A number of our Sapa Pathfinder staff who take care of you from Hanoi, make you feel easy at the beginning until the end. This tour will bring you to the most Sapa beautiful valley with a day of trekking, A wide range of hotel to choose from for 1 night in Sapa, The other day you will visit BacHa market. This tour is feasible to start on Friday or Saturday from Hanoi.
At 7:30 pm transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi train station for boarding at 9:15 pm. You will be in shared AC soft sleeper cabins of 4 to travel North to Lao Cai town. The next morning: The train arrives in Lao Cai at about 5:00 am where your Sapa Pathfinder Travel guide will welcome you. Look for the "Sapa Pathfinder Travel" sign when you exit the train station. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car / van to Sapa (about 1.5 hours). When you arrive in Sapa you will be taken to Fansipan View Hotel for a morning shower & breakfast, Early check in the hotel of your choise if the room here is available, then prepare for the trek as detailed below
Transfer 6 km by jeep then walk on 2 km down to Lao Chai village, and keep walking 3 km Ta Van village of the Dzay minority. Lunch at a local family in Ta Van, all for you to discover their daily life, works and special custom, enjoy landscapes… Continue after through bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai village of the red Dzao, visit a wonderful waterfall & a suspension rattan bridge on the way to the main road for a jeep to return to Sapa. You will have free time untill your included dinner in Sapa Cuisine restaurant. Tonight you have free time again to discover Sapa romantic town at night, to take part in Sapa Love Market if you are on Sunday.
You will start to drive to the market at 7:30AM from Sapa Pathfinder office or from your hotel in Sapa, Arrive after 2 hours and a half. Free time for visitting one of the most colourfull market in the world. This big market in north west Vietnam filled with many different hill-tribe peoples such as Flower Hmong ,Dzay ,Tay ..peoples. At the market, you have chance to enjoy BacHa people's simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches... talking to the minorities through the guide's interpretation. After lunch Leave the market for visiting the H'mong King's house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920, short walking to see BanPho village where is homeland of flower Hmong. Say good bye to BacHa and get back to Lao Cai Station. On the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbor Mouth in LaoCai. Transfer to Station for overnight train back Hanoi. Arrive at 5 AM . End of great trip.
Sapa Pathfinder Travel Co., Ltd is created in 2006 by a group of tour guide who have worked in Sapa for over 10 years. We are a tour operator. Sapa Pathfinder Travel has office at 013 Xuan Vien street, Sapa town, Lao Cai province, Viet Nam. We design and operate personalised tours in Sapa and the surrounding area such as Bac Ha, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Ha Noi, Ha Long, Cao Bang, Ha Giang... for the independent travelers from throughout the world. We have strong, established relationships with all cooperators of the destinations that we operate. We are one of the best agencies in Sapa to have skilled adventure travel specialists, designing tailor-made adventures for individual and corporate clients. The quality of our adventure programs is assured. All our adventure guides work directly for us and all equipment belongs to Sapa Pathfinder Travel. We organise the best home stay tours in Sapa to visit the remote hill tribe villages. We provide large choices for accommodation in Sapa: hotels, guesthouses, homestay, hostels. We have professional drivers assuming for clients the best transportations for the trips around Sapa. We have travel tools for rent: motorcycles, bikes, clothes, shoos... As we are the most experienced in the region, our guides, experts have their footprint at any corner of Sapa and the surrounding, we are proud of call our self Sapa Pathfinder Travel’ or SPT and SPTravel