Sapa is 380 km north west of Hanoi. You can either go by bus or train. We opted for the night train, as it’s part of the classic Sapa experience. The nearest train station to Sapa Town is Lao Cai. From here you can take a mini-bus (50k/person - 50 minutes). I was unable to find the cheaper public bus in the sea of hustlers and stalkers. My advice: don’t try to be a hero. Take the 2.5$ mini-bus. Funny enough, mini-busses going the other way, from Sapa Town to Lao Chai are only
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Travel blog started in Malaysia, the land of the tapir. I am a creative with a passion for traveling. Ideally outdoor & off-the-beaten path. Here are my best travel tips and tales.