Any enquiries? +6777 8769   info@innotrek.com.sg
 FB-Circleinsta-circle

Sapa Hill Tribes 11D

SAPA HILL TRIBES 11 DAYS

5661123154_5a3a88afaa_o

This tour will take you through some of the most stunning locations in Vietnam.

Day 1 : Arrival – HANOI (-/-/-)

Day 2 : HANOI – LAO CAI (B/-/-)

Day 3 : LAO CAI – SAPA (B/L/D)

Day 4 : SAPA – TA VAN (B/L/D)

Day 5 : TA VAN – THANH PHU (B/L/D)

Day 6 : THANH PHU – NAM SAI (B/L/D)

Day 7 : NAM SAI – BAN HO (B/L/D)

Day 8 : BAN HO – SAPA – LAO CAI (B/L/-)

Day 9 : HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG (B/L/-)

Day 10 : HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/-/-)

Day 11 : HANOI – Departure (B/-/-)

Day 1 : Arrival – HANOI (-/-/-)

On arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel for check in. Then, a tour by cyclo around the old quarter streets to discover the local people life.

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2 : HANOI – LAO CAI (B/-/-)

The morning, we start the city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Then continue to visit the Temple of Literature well known as Vietnam’s first university.

The afternoon is continued by the visit of the Ethnologic Museum and the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred Ngoc Son Temple. End of the day is free for your own exploration of Ha Noi until we take the night train to Lao Cai.

Overnight on the night train

Day 3 : LAO CAI – SAPA (B/L/D)

On arrival at Lao Cai train station we take a drive to SaPa.. At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sa Pa is a former French hill resort and home to some of Vietnam’s most colorful ethnic minority groups. The afternoon we have enough time to explore the town and pack for trekking days.

Overnight in Sapa

Day 4 : SAPA – TA VAN (B/L/D)

Today, our trek into the mountainous region of Sa Pa begins as we depart the town at 09h30. A seven-hour walk takes through Lao Chai and Ta Van villages where we have chance to meet the Black Hmong and Dzay hill-tribe peoples.

Homestay in Ta Van Village

Day 5 : TA VAN – THANH PHU (B/L/D)

The Phan Si Pang range boasts Vietnam’s highest mountain and lends an alpine feel to the area surrounding this hill station. Today, we continue venturing into the lowland of Sa Pa, home to the Xa Pho, Tay ethnic minority people, all friendly and welcoming.

Homestay in Thanh Phu Village

Day 6 : THANH PHU – NAM SAI (B/L/D)

Upon leaving home stay we start a full day trekking through Nam Cang and Nam Sai via many Hmong, Dzao and Dzay villages.

Homestay in Nam Sai Village

Day 7 : NAM SAI – BAN HO (B/L/D)

One of our nicest trekking days begins at 09h00. The beaten track is a real challenge however some physical preparation will enable you to fully appreciate today’s trekking.

Homestay in Ban Ho Village.

Day 8 : BAN HO – SAPA – LAO CAI (B/L/-)

After a morning trek to joint the main road, we will be transferred by a local vehicle to Sa Pa. Time to have a shower in a mini-hotel and shopping until transfer to Lao Cai to board on overnight train back to Ha Noi.

Overnight on the night train

Day 9 : HANOI – HAI PHONG – HALONG (B/L/-)

Arrival in Hanoi early in the morning, we travel by road to Hai Phong -the biggest port town of northern Vietnam. After breakfast at Hai Phong, a short sightseeing tour of Hai Phong. Keep going to Ha Long, take boat trip to visit Ha Long , listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. During the boat trip, visit a grotto and enjoy the seafood lunch.

Overnight on the Junk Cruise

Day 10 : HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/-/-)

Drive back to Ha Noi with a stopover at Dong Trieu pottery village. Free afternoon at Ha Noi for own activities with guide at disposal.

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 11 : HANOI – Departure (B/-/-)

At leisure until transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure flight