4days - Sapa/ Victoria Express Bacha market (Friday - Mon )
Day 1, Friday: Hanoi - Sapa
Our trip starts with an overnight train journey from Vietnams capital city to the border town of Lao Cai. The luxury Victoria Express departs at 22:00pm
Day 2, Saturday: Sapa
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00. There will be a vehicle 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 hotel, we have a freshen up, and have breakfast at the hotel and then enjoy a free morning to explore around town. Meet your guide from the hotel lobby at 10am for a walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H'mong hill tribes minority peoples. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area.
Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel.
Day 3, Sunday: Bacha Market - Victoria Express train back to Hanoi
Rising to the sounds of morning coming to life for another lovely day, we breakfast and head out for a stunning spectacular of bobbling bazaar. Bacha is considered one of the most wonderful and colorful markets in extreme north Vietnam where thousands of local people in their traditional attires busily buy and sell the local produces. Dog, cat, pig, horse... are all on sales. This is golden opportunity to take best shots! Afternoon we will have a pleasant walk to Ban Pho village, home to flower H'mong people. Opportunity to interact with friendly local people and have pleasant walk amongst tribal villages. Transfer to Laocai station for overnight Victoria Express back to Hanoi.
Overnight at Victoria Express .
(Breakfast and lunch included)
Day 4, Monday: Hanoi
We arrive back to Hanoi station at 0530. You can extend your sleep on Victoria berth till 7:00am.
The trip concludes in Hanoi.
English speaking guide
All transportation and transfers
All accommodation on twin share basis at Victoria Sapa hotel.
Return Victoria Express train
Meals as indication
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement
Visa and visa arrangement
Other personal expenses
Package price: in American Dollar per person
US $399 per person - Superior Cabin ( Sharing cabin )
US $495 per person - Deluxe Cabin ( Private deluxe cabin )