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From Hanoi: 2-Day Overnight Sapa Tour by Luxury Transfer

4.2 / 5

54 reviews

Activity provider: Crossing Vietnam Tour

From Hanoi: 2-Day Overnight Sapa Tour by Luxury Transfer

Activity provider: Crossing Vietnam Tour

From US$ 135 per person

This 2-day package is an opportunity to visit Sapa even if you have limited time. Travel by luxury transfer from Hanoi and trek to various minority villages.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English
Pickup included
Meet your guide at you hotel in the Old Quarter (Hoan Kiem district).
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the mountainous landscapes en route to Sapa
  • Enjoy treks to Cat Cat, Y Linh Ho, Lao Cai and Ta Van villages
  • Learn about the cultures of the ethnic minorities living in the Sapa area
Full description

Head to Sapa on a two-day guided trip from Hanoi. Enjoy an overnight stay in the mountains of northern Vietnam, trek to ethnic minority villages, experience local culture, and try local cuisine.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi to Sapa and Short Trek

(Lunch, Dinner) Meet the tour guide for the bus to Lao Cai and Sapa (duration roughly 5 hours). Check-in at your hotel, then take a walk around Sapa, visiting the market and old cathedral, and meet Black H’mong and Red Zao ethnic minorities selling handicrafts. Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch and then trek through Cat Cat village, stopping at local homes and experiencing the hospitality. (Trekking distance approximately 2.5 km; duration about 2 hours) Return to the hotel for dinner at 5:00 PM and overnight stay.

Day 2: Long Trek and Sapa to Hanoi by Bus

(Breakfast, Lunch) Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before checking out and heading on a trek to Muong Hoa Valley. Walk to Y Linh Ho village and stop for a picnic lunch. Continue to Lao Chai and Ta Van village, visiting homes and local schools. (Trekking distance approximately 9 km; duration about 5.5 hours) Meet your group at the hotel and head to the bus station. Drop off in Hanoi is at the bus office (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) or your hotel/ apartment in the Old Quarter (Monday to Thursday).

Includes
  • Round-trip luxury transportation between Hanoi and Sapa
  • Pickup and drop-off at hotels in Old Quarter Area
  • 2 bottles of water and tissues on bus
  • Modern bus transfers in Sapa with experienced drivers
  • English-speaking tour leader on the Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi bus
  • Local guide in Sapa
  • 1 dinner
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 breakfast
  • All entrance tickets to sites mentioned
  • Deluxe room with a mountain view at a 3-star hotel
  • Insurance during bus ride
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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What to bring

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

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • On day 2, if you do not want to do the long trek the tour leader will organize a visit to another place. You will be responsbile for all tickets and transportation fees
  • Older people should not do the long trek (9 km) as it is challenging and dangerous in case of rain
  • Handicapped people and children under 6 should not do the trek
  • Bring warm clothes, a scarf and a hat or cap as the weather in Sapa is unpredictable. It is normally cold from September-March
  • Due to the altitude in Sapa, it is sometimes foggy from December-March
  • Please bring trekking shoes, sunglasses, sun cream and insect repellent
  • Bring cash with you in Vietnamese Dong, as banking systems in Sapa sometimes do not function. US Dollars, Euros and Australian Dollars are accepted in Sapa
  • Bring medicine with you although there are some chemists in Sapa if you become ill
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 54 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    3.9/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    3.9/5

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Perfect organization! Punctual transfer by limousine (which is actually a minibus but air-conditioned and with large and comfortable armchairs), 4-star hotel with a very comfortable bed and views of the valley, varied breakfast and very good meals (they were however a fixed menu so every extra order was paid separately). the first day we visited cat cat village, beautiful but obviously artfully created for tourists. on the second day we walked through the rice fields, visited three authentic villages, had lunch in a local place and enjoyed all the wonders of the place. Vote 10 and praise! there were two guides, both good and available in answering our every curiosity.

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August 21, 2022

This trip was the one I appreciated the most during my time in Vietnam. We were lucky with the weather, which makes a lot when you hike 11 km. Women from the village came up and joined us for lunch and helped us walk the first bit as it was a bit muddy. Then they wanted you to buy something from them at the lunch counter and it was worth it. The food at lunch is the best I ate in Vietnam during the three weeks I was there. We were a group of 10/12 people and all from different nationalities, which also made it fun. We had gloves and a hat with us, but it is not necessary. We went in February. Recommend this tour. In and of itself, we had to call the tour operator when we got to SaPa because no one picked us up at the bus first. So make sure you have contact details for the organizer in case something like that happens. We didn't know which hotel we were going to stay at, because then we could only take a taxi there.

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February 16, 2020

The trip was well organized and is really amazing. The countryside is awesome. What we didn't like was that the program is calculated to roughly, so on the second day we really had to rush and run through the hills in order to get back in time. It would be better to make this a 2 nights trip, so it's possible to enjoy the countryside a bit more.

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January 30, 2020

Product ID: 107482