8.00 pm – tour guide come to pick you up from your hotel then transfer to Ha Noi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning)., Arrive Lao Cai 5:30 or 6:00am.
Accommodation: On train to Sapa (4berths soft sleeper/ 1 cabin)
The train arrives at around 6:00 am. Look for the “TTJ’s Logo & Your Name” sign when you exit the train station, as our guide will pick you up there and transfer to the former hill station of Sapa. After having breakfast at local restaurant, we walk down the valley toward Cat Cat village for about 4 km. Where you will see an old French hydro-electric power station which was built in the early 20th century and experience daily life of Black hmong people. You will have the opportunity experience the local people who are working on the paddy fields, their children playing around. And the animal, such as water-buffaloes, pot-bellied pigs and chickens after crossing a village. Continue on to visit beautiful waterfall which is a good place for resting & taking pictures. Keeping to walk to Sin Chai village that situated on the bottom of phanxipang mountain . You will have opportunity to enjoy peaceful scener. At the end of day, the car pick you up and transfer you back to Sapa.
Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
After breakfast at your hotel. The guide and transfer you to Can Cau market, is 125 km from Sapa. Arrive in Can Cau market around 10:00 am. You will spend time for experience the local tribal people includes Back Dzao, Phu La, Tay and Flower H’mong who do their activities at market. And admire their colorful traditional costume. The right location of the market place also offers photo-hunters ideal opportunity for taking photos, not only of peoples in colorful traditional costumes but also breathtaking landscapes of the perfect surrounding. Leaving the market , drive 20 km back to Bac Ha town let for lunch at local restaurant where you can try the traditional lunch of Thang Co (horse stew) and corn wine. After lunch, you will visit Ban Pho Village, is a small village of Nung, Flower Hmong and Tay minority. The villagers grow vegetables and fruit trees and experience the local people to make corn wine in the house.
End the afternoon with a visit the house of Mr. Ho. A local H’mong man who performs traditional music, dance and story telling. Drive back to Lao Cai Staion for a night train back to Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch
Accommodation: On train to Hanoi (4berths soft sleeper/ 1 cabin)
Early in the morning, you arrive in Hanoi. The guide pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. Your journey with The Time Journeys is now complete…
Have a nice journey!
The time journeys can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.
• Tour guide pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station.
• Returns train tickets in 04 berths canbinet, A/C Wooden Soft sleeper
• Hotel accommodation in double/ twin room with daily breakfast.
• Local English speaking guide
• Meal as mentioned in program
• Sightseeing fees
• Purified water and wet towel
• Transport as program
• Personal expense (drinks, telephone…)
• Tips and gratuities
What to bring:
• Sun Block
• Wide brim hat
• Camera + Film
• Comfortable shoes
• Rain gear
• Warm clothes
• Insect Repellent
• Original Passport