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Sapa Tour By Train 3 Days

Duration: 03 Days/03 Nights
Tour Itinerary: North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa
Highlights: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Cat Cat village - Sapa - Ta Phin village - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi

Day 1: Night train Hanoi - Lao Cai

You will be picked up from your hotel at 20:00 for transfer to the train station. Take a night train to Lao Cai. The night train leaves at 21:10. O/N on train.

Day 2: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat village - Sapa

You arrive at Lao Cai train station early in the morning (around 05:30). Pick up and transfer to Sapa by bus(35km - about 1 hour drive). Check-in at Cat Cat Hotel. In the morning, you will have time on your own to enjoy the view of Fansipan (3.143m) on the other side of the Sapa valley and to explore the market where some of the different ethnic minority groups come into town to sell their products. In the afternoon, you will walk down to visit Cat Cat village and the beautiful valley, which is home of the Black H’Mong people. Black H’Mong is one of the biggest and poorest minority groups in the Sapa area. But they are proud of their culture and stick to their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigio blue clothing. Stay overnight at Cat Cat Hotel, Sapa.

Day 3: Sapa - Ta Phin village - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi

Today a jeep or motorbike will take you to Ta Phin village where you will experience the customs and life of Red Dao people. The Red Dao women have very colourful red embroideries and coins on their clothing. On the head they wear a deep red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because a hairless face is considered to be very beautiful by the Red Dao.
Return to Sapa town. You have time to relax before the bus take you to Lao Cai train station. From here, you take a night train back to Hanoi. Sleep overnight on train.
Arrive in Hanoi next morning, at around 05:00. The trip ends at Hanoi train station.

Rates per pax in US$


2 Pax

3 - 5 Pax

6 - 9 Pax

10 - 13 Pax






  • Private car
  • Train ticket (4berth soft sleeper cabin)
  • Accommodation
  • Tour guide
  • Meal as indicated
  • All entrance fees
  • A bottle of mineral water
  • Special offers
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Drink
  • Tip
  • International flight
  • Others not mentioned

See Also

Sapa Adventure Tour 2 Days
Sapa Trekking Tour 4 Days (North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa)
Sapa Trekking and Homestay Tour 03 Days (North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa)
Sapa Adventure Minority Trek 7 Days (North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa)
Tour to Sapa 2 Days (North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa)
Sapa Markets 3 Days (North Vietnam from Hanoi to Sapa)

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