Overnight Sapa Tour from Hanoi

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Overnight Sapa Tour from Hanoi
from USD $107.80
This sapa tour is designed for travelers who want to spend 2 days - 1 night in Sapa and is ideal for those with limited time. Visit the most popular travel sites in Sapa, stay overnight in a good hotel and enjoy our friendly service.
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In Brief

Hoàn Kiếm, Vietnam
2 days
Important InfoInfo

Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa - Cat Cat village (Lunch, Dinner)

Stop At: Cat Cat village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
6:30am-7:00am: Pick up at your hotel in Old Quarter Area, Hanoi.

1:30pm: Arrive in Sapa. Our local guide will pick you up at bus station and take you to the hotel to have lunch.

2:30pm: Start the tour from hotel : Visit Cat Cat village

Nestled in a beautiful valley about three kilometers from Sapa Town, Cat Cat- the old village of ethnic groups- attracts tourists from all over the world for its distinctive customs and practices which have been lost in almost ethnic villages. The village is within easy walking distance from any hotel in downtown Sapa.

Nestled in a beautiful valley about three kilometers from Sapa Town, Cat Cat- the old village of ethnic groups- attracts tourists from all over the world for its distinctive customs and practices which have been lost in almost ethnic villages. The village is within easy walking distance from any hotel in downtown Sapa.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Deluxe Room with Mountain View at 3-star hotel

Day 2: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Back to Hanoi by Bus (Breakfast, Lunch)

Stop At: Ta Van Village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
7:00am: Have breakfast at hotel.

9:00am: Start the tour from hotel : Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van

Ta Van village is hidden in the foggy cloud, far away from Sapa busy streets. All its natural beauty are well reserved by over 110 households living in this village. Though you can definitely to get there and back in a day, many choose to stay overnight at the homestay in Ta Van village to fully experience a day with the minorities groups culture other than H’mong, one of the most popular minorities group in Sapa region.

1:00pm: Have lunch

4:00pm: Leaving Sapa by bus. Arrive back in Hanoi at about 9:30pm
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.


  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Sleeping bus from Hanoi – Sapa and return
  • 2 bottles of water/2 ways/person on bus Ha Noi - Sapa - Ha Noi
  • English speaking tour leader escorted during the bus trip Hanoi – Sapa - Hanoi, local guide escorted in Sapa
  • Deluxe room with Mountain View at 3-star hotel
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel in Old Quarter only
  • Entrance fee tickets in the tour
  • Entry/Admission - Cat Cat village
  • Entry/Admission - Ta Van Village


  • Beverages
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

6:30 AM

Departure Point

Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is inside Hanoi Old Quarter, we will pick up at your hotel.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March
  • Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.
  • Boots, Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australia Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
  • You should take medicine with you although there are some pharmacies in Sapa in case you get sick.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotels in Old Quarter only
  • Not recommended for travelers more than 190 centimeters tall.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 3.63 out of 5 based on the last 19 recent reviews

Absolutely amazing tour. Our tour guid Mai was beautiful, spoke very good English, was funny and interactive. The first day of the tour was through a popular village with lots of street shops, and the views of the mountains were amazing. The second day included trekking down through the mountains, down to some smaller villages. It rained on our second day so it was extremely muddy and slippery, but definitely manageable. The views were again amazing. I would recommend this to anyone with some experience of bush/mountain walking, as some parts of the second day were quite challenging.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
This trip has amazing views !!!!!!!! But be ready to hike, sweat, walk a lot up and down and have balance. There was a 60yr old couple with us and they rocked it, so it’s not impossible just a very strenuous hike. Make sure to wear appropriate shoes and bring a hat and sunblock as it gets very hot. Passing though the villages was fun and you get to see all kinds of different views. Our tour guide lee was super helpful and so nice and the group of ladies helping us along the way were as well. At the end they will try to sell you stuff so to repay their help along the hike it’s nice to purchase something at least but not mandatory. The bus ride was longgg (6 hrs) and a sleeper but with Bed seats so the trip was tiring but Overall super worth it!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This was an incredible overnight tour, such an amazing experience. Sapa was so beautifully breathtaking, it was surreal. The treks were so much fun, and the mud some of these people described made it even more fun. For the other reviews that gave this tour less stars because you are trekking in muddy terrain and rice fields is not the tours fault... you have to know what you are getting yourself involved in. It really was not as difficult as some described, it was very enjoyable and slow paced to enjoy every little bit of scenery. Every direction you looked was just... wow. The hotel we stayed in was very nice, with an amazing view. Everything seemed to be organized, and our tour guide was very sweet and knowledgeable. The only thing that I disliked was the fact that the sleeper bus, on the way to Sapa from Hanoi, was not the same company of our actual tour which I did not know. I got on the sleeper bus from Hanoi thinking everyone on the bus was part of our tour, which is not the case turns out no one that bus was on our tour which I thought was strange. It made me nervous thinking I wasn't on the right bus, but when we got off at Sapa at our stop, there was my tour guide with my name on a sign. Overall I highly recommend, it was such a great experience!
• Submitted 07 Jun 2018
Sapa is a must visit for people going to Hanoi. The bus trip is certainly different a lay down bus but the hotel where we stayed was very comfortable and the meals there were excellent. Our guide on the walks went out of his way to explain everything and to answer all questions. The only disappointing aspect is the amount of rubbish in the rivers and everywhere on the ground. The authorities will need to do something to clean this up before it becomes a health hazard ....... both for the environment and for the people of the area.
• Submitted 08 Apr 2018
The sights are breathtaking. Tour guide was fantastic. Some women from the villages trekked with us and thank goodness they did, they stopped us from slipping in the mud a few times. Very muddy and wet when we went so wear good non slip shoes. So much fun though. The buses were like nothing I've ever seen, comfortable though. You'll stop at a road house along the way for a toilet break, you need to pay a small amount to use them so take money and take tissues with you as they don't have toilet paper. The motel we stayed in was gorgeous, staff were lovely, food was great and cheap cocktails and beer. Highly recommend this trip.
• Submitted 25 Sep 2017
Highly recommended tour! Sapa surroundings are simply great. If you sped time in Vietnam you don't have to lose Sapa and his rice terraces. Great tour!
• Submitted 21 Aug 2016
We stayed at the Sapa Panorama hotel and the accommodation and food was absolutely amazing. Our guide’s English was good, and quite a comprehensive itinerary for a two day trip. The only downside was that there was too much waiting time between the end of the tour and the bus to Hanoi. I also personally found the sleeping bus really uncomfortable. However and overall really good experience!
• Submitted 20 Jan 2020
Great tour for those who don't mind long uphill, downhill and muddy trekking! Would not recommend if you have injuries of any kind as you are out in the fields for hours. We were in our element though and Hien our tour guide was amazing - so knowledgable, fun and easy to understand. Would definitely recommend as this is a beautiful way to see Sapa.
• Submitted 18 Dec 2017
We had a great time walking through the corn fields and rice fields. Zoom our guide was excellent and would highly recommend him. He is very knowledgeable on the area having grown up there and his english was excellent. A beautiful walk through the village to the waterfall. I would recommend this tour
• Submitted 21 Aug 2017
The bus is faster than going by train but has sleeper seats designed for small people. I could not fit my 6ft 2in into most seats so was left with the option of the seats at the back which are more like beds with about 30 cm of headroom. So not good for those who are claustrophobic. I was told the sleeper train has a similar problem with short beds. The Panorama hotel was fine but nothing special. The walks with the local tour guide were good and he was helpful and informative. The itinerary changed from that advertised but only in that the long walk was done on the first day in 3 hours, rather than on the second day over 5 hours. The shorter walk was then done on the second day.
• Submitted 31 May 2017
Lovely guide and comfortable transport. Hotel lovely location and trekking perfect. Bit touristy on second day but well worth it.
• Submitted 25 Dec 2016
Sapa is amazing. The area these rice terraces cover is so much larger than I thought. It's a beautiful product of man working with nature perfectly. Besides riding an elephant, this was my favorite part of my vacation. We stayed at the Sapa Vista hotel, and the room was amazing, with a great view of the mountains. Our two hikes started from the door of the hotel, which was right around the corner from Cat-Cat Village. The first day of trekking was about 2.5 hours, lots of stopping, didn't cover a huge distance, mainly downhill, and ended at the bridge and waterfall. The second day was easily 5 hours, much more difficult but the views are what makes it worth it. Your not walking on designated paths, it feels like the guide is making it up as you go. We had a group of about 15 people, with some local village people mixed in that helped us along the way. We didn't see any other groups the majority of the day. I have a bad knee and this hike really aggravated it. It was hurting for about a week after this. I still think it was worth it though. The only thing frustrating for me was that the person that picks you up at the hotel in Hanoi, is not your tour guide. There is one person that picks you up in a van, that takes you to a bus, which has driver, that bus takes you for 5 hours to Sapa seats that only lay down, bunk bed style, and not meant for people over 5'11''. That bus drops you off at the bus station for another van ride to the hotel. remember the name of the large bus company, its important info you need to get back, The smaller van driver may or may not be your tour guide for your trekking. There is no clear leader to this plan, but somehow it worked out. There were a lot less people on the way back to Hanoi than on the way there, not sure if anyone got left behind. The town of Sapa is much larger than I thought it would be, very commercial, but the hill tribes, the trekking, and scenery are exactly what you want it to be. Its a long rides to get there, but its worth it. And if it rains close to when you are there, you might lose a shoe in the mud.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2016
This is a great tour, but you change guides several time during the two days. The Panorama Hotel is nice with good facilities. The Hmong villages are beautiful. There is a lot of walking on uneven surfaces on this tour. At the end of the tour I was dropped off in Hanoi at 9 pm at night 3 blocks from the hotel, had I not been there before I would have been scared to death.
• Submitted 06 Jun 2016
cold hotel and views spoilt by heavy mist but the guide was good and the group fun, the sleeper coach was not enjoyable but may have been better than a coach, only one short break on the way back due to picking up extra passengers on the way back and dropping them off
• Submitted 20 May 2016
This was a bit of a stuff up with the 5km trek on the first day changed to 12km, which meant more than 1 hour walking in the dark - so stupid when the next day we had up until the bus left at 3pm to have done it. Instead they changed the 5km walk to the 2nd day. Not happy, especially it rained all of the first day.
• Submitted 04 Nov 2016
The hiking part was great! But you change your guides sooo many times (at least 4 different guides). None of them knew that i booked a whole package. The hiking on the last day took 5 hours instead of 3,5! So, no time for a shower and i nearly missed the bus back to hanoi... a bit chaotic...
• Submitted 29 Jun 2016
The experience at Sapa was very good which I will give a 5 star rating. However the overall package rating is to be downgraded for following. The travel arrangement from Ha Noi to Sapa was a bitter experience which we can never forget. After picking up from the hotel, we were left in the place (where buses were parked) with no guide. We had to search for our names from the list the drivers were having. There was no consideration for the seniors and they were allocated the upper deck. The request for change to lower deck fell in deaf's ears as the driver nor his assistant were not uttering a single word in English. THE TALL CLAIM BY VIATOR THAT AN ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE WILL BE AVAILABLE ENROUTE IS ABSOLUTELY A FALSE ONE. On the return trip, we were just dropped at a place in Sapa and again we had to search for our bus. When the bus reached Hanoi we had to hire a taxi to reach our hotel as no representative of the tour operator was available. Though we were reimbursed USD5/- as taxi fare , the actual fare was over USD 10/- Another way of cheating by the tour operator and VIATOR by colluding. I have sent a detail mail to VIATOR customer service on the day of the travel for which I am yet to receive a response; leave aside acknowledgement. One of the worst experience of travel with VIATOR in my 10+ years of experience with Viator It is recommended that VIATOR does their pre-qualification exercise on the local tour operator before such shoddy deals are offered to their clients.
• Submitted 05 Feb 2020
Had a terrible experience. 1st the bus dropped us off in the middle of Sapa, no information was given regarding hotel stay, ended up in the wrong hotel. Journey back crowded bus with no space at all, like travelling in a coffin for 5h. Dropped off middle of Hanoi at 22h15 away from hotel
• Submitted 28 May 2017
The pick up and transfers were fine,the 2 hr first trek was fine, however,there was a lot of rain and the 2nd day trek was dangerous as the conditions were treacherous as the terrain was extremely slippery. Also, we had no advise from any one about the footwear! Although, at the last minute we were told by the guide that the hotel will rent us some.Great! We thought.When we went to rent them, they hardly had any matching pairs or sizes! So I ended up with 2 different shoes, which were not really for trekking! Also they were too small for me, which made the whole experience awful!After 4 hours of agony one of my feet's toe was bruised so badly, it took about a week to heal, I couldn't walk with the pain.This was the first time I has agreed to trekking as my family are keen, however, even they said the conditions were bad, as it should not be like this! After this bad experience, I would not agree to any trekking holidays! The only positive side of it was there were few local ladies with the guide to help us, in the end we were obliged to buy their products as a gesture.
• Submitted 09 Feb 2017

In Brief

Hoàn Kiếm, Vietnam
2 days