Sapa Private Tour 3 Days- Explore Vietnam Highland

Sapa, Lao Cai

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Sapa Private Tour 3 Days is one of the highlight products of Culture Pham Travel & Transport. We are a local travel company in Vietnam. We are one of the best travel companies voted by great customers on Tripadvisor. With experience in tourism over 10 years, we are the local experts to support you have a wonderful experience at reasonable prices.

Sapa is a beautiful highland town in Lao Cai province just about 280km away from Hanoi’s capital. Nowadays, you can reach Sapa easily by train or by car. It takes about 8 hours by tourist train and about 5 hours by private car. Sapa is a famous tourist destination in North Vietnam because of its majestic mountains and colorful ethnic minorities including Black Hmong, Red Dao, Day, Tay, and Xa Pho.

So having a 3-day tour from Hanoi to Sapa Private Tour with a local guide is the best option to explore this beautiful land, join the local life, and local customs, and learn more about the Vietnamese minority’s culture.


Tour Briefing:

Day 1: Hanoi To Sapa Private Car Transfer

  • In the morning: Hanoi to Sapa Transfer with a driver– check-in a hotel in Sapa.
  • In the afternoon: Sapa Private Tour to explore Muong Hoa Valley

Day 2: Sapa Private Tour

  • In the morning: Conquer Fansipan Peak by cable car
  • In the afternoon: Explore Silver Waterfall – Conquer Heaven Gate.

Day 3: Sapa Private Tour Half Day & Back To Hanoi

  • Morning: Trekking Ta Phin village.
  • Afternoon: Sapa to Hanoi private car transfer.

Sapa Private Tour 3 Days Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi to Sapa Private Car Transfer & Half Day Trekking

At 7.30 AM our professional driver will come to pick you up at your hotel In Hanoi and we start the Hanoi Private Tour for 3 days. It will take us about 5 hours to Sapa. We will choose the scenic way to Sapa via the newly built expressway of “Noi Bai- Lao Cai”. We can enjoy the nice views of the Northern part of Vietnam.

Along the nice way from Hanoi to Sapa, our driver will stop at a “rest stop” for you to take a break, drink some coffee, and take some beautiful photos of the northwest mountains such as the terraced fields, the locals working in the fields under the sunshine, and the fog.

After about 5 hours of driving, we will arrive in Sapa, check in at the hotel, and take a short break. We will have a lovely lunch in a local restaurant in Sapa.

After lunch, we will transfer you toward the southeast of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa Valley dotting remote hill tribe villages. Some highlights of the first-day tour are Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai village of Ta Van of Dzay people, Hmong people, the villages surrounded by fabulous rice terraces.

The local guide will take you on a short walk down to Lao Chai village through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. We will visit local families which offer you a great chance to learn about their local house architecture which is full of their daily lifestyles and exclusive customs. You will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Northern area and the last trek is about a kilometer from the bus stop in Ta Van, we will drive back to Sapa around late afternoon.

Day 2: Sapa Private Tour 1 Day

In the morning, our Sapa Private Car and local tour guide will pick you up and we will take a cable car to conquer Fansipan Mountain. As you know, Sapa is known as Indochina’s rooftop at a height of 3,143 meters.

We will enjoy the cable car ride which got the record of the world’s longest and highest cable car. We will enjoy the unique views from above, and capture some great photos of the fantastic mountains. After all, we will take a cable car to go down, the Sapa private car will transfer you to have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will transfer you to Sa Pa heaven’s gate which is 2,000 meters above sea level, the highest point of Vietnam’s roads. At the peak of the pass, you can enjoy Lai Chau’s valleys with your eyes. This is also a great place to capture the fabulous panorama of Fansipan Mountain.

Along the way, we will visit Silver Water Fall, the most imposing waterfall in Sapa. Then we keep doing our Sapa Private Tour uphill to Heaven’s Gate, the highest stretch of road in Vietnam. Enjoy a fantastic view over the valley! After all, we will drive back to your hotel.

Day 3: Sapa Private Tour- Transfer Back to Hanoi

On the last day of the Sapa Private Tour, we will explore Ta Phin village – Ta Phin village is one of the must-visit attractions in Sapa. Ta Phin is nestled in a fabulous and pristine valley, about 14 km in northeast of Sapa. This is a living area of the “Dao Do” ethnic group. Exploring Ta Phin, you can admire the hard work of Dao Do women in a very beautiful and colorful dress made from brocade, a traditionally hand-made product of local people here.

These people are quite friendly and hospitable so you can interact with them, and take some photos with them as well. In addition, by traveling to this local village, you will learn deeply about the beautiful customs, traditions, and culture of the ethnic communities.

In the Sapa Private Tour, we will have a nice lunch at a local restaurant before transferring you back to Hanoi. Along the way to Hanoi from Sapa, you also can ask the driver to stop at the beautiful roadside to admire the nice views of rice paddies, village houses, the Red River, misty mountains, etc.

We finish the Sapa Private Tour in 3 Days. Culture Pham Travel is sure that you have an unforgettable tour with us!


  • High-quality private car.
  • 3 Lunches.
  • Experienced English-speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Bottled mineral water


  • Personal expenses
  • Accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels

Children’ policies

  • Children under 5 years old are free.
  • Children from 6 to 10 years old 75%.


Please contact us for the best price via email at or Whatsapp: +84349825119.

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