Trekking & homestay in Sapa

Night 1

Hanoi /Laocai (Overnight on train)   

Our guide will take you to Hanoi Train station for a night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on 4 berth soft sleeper sharing cabin.

You can leave all your luggage at the hotel in Hanoi.

Overnight on train/ sharing 4 berths in cabin.

Day 1

Lao Cai / Ham Rong / Silver Waterfall / Sapa (B,L)

Meet your guide and driver at Lao Cai station upon your arrival, take a quick shower and enjoy breakfast in a local restaurant before transfer uphill the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. The smooth road winds its way higher and higher on the mountain slopes. After an hour drive, arrival Sapa, have breakfast in hotel or local restaurant.

Then have time to visit visit Sapa’s market and church before ascending uphill the Ham Rong mountain for visiting a charming orchid garden and great view of Sapa town as well as Fansipan mountain and surrounding valleys.

Check in your hotel and enjoy along break before Lunch.

In the afternoon, met up again at your hotel at 3:00 P.M by local guide and driver then depart for the Silver Waterfall. The Silver Waterfall is located about a half hour from Sapa town which offers stunning views over surrounding mountains and lush forests belonging to Hoang Lien National Park.  You are advised to stop by a farm for a cup of tea and talk with people to understand their local life. Then we continue our drive uphill to the Heavens Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam as well as the provincial border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. Enjoy fantastic view over the valley!

Overnight in Sapa.

Day 2

Sapa – Thanh Phu – Sin Chai B (L, D)

Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver then transferred to Thanh Phu Bridge. We will trek along the Ngoi Bo River for 1 hour, then uphill to Muong Bo Village at the center of Thanh Phu Commune where your lunch will be provided in a local house.

After lunchtime, you head to Sin Chai B village. This is a village of of Red Dao people. Dinner and overnight in a bamboo hut in the village.

Overnight at homestay.

Approx: 1-hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

Day 3

Sin Chai B – Nam Nhiu – My Son – Nam Toong – Sapa  (B,L)

After breakfast, we start our day by walking downhill toward the My Son village which is inhabited by the Xafo ethnic minority, one of the smallest group’s ethnic in Northern Vietnam. After one and a half hours walk to the Red Dao village of Nam Toong, we bill stop for lunch.

In the afternoon, we continue our trip towards Ban Ho village where it will be possible to take a swim. Please check your guide’s advice before jumping on the water. Then our vehicle will transfer you back to Lao Cai from Ban Ho.

Approx: 1-hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

You can have a dinner on your own at one of the restaurants around Lao Cai Station.

Overnight on train.

Arrival Hanoi in the early morning.

If you want to book Hanoi morning tour or book hotel for take a short rest before continue to next destination, please contact us.

Code: SP05 – PACKAGE RATES (per person): valid until 31 Dec, 2016
Number in group 1 2 3-4 5-8 9-15 S.R.S
Superior 392 307 253 223 209 21
Deluxe 454 335 295 268 254 54
Luxury 630 478 438 411 397 88


Destination Superior (3*) Deluxe (4*) Luxury (5*)
Sa Pa H’mong Hotel Amazing Sapa hotel Victoria SaPa resort
Sapa Homestay
Train Orient Express Sapaly Express Victoria Express

If, at the time of booking, any hotels or rooms in the list above are fully booked, we will endeavour to find accommodation of a similar standard elsewhere. If the only available accommodation is of a higher or lower standard, we will revise the price accordingly and consult you immediately.



  • Good accommodation (Hotel & Homestay) – Twin/Double/Triple room
  • Train ticket sharing 4 person per Cabin
  • Experienced English or French speaking guide
  • Private Car transfer with A/C
  • All indicated meals (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
  • Water on the whole trip


  • Personal Pocket Money
  • Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
  • Insurance
  • All other services not indicated above

*At the time of quotation, Travel Sense Asia reserves the right to adjust prices to take account of unusual movements in currency markets, hotel and transport costs as a result of inflationary price pressures in oil and other commodity markets.

Important notes:

Check in time is normally at 14.00; check out time is normally at 12.00. Early check in or check out is upon on availability of the hotels.

Please advise us of your passport details for visa processing at least 3 working days in advance.

The tour price does not include personal insurance so we highly recommend you to take your own insurance before your departure covering also the cost of medical evacuation by air.


You will need a passport valid for six months and appropriate visas to enter our countries. Travel Sense Asia cannot accept responsibility if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct visa documentation.