surcharges
Age Policy: Adults: 13 to 99 years of age
Children: Prohibited
Infants: Prohibited
Special Information:
Please remember that you must be fit for trekking and swimming, children must be at least 12 years of age in order to participate. Also don't forget to bring along below list of item:

Long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
Long socks
Small backpack
Hiking shoes (optional)
Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellents.
Warm clothes in the winter



Day 1: Hanoi to Lao Cai
In the evening, our representative will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the train station. Board the night train to Lao Cai and catch some sleep, you have some long and exciting days ahead of you!

Transportation: Hanoi to Hanoi Train Station by Car, Van, or Minibus, Hanoi to Lao Cai by Train in A/C Soft-Sleeper

Day 2: Lao Cai to Sapa
Your train will arrive at Lao Cai train station in the early morning, and you'll hop on a private van for the one-hour drive to Sapa. The van will drop you off at a local coffee shop with a beautiful view of the valley, where you will meet our amazing guide before enjoying breakfast and relaxing. After a quick briefing about your journey, you'll start heading through the fields to Y Linh Ho, where the Black H’mong people live. The Black H’mong are proud of their culture, and they have their own language and wear traditional indigo blue clothing. You will trek to your homestay and arrive in the early evening and enjoy some free time to explore the area. You'll have dinner with the family and spend the night at Y Linh Ho village.

Accommodation: Y Linh Ho Village in a Homestay with Shared Room and Bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transportation: Lao Cai to starting point by Van or Car

Day 3: Sapa
After an early breakfast, we'll say goodbye to our hosts and trek to Lao Chai village and learn more about the local culture and customs. We'll walk to Ta Van village to visit the Zay people - The Zay minority in Ta Van have their own distinct culture and lifestyle. We'll have dinner and sleep overnight in Ta Van.

Accommodation: Ta Van Village in a Homestay with Shared Room and Bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Ta Van to Lao Cai to Hanoi
After breakfast, we'll leave Ta Van and trek to Giang Ta Chai village where we can see the Red Dao people. The women of the Red Dao have very colorful red embroideries, coins on their clothing, and wear red scarves on their heads. Some of the women shave their eyebrows because they believe a hairless face is beautiful. We'll stop for lunch before leaving Giang Ta Chai and drive to Sapa. In Sapa, after lunch, you will wait at the restaurant to catch the comfortable shared bus back to Hanoi. The bus arrives to Hanoi Old Quarter at around 21:00.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transportation: Ending point to Hanoi by Shared Bus. 

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