Travel Viet Nam : Inside tribal lifestyle

The breathtaking mountain scenery and the colorful tribal market are highlights of Sapa although the conditions are very basic. Get off the beaten track and walk through villages where ethnic minorities are very poor but still have interesting culture. Here is a chance to explore and experience yourselves.
Get started:
Taxi take you to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa, 5 hours trekking of 15 km and 12 km by car
Arrive in Laocai early in the morning. Bus to Sapa, and breakfast. Leave from Sapa by car ride along MuongHoa valley to visit Tavan village (H’Mong and Day minority) Start walking from Tavan to see the Red Dzao in GiangTaChai village by way of terraced paddy fields and bamboo forests. Enjoy the natural beauty of Silver Waterfall and Rattan Bridge.
Cross the river and continue going to Ban Ho village where the Tay people settle down. On the way to BanHo, there is more chance to see the Red Dzao and the Black H’mong in Supan village. Spend the night in BanHo village at a Tay Family.
Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 2: Sapa, 4 hours trekking of 10 km and 23 km by car.
Breakfast with the family and leave the village for a waterfall discovered by French people. Enjoy the view, swimming and walk uphill to a smallest and almost untouched village of the Red Dzao (Namtoong) return to BanHo village. Say goodbye to the family and get up to the main road where to take a car back to Sapa. Lunch on the way and dinner in Sapa.
Overnight at hotel in Sapa
Day 3: Sapa – Hanoi
Free to discover the town of Sapa. Shopping at the market. In the afternoon, take bus at 5:00 PM to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi.(air-con. berth). Tour finished.
Tour includes:
Transfer from the hotel to Hanoi Railway station
Bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai
Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (Soft sleeper with A/C – 4 persons in one cabin)
1 night home-stay
1 night at 3* hotel in Sapa
Full board meals
English speaking guide
Entrance fees
Tour excludes:
Travel insurance
Extra food and beverages
Phone and laundry
Tips and personal expenses
Tour Notes:
Breakfast in hotel : Buffet (plentiful and variety food)
Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…
Train departure from Ha Noi at 9:15PM and from Lao Cai at 20’45PM
Pick you up at your hotel at 8:00PM
Please take your passport to check in hotel.
Beware of your luggage and money
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian.
All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety.
Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.

Travel Viet Nam : Inside tribal lifestyle
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