6 Days Exploring Essential Sapa

From $660 USD/Person 6 DAYS Based on 2 travelers

Trip overview

It is clear that Sapa is always on the list of top tourist destinations in Vietnam. The cool climate all year round, hospitable local people, delicious specialties and the majestic natural scenery are just a few of the countless reasons why tourists miss Sapa. This short six-day adventure features an exclusive stay at an ecolodge deep in the misty mountains of Hoang Lien National Park, a stand out destination for tourists with photographic opportunities around every turn. Now, let's discover Sapa tour with Signatures of Asia.

Destination included: Hanoi - Sapa

Duration: 6 Days

Why you'll love this trip

  • Discover several of Sapa's scenic day treks. With daily but stunning green landscapes, tourists will explore the daily life of the H'mong ethnic people, where you can also enjoy traditional musical performances.  
  • Be rewarded at the end of your trekking with spectacular views of the Hoang Lien mountains while enjoying the comforts of the Sapa
  • Visit terraced rice fields of Sapa, which florished and beautifully shined after being watered by local farmers. 

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Arrival, Hanoi

Upon arrival, you will be met by a driver and taken to hotel in the city. Checking in to your accomodation and rest of the day will be at your own leisure. Overnight in Hanoi city.

5* Preferred: Apricot Hanoi, Hotel de L’Opera Hanoi, Sofitel Legend Metropole


Overnight: Hanoi
Meals: non-included


Day 2: Hanoi – Sapa (B,L)

After having breakfast and depart from your hotel at Ha Noi, you will start your trip to Sapa by private car in approximately 5 hours. 

Considered as Vietnamese capital by the French in the early 20th century, Sapa’s grown into the quý giá of Vietnamese tourism since being opened to international visitors in 1993. The mix of delicious specialties, ethnic cultures, majestic scenery creates Sapa as an ideal place to retreat and enjoy. Here in Sapa, visitors will take a visit to:

  • Explore the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat – a traditional village of H’mong people, who originated from China about 300 years ago. You will clearly noticed that the dark-blue or black clothing are the features of people here.


  • Experience local games and activities here to find out how different in lifestyles, cultures or even cuisines from H’mong people to the city one.


  • Encounter local H’mong traders, who are often described as persistent and aggressive in their sales techniques. 




Overnight: Sapa
Meals: breakfast, lunch


Day 3: Sapa insight (B,L)

After breakfast, your local guide will meet you and drive you Southwards of Sapa by private car. Go deeper into Sapa, tourists will experience:


  • Muong Hoa valley: well-known as marvellous terraced fields, unique ancient rock and cultural diversity. Specifically, let’s enjoy Sapa ancient rock – which is recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as one of the national historical monuments in 1994. 


  • Muong Bo valley: which is fully covered in greenery within majestic nature. The most beautiful terrace system is definitely during the ripe rice season, as this is the gold time that the valley wears a yellow, sparkling and shining view. 


  • Pay a visit to several homes of the Tay people who live in spacious houses built on stilts, witnessing their daily life and experiencing their hospitality. 


  • Nam Than village: a village of Red Zao people. There, you will have a brief understanding of their very unique culture and custom. 

 Sapa in ripe rice season   

Overnight: Sapa
Meals: breakfast, lunch


Day 4: Essential Sapa (B,L)

In the 4th day, tourists will experience more remarkable landscapes in Sapa by:


  • Making the short trek to Lech Village. The village is home to the Red Dao ethnic minority, a remarkable people whose culture has remained relatively unaffected by outside visitors. 


  • Trying the regional speciality of 7 colours sticky rice. This dish is so named as the rice is coloured with locally sourced ingredients such as natural leaves, flowers.


Overnight: Sapa
Meals: breakfast



Day 5: Sapa – Ha Noi (B,L)

After breakfast, free at leisure until check-out. Transfer to Hanoi (approximately 5 hours driving) and use free time to discover its many treasures. Perhaps visit Hoan Kiem Lake, the excellent Ethnology Museum or the Hanoi Social Club.


Overnight: Ha Noi
Meal: breakfast


Day 6: Ha Noi- Free time (B)

Your trip comes to an end after breakfast this morning. You will have free time till your guide escorts you to airport for your flight to next destination.

Meal: breakfast

1.5 night hand-picked accommodation
2. Daily breakfast served at hotels
3. Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
4. English Vietnamese speaking tour guide for round trip
5. Train tickets
6. Sharing transportation from/to
7. Entrance fees as program.


1. Drinks.
2. Personal expenses.
3. Tips & gratuities.
4. Others not mentioned in the itinerary.
5. VAT & Service charges

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