Sapa Best Trekking 3 Days 2 Nights by Bus from Hanoi
Itinerary: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages – Suoi Thau – Ma Tra & Ta Phin Villages – Sapa – Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat Village – Sapa (L, D)
07:00 – 07:30: Pick up at your hotel or at the meeting point and then departure to 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.
13:00: Arrive in Sapa, check in your hotel and have lunch.
14:30: A short trek to the gate of Cat Cat village, the village of Black H’mong hill tribe and 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 Hydroelectric 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.
After dinner, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping. Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages – Sapa (B, L, D)
07:45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking
09:00: Trek from Sapa to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village, Lao Chai Village to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain. From a high point of the main road, great view of the whole villages open wide to offer the marvelous panorama views, backed by high mountains and facing the river. Here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terraced fields and stream, discover and visit some of Black H’mong families.
After that, we walk to Ta Van Village of Dzay people. It is a small group of ethnic people in Vietnam with a rich culture and beautiful houses located on rice paddy fields.
We will have lunch with the locals in one of the local houses before coming back to Sapa by bus.
Afternoon: free time at your leisure for shopping or visiting Sapa Town on your own.
Have dinner and overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 3: Sapa – Suoi Thau – Ma Tra & Ta Phin Villages – Sapa – Hanoi (B, L)
09:30: After breakfast, we start trekking from Sapa Town and around the lake before taking a trail along local paths and through rice fields to the Black H’mong village, Ma Tra Village. You will also be able to visit a local school.
After lunch, we continue walking through beautiful scenery to the Red Dao village, Ta Phin Village. There is plenty of time to walk around the village and soak up the atmosphere. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit local houses as well as the local caves.
14:00: We will take you from Ta Phin Village back to Sapa, take a shower and enjoy about an hour free time in Sapa before going to bus station.
16:00: Be available at the bus station and come back Hanoi.
21:30: We arrive in Ha Noi and you will be dropped off at your hotels in Old Quarter.
– Pick-up and drop-off at the hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter
– English speaking guide
– GreenLion Bus (2 ways)
– Accommodation in a 3 star hotel in Sapa (4 star hotels are available as request)
– All meals as mentioned
– All entrance fees as mentioned
– Small bottles of water
– Personal expenses
– Pre & post accommodation
– Others not mentioned