Guaranteed either minimum 2 pax weekly departure every Saturday

for seat-in-coach or daily departure for private tour



Nov 04-08   E/G/S

Dec 02-06  E/G/S  

Nov 11-15    E/F/G

Dec 09-13   E/F/G

Nov 18-22    E/G/S

Dec 16-20    E/G/S

Nov 25-29    E/F/G 

Dec 23-27    E/F/G


Dec 30-Jan 03   E/G/S

Jan 27-31   E/G/S 

Feb 24-28  E/G/S

Mar 24-28   E/G/S

Apr 21-25 E/G/S

May 19-23   E/G/S

Jun 16-20  E/G/S

Jul 14-18    E/G/S

Aug 11-15  E/G/S

Sep 08-12 E/G/S

Oct 06-10    E/G/S

Jan 06-10   E/F/G 

Feb 03-07   E/F/G

Mar 03-07  E/F/G

Mar 31-Apr 04  E/F/G

Apr 28-May 02    E/F/S

May 26-30  E/F/S

Jun 23-27   E/F/S

Jul 21-25   E/F/S

Aug 18-22   E/F/S 

Sep 15-19    E/F/S

Oct 13-17   E/F/G

Jan 13-17    E/G/S 

Feb 10-14E/G/S

Mar 10-14E/G/S

Apr 07-11E/G/S

May 05-09E/G/S

Jun 02-06E/G/S

Jun 30-Jul 04  E/G/S

Jul 28-Aug 01  E/G/S

Aug 25-29E/G/S

Sep 22-26E/G/S

Oct 20-24E/G/S

Jan 20-24  E/F/G

Feb 17-21  E/F/G

Mar 17-21  E/F/G

Apr 14-18  E/F/S

May 12-16  E/F/S

Jun 09-13  E/F/S

Jul 07-11  E/F/S

Aug 04-08E/F/S

Sep 01-05  E/F/S

Sep 29-Oct 03  E/F/S

Oct 27-31E/F/G

Note:-  The departure dates will be provided by specified guides

E = English speaking guide  F = French speaking guide

G = German speaking guide  S = Spanish speaking guide






Day 01   Hanoi – Lao Cai    (-/-/D)  


  Arrive in Hanoi by morning flight. Pick up at the airport and make excursion to home of water puppet art, Quoc Oai, 30km from Hanoi. Visit Tay Phuong to sight the finest collection of wooden Buddha statues and Thay pagoda. Return Hanoi and have dinner at Hotel.

Transfer to Hanoi train station for night train to Lao Cai etd 22.00 hrs.

Overnight on Victoria carriage

Day 02   Lao Cai – Bac Ha - Sapa      (B/L/D)  

05:30Upon arrival in Lao Cai, transfer to Bac Ha. Simple breafast at local restaurant.  

Visit the colourful Bac Ha market full of montagnards from surrounding villages. They dress their most colourful costumes and head to the market to exchange goods or sell self-made souvenirs.

Lunch en route

p.m.  Walking tour at Ban Pho village then drive to Sapa. Enjoy the picturesque scenery along the way leading towards Sapa, a mountainous area of stunning natural beauty and diverse ethnic minorities.  Transfer to the hotel for check-in.

Dinner and accommodation at the Victoria Sapa Hotel (superior room)

Day 03   Sapa – Ta Van – Cat Cat – Sapa    (B/L/D)

  Breakfast at hotel

  Fullday tour: A 8-km on the rim of a deep valley, followed by 30-minutes walk take you to so-called rattan bridge & the ethnic Ta Van village which is dwelled by Dzay people followed by a walking visit to Cat Cat village. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Dinner and accommodation at the Sapa Hotel (superior room)

Day 04      Sapa      (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel

a.m.  Visit Ta Phin village.  Lying in a hillside meadow, it is home to Red Dzao and Hmong people. 

Lunch at local restaurant

p.m.  Transfer to Lao Cai and board on the night train to Hanoi etd 18.45 hrs.

Dinner and overnight (4-bed superior cabin)

Day 05  Hanoi     (B/-/-)


Early arrival in Hanoi eta 04.20 hrs.  You can keep the cabin until 07.00 hrs.

Transfer to Hotel in Hanoi.  Breakfast at the hotel and half day use.


** Itinerary is subject to changes depending on confirmed flights, road conditions

availability of rooms and weather. **



Ø  Victoria Sapa Hotel, Sapa District, Lao Cai Province, S.R Vietnam,

Tel: (84 20) 871 522, Fax: (84 20) 871 539

Ø  Sunway Hotel, 19 Pham Dinh Ho Street, hai Ba Trung Dist., Hanoi

Tel : (84-4) 9713888, Fax : (84-4) 9713555

JOINT PACKAGE TOURS – US Dollar (min. 2 persons)

Departure every Saturday with English/German/French speaking guide

5 days Pretour Hanoi/Sapa

Wholesale (WC)

Single Surcharge

English/French/German speaking guide



Spanish speaking guide



Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007



every Saturday with English/German/French speaking guide
Number of passengers (Nett per person in half-twin room)

Single Surcharge
















Validity: 01 November 2006 – 31 October 2007


The supplement for Spanish speaking guide is USD 91.00 nett per party.


Deluxe Category:

Train : Victoria carriage (2 bed deluxe cabin)

Sapa : Victoria Sapa Hotel (deluxe room)

Hanoi  : Sheraton Hotel (Executive room)

First Class Category:

Train : Victoria carriage (2 bed deluxe cabin)

Sapa : Victoria Sapa Hotel (deluxe room)

Hanoi  : Nikko Hotel (Superior room)

Supplement for Deluxe and First Class Category (WC)-US Dollar

Hotel Category

Nett per person in half twin room

Single supplement

Deluxe Category



First Class Category



Valid date: 01 November 2006-31 October 2007


Surcharge for peak season :

Victoria Resort from Dec 24-26,06 & Dec 31,06-Jan 01,07 & Feb 17-22,07

= USD 24.00 nett per room per night (single/double)

Compulsory Gala Dinner on Chirstmas and New Year Eve:

Victoria Resort  

Dec 24,06 : USD 55.00 per person

Dec 31,06 : USD 69.00 per person

The other hotels : compulsory dinner is not required but surcharge for meals on special days

(such as Dec 24, 25, 31 & Feb 14) will be applied upon confirmation of the booking.

Included in the tour price are:-

-  Accommodation with meals as specified in the programme (B=Breakfast; L= Lunch; D=Dinner)

-  Transfers and tours with English/German/French speaking local guide

-  Train tickets Hanoi/Lao Cai/Hanoi on Victoria carriage (4-bed superior cabin)

-  Early check-in and breakfast at Hotel on day 05 (Wed)

-  Entrance fees

-  Service charges, room tax and baggage handling




Not included in the tour price are:-

-  Other meals and services which are not mentioned in the programme

-  International air tickets to and from Vietnam

-  International departure airport tax in Hanoi at USD 14.- nett per person

-  Vietnamese visa fee

-  Personal insurance

-  Expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry, etc

  Child policy:

02-12 years, sharing twin room with 2 adults:

* 15% discount with extra bed and breakfast

* 25% discount without extra bed and without breakfast

* No discount for child who stay in sharing twin room

NOTE: Maximum 04 children are allowed at reduced rates, per party.

Cancellation policy:

  : 100 % charge
1-7 days : 50 % of the tour price
8-14 days   : 30 % of the tour price
15-21 days  : 10 % of the tour price
22 days up  : no charge



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