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Sapa Train - Day Tours

Sapa Train - Day Tours
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89 Thac Bac Street, Sapa, Vietnam
+84 4 6687 4272
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All reviews berth cabin lao cai after reading some of the reviews night's sleep shared toilet well worth the trip fun experience sleeper train next morning rice paddies rickety pillows
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Do you take a tour or do it yourself? Well we did it ourselves and met a few people on organised tour who wished they had also just don't it themselves, it dies depend on how adventurous you are and maybe howuch time you have....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

First impressions were ok. The cabin was welcoming enough. A bright lampshade, bottle of water, pack of wet-wipes, comfy bed and last but not least — the ultimate beehive of bacteria — the air conditioner. For some folks, I understand, that air-con is a life...More

Thank SiamPotter
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Travel by train overnight to Lao Cai is an efficient way to travel. Service onboard is good, softdrink, snacks and even cold beer. The sleeping cabin was clean with good pillows and comforters.

Thank KirstiN767
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Took the overnight SP4 Sapaly Express train back from Lao Cai to Hanoi. Wasn't sure what to expect after reading some of the reviews but the most important things are: - there were no cockroaches! - the Aircon was working - the beds were comfy...More

Thank jojom999
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The overnight train to Hanoi far exceeded expectations. The cabin was very cosy (too cosy to share with strangers) and clean. The loos were clean too (a fantastic surprise!). The service was excellent and it all ran to time. It was a bumpy journey but...More

Thank engrob84
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We took the overnight train from Hanoi. The train had a 4 berth cabin and was very noisy and rickety, but that added to the ambience. We had motorcycles and drivers for our day trip to the mountains and waterfalls. Lunch was included as we...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

All in all it was an adventure, just be prepared that its not exactly quiet or comfortable. On the trip up to Lao Cai, we were In the furthest car to the rear, we jerked, lurched, and clanked our way to Lao Cai. After a...More

Thank atlbeme
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We chose to book out the whole 4 berth cabin for the two of us, and I am glad we did, It is very snug, not much room to store luggage and no room to swing a cat, but it was spotless and comfortable to...More

Thank BucksFreckles
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We rode the night train from Hanoi station up to Sapa. We had a 4 person room with 4 beds. Not much to do other than sleep in these cars. We left around 9pm and finally arrived in Sapa around 6-7am. The trains are old...More

Thank JBoise67
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We had a 2 day trip to Sapa, We went on the overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. The journey was bumpy and we did not slept too well. Notwithstanding, it is time efficent as it arrives at Lao Cai at 6 am in...More

Thank Kit Chuen T
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Response from TheTimeTrave77er | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The trains are not that bad. You may want to still take the trains but just watch out for dirty toilets as the it goes along and incase you get the coach near the joint to the next coach, bring along ear plugs... More