Retreat in Sapa

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Retreat in Sapa

Day 1: Night train At 20:00 or later, our guide will come to your hotel in Hanoi, get you to the station, take the night train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Day 2: Arriving in Lao Cai in the early morning, your car will pick you up from Lao Cai Station and transfer you to Sapa town. After checking-in at your Sapa 4-star hotel you will have breakfast and free time to enjoy your room. After lunch at Bellevue Restaurant, you will trek to Cat Cat Village. Overnight at Hotel Sapa. Day 3: Have breakfast at Bellevue Restaurant then trek from Sapa to Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van. Have lunch then enjoy a massage & herbal bath at Ta Van Village. Return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight at Hotel Sapa. Day 4: Have breakfast at Bellevue Restaurant then take a trip to the market to buy vegetables and return to the hotel for a Healthy Cooking Class. Have lunch then enjoy a fitness programme in the hotel before having dinner later on. Overnight at Hotel Sapa. Day 5: Breakfast at Bellevue Restaurant then cycle from Sapa to Sa Seng, Hau Thao and Sau Chua enjoying the beautiful scenery and the most peaceful place in Sapa. Return to Sapa for dinner and overnight at Hotel Sapa. Day 6: Have breakfast at the hotel and get a free day for shopping. Return to Lao Cai Station at 5:30 p.m. for the night train back to Hanoi. *Note: All meals and drinks are low fat, sugar free and contain no alcohol. If you choose to stay for 7 nights/ 6 days you can trek from Trung Chai to Ta Phin Village and receive a herbal bath lesson from Red Dzao who escorts guests to the forest to collect herbs then teaches them how to set up a fireplace and herbal bath. Hotel to be used: the Sapa U Resort   BOOKING To book this retreat package in Sapa, contact our expert at Sapa Travel. The sales manager will response within 24 hours. Email: info@travelsapa.com Website: http://www.travelsapa.com Tel: +84912217448 (Mr....

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Sapa tours by bus 2 days

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Sapa tours by bus 2 days

This 2 day tour is designed for travelers who want to spend a short trip to Sapa. This short excursion from Hanoi is to save your time but you still visit the most popular travel sites in Sapa, stay overnight in a good hotel to be comfortable, much lower cost than going by night train, especially you can enjoy the friendly services provided by Sapa Travel. Duration: 2 days 1 night Destinations: Sapa, Cat Cat, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van Route: Hanoi- Lao Cai highway- Sapa- Cat Cat Village- Y Linh Ho Village- Lao Chai Village- Ta Van Village- Lao Cai- Hanoi Departure: Everyday from Hanoi Picking up point: at your hotel in center of Hanoi. OUTLINE Day 1: Hanoi- Lao Cai by bus- Sapa- Cat Cat village Day 2: Y Linh Ho- Lao Chai- Ta Van- Lao Cai- Hanoi   DETAILS Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (L) 06.30 – 07.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa. 09.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break 11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa 13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. Welcome drink and itinerary briefing Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures 14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon. Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours 17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner on your own account and overnight in hotel with night activities.   Day 2: Sapa – Hanoi by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L) 07.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking 08.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain after that heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people. Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours 11.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. 12.00 – 15.00: Have a shower at hotel, check out and have lunch and time at leisure on your own. 15.00: Meet...

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Sapa off the beaten track 2015

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Sapa off the beaten track 2015

Sapa Off the Beaten Track Tours have been designed to give our more active and adventurist clients the opportunity to forgo some of life’s general comforts, see real village and country life, enjoy home-stays with tribal groups, and head off with a sense of adventure. This off the beaten track tour is valid in 2015 upwards. Highlights: Leave the busy life behind to enjoy a nice walk in a quiet area. Inhabited by the Red Dao and Hmong peoples. This valley is quiet and non touristic which is quite different from Ta Phin or Muong Hoa valleys where the local peoples have changed much because of the strong influence of tourism. So, you do not go to the touristy places. Go & Travel different routes and we call “off the beaten track”. Let’s see the details of Sapa 2015- the new itinerary from Sapa Travel Itinerary: We will visit the following villages in Sapa: Ban Khoang (Dzao) – Ta Giang Phing (Hmong and Dzao) Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver for a short road transfer heading northwards of Sapa along national road 4C to O Quy Ho with several stops for magnificent landscapes of Fansipan, Sin Chai valley and especially amazing flower and vegetable farms . Then turn right to follow a narrow road for half an hour getting through the wild region with thick rain forest covering walled-up mountains, passing several waterfalls before arriving to Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic peoples who live their unique way of life and well maintain their traditional values. The village looks prosperous thanks to the combination of wet rice cultivation on the terraced fields with cardamom farming under the shade of trees in thick forest. Spend over an hour walking to explore this remote village for a brief understanding of local life. Leaving Ban Khoang and process along the road for about 10km to Ta Giang Phin valley inhabited by the Black Hmong who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream. Enjoy an hour lunch break on the bank of a stream before walking along village path which connects village to village to witness daily activities of local life such as plough and harrow the fields, growing, harvesting or doing some house work. In leisure months men often gather to built new houses or repair parts of old ones while women stay home making their traditional costumes. The walk ends in mid afternoon, picked up for the road ride back to Sapa.   PRICE in USD per person Number of persons 2 3 4 5 6-7 8 Price 38 30 27 26 24 23 INCLUDES: Picnic lunch, tour guide, transport, village entrance fees EXCLUDES: Drinks, personal travel insurance, tips   Tour name: Off the beaten track Sapa 2015 Duration: 1 days Start: Sapa End: Sapa Route: Sapa town —>...

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Luxury Sapa and Northern Vietnam Cruise

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Luxury Sapa and Northern Vietnam Cruise

For the first time travellers will be able to explain the key sites of Northern Vietnam by Luxury Train and river ship traversing the Red River delta and its main tributaries, connecting the wonders of Halong Bay with the excitements of down town Hanoi, and then on into the interior, well off the beaten track. Sailing deep into Highland Vietnam we will discover the mountain villages and a number of tribal areas. We will go as far as is navigable up the Song Red River and then down the little known Da or Black River. BOOK THIS PACKAGE: Person in charge: Mr. Tran Quoc Long Telephone: +84912217448 Email: Personal email at longquoctran@hotmail.com and his email at work info@travelsapa.com OUTLINE Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai station for Sapa Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L) Day 3: Sapa – Lao Cai – Viet Tri (B/L/D) Day 4: The Upper Red River (B/L/D) Day 5: Da River (B/L/D) Day 6: Hoa Binh (B/L/D) Day 7: Mai Chau (B/L/D) Day 8: The Lower Red River (B/L/D) Day 9: Hanoi (B/L/D) Day 10: Further explorations of Hanoi (B/L/D) Day 11: The Duong River (B/L/D) Day 12: The Kinh Thay River (B/L/D) Day 13: Halong Bay- Hanoi (B) Meal note: B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner   DEPARTURE SCHEDULE: 8 July 2018 8 August 2018 8 September 2018 8 October 2018 28 October 2018 17 November 2018 27 December 2018 16 January 2019 5 February 2019 25 February 2019 16 March 2019 DETAILED ITINERARY Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai for Sapa Our luxury adventure trip starts with an overnight train journey from Hanoi to the border town of Lao Cai. Our TravelSapa English assistance will pick up & bring you to the Hanoi Station at 120 Le Duan Str., Hanoi for getting on the Victoria Express departure at 21:55-08:00. Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa The Victoria Express train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 6:00am. There will be a vehicle from Sapa Travel Company waiting to transfer us to Sapa. The drive to Sapa is only 33 km but it takes around 1.5 hours. Once at Sapa, we will check into Victoria Resort and Spa (Early check-in subject to availability) and have breakfast at the Ta Van Restaurant of Victoria Resort and Spa and then enjoy a free morning to explore around town. Meet your guide from Sapa Travel in the hotel lobby at 14:00 for a walking tour to the hilltribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H’mong ethnic minority peoples. As you walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. In the village you have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. Overnight at Victoria Sapa Resort and Spa. Day...

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Travel to Sapa from Luang Prabang

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Travel to Sapa from Luang Prabang

It is a long and tiring bus trip if you travel by road from Luang Prabang to Hanoi, then to Sapa. The best way to travel from Luang Prabang to Hanoi is by airplane. There are usually 2 flights a day. It takes just one hour. The flights are operated by Lao Airways and Vietnam Airlines 2 flights per day, 1h 5m duration Luang Prabang, Laos (LPQ) to Hanoi, Vietnam (HAN) 5:10 pm → 6:10 pm Lao Airlines 313 LPQ-HAN 7:45 pm → 8:55 pm Vietnam 930 LPQ-HAN Flight time is corrected at the time of editing. Contact us for most up-to-date information We will send guides to meet you at Noi Bai Airport. Bring you to Hanoi Station for Sapa Tours then. Choose a tour from our page (from Hanoi to Sapa and return) Hanoi- Sapa Tour Package (start and end in Hanoi) Village Trek, 3 days 4 nights Off the beaten track, 3 days 4 nights Market Tour, 2 days 3 nights Home Stay, 2 days 3 nights (in Ta Van) Home Stay, 2 days 3 nights (in Ban Ho) Fansipan Mount Trek, 4 days 5 nights  Budget Tour, 2 days 3 nights Budget Home Stay, 3 days 4 nights Luxury Tour on the week day (except Saturday) Weekend Luxury Tour, starting Friday Weekend Luxury Bac Ha Market Tour, starting Friday Weekend Luxury Bac Ha and Coc Ly, starting Friday Sapa and Halong Bay combined We will use Red Dragon Cruise to combine the tours to Sapa: Sapa and Red Dragon Other option to cruise Halong Bay and visit Sapa INCLUDES: Flight ticket (Luang Prabang- Hanoi) Noi Bai airport pick up to Hanoi Train Tickets Hanoi- Lao Cai Bus Laocai – Sapa, Sapa – Laocai. Hotel (Royal Sapa Hotel – Standard room) Meals as mentioned (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner) Entrance fees to the villages. English speaking guide. Pick-up from Ta Van Train from/to Hanoi – Lao Cai (around US$ 30/ticket/one way): see the train tickets here (train page)   EXCLUDES: Personal Insurance Drinks Phone calls Other expenses   NOTES: The excursions are based on sharing group of maximum 12 travelers Other meals in Sapa Town are recommended to be booked in advance. GUIDE: English speaking. All of our Sapa Tour Guides are tourism-reponsibly educated. They were born and raised in Sapa and Vietnam, thereby having first-hand expert knowledge of their Sapa Area. They are friendly, fun, and most of all they are flexible, allowing you to choose the pace of your tours. CONFIRMATION: Once you are satisfied with the group tour itinerary, we will secure the services and you will be required to pay a deposit of 30% of the total cost of your trip. The balance of payment can be paid either by cash when picking up in Noi Bai Airport or by credit card/ bank transfer/Western Union 30 days before Sapa Tour. Please discuss these payment options with your...

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