Sapa mountain hiking with Love Waterfall (2 days / 1 night in hotel)

Duration 3 Nights 2 Days
Season Anytime
City of departure Hanoi
Travel style trekking, nature, minorities
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Tour code SPTREK2-2E

Itinerary

Trekking To Hill Tribe Villages 1 Night Hotel Offer

Lao chai – Tavan - Giang Ta Chai – Love Waterfall

This lovely journey will definitely bring you the great view to Muong Hoa valley and one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Sapa. The trip is the combination with trekking and visiting for you to explore and to enjoy the stunning view of Sapa landscape.

 

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai

You will be at Hanoi railway station 1 hour before the train departure to reconfirm you train ticket and then board the comfortable train to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train journey.

 

Day 1: Sapa - Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai (B,L)

Trekking Road: 12 km in 5 hours

Arriving at Lao Cai in the early morning, you are welcomed at the main exit and transferred to Sapa by our driver. The 40 minute drive will take you to lovely Sapa town. Along the way, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of hills and mountains. Then take a rest and have breakfast at hotel to get more energy for the full day trekking trip to villages. Our local tour guide will meet you at hotel and accompanies you in a whole day trekking to different hill tribe villages in Sapa. The trek will be begun right after being transferred to Lao Chai – a village of Hmong minority. From the above road, you will trek down to this village through a very small route opened by the local, across the paddy fields and along the river. The nature landscape with high mountains, long and deep river, paddy fields will bring you the great and spectacular view of this area. During the trek, you have a chance to talk to the locals who live here for years to learn about their culture and life. Then have a break for lunch.

Next on the route is a stop at Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai – home of Hmong and Giay minority which have been inhabited here for centuries. Here you will have the opportunity to see the products of this minority at its best with hereditary rice fields, homes and vibrant communities. It is the time when you learn about the rice cultivation on the terrace fields, the feeding the livestock, the catching fishes by bamboo stick and other activities in the annual festivals. Back to Sapa for dinner and night at hotel.

 

Day 2: Sapa – Love Waterfall – Silver Waterfall – Lao Cai (B,L)

Breakfast at hotel, then check out and today you will visit 2 beautiful waterfalls in Sapa which are not missed in your journey before coming back to Hanoi.

Love Waterfall, located about 4km to the North-West of Sa Pa Town. Driving on a red soil road to the waterfalls that winds through a primitive forest of lush ancient ivory trees and rhododendron flowers in white, red and yellow color, you will have a chance to enjoy a perfect painting-like landscape. From afar, the waterfall looks like a twinkling pyramid under the sun. This 100m high mountain starts from the peak of Fansipan Mountain and rushes noisily into the Gold Stream like a never-ending song. Under the waterfall, the Gold Stream runs along with green grass plots and bamboo clusters, forming a poetic image.

According to the local people, the name of the waterfall originates from a love story. Legend has it that long ago, fairies from heaven used to come to the waterfall to bath. One day, the seventh fairy saw O Qui Ho, the first son of Ai Lao Mountain Genie who was playing his flute near the falls. Mesmerized by the flute sounds, the fairy spent every night listening to the sweet melodies until her parents detected her secret and forbade her from coming to the human world. The fairy missed O Qui Ho so much that she spent every afternoon at heaven’s gate looking towards the waterfall and waiting for the sounds of the flute. Then, she turned herself into a yellow bird that lives on O Qui Ho Mountain. Since then, the waterfall is called “Love” to remind everyone of the legendary love story. End of the day, you are back to Lao Cai and take a night train to Hanoi.

 

Day 3: Hanoi

The train arrives in Hanoi at 5 am. End of tour. Taxi is available in the platform. You can take it to hotel by yourself.

 

Include:

  • Train roundtrip tickets in a 4 soft berth shared cabin with air conditioning
  • Shuttle bus transfer
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • Double/twins sharing accommodation
  • Sightseeing fee and indicated meals on the program (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • 01 bottle of mineral water/1person/1day

Exclude:

  • Dinners
  • Tourist insurance
  • Emergency transfer, mini bar, laundry, phone call, Internet in hotel
  • Drinks on meals, other expenses, VAT invoice
  • Tip for tour guide
  • The non-mentioned things in the program

 

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