Sapa Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 736

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A junk sailing past a limestone peak in Halong Bay

Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa

Good Morning Vietnam! Included transfer from Hanoi airport to the city before taking the overnight sleeper train to Lao Cai. (Please note your flight into Hanoi should arrive no later than 1400). Overnight - Sleeper Train

A lady from one of the hill tribes near Sapa

Day 2: Sapa

Lao Cai - Sapa - Tribal Villages. Breakfast. After an early arrival in Lao Cai we take a short drive to Sapa and take breakfast before visiting a local market. We then take a leisurely walk to Cat Cat village, home to the famous Black H’mong tribe and pay a visit to a local family. Continuing on we visit Cat Cat waterfall for lunch. This afternoon we take a trail through the mountain surrounded by spectacular scenery to another local village. Once back at the main road we drive back to Sapa for the evening. Overnight - Sapa

A local child in Sapa

Day 3: Sapa

Sapa - Tribal Villages. This morning we head to the Lao Chai Vilage and begin a walk to Ta Van village - home to the Dzay tribe for a rest and a picnic lunch. After lunch we continue our walk through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai. This is a village of the Red Dao tribe, who dress in beautiful embroidered trousers topped with bright red turbans and chunky silver jewellery. Before we head back to Sapa we visit another beautiful waterfall for a refreshing end to the day. Overnight - Sapa

Villagers in Sapa

Day 4: Sapa - Hanoi

Sapa - Hanoi. Today is spent at leisure in Sapa. Why not take a walk up to the Sapa radio tower where you can get spectacular views of the surrounding rice paddies, terraces and the valley. Sapa also has a local market where you can buy souvenirs and try your hand at haggling. This evening we climb aboard our train back to Hanoi. Overnight - Sleeper Train

Women practising Tai Chi by Hoan Kiem Lake

Day 5: Hanoi

An early arrival into Hanoi marks the end of our arrangements as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight to your onward destination.