Sapa Tour: Visit Cat Cat, Lao Chai - Ta Van and transfer by Bus
[ Duration: 2 days/ 1 night ]
This tour brings you to Cat Cat and Lao Chai - Ta Van village, it is lying peacefully in the valley of Muong Hoa. Residents are mainly the HMong ethnic, Giay, and Red Dao with approximately 1000 people.
Sapa is famous both for its fine, rugged scenery and for its rich cultural diversity. French used to consider Sapa as Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its naturally gifted beauty keeps attracting more and more people to spend their vacation there since then. Particularly, the place is the foremost choice for honeymoon couples! Travellers are invited to enjoy the best of Sapa all the year round with different taste of seasons and exciting outdoors.
"This schedule included five-star round-trip bus ticket from Hanoi to Sapa"
During the online registration process, you can request the package in the "Special Requests" section provided.
EG: ( 2-Star hotel, Single room )
|3-Star hotel package|
Price: 95 USD
Single room: +15 USD
|3-Star hotel package|
Price: 110 USD
Single room: +26 USD
|4-Star hotel package|
Price: 170 USD
Single room: +48 USD
Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa - Cat Cat (-/ L/ D)
06h30: Free pick up at your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and transfer to Sapa Express' Office, No.12 Ly Thai To Street.
07:00: Get on big Bus and depart for Sapa ,following Noi Bai - Lao Cai high-way.
Along the way, you will have chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog. Have a short break for 30 minutes then continue the trip to Sapa.
12:30: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H'mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
The tour guide will be waiting for you at No.3 Fansipan Str (where the bus stop),
holding the sign "Your Name" to welcome you. Then, please follow him to come to the hotel.
Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
14:30: A short trek to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H'mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 3.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
17:00: Come back to Sapa Town.
Have dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Sapa - Hanoi with a long trek Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B/L)
07:00 - 07:45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking
09:30: Trek from Sapa to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain.
12:30: Picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village
13:30:Heading to Ta Van village - home of Dzay ethnic people.
14:30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
Trekking distance is about 12 kms and it lasts for 4.5 hours.
Afternoon: Free time at leisure for shopping or visiting Sapa on your own.
16:00: It‘s time to say “Good bye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Along the way, once again you have a chance to enjoy the magical beauty of northwest mountains.
21:30: We arrive in Ha Noi.
- Ticket Bus: Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi - (with air-conditioner, travel blanket, pillow)
- Transportation as programme
- Accommodation at hotel (2 - 3 persons/ room)
- English speaking guide during the tour (enthusiastic, experienced)
- Meals as mentioned on itinerary (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner).
- Entrance fees.
- Insurance, Visas
- Other personal expenses (tip, laundry, drink with meals,...)
3. THINGS TO KNOW WHEN TRAVELING
- Do not buy from street venders.
- Do not use service from street venders or brokers.
- Do not give children who on street money or candy.
- Ask before taking photo.
- Take a legal taxi with the help of the tour operator.
4. ACCEPT PAYMENTS