Join our 2-day tour from Hanoi to Sapa, where you’ll experience the beauty of this region while traveling on the new Hanoi – Lao Cai highway. This modern route reduces travel time and distance, allowing you to enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the longest highway in Vietnam before immersing yourself in Sapa’s delights.
Duration: 2 days 1 night (by bus from Hanoi). Explore hill tribe cultures of Sapa mountainous area.
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai (L, D)
Between 6:30 and 7:00 am, we’ll pick you up from your hotel in the Old Quarter or meet at our office before heading to Lao Cai, which is approximately 245km away. The journey takes around 5 hours through the new highway, offering you a chance to witness the region’s captivating scenery along the way.
Upon arriving in Sapa at around 12:30 pm, you can unwind and enjoy lunch at a restaurant before checking in at the hotel.
In the afternoon, get ready for a 4-hour trek to explore Lao Chai, Ta Van, and Giang Ta Chai villages, immersing yourself in the daily life of local ethnic minorities. Marvel at the stunning natural landscapes, including the terraced rice fields. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Sapa’s ancient rock formations with unique engravings, and witness the picturesque bridge over the crystal-clear Muong Hoa stream.
Later, relish a delicious dinner featuring local specialties, and then choose whether to spend the night in a hotel or experience the warmth of a homestay with a local family.
Day 2: Cat Cat Village – Hanoi (B, L)
Wake up to the refreshing Sapa morning and savor the pleasant atmosphere. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel or homestay.
At 9:00 am, we’ll set out to explore Cat Cat – Shin Chai village, known for its H’mong community and its historical significance as a favored retreat for French officials in the early 1900s. Upon reaching Cat Cat village, you’ll visit the Hydro-power station, the picturesque waterfall, and get acquainted with the local culture, customs, and unique craftsmanship, such as weaving, intricate silverwork, and handcrafted agricultural tools.
Afterward, the car will pick you up and bring you back to Sapa town. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and have some free time for leisurely strolls or shopping.
Around 3:00 pm, we’ll commence our return journey to Hanoi, with the tour concluding around 8:30 pm in Hanoi.
GROUP TOUR (Seat in coach tour) – price quoted in USD/person
Hotel accommodation (3 star hotel)
Hotel (4 star)
PRIVATE TOUR – contact us for have the best quotation
Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Accommodation: Double/Twin sharing (or Single room on request)
All land transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as tour itinerary
Bus (16 -45 seats), cold water, wet issued, free Wi-Fi. Available option for upgrading to VIP limo bus with extra $25/person.
Meals as indicated: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
English speaking tour guide,
All entrance and sightseeing fees
Drinks and other meals do not indicate in the program