06.00: Our guide meets you at Lao Cai train station and departs for Sapa by minibus. Arriving in Sapa mid morning, youll check in the hotel, have breakfast and some time.
13.00: After lunch, our guide takes you to visit two Black Hmong villages and a waterfall. There youll have a chance to see the hydroelectric power station built be the French. Then well be back to Sapa for dinner. In the evening, youre free to do as you wish, you can explore the town of Sapa and we highly recommend a stop at the Love Market ( only on Saturday night)
07.00: After breakfast, our guide takes you to the villages populated by Hmong and Dzao people, respectively called Lao Chai and Ta Van
11.00: Youll have lunch either with an ethnic minority family or on the way back to Lao Cai to catch a night train back to Hanoi. We arrive in Hanoi the next morning at 4.00 pm.
Sapa breathtaking beauty comes in the form hills, valleys, mountains, streams and waterfalls, not to mention the warmth of the locals. One of all the particular interests to visitors is the daily activities of the tribal people of the area which are on display at the markets and in various surrounding villages.
A couple of day beauty of the area is unparalleled and can be seen in rich greenery, gorgeous waterfalls and the unique ethnic minority villages that dot the countryside. An afternoons hike through days in this hilly paradise will make you feel refreshed and a real appreciation for Vietnams north. Sapa and its surroundings offer particularly rich ground for trekking. The nature of this area can be a truly enlightening experience.