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From Hanoi: 3-Day Sapa Trekking with Limousine Transfer

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From Hanoi: 3-Day Sapa Trekking with Limousine Transfer

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From US$ 239 per person

Discover Sapa in 3 days on a tour with comfortable luxury limousine transfers, stays in beautiful locations, and an itinerary with a hard trek and visits to local ethnic groups.

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  • Enjoy a 3-day tour to Sapa by a comfortable luxury limousine transfer
  • Visit the most beautiful villages in Sapa
  • Learn about the local minorities H'Mong, Red Dzao, and Dzay
  • Taste scrumptious local food
  • Go on a hard trek through beautiful natural landscapes to a remote village
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Day 1:

Get picked up from the meeting point between 6:45 - 7:00. The limousine minivan will stop for a couple of breaks before arriving in Sapa at 12:30 PM.

Once there, you will meet some local ethnic minority community members from the H’mong, Dzao, and Tay tribes, in their colorful traditional costumes. Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch and check in to your hotel afterward. 14:30: Start your easy trek tour to Cat Cat village, home to the Black H’mong ethnic minority and located at the foot of Mount Fansipan (the highest mountain in Vietnam). Your local guide will introduce you to local daily life and you will trek down to the valley. The two-hour trek covers about 4 km (2.3 miles). In the afternoon, transfer back to Sapa for dinner by yourself. Enjoy some leisure time afterward.

Day 2:

After breakfast, take a challenging trekking tour of 15-17 kilometers to the remote villages: First, take a 5-kilometer trek along rice terraces to the Black H'mong village of Lao Chai. Then, trek to Ta Van village, home to the Dzao ethnic minority.

Next remote trek to Y Linh Ho and Ban Ho Village which bring you the area that not many tourists and real local life of the hill tribe people. Back to your hotel to enjoy some free time to discover Sapa on your own. In the evening, return to your hotel and have another overnight stay.

Day 3:

After breakfast, you will be free and easy morning to discover Sapa town by yourself. Or you could visit Fansipan Peak by yourself if you would like to buy the Fansipan Ticket, please contact the hotel receptionist for support or take a lazy morning after a hard day before.

At 11:30 AM, Check out and have lunch. By 14:30 you will be on your way back to Hanoi, arriving at your hotel around 21:00.

  • Pickup and drop-off in Hanoi
  • 2 nights accommodation at Sapa Lodge Hotel at 33 Muong Hoa road or similar depending on availability (the 4-star option would be Sapa Charm Hotel)
  • Transportation in a modern air-conditioned luxury limousine
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Entry tickets to indicated sites
  • 3 lunches and 2 breakfasts
  • Drinks
  • Dinner
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Hotel pickup is available in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Be aware that the trekking can be challenging, especially in rainy weather
  • Tour is not suitable for individuals with mobility difficulties and children under 6
  • Note that the homestay offers only the most basic amenities
  • Please bring trekking shoes, sunglasses, sun screen, insect repellent and any special medication you require. Also bring warm clothes including a scarf, hat and cap because the weather in Sapa is unpredictable
  • It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March due to the altitude. It is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March
  • Please bring Vietnamese Dong because the banking system in Sapa is unpredictable
  • U.S. dollars, Euros, and Australian dollars are also accepted in Sapa
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 22 reviews

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The mountain trek was absolutely wonderful with amazingly good guides. Incredible views and great food along the way. The hotel (Legend Hotel), on the other hand, was very bad. Bad room, Max 15 degrees and bad food. The journey on Thursday was a terrifying experience with a kamakatze pilot as driver. But with the experiences in the mountains, the trip gets 4 stars out of 5.

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February 17, 2020

Overall, Sa Pa is a beautiful place and a must visit destination. However, the advertising for this experience is a little bit misleading. We were not given an itinerary, instead we had to rely on the minimal instructions from the various staff we encountered. These instructions were occasionally confusing and left us guessing where we were meant to be for dinner or lunch and also where and when we should meet any transport. For a ’3 day trekking tour’, only 1 of the days was an actual trek. The Cat Cat village looks surprisingly like a movie set and after asking some questions we found out that no local villagers actually live there (this was still a great photo opportunity; just not authentic). The quality of the guides was inconsistent, one day the lady was helpful then the next day the lady was clearly in a rush to get the trek finished. Also prepare yourself for pestering “village women and children” who will follow you the entire way trying to sell things.

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December 4, 2019

Beautiful area where you will not get bored and photographed. Very varied walks to beautiful villages. Villagers walk along with the long walk to the rice fields to help you on the sometimes slippery journey. Halfway they say goodbye with the expectation that you will buy something from them. The guides were very friendly and told a lot about the area. Spoke English well.

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August 28, 2019

Product ID: 63878