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    SLEEPER TRAIN FROM HANOI TO SAPA

    We’ve been asked many times which is the best way to reach Sapa and how to plan the trip, so here’s how to get sleeper train tickets from Hanoi to Sapa, northern Vietnam. SAPA Sapa is one of the most visited towns in Vietnam, it has become very popular over the years for its traditional villages scattered all around. Many ethnic tribes still live in these villages following an antique life-style, as time stopped in this region. Lately, Sapa has been exposed to mass tourism, hopefully this will not spoil its charm. Although being more than 300 km north-west from Hanoi, both private and public transports serve this route very well.…

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    FROM HA GIANG TO SAPA, NORTHERN VIETNAM

    Our journey continues immersed in the mountains, going west to Sapa, very popular touristy town in northern Vietnam. We leave the beautiful province of Ha Giang late in the morning on a bus to Lao Cai, important junction on the Chinese border, where we arrive around 5.30 pm. HOW TO REACH SAPA? Most of backpackers reach Sapa from Hanoi, stopping over at the Chinese border city of Lao Cai. If you are not driving yourself by motorbike, you have 2 valid cheap alternatives: by train, preferably a sleeper train from Hanoi to Lao Cai, about 6-hour long, followed by a 1-hour bus ride to Sapa. You can easily book your…