Day 1 : Hanoi - Maichau - Son La ( B, L, D )
Am : depart from your hotel in Hanoi at 0730 for a 11-hour drive to Son La. Have lunch and take a rest at Mai Chau. Arriving in Son La late in the afternoon and check into our local guesthouse where you spend the night.
Day 2 : Son La - Dien Bien Phu ( B, L, D )
Am : Visit the remains of a old French prison and have a dip in the local hot springs. Then drive to Dien Bien Phu around 170 km away. Stop over to visit some minority vilages and ThuanChau market. Arrive at Dien Bien Phu and check in hotel. Free time.
Day 3 : Dien Bien Phu - Phong Tho - Paso ( B, L, D )
Am : Spend the day around Dien Bien Phu visiting the former battlefields, the museum and some of the hill tribe villages. . 4 hours road trip to Phong Tho Town. Visit the market in Phong Tho. Then continue the short distance to Paso town for our accommodation for this night.
Day 4 : Paso - Sapa ( B, L, D )
8.30: drive east to Sapa, which is a four - hour drive. Arrive in Sapa around 12h30. After lunch we have the afternoon free to explore the township. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 5 : Sapa ( B, L, D )
Take six hour trek to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, Ta Van and Cau May and meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa such as: Red Zao, Hmong and Tay people, walk to Sapa to trade at the markets. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Sapa - Hanoi (B, L,D ) Night train to Hanoi
Am : Free time at the market in Sapa town. Check out hotel. Have lunch in the town.
Pm : Transfer to Taphin HMong village and to Laocai train station for a night train to Hanoi.
Day 7 : Arrive Hanoi train station at 5.00AM . End tour.
Prices Includes :
- 5 nights accommodation in twin sharing room.
- Sonla ( CongDoan hotel )
- DienBien ( MuongThanh )
- PhongTho ( Lan Anh 2)
- Sapa ( Bamboo ) or Victoria hotel.
- Meals at the local restaurant ( B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner )
- Meal as specified in itinerary.
- Transfer and tour by private air conditioning car with English or French Speaking guide as stated in itinerary.
- Soft sleeper train ticket Sapa - Hanoi ( Aircondition cabin of 4 persons )
- Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
- Entrance fees and permits during guided excursions
Prices Not Includes :
- All insurance & airport tax.
- Other tour & meals than mentioned in program.
- expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry and gratuity etc.