Duration: 2 Days/3 Nights
Destination: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Suoi Ho - Ta Phin - Sapa - Muong Hum Market - Hanoi
Starting: Hanoi - Vietnam; Ending: Hanoi - Vietnam
Night 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai
At 08: 30 pm our tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to escort you to the Hanoi railway station for night train to Sapa. The train conditions are very basic however we will travel in soft sleeper class which is compartment for 4 passengers.
Stay overnight on the train.
Day 1: Sapa - Suoi Ho - Ta Phin - Sapa (10 km)
Train arrives at Laocai Railway Station at 06.00AM, transferred to Sapa by bus. Have your breakfast at restaurant in the town and have a walk to Sapa market to see the local people purchasing the product. Then whole day trekking following the buffalo trails, we trek up and down hills through the forest and on the terraced rice fields and visit the villagers of Black H'mong tribe in Ma Tra and Suoi Ho villages. We pass schools with scenic views of terraced rice fields and picnic lunch on the way and then continue our trek to Ta Phin with Red Dzao ethnic group. We meet the jeep & transfer back to Sapa.
Stay overnight at hotel in Sapa. (Lunch)
Day 2: Muong Hum Market (110 km)
After having breakfast in Sapa we go to the Muong Hum Market by a van. It takes us 2 hours to get there. This is a colorful market situated in a small village in the mountain. You will see several different minority groups here but mainly the Flower H’mong people. The local people come here not only to buy and sell clothes, vegetables, meat and cattle but eat and drink wine together as well. In the afternoon we have 2 hour trek up to Nam Pung village where we can meet Ha Nhi ethnic group and understand little more about their lifestyle. After the village we go back to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi. The guide sees you off at Lao Cai train station and takes you on the train.
Stay overnight on train. (Lunch)
Day 3: Hanoi arrive
Train arrive around 6 am, turn back your hotel on your own.
* Note: tour finish at railway station