In the early morning, bus driver will pick up from the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter then depart to Sapa, following Noi Bai - Lao Cai highway. Along the way, you will have chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains, with terraced rice fields, sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog. Have a short break for 30 minutes, then continue the trip to Sapa.
13h00: Arrive in Sapa, where our tour guide will pick you up at bus station and then transfer you to the hotel. Enjoy a lunch of local Vietnamese dishes. After lunch we will check-in to our rooms.
In the afternoon, we will take 2 - hour trek to visit Cat Cat village. It is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station, which was built by the French in twentieth century. You will experience the tribal way of life of the ethnic minorities while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village. Then take a walk uphill for the bus pick up, to get back to Sapa in the late afternoon.
You are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire, or go shopping for local made clothing and souvenirs. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.