Sapa easy trekking tour to Catcat - Tavan village
|Price: 135 USD 200 USD|
|Route: Sapa - Catcat - Sinchai - laochai - tavan|
|Duration: 2 days, 1 night|
|Highlight: Trekking tour from Sapa to visit some villages, stay and chatting with local people to experience their daily life and culture|
- Detailed Program
Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Cat Cat – Sin Chai 2 Days Package
Ta Van Village is located in Vietnam in the northern province of Lao Cai, about 5 kilometers from Sapa, at an altitude of 1,816 meters. This province borders the province of Yunnan in south-west China, and the indigenous people here share many cultural features with their Chinese neighbors.
Also located in the valley of Muong Hoa, Ta van is a village of Giay people, who look more like the traditional Viet living the Red delta. This village is normally a combination in the visit to Lao chai village on the trek to Muong Hoa valley. It is also a popular stop for those who would like to experience an overnight home stay with a family of Giay people here, sharing dinner with them as a member of their family. Ta Van is a small village set within a picturesque valley not far from the northern Vietnamese mountain resort of Sa Pa. The area is renowned for its colourful ethnic minorities, and Ta Van is home to two such groups. A stay with one of the farmer families here will give you a close-up experience of the life-style and culture typical of the area. Trekking in the surrounding area is most satisfying
The Night Before
Transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi railway Station for boarding at 9:30 pm. You will be in shared A/C sleeper cabins of 4 (6) to travel North to Lao Cai town.
Day 1: SAPA TOUR: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai - Sapa (B/L/D)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at about 6:30 am where your guide will welcome you. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car / van to Sapa (about 1.5 hours). Check-in hotel. Breakfast then start the tour with 6 km transferred by jeep then walk on 2 km down to Lao Chai village, and close Ta Van village of the Dzay minority. Lunch at a local family in Ta Van, all for you to discover their daily life, works and special custom, enjoy landscapes… Continue after through bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai village of the red Dzao, visit a wonderful waterfall & a suspension rattan bridge on the way to the main road for a jeep to return to Sapa. O/N home stay
Day 2: SAPA TOUR: Cat Cat & Sin Chai (B/L/D)
A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai Village, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Bus to Lao Cai Station to get night train back to Hanoi.
Day 3: SAPA TOUR: Arrive Hanoi
Tour end at Hanoi train station about 5h00 am. Please find your own way to your hotel, a taxi normally costs you a set of 50,000 VND (2-3 usd)
Seat - In - coach - Price
|Class/Group Size||Price per pax (adult) in US Dollar|
|Standard||135||Hoang ha hotel// home stay|
|Superior||190||Holiday Sapa// Royal view hotel|
|Deluxe||390||Chau Long // Victoria hotel|
Seat-in-coach tours: To join with other people on available daily tours. These tours are fixed itinerary and departure time. It is possible to join in even your group of only 1 or 2 people. Customer do not to find other people to form the group. It is our company duty to gather the tourists for each tour. For these tours, you have to share the coach, boat and tour guide with other tourists who come from different nationalities. The number of people of this group is normally less than 20 persons.
- Meals as mentioned the program. (B: Breakfast, L: lunch, D: Dinner)
- Land transfer by car/ bus for whole trip
- Hanoi, Lao Cai A/C soft sleeper train ticket (4 berths train )
- English or French speaking guides. Other languages are available upon request.
- Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
- Description of service in details
- Tips for tour guide, driver
- Travel insurance
- Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
- Others which are not mentioned in the inclusion
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