Sapa tours 3 days 2 nights by train

Sapa is an ideal place which is always listed in the top must-go tourist destinations in Vietnam tours. If you don’t have much time to have a long trip, let’s take our Sapa tour 2 days 3 nights to admire the striking beauty of Sapa! As for the means of transportation, our suggestion is to go by train. It is considered to be the safest way to visit Sapa. Here are some tips for you:

1/ Tickets

The most important thing when taking Sapa tours 3 days 2 nights by train is to buy train tickets. If you have planned this trip in advance, the earlier you buy tickets, the more money you will save. Furthermore, buying tickets early will also help you avoid some bad situations such as tickets sold out or getting an uncomfortable seat. Besides, if you travel in a group, you all can comfortably choose to stay in the same carriage and have fun together during the trip.

Buying tickets early will partly save your money
Buying tickets early will partly save your money

2/ Seatings

Usually, in the train, seats are divided into four main categories including hard seats, air-conditioned hard seats, air-conditioned soft seats and beds. Each of them will be priced accordingly thus you need to know clearly about the roads to Sapa to choose the right seat. Commonly, the bed is the best choice for long journeys. Otherwise, if the journey is short, you should choose soft seats or hard seats to get a wider space and simply save money for your Sapa tours.

A bed carriage on the train
A bed carriage on the train

3/ Foods

If you buy cheap tickets, it will not include available meals. As for long journeys, you can go to the train’s kitchen, which is usually the last carriage, to buy foods. At this place, it often provides fast food or ready-made food such as porridge, instant noodles, chips and so on. Also, you can choose to have meals at the stations, however, let’s be careful to not miss the train!

Foods for passengers on the train
Foods for passengers on the train

4/ Luggage

To visit Sapa, you will have to travel long-distance on the train. Therefore, you should carry a lightweight luggage to facilitate moving as well as keeping it during your trip. Advisedly, some common personal items should be kept in an individual bag for convenient use when needed. However, you must make sure that it is enough for your Sapa tours 3 days 2 nights.

You should carry a lightweight luggage
You should carry a lightweight luggage

5/ Moving on the train

Although traveling by train is a safe and comfortable way to go to Sapa, certainly, you can not avoid fatigue. If your trip is quite long, you should proactively admire the outside scenery or go around to make friends with another passenger. It is also one of the best ways to make your trip more meaningful.

Trying to make friends on the train
Trying to make friends on the train

6/ Going shopping

When the train stops at the station, you should be careful if having an intention to buy souvenirs, foods or beverages. Ideally, you should buy some canned products which are familiar to most people and avoid choosing some unidentified ones.

You should be careful when going shopping at the station
You should be careful when going shopping at the station

All in all, taking Sapa tours by train is a must-try experience. From these above tips, we hope that you are much more well-prepared for traveling by train and get an enjoyable trip to Sapa.