Sapa Tours

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experience from the easy walk to the most
challenging trek on mountain, village

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If you prefer to create a tour with your own interest, travel duration, budget...Our Travel Consultant is available to craft a beautilful itinerary for you:

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in 1995 and now adays, our experience
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Sapa Photography Tour

Get the real taste of Sapa through its hauntingly beautiful rice terrace, misty mountain, verdant tea plantation and travel further to capture the smiling faces of Hmong, Dzao people in a famous weekly market. Sapa Photography Tour features the most flexible trip to photograph the highlights of the area and make you enjoy its diversity the best way.
Sapa Photo Tour is very available to customize !
Duration: 3 days / 4 nights
Tour type: From Private tour- free to choose departure date
Destination: Sapa


  • Capture the quintessence of Sapa town
  • Photography the vivid nature
  • Travel off road to the habitat of Hmong, Dzao and others
  • See the unique weekly market

Tour brief

  • Night 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai by train
  • Day 01: Sapa -Rice and mountain
  • Day 02: Sapa village and portraits
  • Day 03: Hill tribe market – Lao Cai city
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Night 01: Hanoi – Sapa

We would welcome you to visit our office this day to settle your luggage or our tour guide will meet you at your hotel to escort you to Hanoi train station. Taking overnight train to Lao Cai city. Accommodation: Train to Sapa
Meal: not included

Day 01: Lao Cai - Sapa Rice and Mountain

Upon your arrival in Lao Cai city, our local guide will welcome you with a board of your name. If the train arrives early enough, you will be transferred to the sightseeing point to have the panorama of Lao Cai city before heading to Sapa town by car.
Your photographing day requires some walking as we approach Ma Tra and Ta Phin. This area inherit the large rice paddies, dotted with wooden houses and indigo plantation. This is home to friendly Black Hmong and Red Dzao people who boasts different traditional workshop to make embroidery, herbal medicine.
In the afternoon, we spend time to see ther rice paddies in Hau Thao, one of the best place to see rice terrace from far and the great view toward Muong Hoa valley.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast

Day 02: Sapa villages and portraits

Rise up early to see the cloud lifting from mountain and the sunset moment in Hoang Lien national park.
The highlight of today is the time with Red Dzao, Hmong and Ha Nhi people who live in different villages from Sapa to Bat Xat district. The road is so scenic that you request for many photo stops.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Sapa Hill Tribe Village

Depends on your interest we will arrange a visit either to a very famous weekly market like Bac Ha or a less-known, more authentic market for shooting this morning.
It may take you from 2 to 3 hours to reach the market depending on your choice. This colorful fair inspires all photographers from beautiful Hmong dress to rustic food stalls or seasonal vegetable sold in the market. After the market in Muong Khuong district, you are to meet Dzao Tuyen people and travel on a secluded road where the landscape surprises at every turning points. Return to Lao Cai city, visit the famous temple and China border. Taking night train back to Hanoi.
Accommodation: Train to Hanoi
Meal: breakfast, lunch
Our service included
  • Soft sleeper return train tickets
  • Hotel room
  • Private car transfer
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Other language, please contact us
  • Meals in the itinerary
  • Visiting permit and entrance fee
  • Water and tissues
Our service excluded
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others services not mentioned
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