Night 1: Hanoi –Lao cai (Overnight on the train)
8h30pm, We will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao cai Station. Sleep on the train (4 berth cabin, soft sleeper)
Day 1: Sapa - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Ban Ho
You are picked up at Laocai Railway station in the early morning then take a 12 km drive by jeep to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority. Follow along the side of Muong Hoa stream to Giang Ta Chai village of the red Dzao where we have lunch at a local family. After lunch, we keep hiking to Ban Ho, the village lies in the beautiful valleys, home-stay at the Tay minority house to experience the architecture of their traditional house on stilts and spend time beside them to exchange the cultures and knowledge.
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- Home-stay at the Tay local house
Day 2: Around Ban Ho – Sapa – Hanoi (Overnight on the train)
2km walking to a very nice waterfall discovered and named “the Lavie” by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy swimming then picnic-lunch on the bank. In the afternoon trek 4 km up to the main road o get the jeep to return to Sapa.
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Day 3: Hanoi arrival
Arrive in Hanoi about 4h30 AM. Tour ends