Day 1: HANOI - DUONG LAM ANCIENT VILLAGE - TU LE (Meal: 0)
Am: pick you up from your hotel, depart for Duong Lam Village, typical Viet ancient village - the homeland of Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung, two historical Vietnamese national heroes. Walk around the village, visiting a local farmer’s house. Continue to Tu Le. It is situated along a beautiful mountain ridge separating the Red and Black rivers. With lush forests, tea plantations, rice terraces and gum trees, the picturesque valleys are stunning. The area is home to Thai, Nung, H'mong, La Ha and Ma ethnic minority peoples.
O/N at Tu Le Town
Day 2: TU LE - THAN UYEN - MU CANG CHAI (Meal: B)
Have breakfast. 8:00 you escape Tu Le town. Visiting Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai terraces on the way.
O/N at Than Uyen Town
Day 3: THAN UYEN - SA PA (Meal: B)
After breakfast, car trip to Than Uyen. On arrival in Than Uyen, you turn right and keep driving uphill towards Sapa. The road trip takes about two hours as you travel along the west side of Hoang Lien Son mountain range which offers stunning scenery of the fabulous Muong Khoa valley. This is well known as the rice basket of Lai Chau province.
Visiting Tram Ton pass the “Heaven Gate” and Silver waterfall. Enjoy magnificent view of the Fansipan Mountain, the highest one in Vietnam. Arrive at Sapa town around mid/late afternoon.
O/N at Sapa Town
Day 4: SAPA - LAO CHAI - TA VAN - LAO CAI - TRAIN TO HANOI (Meal: B)
Am: After breakfast, take bus to Lao Chai village then trek to Tavan village to visit Dzay minority. Have lunch at Ta Van village. Come back to Sapa town by bus.
Pm: Visit Red Dao minority in Ta Phin village.
Drive to Laocai for dinner at Huyen Thien restaurant (you can have a shower before dinner) then take the night train back to Hanoi. Sleep on train.
O/n on train
Day 5: HANOI ARRIVAL
Early morning arrive at Hanoi railway station. End of tour.
|Tour cost included||
- Accommodation in double/twin share basis at indicated hotels with daily breakfast
- Transfer with private A/C car
- Meals mentioned in the program
- English speaking guide
- Train Laocai - Hanoi (4 people / 1 cabin)
- All entrance fees
|Tour cost excluded||
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Beverage, optional tours
- Personal expenses
- Tips for tour guide & driver
- Vietnam entry visa arrangement, Vietnam visa stamp fee
- International air ticket and airport tax