Necessary information for Sapa tours

17, April, 2016

Necessary information for Sapa tours

Sapa is well known as The Queen of the Mountains because it owns many beautiful sights that will captivate you immediately. Travelling to Sapa with Vivutravel you will have a great chance to enjoy lovely rice fields, majestic of Fansipan Mountain, beautiful valley and colorful minorities.

To do Sapa Tours, most of travelers will choose the night train from Hanoi, it takes around 9 hours. The trains depart in the evening at around 21:15 and arrive in Lao Cai train station at about 05:30 am. (Lao Cai – Sap ~ 38 km, 45 minutes by car, shuttle bus) However, the other good way to get to Sapa is by road. It will takes you 5 – 6 hours from Hanoi to Sapa and you can choose private transfer or shuttle bus / public bus.

Transportation:
+ The best train is Victoria Sapa train but this train is expensive and you can only book if you stay at Victoria Sapa resort.
+ There are also many good options for Sapa trains which are at about the same quality and price such as Fanxipan Sapa train, Livitrans Sapa train, Ratraco Sapa train, Tulico Sapa train, TSC Sapa train, Pumpkin Sapa train, Sapaly Train, Spring Sapa train, King Sapa train, Orient Sapa train...
+ Public buses departure in everyday at 7:00 AM in Hanoi and arrive in Sapa at 13:00 and so many choice for you such as Queen cafe Vip bus, Thanh Hung bus, Hai Van bus, Sapa Express bus.

Sapa tours:
For Sapa trekking tours and Sapa homestay tours: it is best to visit Muong Hoa valley where stay the ethnic villages of the H'mong, Dao, Tay, Zay, Xa Pho and where you will learn a lot of interesting and unique cultures, habits of these people. It is really a life time experience!

For Sapa adventure tours:It is best to climb the Fansipan, it is the highest peak of Vietnam and Indochina. One or two nights sleeping in the tent by the fire in the jungles with sounds of stream, birds...and the feeling of a king or queen when at the summit will be unforgettable.

For Sapa culture tours:It is best to visit Sapa culture market, make friends with the local, visit their villages and especially a tour to Coc Ly Market, Can Cau Market, Bac Ha Market, Lung Khau Nhin Market, Cao Son Market, Muong Hum Market or Muong Khuong Market will definitely be colorful experience.

Recommended Sapa Hotels: Victoria Sapa hotel and resort will be first and best choice for luxury spa, following is U Sapa hotel, Amazing hotel, Chau Long hotel, Sapa View hotel.... For mountain retreat, no place is better than Topas Ecolodge