Itinerary: 4WD Trip From Hanoi to Sapa - 6 - 7 Days Self Drive JeepTour To Sapa
Day 1, Ha Noi – Mai Chau, 170km 5hr drive. Home stay
8.00AM, meeting at your hotel and transfer to our garage, from there you will take your car and start your first day drive to Mai Chau
Leaving Hanoi and breaking out of the delta plains, we pass through endless limestone kart scenery as we travel up to the Northwestern region, the extensive farming lands comprising a sea of paddy fields split by tree-lined roads. Arrive in Mai Chau in late afternoon, overnight on a stilt house of the Thais Minority peoples, dinner with the family.
Day 2: Mai Chau – Sonla 200 km, 6 hr drive, Hotel
We backtrack on the main road a few kilometres before embarking on a new road which drops down the side of a huge valley, steadily falling all the way back down to the Black River Reservoir. The spectacular paved road 43 takes us to an area inhabited by Kinh and both Black and White Thai ethnicities. Arrive in Sonya at the end of the afternoon. Dinner in town, overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Son La – Mu Căng Chai. 200 km, 7 hr drive, Hotel or Homestay
We have a mountain roads day to drive, the first part from Sonla to Ngoc Chiến via It Ong pass is track and the rest is sealed road. After lunch and a break at the hot spring. We continue the drive through the rural areas with beautiful rice fields along the beautiful road that lead up to Mu Cang Chai . Overnight and dinner at home-stay.
Day 4: Mu Căng Chai – Sapa, 120 km, 3 hr drive, hotel.
Today we head straight towards the main Fansipan Mountain range. The massive mountain range dominates the road until finally we must make a splendid climb up to the top of the highest road pass in Vietnam (Tram Ton Pass). Crossing into Lao Cai Province at over 2000m the views looks out over the main range for miles and miles, before we descend to the mountainous Sa Pa valley. Sleep at hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa. Hotel
Relax or discover Sapa and it’s areas.
Day 6: Sapa- Vu Linh, 200 km, 7 hr drive, home stay.
We start from Sapa and drive to Luc Yen for lunch then take a small paved road along the Thac Ba Lake until Vu Linh. The welcome is exceptional and we hope you will not be too much tired. Home stay in the Zdao’s family.
Day 7: Vu Linh – Hanoi, 180 km, 6 hr drive.
After breakfast, we cruise Southeast on Highway 2 and then branch off to the sleepy town of Xuan Duong. We follow the edge of the Red River along the dyke, almost to the point where it merges with the Black River after which they flow together to Hanoi. By now we are very much in the lowlands of the delta plains and the North’s main agricultural areas. Harvest time here is a sea of activity. Crossing the Red River by ThangLong bridge, return to Hanoi on the highway. Tour ends in Hanoi.
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