Day 1 Hanoi
( night train to Laocai )
Pick up from the airport or meet at
hotel in Hanoi. Time to explore
city before transfer to railway station
to catch Tulico Express. Overnight on the
2: Sapa Tram Ton Binh Lu TamDuong
50 km (B, L,D)
Arrive at Laocai. Transfer
to Sapa. You first travel by minibus uphill
toward Tram Ton. On the way, you can take
a short walk to Silver Waterfall and then
head to Heaven Gate, where you will be amazed
by breathtaking view to mountain surrounding
included Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina.
Your ride will be mostly downhill toward
Binh Lu. You will stop by Chu Va village
of Flower Hmong for a break before you arrive
in Binh Lu. Here you will have lunch in
a local restaurant. Then transfer by minibus
to TamDuong. Overnight at hotel in Tamduong.
3 : Tam Duong - Binh Lu Sapa 50km (B,L,
The next morning, after visiting the market
in Tam Duong, where you meet Flower Hmong,
Black Dao and Lu minorities. You cycle from
Tam Duong town back to Sapa. You pass by
several villages stretching along the way.
The ride is relatively flat. You stop by
a local restaurant for lunch.
In the afternoon, you start
on your journey back towards Binh Lu. There
is almost no traffic and you will cycle
through small villages and meet different
ethnic minorities. The ride will be mostly
downhill and flat. On the way, you can visit
a Black Dao village, where you may find
a beautiful handicraft for souvenir. Eventually,
you arrive in Binh Lu. You will be able
to take a short walk to stretch your legs
before you get on the car on a journey back
Day 4 : Sapa -Laochai
- Sapa trekking
(B,L, D) Night
train to Hanoi
7h00 AM You will commence
your journey from Sapa by car to Lao Chai
village, a Black Hmong ethnic minority village.
You will then be able to walk from Lao Chai
to Tavan village where the Giay ethnic minority
hill tribe lives. Here you will be able
to rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared
by your guide in a local house.
After lunch the walk continues
through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai,
a Red Dao ethnic minority village. After
taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh,
you start climbing uphill to a road where
the car is ready for your journey back to
Sapa. And transfer back to Laocai mountain
for a night train to Hanoi.
2 hour driving/ 4 hours
walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 5 Hanoi
5h30 am arrive at Hanoi train station.