Sapa tour 2 days by train

from $115
2 days    Sapa,
  • sapa rice terrace
  • sapa ethnic village people
  • sapa in mist

This 2-day tour of Sapa by night train from Hanoi to uncover the hill tribe culture of this mountainous area designed for travelers who do not have much time. Visit Lao Chai, Ta Van minority villages, you will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact with them and learn about their culture and customs.

Tour Itinerary

What to expect

  • Learn more about daily life of the minority people in mountainous of Vietnam
  • Enjoy Sapa’s mountainous landscape on the way trekking.
  • Visit the hydroelectric power station built by the French

Sapa leisure tour with easy trekking

Night train Hanoi to Lao Cai:
7.30PM car picks up at hotel in Hanoi and transfer to the train station to get on the night train to Lao Cai. Spend the night on train in a deluxe cabin (shared 4 berths/cabin, air-conditioned)

Day 1. Lao Cai – Sapa (B, L, D)

Arrive in Lao Cai early morning, meet our guide and take 1hr car ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa town, have breakfast at local restaurant. The rest of morning to walk around Sapa town, discover colorful ethnic market. Lunch at beautiful restaurant.

After lunch, prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa. We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Lao Chai and Ta Van Village to visit the Tay and Dzay tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley. Late of the day, our car transfers back to hotel in Sapa (or check into your homestay accommodation at the village). Dinner at your own and overnight in Sapa.

**Room for early check-in subject to availability (Early check-in available upon request)
**You can also choose to stay at the village with hospitable hill tribe homestay.

Day 2. Sapa – Hanoi (B, L, D)

Get ready for our new fun & informative day. You first sneak through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you will follow a road going down hill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station. Take a rest here before you trek downhill to get Sin Chai village. Get on car and drive back to Sapa town for lunch. Free time in the afternoon to discover the town by yourself.

16.00 transfer to Lao Cai station for overnight train back to Hanoi.

Arrive back to Hanoi early morning following day around 4.30am, taxi to hotel on your own. Tour ends.

Tour price

Prices quoted in USD/person

GROUP TOUR (seat in coach)

Homestay Hotel – 3 star Hotel – 4 star
US$115/person US$125/person US$158/person

PRIVATE TOUR Sapa 2 days by train

Group 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax above
Superior class $185 $162 $140 $132
Deluxe class $210 $188 $165 $156
Luxury class $452 $432 $400 $395

Hotel proposal

Superior – 3 star hotel Bamboo hotel
Deluxe class – 4 star hotel Amazing hotel
Luxury class – 5 star hotel Victoria Sapa Resort

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Private A/C car transferring & sightseeing as per program
  • Hotel accommodation (twin/double sharing basis) with daily breakfast
  • Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (shared in cabin with 4 berths, air-conditioned)
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as specified (B: breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner) at local restaurant
  • Entrance fees
  • Drink water

Tour exclusive

  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses & tips

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