Day 1 : Laocai -Sapa -Catcat village - Laochai - Tavan Village
6 hours trekking 17 km, 3 villages. ( Overnight at Tavan village )
Picked up at Laocai Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Sapa round 8:00 AM; Breakfast. Start at 11:00 AM by jeep to the first village of the black H'mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Take the paths along the valleys between mountains to get to Laochai village. Enjoy the overall pictures of the villages among terraces. Visit the H'mong living in wooden and bamboo houses. Continue going to Tavan village to visit the Dzay minority. Stay the night in Tavan village at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the home-stay.
Day 2 : TaVan -GiangTaChai ( 5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages.)
Get up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the village. Breakfast; take the road to GiangTaChai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek - Supan village of the H'mong. Get back to Sapa by jeep. On the way back, enjoy visiting the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient carvings. Check in hotel.
Day 3 : Sapa - Laocai - Hanoi. ( Overnight on the train )
Breakfast, free to explore the town. Lunch and check out hotel. In the afternoon, take bus to get to Laocai Station for the night train back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 5.00 AM. The end of the tour.
Tour price include:
Food (All meals on the tour). - French or English-speaking guide. - Entrance fees.
Security permits. - Accommodation (Hotel and home-stay), - Train tickets 2 ways Hanoi-Laocai -Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning), - Transport by private jeep or minibus as tour program.
Insurance, - Drinks, - Phone calls and other private expenses,
Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and Sunscreen...