Hanoi - Sapa

Tour to sapa from Hanoi: SAPA – BAC HA – HANOI 2 days – 1 night

Tour to Sapa from Hanoi is designed for travelers who want to visit both the most popular travel sites in Sapa and Bac Ha market on Sunday but just within 2 days, stay overnight in a good hotel and save lots of money in comparison with going by night train, especially you can enjoy the friendly services

The Sapa tour from Hanoi is the perfect choice for travelers who have limited time but want to explore the highlights of the Sapa and Bac Ha market. This two-day tour offers an opportunity to visit the most popular travel sites in Sapa such as Cat Cat Village. Additionally, on Sunday, you will have a chance to explore the vibrant Bac Ha market, where you can observe the colorful clothes of various ethnic minorities, sample delicious local cuisine, and purchase unique handmade souvenirs. With the guidance of a knowledgeable local guide, you will learn about the culture, traditions, and way of life of the local people in both Sapa and Bac Ha.


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Day 1: (Depart on Saturday) Ha Noi – Sapa by bus with short trek to Cat Cat village (L, D)

6.30: Pick up from Bus Station get on the sleeping bus and depart for Sapa Town.

9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfortable break

11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa

13.00: Arrive in Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, and Tay ethnic People.

– Welcome drink and itinerary briefing

– Enjoy lunch with local Vietnamese dishes

14.30:  A short walk to the Gate of Cat Cat village which is home to Black H’mong ethnic people and located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station, stop for a photo with the bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for the bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.

The trekking distance is about 2.5 km and it lasts for 2 hours

17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in a hotel with night activities.

6.15 – 7.00: Have breakfast at the hotel and prepare all your luggage for Bac Ha market

7.00 – 13.00: Take a 2.5-hour drive to Bac Ha Town – home of Flower H’Mong ethnic People

  • Visit Bac Ha market – the most typical weekly market with inhabitants of lots of Ethnic People.
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant

A short walk to Hoang A Tuong’s palace which was built in 1914 with French – Viet architecture and visit the “Pho” village of Flower H’Mong People. The trekking distance is about 3 km and it lasts for 2 hours

13.00: Take 1.45-hour drive back to Lao Cai city, (Do not come back to Sapa town)

15.00: You are welcome to shuttle the bus back to Hanoi with comfort breaks.

20.30 – 21.00: We say goodbye to you at the bus stop. Trip ends

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Modern air – conditioning bus with comfortable berth from Hanoi – Sapa and return tour ( ( tour guides are not available on the bus)
  • Modern air – conditioning bus from Sapa – Bac Ha – Lao Cai and in Sapa with experienced drivers
  • English-speaking local guide escorted in Sapa and Bac Ha
  • Meals as 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast with local dishes
  • All entrance tickets to indicated sites
  • Accommodation in Sapa with Double room/Twin/triple sharing room
  • Insurance during time using the bus
  • Beverages, travel insurance, VAT, personal expenses
  • Others not clearly mentioned above

Important Notes

Thing to bring

  • Warm clothes, scarf, hat, and cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February, and March
  • Due to the altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February, and March.
  • Trekking shoes, sunglasses, sun cream, and insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because the banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollars, euros, and Australia dollars are accepted in Sapa.
  • You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.

Booking Policies

Children policy

  • Children under 5 years old (or under 1m high): Free of charge based on 2 adults 1 kid sharing bed/ berth/ bus with adult
  • Children from 5 – 8 years old: charge 75% adult price, sharing a bed with an adult
  • Children from 9 years old and above: charged as adult price

Surcharge policy

  • A surcharge will be applied to travelers on the national holiday.



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