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Why Mu Cang Chai - Sapa 4 days tour is special ?
This tour starts from Hanoi, covering the significant highlights of the northern highland. You are traveling by private comfortable transfer, visiting the most picturesque rice terrace fields and meeting the most interesting and friendly local people in their home villages. Do some trekking and visit the top roof of Indochina - Fansipan Peak by riding cable car.
What to explore at Mu Cang Chai - Sapa 4 days tour?
DAY 1: HANOI – NGHIA LO – MU CANG CHAI
Our guide will pick you up at hotel, then driving to west of Hanoi following the national way – No.32 to Nghia Lo district of Yen Bai province.
Have a lunch in local restaurant in Nghia Lo, then keep on driving up to Mu Cang Chai. We stop-over in Tu Le for visiting and admire of the imposing landscape of mountains and valleys and the beautiful rice terrace filed of this area – Tu Le, Van Chan district of Yen Bai province.
Dinner and overnight in Mu Cang Chai.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2: MU CANG CHAI TREKKING
After breakfast, we will get a transfer to a trekking point for the whole day trek to enjoy Vietnam’s national rice terrace heritage. Our trek will start from Che Cu Nha commune to La Pan Tan Commune. It is around 13 km and takes most of our day. This trek will definitely offer us a good opportunity to see the main spots and admire the beauty of amazing rice terraces that Mu Cang Chai has to offer. We will also be able to visit a few villages of the H’mong hill tribe scattered in the area.
Get picked up by our private vehicle around 4.30 PM.
Dinner and stay for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
DAY 3: MU CANG CHAI – SAPA – TA VAN VILLAGE
After breakfast, we depart to Sapa. Arrive in Sapa and visit colorful ethnic markets and Sapa old town with its remnants of the French colonial era. Have a lunch in local restaurant.
After lunch, you start trekking down to Lao Chai village of Black H’mong ethnic people. Here you will discover their daily life. Visit the biggest valley which provides the best view for golden rice terrace fields in Vietnam. After Lao Chai you walk to Ta Van village of Dzay people. It is a small group of ethnic people in Vietnam with a rich culture and beautiful houses located on rice paddy fields. Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages, about 8 km from Sapa town, where black H’mong and Dzay people are living. Here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terraced fields, stream, discover and visit some Black H’mong families. In the evening, enjoy dinner with music and join in the party with some wine or soft drinks. Stay one night with a local family in the village.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
DAY 4: CAT CAT - HAM RONG – HANOI
After breakfast, you leave Ta Van and travel to Cat Cat village. Upon arrival explore Cat Cat villages, inhabited by the H’mong people, a French colonial area and a renowned resort for officials from the early 20th century. Visit the hydro-power station and the waterfall of Cat Cat village. Learn about the culture and customs of H’mong people including traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver and hand-forged agricultural tools.
After that, your leave Cat Cat village to explore the Ham Rong Mountain with unspoiled scenery and spectacular. At here, you can visit many kinds of colorful orchid garden from Indochina area. Passing two Heaven Gate, visitors will be arriving in the top of Ham Rong is called Pitch Cloud, and have panoramic view of Sapa.
At noon, have lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi city. End of tour.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: none included
+ Hotel accommodation based on twin
+ Meals as specified in the itinerary
+ Private transportation
+ English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
+ Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
+ Travel insurance
+ Water (2 bottle/day)
+ Description of service in details
+ Tips for tour guide, driver
+ Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
+ Others which are not mentioned in the inclusion
Mu Cang Chai - Vietnam