This 2 days tour to explore and experience Sapa by road via the new highway Hanoi - Lao Cai. This new road shortens the travel time and distance from Hanoi to Sapa. You will have chances to admire the beautiful scenery as you travel the longest highway in Vietnam before enjoining yourself in Sapa.
Sapa is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in Vietnam which reflects the signature of French architecture and colorful hill tribal cultures. This is home to stunning mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and Indochina peak, the Fansipan. Travelers are invited to enjoy the best of Sapa all the year round with different taste of seasons and exciting outdoors.
Viet Mind Tours is one of the leading local tour operators in Sapa with offices in Hanoi and Sapa. We specialize in offering to customize tours to Sapa and northern Vietnam. Our highest commitment is to bring you the most authentic and unique experience with a maximum of satisfaction.
Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai (L, D)
6:30am Pick up at your hotel (in the Old Quarter) or meet at our office and depart to Lao Cai (245km). It takes about 5 hours traveling the new highway to Lao Cai. The bus ride brings good chance to see the beautiful scenery of the region along the way.
12:00pm. Arrive in Sapa. Relax and have lunch at the restaurant.
Afternoon, start a 4-hour trek to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai village, exploring the local ethnic minorities life, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa’s ancient rock formations with engraved images big and small, the unique patterns of the ancients, as well as admire the picturesque bridge to the clouds clear over the Muong Hoa stream.
Enjoy the dinner with local specialty and your choice of spending the night at a hotel or homestay with local family.
Day 2: Cat Cat Village – Hanoi (B, L)
Wake up and enjoy the fresh air and atmosphere of Sapa. Breakfast at hotel/homestay.
9:00am Exploring Cat Cat – Shin chai village of H’mong – a colonial French discovered area and a renowned resort to officials from the early twentieth century. Arriving at Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the Hydro-power station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village, as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
Car picks up and return to Sapa town. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Free time to walk around or shopping.
03:00pm: Begin your journey back to Hanoi. End the tour in Hanoi around 08.30pm.
We are locals. Experienced personnel, local experts who are always delightful, enthusiastic, devoted to service excellence
Our tours are made private. Your own personal tour guide with private vehicle is exclusively for your party only.
Travel at your own pace. See as much as you can or slow things down. You decide how your time should be spent and the pace in which your tour is conducted
Every tour is customizable. Your complete trip is designed around your interests and budget, so you can explore at your own pace. See things you want, try the food you crave, learn about what interests you the most.
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