Private car rental transfer from Hanoi to Sapa

Private car rental transfer from Hanoi to Sapa

Sapa is one of the famous highlights in the north of Vietnam.Nowadays,traveling there is really convenient and easy to get access.You can take part in Sapa Tour Package,take an overnight train with soft-sleeper berth or just simply to hire a private car with driver to get there whenever you like from Hanoi.

Private car rental, transfer from Hanoi to Sapa to enjoy Sapa's stunning landscapes

Very famous for its beautiful and natural landscapes, exotic terraced fields, romantic waterfalls, lovely villages and the diversity of local ethnic cultures, Sapa has long become a favorite destination for both local and international travelers.You can easily get a private car rental, transfer from Hanoi to Sapa with us or book railway tickets of overnight trains with soft-sleeper cabin to reach Sapa

In the past, the most popular way to travel to Sapa from Hanoi was catching night trains that takes about 8 hours of sleep on board.This overnight train can surely save you the hotel night cost but it is quite hard to have proper sleep because the engine is so noisy and normally you have to wake up very early in the morning due to the train schedules.As a result, you may feel tired to enjoy the wonderful tours of Sapa

Our car fleet for rental

Now, private car rental, transfer from Hanoi to Sapa is a perfect choice thanks to recent opening of the Noi Bai - Lao Cai highway (245 km in length) passing through five provinces and cities of Hanoi, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Yen Bai and Lao Cai; and put into operation in late September 2014.With this highway, using private car rental to Sapa is 4 hours shorter and more enjoyable than traveling by train.The road is in a really good condition and the view of mountains is breathtaking along the journey.You just relax,enjoy the scenery or have some breaks for photographs, refeshement or toilet stops if you like.

car hire Hanoi to Sapa - Hoang Lien mountain

Sapa's stunning Hoang Lien mountain range

Can we use car rental to Sapa from Hanoi to visit Sapa's attractions?

Travelling to Sapa with our our below listed qoutation of car rental service, you can use our private car with driver to discover popular attractions within Sapa region as follow :

  • Natural landscapesTram Ton Pass, Silver Waterfall , Hoang Lien Son National Park, Ham Rong Mountain, Muong Hoa Valley, Fansipan Peak.

  • Hill-tribes villages with beautiful trekking routes of stunning rice terraces & tranquil villages : Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van -Giang Ta Chai - Ho village hiking route, Cat Cat-Sin Chai village trekking route , Ma Tra - Ta Phin village trekking route or Ban Khoang - Ta Giang Phin village hiking routes ( suggested to get a tourguide along those hiking routes)

If you would like to visit other attractions outside Sapa such as Lai Chau province, remote colourful tribal markets of Bac Ha, Cao Son, Can Cau, Coc Ly, Muong Hum in Lao Cai province, please, detail us in your travel request, we will promptly make a right qoutation for you.

Car rental Hanoi to Sapa

Car team service for rental

Suggested Sapa car rental itinerary Hanoi- Sapa, Sapa visit & back to Hanoi

Many travellers plan their trip to Sapa but not yet with their detailed travel itinerary.Below are our suggested travel programs of 1-3 day Sapa trips, starting from Hanoi & back to Hanoi, you can read for the references.

1 day Sapa itinerary car hire Hanoi to Sapa, Sapa visit & back to Hanoi.

This trip for the travellers who do not have much time but would still love to visit Sapa on a day car hire Hanoi- Sapa - Hanoi.Doing this trip, we suggest to start as early as 5 a.m from your hotel in Hanoi, arrive Sapa at 11h30 a.m, visit Ham Rong mountain, lunch, then some hike down Muong Hoa valley ( suggested with tourguide) visit Y Linh Ho- Lao Chai villages in 2 hour trek, then back to Hanoi.

2 day Sapa itinerary car rental Hanoi to Sapa, Sapa visit & back to Hanoi.

  • Day 1. Hanoi transfer to Sapa ( 5-5.5 hour drive, pick up from your hotel in Hanoi or Hanoi airport).You can leave in Hanoi at 7h30, reach Sapa at 13h00, lunch on your own in local restaurant, then get transfer for your own hike to visit Cat Cat village & its waterfall.Overnight in your booked hotel in Sapa town.
  • Day 2.Transfer for your Sapa visit : Trek down Muong Hoa valley to visit Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai villages ( suggested to do with a tourguide) or visit Fansipan mountain by cable car and Silver waterfall/Love Waterfall/ Tram Ton Heaven gate.After lunch, travel back to Hanoi airport or your booked hotel in Hanoi.

car hire Sapa from Hanoi- rice terraces

Rice terraces in Muong Hoa valley

3 day Sapa itinerary car transfer hanoi to Sapa, Sapa visit & back to Hanoi.

  • Day 1. Hanoi transfer to Sapa ( 5-5.5 hour drive, pick up from your hotel in Hanoi or Hanoi airport).You can leave in Hanoi at 7h30, reach Sapa at 13h00, lunch on your own in local restaurant, then get transfer for your own hike to visit Cat Cat village & its waterfall.Overnight in your booked hotel in Sapa town.
  • Day 2.Transfer for your Sapa visit : Full day trek to visit Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai- Ta Van village or Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai villages in Muong Hoa valley or Ban Khoang - Ta Giang Phin villages in Ta Giang Phin valley (suggested to do with a tourguide).You can have lunch on local families(need to request in advance with the guide support).Overnight on your booked hotel.
  • Day 3.You can visit Fansipan mountain by cable car or Silver waterfall/Love Waterfall and Tram Ton Heaven gate in the morning.After your own lunch, travel back to Hanoi airport or your booked hotel in Hanoi.

Travel tips while trekking to Sapa villages.

  • Temperature in Sapa is lower than the lowland, remember to bring your warm clothes along.
  • If you do hiking activities, bring your hiking shoes along, also drinking water for your long hike.
  • Do not buy things or giving sweet or money to local children ( they will not like to go to school).If can, please, give them some books or pens
  • Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen, drinking waters .....etc. for trekking.
  • Outdoor treks up & down the valleys, it is advisable to have a tourguide along for a good insight of local cultures and waste your time being lost in the middle of nowhere.If need a local guide, please, let us know, we will arrange for you.
  • Ask locals for permission if you love to take their photos.
  • Good to know common taboos to avoid when trekking to local Sapa villages

Tram Ton heaven Gate

Tram Ton heaven gate - Sapa

Our best rates of private car rental from Hanoi to Sapa - updated 2022

We provide you with different car rental options such as Hanoi-Sapa 1 way, Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi 1 day, Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi 2 days/1 night, Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi 3 days/ 2 nights.You can take the reference of the prices and car type from our following qoutation table.If you travel in a bigger group and in need of 35 seater bus or 45 seater bus,please let us know by email to us.

Tour Duration

4 seat

7 seat

16 seat

29 seat

Hanoi to Sapa/Sapa- Hanoi one way ( no sightseeing)





Hanoi – Sapa - Hanoi 1 day





Hanoi –Sapa-Hanoi 2 days/1 night





Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi 3 days/2 nights





The service includes :

  •  Fuels, highway toll fee,parking fee, allowances for drivers (meals and overnights)
  •  Transfer to sightseeing typical attractions within Sapa region ( your expected program)
  •  Meeting and greet at the airport or hotel
  •  24/7 customer support in English by +84.988 45 15 30 ( whatsapp, viber)

The service excludes:

  • Your personal expences
  • Tips and gratitudes to drivers.
  • Dinner transfers
  • Online payment fees (credit cards of visa or master)
  • Extra travel routes to Bac Ha region .........

How to book car hire service Hanoi - Sapa with us?

  • Step 1.Send your request to our email : or +84.988451530 ( whatsapp or viber)
  • Step 2.When you agree with the travel program, car type (4 seat, 7 seat or16 seat..) and the cost, we will send you a payment link for 30% deposit by credit cards to confirm your booking.
  • Step 3. Getting your deposit, we confirm your booking by the company invoice sent to your email.A week before your travel dates, we will detail the car & driver information as well as our hotline support to your email.
  • Step 4. Service Using & Balance Payment.Driver pick you up for the journey and collect the balance of your payment in cash during the trip.

Notes: we would love to get the cash to avoid online payment fees (3,1% for credit cards & payment gateaway paid by your side)

Have a good time on your Sapa vacation !

Golden Holiday Travel Team

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