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Sapa and Mai Chau Trek

Sapa and Mai Chau Trek

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 2 - 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Vietnam  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 89 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 148 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Night 1: 20h30 – Take a private coach to Hanoi Railway Station and catch the night train to Lao Cai (soft sleeper with air-conditioning).

Day 1: Lao Cai. 5h:30 - Arrive in Lao Cai. The bus trip to Sapa takes a little more than an hour giving you an idea of the impressive paddy fields panorama. Check into your hotel. Enjoy a lunch of local Vietnamese food. 13h00 - Start trekking to Cat Cat (4-5 km) and visit the Hmong ethnic group walking in the paddy –fields. After that, down into the valley, you can see the old hydro-electric power station building (which was built by the French in 1925). Return to Sapa for a shower and a rest before dinner. Overnight in your hotel.

Day 2: Black Hmong and Giay. In the morning, start trekking (8 km) down the valley along local paths and across rice paddies to visit Black Hmong and Giay ethnic minorities. Have a picnic lunch along the way. Our jeep picks you up back to Sapa. 18h00 - Bus from hotel in Sapa to Lao Cai (19h00). 9.15pm - Night train back to Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning).

Day 3: 5am - Trip ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- English and French speaking Guide in Sapa
- Entrance fees and permits
- Train tickets (soft sleeper with AC)
- Accommodation
- Meals.

Price Excludes:
- Flights to and from Vietnam
- Services (hotel, tour, guide, etc…) in Hanoi
- Visa into Vietnam
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.

Note: Tour prices depend on the hotel category you choose, the train, the cabin, number of your group.

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