Paradise Cruise

Despite its commercialization during the last seven years, Sapa is still a must-see on any northern Vietnam itinerary. On a clear day you will treated to views of steeply terraced rice fields, towering verdant ridgelines, primitive mud-thatched villages



Day 1: (Depart on Saturday) Ha Noi – Sapa by bus with short trek to Cat Cat village (L)

6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/accommodation, get on big bus and depart for Sapa Town.

9.30: 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: Bus picks you up to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and 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 and overnight in hotel with night activities.

Day 2: Sapa – Bac Ha market - Lao Cai - Ha Noi (L)

6.15 – 7.00: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare all your luggage for Bac Ha market

7.00 – 14.00: Take 2.5 hour drive to Bac Ha Town – home of Flower H’Mong ethnic People

·         Visit Bac Ha market – the most typical weekly market with inhabitants of   lots of Ethnic People.

·         Have lunch at local restaurant

·         A short walk to Hoang A Tuong’s palace which was built in 1914 with

French – Viet architecture and visit “Pho” village of Flower H’Mong People.

Trekking distance is about 3 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

14.00: Take 1.45 hour drive back to Lao Cai city, have a shower and relax in the border gate city. (Do not come back Sapa town)

16.30: You are welcomed to shuttle bus back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.

21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends