SAPA TREKKING & TUESDAY COC LY MARKET
2 days 3 nights
Trip code: #C503
Night 1: Hanoi – night train to LaoCai (no meals)
Own arrangement your transfer by taxi from your hotel to Hanoi train station. Pls make sure the boarding place of your train, is it at main gate or station B? There has 2 gates of Hanoi Train Station.
- Main gate at 120 Le Duan street, Hanoi.
- Station gate B at Tran Quy Cap street, Hanoi.
Take the night train to Lao Cai, tourist carriage, soft sleeper, 4-berths sharing compartment.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Coc Ly Tuesday Tribal market - Sapa (B, L, D)
Early morning: arrives at LaoCai train station.
Get the pick-up again when the train arrives at Lao Cai Train station then our guide will meet you and take you to a restaurant near by for breakfast.
After that we get the tour itinerary reconfirmed by the guide and then we start our trip. We depart from Lao Cai and take a 2 hour drive to Coc Ly market. The market is the chance for the minorities (Flower H'mong, Black Dzao and Tay) to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. After we tour the market, we enjoy a 2 hour boat ride on the Chay River with amazing scenery of mountain and waterfalls, we then take an easy walk to minority villages along the way belonging to the Flower HMong and Tay people. At the end of the river tour we depart for Lao Cai and stop at the International Friendship Bridge of Lao Cai to have a look across into China. From here we continue our trip up the high pass to Sapa, arriving at the hotel in the late afternoon. We get our hotel check in and have dinner in the restaurant.
Overnight at standard 2* hotel
(Pumpkin hotel, Royal hotel or Mountain view hotel, standard room in twin sharing basic)
Day 2: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Chai village - Lao Cai - night train back Hanoi (B, L, D)
Get up in the morning for breakfast and check out the hotel room, your bags will be put in the hotel luggage store again.
We start the trip at 9 Am with the guide. We will walk about 15 kilometers, visit three different villages belonging to the Black H’Mong, Dzay and Red Dzao people. We guide you along waterfalls, rice fields and a small river in a lush valley with sweeping landscapes. This tour has the option of lunch in a minority home or pack lunch from the hotel at a picturesque location. We will get the pick up by van/ bus after visiting the last village.
Arrive at the hotel for shower and dinner. Our bus will pick you up at the hotel for the night train back to Hanoi ( time is at 4:30 Pm or 6:00 Pm, depending on your train time and your wishes).Arrive at Lao Cai train station and take the night train back to Hanoi.
Arrive at Lao Cai train station. Enjoy your night train back Hanoi, tourist carriage, soft sleeper, 4-berths sharing compartment. Overnight train.
You will arrive in Hanoi Station next early morning. Own arrangement taxi for transfer to your hotel in Hanoi.
Ends of trip.
|Price valids till 31.12.13
Cost in US$ per person, from 2pax up
|Single room supplement
|Seat in Coach (what's this?) basis
joint tour, based on twin sharing room
* Supplement for return train tickets, tourist carriage, soft sleeper wooden 4-berth sharing cabin, pls visit here for detail cost & schedule on your expected train: Sapa Trains
- Shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off LaoCai station
- 1 night accommodation at hotel, twin sharing room basic
- Meals (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners)
- Entrance sightseeing fee
- English speaking local stationed guide
- Transportation by car with A/C during tour
- Store place for luggages, room for day-use with hot water for early arrival in Laocai & last day before getting evening train back Hanoi
Price excludes round ticket Hanoi-Laocai-Hanoi, travel insurance, personal costs, drinks & other meals, service charge & government tax