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Sapa Adventure Trek 4 DAYS
Trip Code: T-849
Destination: Lao cai - Sapa
Valid Date Till: 31/12/2018

 

 

DAY 1: HANOI-SAPA/ By Train
Your own taxi to Le Duan Train station and departure for Sapa, the train depart at 21.00 Pm. Overnight on Train
DAY 2: ARRIVAL LAOCAI- SAPA- CAT CAT VILLAGE TREKS
Arrive in the early morning at lao cai station ( at 05.30 am), near the Chinese border, take a scenic drive to the hill station of Sapa, some 1 hour from the train station, enjoy the spectacular views of rice –terraced mountains and black H’mong and red Dao hill tride people dressed in their colorful wares walking along the roadside, on arrival, check in hotel and have breakfast. From here we will start to hike down slope from the main road in Cat cat to visit black H’mong village and waterfall ( this round treks some 6 km), tour ends, walk back to your hotel. Free for your shopping at Sapa market and also your own dinner tonight in town. Overnight in Sapa (B)
DAY 3: SAPA - TA PHIN VILLAGE TREKS
After breakfast, this morning we will drive for 15km just outside where we visit the village of Red Dao in Taphin. On arrival the village, start our walking around this village for sightseeing the beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains and rice terraced paddies, also great chances of meeting the Red Dao ethnic people. Next is returned back to Sapa town for lunch. After lunch you will be free at this afternoon for your own to climb up Ham Rong mountain to enjoy a cool atmosphere and charming landscapes such as cloud ground and stone garden, gardens, garden of medicinal plants, especially the garden of various orchids and specific houses on stilts of ethnic minorities. A great deal of rocks in shape of dragon claws and fin appear to our eyes and we will think of being lost in a wonderland. Following cliff will lead us to the heaven gate I and II. Standing on the peak, you will enjoy particularly interesting landscapes around as much as you wish and throw your view farer to make the most of poetic beauty of Sapa town looming in clouds. Overnight in Sapa. (B/L)
DAY 4: SAPA- LAO CHAI- TA VAN VILLAGE- LAO CAI/ by train
Have breakfast at hotel and next our car and guide will come to pick up for transfer down to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van where the home of H'mong and Zay ethnic groups. Ta Van and Lao Chai are located far from Sapa less than 10 kilometers, Ta Van – a village of Lao Cai province is lying peacefully in the valley of Muong Hoa. Residents are mainly the H’Mong ethnic, Giay, and Red Dao… with approximately 1000 people. The road leads to Ta Van village that is small and narrow. Along two sides has a fertile terraced field which adorns by the green of corn and rice. When visitors come to Ta Van village, they will not be amazed at the simple beauty of the houses in the village. Previously, Ta Van based on the customs and characteristic of the Giay in Lao Cai. They live together at the bottom, mountains, the valleys, along streams. Growing rice is the major profession of the Giay. Besides, they also produce instruments and engraved silver. They live in both stilted houses and common houses with a solemn central part which is served as a place for ancestor altar and guest reception. The Giay have quite various cultures with fairy-tale, poetry, proverbs and riddles. Costumes of the Giay are simple: women with short eczema, wearing cloth bag with embroidered flowers; man also wears pants and shirt. If having the opportunity to come here, visitors can enjoy some special dishes of ethnic Giay such as: roast fish of Muong Hum, horse meat of Muong Khuong, sticky rice of Van Ban. some trekking to visit the 2 villages before transfer back the town, free time for your own lunch and meet back our driver at 04.00 Pm for transfer back Lao Cai train station for night train back Hanoi, tour ends at Lao Cai train station ( the train depart at 21.00 Pm and arrival Hanoi (Le Duan train station) at 05.30 am of next day. Overnight on train) (B) Tour end.
Tour prices in low season/(Per/person)
( Low season from 1 May- 1 Sept)
Hotel rates/group 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
2 Paxs--------555 $--------
4 Paxs--------440 $--------
6 Paxs--------393 $--------
8 Paxs--------370 $--------
Single Supplement0 $0 $194 $0 $0 $

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BOOKING TOURS FORM
Number of adults
Number of children (Under 12 years old/ 50% of adult fare)
Hotel Category
Number of SingleSupplement
Arrival Date

Tour prices in high season/(Per/person)
(High season from 2 Sept- 31 April)
Hotel rates/group 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
2 Paxs--------555 $--------
4 Paxs--------440 $--------
6 Paxs--------393 $--------
8 Paxs--------370 $--------
Single Supplement0.0 $0.0 $194.1 $0.0 $0.0 $

 We accept payment via: Paypal logo | Visa logo

BOOKING TOURS FORM
Number of adults
Number of children (Under 12 years old/ 50% of adult fare)
Hotel Category
Number of SingleSupplement
Arrival Date
Hotels or Similar Standard
Hotel namesCategoryRoom typeLocation
BAMBOO SAPA Hotel3Superior RoomSAPA
Inclusion

All transportation and transfers ( 2paxs = 4 seats car, from 4-8paxs = 16 seats van)
Tulico, green train Or Royal Train Tickets: Hanoi-Laocai & Returns (Cabin of 4berths, AC, Sleeper )
Local English speaking guide in Sapa
Breakfast on arrival day
All accommodation based on twin share basis with daily breakfast
Meals as indicated in tour detailed Itinerary ( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
Entrance fee at tourist sites.

Exclusion

Travel insurance
Visa fees
Taxi from/ to home/ hotel to Le Duan train station in Hanoi
No early check in and late check out hotel
Personal expenses Tips and gratuities

Note

Check in hotel at 02.00 pm and check out at 12.00 am

BOOKING TERMS


Vietnampathfinder commitment is the delivery of bespoke, safe and best services
With a focus on experience, guest safety, quality control and service delivery,  we will check every details to make sure that our travel sevices or your booking travel with us a most enjoyable. Each request is dutifully responded to within 24 hours unless negotiations and special requests are required on your behalf; our team of Vietnampathfinder will ultimately inform and follow up or you also can call us any time at 084. 913323 977 (Mr Pham).
 

Payment

20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour, this deposit is non-refundable. The remaining 80% of the total tour cost to be paid 45 days (for FIT Booking ) and 60 Days (for GIT Booking) prior to arrival date. If booked less than 45 days from arrival, full payment is required immediately.

Where deposits and advance payments are required from contractors/third parties, these will also be invoiced to the client for payment (in addition to the 20% deposit). This will be required for Vietnampathfinder to secure services contractors/third parties. Pre-payment procedures during high/peak seasons may also vary, depending on the accommodation policy to guarantee the booking. Vietnampathfinder will inform you accordingly about this for each individual case.


We do accept payment methods:

 

+ Bank transfer = 25$/ 1 time bank fees/ whole amount (takes 3 days to complete and easy, this is low bank fees for big amount)

+ Credit card = 2.7% bank fees is levied in addition to the invoiced amount. Kindly make sure you include the invoice number or contact our Accounting Department for an invoice number so that your payment can be identified. Please also check with the bank who issued your credit card to ensure that no other bank fee is applied.

+ Paypayl online = 4.7%, fast but high fees

+Cash on arrival:  50% deposit for booking services (after confirmation) and the balance by cash on arrival Vietnam ( collect by tour guides, drivers directly from tour leader or your clients).


Cancellations & Refunds

Any cancellations should be made in writing to VietnamPathfinder Travel (email at: info@vietnampathfinder.com ). Cancellations beyond your control subject to Force Majeure can be covered under travel insurance. We recommend you buy Travel insurance before you complete payment of your travel and review its relevant product disclosure statement.


For FIT booking (group of less than 14 People travel together)

Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 22 days or more prior to arrival date

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 21 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 14 - 8 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.

Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 7 days before departure.

For GIT booking (group from 14 People up travel together)

Cancellation fees of loss of deposit will be applied if a confirmed booking is cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival date

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 60 - 31 days prior to arrival date, loss of 50% of the total tour cost will be applied.

For bookings that are cancelled by the passenger or agent 30 - 15 days prior to arrival date, loss of 75% of the total tour cost will be applied.

Vietnampathfinder reserves the right to claim 100% of the total tour cost should the cancellation happen within 14 days before departure.

Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises and third party cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified on application. Vietnampathfinder will aim to negotiate with suppliers to waive or minimize these charges to you at best.


Refund & Non-Refundable


+ Any refund may takes from 15 days to 3 Months and We reserve the right to modify these refund policy without prior notice.

+ A Non-refundable  of 100 USD for booking tours when complete the booking confirmation


Hotel Ratings & Accommodation

Although hotels/guest houses/accommodation in the region may provide you with information about their qualification, the properties used and offered by Vietnampathfinder in this part of the world may not all have official star qualification issued by an official government-accredited hotel association in the country of operation. Vietnampathfinder provide you with its own internal star qualification which is based on its own experience and certain criteria to ensure you have an interpretation of the qualification. Vietnampathfinder cannot be held liable in any way for this star qualification.

There are limited hotels/resorts, with standard triple rooms in their inventory. These are commonly double/twin rooms with an extra (rollaway) bed, limiting space within the room. Please inform all concerned accordingly to correctly manage expectations. Extra bed rates / triple sharing room rates are available in the confidential tariff.

Single room supplements are indicated in the confidential tariff. It is common that the provided rooms are twin/double rooms for single use only.

Preferences such as smoking/non-smoking, interconnecting rooms, king-size beds, and location of the room cannot be guaranteed or confirmed in advance and are subject to hotel policy and availability at time of check-in.

Hotels or Similar Standards, this mean, we will book your accommodation in a similar hotel standards that based on room, service quality and star category, we will email to inform and will only confirm when get final decision from you before block the services.

Child Policies
( Must be under 12 years old upon travelling date)

We will apply the tour rates as following when you process booking online our packages

* Child in half twin shared with 01 adult                           100% of adult fare

* Child in extra bed, shared room with 02 adults               75% of adult fare

* Child without bed, shared room with 02 adults               50% of adult fare

* Complementary for kid under 5years old shared bed with parents

As you can see when booking online, we only charge the child with 50% of adult fare and accept this term, mean, the hotel room will arrange with a twin or double bed (or without an extra bed) and your Child will share room with 02 adults (Parents).
So, if you will request an extra bed after completed our online booking, we will add surcharge further of 25% of adult fare and this payment will be collected on arrival


Last Minutes Booking Policies

Last minutes bookings if the bookings are made in 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours before departure

Less than 24 hours before your trip departure, please email us  at: info@vietnampathfinder.com or Call at 084 913323977, we shall inform with our available services that with the same quality, standard as the package tours or any our travel services you wish to book on our website: www.vietnampathfinder.com, before process the final booking.

Refund and amendment will not be applied for last minute bookings.

 

Compulsory at Peak Season & Surcharge

Hotels or Boats (Halong bay, Mekong delta) will request during Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year period, we will inform you via email this special surcharge and your own account
 

Trip Highlights

 

Black H'mong women

Flower H' mong

Flower H' mong

Vietnam adventure tours


Sapa town

Lao chai and ta van villages in sapa

Lao chai and ta van villages in sapa

Silver waterfall in Sapa

Silver waterfall in Sapa

 

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