Sapa tours offer the best tours to discover Sapa mountainous land by night train. Distance between Hanoi and Lao Cai is 253 kilometers (157 miles) in North Vietnam. The calculated travel time by night train from Hanoi to Lao Cai is about 8 hours. With 2 nights stays overnight on the train, the way to have more experience on Hanoi – Sapa journey but you can save your money from the accommodation. The train service provides with 4 soft-berths for one cabin, air-conditioned on the full time of your stay.
The travel distance from Hanoi to Sapa is 315 km. There is no airport nearby Sapa, so you have two options to travel between Hanoi and Sapa: taking a sleeper train or a bus. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fansipan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. Besides, other mountains like Aurora & J (where the sun appears at sunrise) complete a very steep terrain. The town of Sa Pa lies at an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,921 feet) elevation. Sapa's area is home to several ethnic minorities. Here the majority of Kinh people are in the minority, making up only 15% of the total. In Sa Pa, the majority group is the H'Mông at 52%, followed by the Dao with 25%, the Tày at 5%, and the Giáy at 2%. There are also a few Xá Phó people. Sapa - the Famous for its breathtaking landscapes · 1 – Sapa Town · 2 – Cat Cat Village · 3 – Muong Hoa River & Valley · 4 – Y Linh Ho Village · 5 – Lao Chai Village.