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2 Days Sapa by Bus with Homestay

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Key Details
Duration
2 days
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick up from your hotel (in Hanoi Old Quarter only)

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Sapa with English-speaking guides from Hanoi
  • Admire Sapa Town with its colorful traditional costumes
  • Enjoy a long trek through rice terraces
  • Enjoy homestay and living as local pepple
Overview
On this trip you travel to Sapa by bus and visit the most popular sites: Cat Cat Village, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van villages. Stay overnight in a homestay, enjoy the time with local people.
What to Expect
Day 1

You will be transferred from Hanoi to Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village. The pick-up time is around 6.30 – 7.00 from your hotel, get on a bus and depart for Sapa. Following the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break at 9.30, the second comfort break in Lao Cai city at 11.00 before approaching Sapa. Upon arrival Sapa Town, you can admire the town with the colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic people then enjoying welcome drink and being informed about detailed itinerary. Have lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures. 

A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain. You approach Ta Van village where Zay Ethnic People inhabits in late afternoon. Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours. Check in homestay; get to know the family of Dzay People. Spend time to enjoy the mountain life on sunset. You may attend cooking local dishes with the family and enjoy dinner in peace. In the evening, you can join the local bar nearby with music and socialize with other tourists then overnight at homestay.

Day 2

Have breakfast prepared by the family and start a new day with more interesting trek. Keep walking to the rice paddies where you have a nice photo session of the amazing surrounding landscapes. A trek through the bamboo forest and stop to have a panorama view of Giang Ta Chai village – home of red Dzao People. Trekking distance is about 4 kms and it lasts for 2 hours. Trek through the Giang Ta Chai Bridge to main road. Then the bus picks you up to come back to Sapa Town. Have a shower at hotel, have lunch, time at leisure on your own. Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi around 15.00. Get back to your hotel in Hanoi around 21.00.
What's Included
  • Modern air–conditioned bus from Hanoi – Sapa and return
  • 2 bottles of water
  • Tissues
  • Modern bus in Sapa with experienced drivers
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Local guide escorted in Sapa
  • Meals (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast with local dishes)
  • All entrance tickets to indicated sites
  • Single basic bed with mosquito net at homestay
  • Insurance during the time using the bus
What's Not Included
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
Meeting Point

If your hotel is not in Hanoi Old Quarter, the meeting point is at 72 Tran Nhat Duat st, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Old people should not attend the long trek (9 kms)
• Handicapped people and children under 6 years old should not attend this tour
• Homestay is totally different from hotel due to its basic and simple facilities
• Please bring warm clothes, scarf, hat and cap
• Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March
• 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 chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick

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