Let's embark on an exciting journey with Asia Transport on a 5-day itinerary to Sapa - Ha Giang by Van Limousine
This itinerary will take you to captivating destinations renowned for their pristine beauty and legendary history in the Northwest region.
5-DAY 4-NIGHT ITINERARY: SAPA - HA GIANG BY ASIA TRANSPORT'S LIMOUSINE
Day 1: Hanoi - Noi Bai - Sapa - Moana
06:20 AM: Pick up at the designated location by Asia Transport's Limousine car to depart for Sapa via the Hanoi - Lao Cai expressway.
01:00 PM: Arrive in Sapa, check in at the hotel, and have lunch.
Afternoon: Visit the scenic spot of Moana with its harmonious blend of natural landscapes and man-made structures, such as the Bali gate, Moana girl statue, infinity lake, golden hand, death swing, lonely tree, and coffee area.
06:00 PM: Enjoy dinner and free time to explore Sapa. Overnight stay in Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa - Fansipan - Cat Cat Village
07:00 AM: Have breakfast at the hotel and take a leisure break. Enjoy morning coffee at a restaurant.
08:00 AM: Head to the Fansipan cable car station to begin the journey to conquer Fansipan Mountain by cable car.
11:30 AM: Return to Sapa, have lunch, and take a rest at the hotel.
Afternoon: Visit Cat Cat Village to learn about the daily life of the Hmong ethnic minority, explore the Tien Sa waterfall, and enjoy a cultural performance at the old hydroelectric power plant.
06:00 PM: Have dinner and free time for leisure. Relax with a Dao Do herbal bath (additional fee). Overnight stay in Sapa.
Day 3: Sapa - Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Yen Minh
06:30 AM: Have breakfast at the hotel and check out. Continue the journey by minibus (scheduled shuttle) to Ha Giang.
During the trip, enjoy lunch at a restaurant along the way.
01:30 PM: Arrive in Ha Giang City and have free time to take photos at Km0 of Ha Giang, a special and attractive destination for tourists. Afterwards, the minibus will continue the journey to conquer the Dong Van Karst Plateau.
04:30 PM: Stop at the Quan Ba Heaven's Gate to visit and take photos of the Fairy Mountain (also known as Twin Mountain) and the panoramic view of Tam Son town from a high altitude.
05:30 PM: Arrive in Yen Minh, check in at the hotel, and have free time.
06:30 PM: Enjoy dinner at a restaurant. In the evening, explore and discover Yen Minh at your own leisure. Overnight stay in Yen Minh.
Day 4: Dong Van - Lung Cu - Ma Pi Leng - Ha Giang
06:00 AM: After breakfast, continue the journey to explore new destinations.
✔ Conquer Ma Pi Leng Pass on the route to Meo Vac, known as one of the most beautiful stretches of road on the "Happiness Road."
✔ Marvel at the majestic beauty of Ma Pi Leng Canyon, the deepest geological fault in Vietnam. You can stop here for photos.
✔ Experience a cruise on the Nho Que River: Board a boat and cruise upstream on the Nho Que River to reach Tu San Alley, the deepest canyon in Vietnam, situated along the Nho Que River.
The Nho Que River flows into Vietnam from Seo Lung village, Lung Cu commune, Dong Van district, and passes through Tu San Mountain Alley, following the path of Ma Pi Leng Pass. You will need to pay for a motorbike taxi to reach the boat pier and the boat fee.
05:00 PM: Return to Dong Van town and check in at the hotel for rest.
06:30 PM:Enjoy dinner at a restaurant. In the evening, you are free to explore Dong Van Ancient Town, a historical landmark that has existed for nearly a century. You can also savor a cup of coffee at the Old Town Café (additional cost). Overnight stay in Dong Van town.
Day 5: Dong Van - Nha Vương - Ha Giang - Hanoi
Morning: Wake up early to witness the bustling scene of people from various ethnic groups converging at the Dong Van market, where the weekly Sunday market takes place.
07:00 AM: After breakfast, board the vehicle to return to Hanoi. On the way back, we will visit the King Cat Palace - Vương Chính Đức's Palace, located in a valley in Sa Phin commune. This family was wealthy and held exclusive power in Chau Dong Van in the early 20th century.
12:00 PM: Enjoy lunch in Hà Giang City. After lunch, continue the journey back to Hanoi.
07:30 PM: Arrive in Hanoi, and the program concludes. We look forward to meeting you again on future trips.
We wish you a fascinating and experiential journey in Sapa, Ha Giang, and other captivating destinations.
Distance from Hanoi to Sapa and Ha Giang:
The distance from Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam, to Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai, Vietnam, is approximately 559 km, with a travel time of about 10 hours 10 minutes via the CT05 expressway. Note that this route has toll fees.
From Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam, to Ha Giang City, Ha Giang, Vietnam, it takes approximately 10 hours (excluding traffic).
During your journey from Hanoi to Sapa and Ha Giang, you can find information about attractions, hotels, gas stations, electric vehicle charging points, tourist spots, camping areas, and other useful details to enhance your experience.
The ideal time to visit Sa Pa and Ha Giang is as follows:
You can visit Sa Pa at any time of the year; however, the best time to explore Sa Pa is from March to May or from September to November.
During this period, the weather in Sa Pa is relatively mild, with warm sunshine during the day and cool temperatures at night. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sa Pa during this time.
You can travel to Ha Giang during any season of the year. However, autumn is the most beautiful time to visit Ha Giang, especially in October, November, and December. During this time, you will witness the stunning beauty of buckwheat flowers and vibrant mustard fields.
Additionally, spring is also an exciting time to visit Ha Giang, with apricot and peach blossoms blooming everywhere, creating a romantic and picturesque landscape.
Below are some recommended attractions in Sa Pa:
Sa Pa, with its majestic beauty and rich ethnic culture, offers many top attractions for you to explore. Here are some notable places to visit in Sa Pa:
Fansipan Peak: Known as the "Roof of Indochina," this is the highest mountain peak in Vietnam. You can embark on a mountain climbing adventure or use the cable car to reach the summit of Fansipan and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the Sapa mountains.
Muong Hoa Valley: It is a beautiful and vast area adorned with lush terraced fields. This is also where various colorful ethnic villages are concentrated, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape and discover the unique culture of the local ethnic communities.
Silver Waterfall: This waterfall is located within the Sapa Lake tourist area, attracting visitors with its pristine and powerful beauty. You can take a refreshing dip in the clean water or simply indulge in the tranquil natural surroundings.
Sapa Market: It is an unmissable destination when visiting Sa Pa. Sapa Market captivates tourists with its diversity of ethnic products and local cuisine. You can purchase traditional handicrafts such as clothing, bags, hats, or savor local specialties like grilled meat, corn wine, and green sticky rice cakes.
Sapa Lake: Surrounded by beautiful and majestic mountain scenery, Sapa Lake creates a serene and relaxing atmosphere. You can rent a boat for a leisurely stroll on the lake, admire the scenery, or fly kites.
Cat Cat Village: Cat Cat Village is one of the most beautiful H'Mong ethnic villages in Sa Pa. Here, you can learn about their traditional culture and way of life.
By visiting these attractions, you'll have an enriching experience exploring the natural beauty and cultural diversity that Sa Pa has to offer.
Here is a list of top attractions in Ha Giang, based on visitor popularity and local information:
Lung Cu Flag Tower: Rated 4.6/5 (based on 5,799 reviews), this monument marks the northernmost point of Vietnam. It offers beautiful scenery and holds historical significance.
King Cat's Palace: Rated 4.3/5 (based on 4,952 reviews), this baroque-style building is both an architectural gem and a renowned handicraft shop.
Dong Van Ancient Town: Rated 4.4/5 (based on 1,130 reviews), this famous ancient street is where you can find distinctive local cuisine and traditional handicrafts.
Ma Pi Leng Pass: Rated 4.8/5 (based on 756 reviews), Ma Pi Leng Pass is an enticing destination for nature enthusiasts seeking to explore the remote and breathtaking landscapes.
Hoang Su Phi: Hoang Su Phi is renowned for its terraced rice fields, offering opportunities for trekking, cultural exploration, and mountain experiences.
Yen Minh Pine Forest: Rated 4.3/5 (based on 467 reviews), Yen Minh Pine Forest is an intriguing destination for eco-tourism lovers to immerse themselves in natural landscapes.
Twin Mountains of Quan Ba: Rated 4.5/5 (based on 639 reviews), the Twin Mountains of Quan Ba offer a fantastic location to explore the mountainous and natural beauty of Ha Giang.
Lung La Valley: Rated 4.2/5 (based on 11 reviews), this spot attracts tourists with its picturesque landscapes and serene ambiance.
These attractions provide a diverse range of experiences, allowing visitors to appreciate the natural wonders, cultural heritage, and historical significance of Ha Giang.