Road Book - Trek Vietnam

Day 1 : Sunday April 27th

Departures from Paris (Roissy).

The flight is provided by the particpants.

Recommended "Air Vietnam" Hanoï direct flight.

Day 2 : Monday, April 28th

Arrivals in Hanoï.

The race manager and receptive Vietnamese will welcome you. Transfer in the city.

Installation in a courtesy hotel for freshen up.

City tour with French speaking guide, lunch, visit the old city with rickshaw…

Dinner and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station.

Boarding comfortable sleeper train, 4 people per compartment

9h50 p.m starting to Lao Cai.

Day 3 : Tuesday April 29th

6:10 Arrive at Lao Cai, a province bordering China.

Transfer by bus to the hotel in Sapa.

Breakfast. Next get your rooms.

Free lunch to discover the beautiful city situated at 1600 meters altitude, ancient resort town of French officers during the Indochina War.

At the end of the afternoon, briefing trek's presentation in globalness and especially the first stage.

Dinner together at the hotel.

Day 4 : Wednesday April  30th

Breakfast together at the hotel.

loading bags or suitcases. Through the city in groups to take start at the border of the lake.

Stage 1 : SAPA-TRIBU TAPHIN 20km warm-up. Descending profile (D- 350m).

Arrival, light meal, massages.

lunch together.

Discovery of villages with different minorities. Dinner and floor show Hmong.

Day 5 : Thursday May 1st


Stage 2 on road of tracks from TRIBI TAPHIN to TRIBU TA VAN. 25km with profile (D+623m, D-853m).

Changing of dales and valleys.

Light meal, massages. Lunch.

School's visits and school supplie's donations.

Dinner then floor show offered by the DAO of TA VAN.

Day 6 : Friday May 2nd


Stage 3 road of tracks from TRIBU TA VAN to TRIBU BAN HO.

25km with profile (D+218m, D-701m).

Light meal, massages.


bathing in waterfalls.

Dinner and floor show

Day 7 : Saturday May 3rd


Little transfer.


30km with magnificent wonderlands on valleys and rice fields (D+ 661m, D-664m).

Light meal, massages.


Discovery of the ricefield's work.

Dinner and floor show.

Day 8 : Sunday May 4th



21, 5km with high positive profile D+ 851m,D- 406m.

End of the race.

Festive lunch in a good restaurant in Sapa.

free time for shopping and visits.

Celebration dinner and award ceremony.

Day 9 : Monday May 5th


Free time.

Departure at 15h00. by bus to Lao Caï.

Dinner then sleeper train

Departure 20h40.

Day 10 : Tuesday May 6th

Arrival of the train at 5h20 in Hanoï.

Transfer to the hotel for the breakfast and freshen'up.

8h00 departure to Halong. Road during 3h30. Embarkation in junk

Halong Bay is hold in high regard like one of the world's wonders.

Lunch on board. Bay's visit, with caves, you can bathing, kayaks.

Dinner night on the junk's board. Feast on boat deck !



Day 11 : Wednesday May 7th

Early wake-up to admire the beauty of the bay at the sunrise.

Breakfast then further navigation.

11h30 disembark and lunch at the restaurant.

Come back to Hanoï and airport .

Departures in evening.



Day 12 : Thursday May 8th

Early morning arriival at Roissy.