5 Day Sapa Valley Explorer Tour from £550 per person
The former French outpost of Sapa in the hills of northern Vietnam offers travellers a fascinating glimpse into the life of some of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups, including the Red Dzao and H’mong people.
• Roundtrip transfers from Hanoi hotel or airport to train station
• Roundtrip overnight journeys on the Victoria train Soft Sleeper Deluxe air-conditioned cabin
• 2 nights Victoria Sapa Resort
• 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
• Touring as shown
• English-speaking guide
• Air-conditioned vehicle
Day 1 Hanoi to Hanoi train station Transfer from your Hanoi hotel to the train station. Overnight train to Sapa. 2 Berth private cabin with air-conditioning.
Day 2 Arrive Sapa Met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; Victoria Sapa Resort for a 2 night stay. Day at leisure.
Day 3 Sapa Valley Explorer Tour Full day tour including a 5 hour trek. This requires a good level of fitness. Walk downhill through picturesque mountain scenery. Lunch in a local home. Then walk through rice terraces and finally a walk uphill to Su Pan where the car is waiting to take you back to the hotel.
Day 4 Half Day Walking Tour Visit the rustic village of Soui Ho, then alongside the river before returning to Sapa. 3-4 hours walking. Depart by train overnight to Hanoi.