SP1: SAPA EASY TREK (3 nights 2 days) WITH OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL

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Sapa Trekking 2days/3nights

 

 

 

2nights on the train and one night in hotel

 

 

 

Further trek for more knowledge of local culture and stunning landscapes

 

 
 
 

 

 Hanoi - Lao Cai by night train soft sleeper

 

- Free time until 20h30 our tour guide will transfer you to Hanoi train station for the night  train Sp3 to Lao Cai depart at 21h50
- 8 hours sleep on the train
 
 
 
 

 

Included services:

 

Tour guide, transfer and train ticket
For the train: It is optional for 2 types: You can take a cabin with 4 soft berths with A/c or you can pay extra to request a VIP cabin with 2 soft berths


 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 01: Lao Cai - Sapa

 

 

 

Sa Pa Trekking to visit Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai - Sapa 

 

- 06h15 arrive at the last arrival station – Lao Cai station. Met and transferred up to Sapa
- 07h30 reach our hotel in Sapa where to rest and store our bags, shower is possible and then enjoy buffet breakfast.
- 09h00 pack up and start our trek. Trek down to YlinhHo and Lao Chai village to visit and take and learn about the black H’mong people.
















- After a picnic lunch, continue on alongside Muong Hoa stream, over suspension bridges to Ta Van village of the Dzay people.
- Stroll around Ta Van village and then keep treeking to Cau May (Rattan Suspension bridge) - Visit Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dao minority and visit and talk with the pupils of the primary school. Afterwards continue that trail uto the main road for a standby car to return to Sapa. 
 
- Check in hotel
- Dinner and overnight in Sapa
 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Included services:

 

Transfer from train station to Sapa, transfer from the village to Sapa, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, room in Elegance Hotel, entrance fees and meals: Breakfast and Lunch
 
  
 

 

Day 02: Sapa - Cat Cat - Sapa Market - Lao Cai - Hanoi by night train

 

- Breakfast at the hotel
- Go to attend Sapa market to see local peole selling local foods, fruits, vegetable and traditional clothes, hadicraft brocades and indigo fabrics... and then walk down to visit Cat Cat village to visit some houses of the Black H mong people
- Visit Cat Cat waterfall and water power station built by the French in the early 20th Century
- Free time in the aftrnoon for optional visits to Ham Rong mountain or Heaven Gate, Tram Ton Pass and Silver waterfall or free time to shop specialty of Sapa such as handicraft brocade, indigo fabrics...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- 18h30 transfer down to Lao Cai for the night train Sp4 to Hanoi at 21h00 - You will arrive in Hanoi on the next morning at 05h15 - end the trip
 
 

 

Included services:

 

Etrance ticket, transfer from Sapa to Lao Cai, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, meals (B + L) and train ticket (same type)
 
 
Train type
(04 soft berths  with A/C)
 
Price/person (USD)
 
Tour group size
Hotel room
 
Superior room
 
Deluxe room
 
    From 04 - 08  persons
 Ratraco, Tulico…
140$
       
Livitrans, Sapaly, Orient
155$
     165$
VIP(02 soft berths  with A/C)
240$
     245$

Note: single room supplement: 15$ /superior
                                                        20$/ deluxe 

 

Exchange rate: 1 USD = 21.000 VND

 

 

 

Things to bring for this trip

 

- Your passport
- Small backpack
- Sunglasses and sunblock
- A good sandal or sport shoes, hat or cap and rain coat
- A torch, insect repellent, long clothes, personal things, small gifts for tribal villagers

 

Note:

 

- Particular requests for the food is possible
- After 2 days of trekking: bath towels for shower in the hotel in Sapa are available
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We assure that you will have a great trip! 
 

 

Happy Travel

SP7: TOPAS ECOLODGE 3DAYS, 4DAYS, 5DAYS

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 Option 1: Topas Ecolodge – 3 days

This is a 3 day trip to the north with accommodation at Topas Ecolodge.
The newly developed Topas Ecolodge is located 18 km from Sapa, deep in the Hoang Lien Mountains. The 25 lodges overlook the entire valley with the ethnic minority villages of Ban Ho and Than Phu 400 altitude meters below you.

Your journey will start from Hanoi with the soft sleeper night train to Lao Cai. Once in Lao Cai the next morning your driver will take you to the mountain town of Sapa (1550 m) and then straight to Topas Ecolodge. All together a journey of 2 hours. At Topas Ecolodge breakfast will be ready for you in the restaurant and your private bungalow will be available for you.

This package has been carefully designed to give you the best opportunity to enjoy the best possible in the north of Vietnam – to explore the deep valleys, breathtaking mountains and ethnic communities of this unspoiled corner of Vietnam.

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai 


Depart from Hanoi with night train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge
Arrive Lao Cai. Transfer to Sapa and on to Topas Ecolodge. Over night in Topas Ecolodge.

Day 3: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi 
Transfer from Topas Ecolodge to Sapa. In the late afternoon transfer to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi

 Price of Tour: 239 US$/person

- The price is based on twin shared room
- Supplement cost for single room
- Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge: 15US$ per person;

 INCLUSIVE:
- 01 night in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared room)
- Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
- All indicated meals
- Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on Ratraco or TSC train
- Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Boutique Sapa Hotel where guest(s) stay.
- Cancellation: 
◦Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Hanoi Elegance hotels.
◦Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;

Option 2: Topas Ecolodge – 4 days

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai
Depart from Hanoi with night train.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge
Arrive Lao Cai. Transfer to Sapa and on to Topas Ecolodge. Over night in Topas Ecolodge.

Day 3: Topas Ecolodge
Today is at your leisure at Topas Ecolodge. Should you would like to take a half day or full day excursion to the below valley, where the friendly Ethnic Minorities people live, the Lodge`s staff can assist you with tours and information.

Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Transfer from Topas Ecolodge to Sapa. In the late afternoon transfer to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi

Price of Tour: 299 US$/person

- The price is based on twin shared room
- Supplement cost for single room
- Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge

INCLUSIVE:
- 02 nights in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared room)
- Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
- All indicated meals
- Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on AC soft sleeper train train
- Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Victoria Hotel where guest(s) stay.
 Cancellation: 
- Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Royal Palace Hotel
- Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;

Option 3: Topas Ecolodge & Victoria Sapa – 4 days

Choose the best of the north. With the Three star Standard Bamboo Hotel in combination with Topas Ecolodge you will have the chance to experience the Sapa highlands in the best possible way.

Bamboo Hotel offers you luxury and comfort while at the same time you can explore the old hill station, Sapa. There are ethnic minority markets in the streets and the option of visiting the near by villages. Topas Ecolodge is located 18 km. from Sapa, deep in the Hoang Lien mountains. Here you will once again experience the comfort of quality accommodation while a the same time enjoy pure nature, peace and unique views over the mountains.

Day to day program overview:

Day 1: On board the train Hanoi – Lao Cai  
Depart from Hanoi by night train. (Optional for upgrading to the luxurious Livitrans Express)

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa. Overnight in Bamboo Hotel 
Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Your driver will then pick you up at the train station and transfer you straight to Victoria Sapa Hotel. The day is free to explore the area around Sapa. The Topas Travel Shop in Bamboo Hotel 
can assist you with tours and information.

Day 3: Sapa – Topas Ecolodge
After breakfast you depart from Bamboo Hotel to Topas Ecolodge. The transfer takes approximately 1 hour. Upon arrival you will check in to your private bungalow.

 Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi

 Check out from Topas Ecolodge and transport to Sapa. You can enjoy a few hours in Sapa before departure to the train in Lao Cai that will take you to Hanoi.

 Price of Tour: 365 US$/person

- The price is based on twin shared room
- Supplement cost for single room
- Extra charge for staying in weekend in Topas Ecolodge & Victoria Sapa hotel;

INCLUSIVE:
- 01 night in Victoria Sapa hotel (twin shared Superior room)
- 01 night in Topas Ecolodge (twin shared Deluxe room)
- Transfer by Shuttle Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Lao Cai
- All indicated meals
- Return soft sleeper in 4-berth cabin on Ratraco or TSC train

EXCLUSIVE:
- Personal pocket money
- Insurance
- All services not indicated above
- Meals not mentioned above are surcharged as per policy of Topas and/or Victoria Hotelwhere guest(s) stay.
 Cancellation: 
- Cancellations are not accepted without confirmation by fax or e-mail by Hanoi Elegance hotels.
- Cancellation or changes made 3 full days prior to arrival date will not be charged; after 3 full days prior to arrival date will be charged 50% of the total amount; within 24 hours or no show will be charged 100 % of the total amount;

SP5: SAPA - BAC HA (4 NIGHTS - 3 DAYS)

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Highly Recommended

At the attitude of 1650m, on the side of Hoang Lien Son range - facing the summit in Indochina. SaPa is the common hone of several minority tribes such as Black H`Mong, Red DZao, It is where you find the beauty of nature in valleys, mountains, streams, waterfalls and the warmly welcome of the ethnic people. Come to SaPa to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal people.


 

Trip Detail:

First night: Pick up you at the hotel from 08:00 - 8:30 pm to Hanoi train station catch the night train to Lao Cai at 09:15pm. Sleep on the train .

 
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa
Pick up at Lao Cai train station to Sa Pa by minibus. Arrive in Sa Pa at round 9.30am, and then check in hotel and have breakfast. Early afternoon, the guide takes you to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong people. Back to Sa Pa at 4:00 pm. Have dinner. In the evening, you are free to visit Sa Pa town and Love Market.

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Day 2: Sapa -Lao Chai  - Ta Van
After breakfast, the guide takes you to the villages of the H`mong and Dzay called Lao Chai and Ta Van. Have lunch on the way or in a family of the ethnic people. Return to Sa Pa. Dinner and Hotel in Sapa.

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Day 3: SaPa - Bac Ha - Lao Cai
Leave for Bac Ha and visit a most colorful and vivid minority market and 3 hours walk around the village of the Flowers H’Mong ethnic people. Back to Lao Cai train station by bus. Take a night train back to Ha Noi. Arrive in Ha Noi at round 4:00 am. Tour finishes.

 


 

Price Tour : USD 199 $/person (Group tour maximum 8 person) 
                     USD 229 $/person (Private tour)


Include: 
All meals on the tour (B, L, D) 
English speaking guide (enthusiastic, experienced). 
Entrance fees: During tour. 
Train tickets 
Bus transfer
Accommodation( hotel **). 
Accommodation( hotel ***, pay extra $15) 
Permits. 

Exclude: 

Insurance, drinks, telephone, tips to guide and other private servies. 

What to bring: 
Walking shoes, suncream, rain coat, camera+film. 

SP6: CAN CAU & BAC HA MARKET (2DAYS - 1 NIGHT) – Experience truly local life’s

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 Can Cau and Bac Ha Market – Experience truly local life’s

(Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights) 

 

Departure: Every Friday evening from Hanoi 
Pick up: At  First Choice hotel in Hanoi


Description   

Can Cau Market on Saturday and Bac Ha Market on Sunday have formed a kind of week end festival of local ethnic peoples in Bac Ha District. There are peoples from some other tribal groups such as Black Zao, Tay, Zay to attend, but the colorful traditional costume of the Flower H’mong dominates these two markets. Combining the market activities with visiting to some tribal villages set amongst beautiful nature for new culture discovery the trip is really memorable and yields good chance for photo hunters.

   



ITINERARY 


Night 1 (Friday Night) Take the overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai


Please, be ready at your hotel lobby at 20.00 for a short transfer to Hanoi railways station for taking the overnight train (first class 4 beds cabin with air-condition) which arrive in Lao Cai city, near the Chinese border next morning.

Day 1 (Saturday) Lao Cai // Can Cau Market Meet your local guide and driver at Lao Cai Station upon your arrival at about 06.00, freshen up and enjoy Breakfast in a local restaurant before taking a drive up hill to Can Cau Market Place. The journey takes about 2.5 hours through the lush farmland of Lao Cai plateau and later spectacular mountain scenery of Bac Ha District. Arriving right at its most crowded time, the market is filled with cheerful faces and you will be absorbed into the market by festive atmosphere, colorful traditional dresses, exotic smell of corn wine and herb… until noon when it gets over to realize the beautiful surrounding. Driving back to Bac Ha town, you will check in hotel and enjoy lunch.
After along break for your recovery, the afternoon excursion will take you to visit Ban Pho Commune of the Flower H’mong and Tay people which is included some small hamlets scattering on hilly land in a perfect nature setting. Walking around the village you will encounter the hospitable ethnic people, living in wooden houses with earthen wall surrounding by lush plump garden… There is a chance to see how corn wine made and if lucky you will enjoy a H’mong dance with the Khen.

• Breakfast and Lunch included, Dinner INCLUDED    
• Accommodation: Ngan Nga Hotel in Bac Ha Town

Day 2 (Sunday) Bac Ha Market // Trung Do Village // Overnight train to Hanoi 

Every day always begins very early in Vietnam. Especially on Sunday in Bac Ha. You will be waken up early by the sound of the peoples on the way to Bac Ha market. While having Breakfast you will see lot of Flower H’mong with their horses loading with selling’s passing by the hotel. So today morning is for joining in Bac Ha Market for the most important week end activities of the local ethnic peoples. You’d better with your camera walk an hour away from the market place for the active scenery while all the paths towards the market are full of peoples, children and horses…
Back to the market at about 09.30 you will enjoy the market at its best. Lunch will be served in the hotel restaurant with set menu before checking out hotel and leaving Bac Ha. The journey down hill is very different from the way up and you will enjoy some photo stops before paying visit to Trung Do, a Tay Village impressively nested by the side of the Chay River with hundred of spacious wooden houses which are well organized in the harmony with surrounding nature. Also from here you will enjoy a boat trip along the Chay River for magnificent landscapes of this untouched region. 
Getting to Lao Cai Station in late afternoon, you will enjoy dinner on your own in local restaurant before boarding the night train for Hanoi which arrives early next morning at about 6:00 am on Monday and the trip ends.

• Breakfast and Lunch included, Dinner on your own     
• Overnight on the train in first class 4 beds cabin with air-conditioning

Tour Price per person in US Dollars:

Group size  2 -3 persons  4-6 persons   7-10 persons   Single Surcharge 
Deluxe Hotel  260  225  190  25
Upgrade 2 beds cabin  80  60  50
ChidrenPolicy
Under 6 free, from 7 to 11 charge 75 %, 12 years and above pay for adult price


Tour price includes:     
• Accommodation: 1 night in Ngan Nga hotel in Bac Ha Town.
• Return overnight train deluxe class in 4 berth cabin with air-conditioning.
• Transfer with private car as indicated in day by day itinerary.
• All meals as listed in day by day itinerary.
• Visiting fees, tax and service chage.
• Local English speaking tour guide.

Tour price excludes:     
• Meals not indicated in day by day itinerary.
• Drinks and personal expenses.

SP4 : SAPA TREKKING ( 3days/4nights) , 1 night homestay and one night in hotel

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Sapa Trekking 3days/4nights

 

2 nights on the train and 1 night homestay and one night in hotel in Sapa town

 

 

 

Day 01: Hanoi - Lao Cai by night train soft sleeper

 

- Free time until 20h30 our tour guide will transfer you to Hanoi train station for the night train Sp3 to Lao Cai depart at 21h50

 

- 8 hours sleep on the train

 

Included services:

 

Tour guide, transfer and train ticket

 

For the train: It is optional for 2 types: You can take a cabin with 4 soft berths with A/c or you can pay extra to request a VIP cabin with 2 soft berths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 02: Lao Cai - Sapa

 

Sa Pa trekking to visit Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Cau May village 

 

- 06h15 arrive at the last arrival station – Lao Cai station. Met and transferred up to Sapa

 

- 07h30 reach our hotel in Sapa where to rest and store our bags, shower is possible and then enjoy buffet breakfast.

 

- 09h00 pack up and start our trek. Trek down to YlinhHo and Lao Chai village to visit and take and learn about the black H’mong people.

 

- After a picnic lunch, continue on alongside Muong Hoa stream, over suspension bridges to Ta Van village of the Dzay people.

 

- Stroll around Ta Van village and then keep trekking to Cau May (Rattan Suspension bridge) - Visit and stay overnight with a local family of the Dzay minority

 

- Here with our tour guide and the house owners, we will set up a temporary cooking class to learn how to cook Vietnamese food for dinner, you can try to make some spring rolls (:

 

- Enjoying dinner talking with each other then you will put more knowledge of local typical traditional customs, cultural….into your experience collection

 

 

 

Included services:

 

Transfer from train station to Sapa, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, home-stay permit, entrance fees and meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 03: Cau May - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sa Pa – Lao Cai – Hanoi

 

 

 

- In the early morning you will be sure to be woken up by the households but lucky to see how is their daily life for a new day coming with them

 

- Enjoy some pancakes made by your tour guide’s skillful hands.

 

- Start a new trek into Hoang Lien Son National Park - A protected primeval Forest. You will be impressed by more breathtaking landscapes and other ethnic minority villages

 

- Visit Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dao minority and visit and talk with the pupils of the primary school. Afterwards continue that trail to Su Pan Village for lunch

 

- After lunch we trek down to enjoy magnificent view of Ban Ho valley and village or visit some local houses of the Tay people and then a standby car to return to Sapa.

 

- Check in hotel

 

- Free time to stroll around Sapa and overnight in hotel

 

 

 

Included services:

 

Transfer from village to Sapa, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, meals (B + L) and Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 04 : Sapa - Cat Cat - Sapa Market - Lao Cai - Hanoi by night train

 

- Breakfast at the hotel

 

- Go to attend Sapa market to see local peole selling local foods, fruits, vegetable and traditional clothes, handicraft brocades and indigo fabrics... and then walk down to visit Cat Cat village to visit some houses of the Black H mong people

 

- Visit Cat Cat waterfall and water power station built by the French in the early 20th Century

 

- Free time in the aftrnoon for optional visits to Ham Rong mountain or Heaven Gate, Tram Ton Pass and Silver waterfall or free time to shop specialty of Sapa such as handicraft brocade, indigo fabrics...

 

- 18h30 transfers down to Lao Cai for the night train Sp4 to Hanoi at 21h00 - You will arrive in Hanoi on the next morning at 05h15 - end the trip

 

 

 

Included services:

 

Entrance ticket, transfer from Sapa to Lao Cai, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, meals (B) and train ticket (same type)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Price for each person
4 soft berths in a cabin train
2 soft berths in a cabin train (VIP)
Supplement for Deluxe room at hotel
180 USD
235USD
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Group: 04 – 8 people - Depart everyday from Phoenix Hotel, please come to join us!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Things to bring for this trip

 

- Your passport

 

- Small backpack

 

- Sunglasses.

 

- A good sandal or sport shoes, hat or cap and rain coat

 

- A torch, insect repellent, long clothes, personal things, small gifts for tribal villagers

 

 

 

Note:

 

- Particular requests for the food is possible

 

- After 2 days of trekking: bath towels for shower in the hotel in Sapa are available

 

 

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