Sapa Inormation

      About Sapa

Sapa - Walking and trekking. Explore the unique villages inhabited by different minority groups in the mountains of North-Vietnam. Sapa is the perfect base for easy walks or demanding Fansipan climbs. Our guide will lead you through magnificent scenery and culture



Sapa is 40 kilometres Laocai, 325 kilometres fromkilometres from Ha Noi.

Transport - Air
There are no air link between Sapa and Hanoi.

Transport - Rail

The Hanoi-Lao Cai train runs every evening, departing from the Hanoi Train Station (120 Le Duan Street) at 9:30pm, arriving at Lao Cai the next morning around 6:00am. The return train departs Lao Cai at 18:45pm, arriving in Hanoi the following morning at 05:00am

Victoria Express Train
The Victoria Express offer more comfortable air-conditioned soft sleepers. The train offer is at its best in terms of comfort and services from Hanoi to Lao Cai and vice versa.  The Victoria  Express  train offers two luxury sleeping carriages, one restaurant connected to the train, all with air-conditioning. Due to the increasing popularity of this alternative, they  offer tickets to those staying at Victoria Sapa hotel only. As the seat on Victoria Express especially Deluxe cabin is limited, booking of your berth (and your hotel room) at least 30 days in advance is recommended...
Victoria Express
: The fare varies on the week date or weekend. Please view here for more details.

Livitrans Train
The send best available train in between Sapa & Hanoi comes after Victoria Express



Tulico Express Train
Tulico train offers comfortable air-conditioned soft sleepers. This is a good value for money  train carriage. It is  good and clean cabin, especially the deluxe 2 berth cabin ( for 2 persons only) between Hanoi and Lao Cai.
While this is is not a luxurious train it offers good alternative transportation to get to Sapa  from Hanoi. It is soft sleeper, A.C and clean 4 berth cabin. The train provide you one bottle of water, small snack and a napkin.

Ratraco Train
The Ratraco Express Train is designed with soft 4 berths and two toilet at either ends features 4 soft berth in each cabin  with individual reading lights, baggage storage and spacious trunk  for suite case and hand luggage. The train provide also water and cold tower.


TSC Express Train
The TSC Express Train is wooden carriage,  soft sleeper A.C cabin with soft 4 berths and two toilet at either ends. Each berth is equipped with individual reading lights, baggage storage and spacious trunk  for suite case and hand luggage. The train provide also water and cold tower.

Royal Train
ike Tulico train,  Royal train  is not a separate train, but it is Soft sleeper carriage, A.C and clean 4 berth cabin in 2 carriages connected to local train (SP1 and SP2) between Hanoi and Lao Cai. The Royal Train departs every night (The journey takes 10 hours)
· From Hanoi Railway Station: at 21:30 and arrive Laocai sation around 06.00am
· From Lao Cai Railway Station: at 20:20pm, arrive Hanoi sation around 05.30am

Transport - Bus
It takes 10 hour by bus from Hanoi to Sapa. Public bus fee is around US$10 per person while private car is US$165 per trip; US$215 by 4WD

Red river snakes its ways through northern provinces, by passing Hanoi before entering into the sea. There are actually no passengers ferry along the Red river to Hanoi


           Attractions   Local Event
         Tour Packages   Craft & Art  
           ENJOY SAPA
           Lodging   Restaurants- Bars
     Victoria Sapa Hotel
Chaulong HotelNew Wing
Topa Ecolodge Resort
Goldsea Hotel
Rose Garden Resort
fBaguette &Chocolat
Auberge DangTrung
Mountain View
Sao Mai Hotel

      Major Cities:  Sapa town, Sapa village and peopole

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