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To get the best experience in Sapa you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. He will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.
Oscar is 29 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Vietnamese.
He is an experienced guide since 2015. Oscar says “he loves meeting guests as the more he meets them the more he can share his knowledge and the more he learns as a person”. He travels from the north to the south of the country on a regular basis, so in fact he can offer tours around the whole country, even though he is based in Hanoi. He is very friendly and believes that making his guests happy makes him happy.
Total cost for the guide services of Oscar for one day or evening (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 Paypal plus USD 50 in cash to Oscar after his services. This makes a total of USD 75.
This does not include any entrance fees, food & beverage or transport costs.
“Oscar is an excellent guide who I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Vietnam for the first time. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. My holiday was made so much more enjoyable thanks to him..” – Malcolm, UK.
Tony is 27 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks French, English & Vietnamese.
He is an experienced guide, especially for those who are passionate about different cultures and who would love to know more. A very friendly guy and we guarantee you will leave Sapa with a new friend for life. You simply cannot experience the real Sapa without Tony.
Total cost for the guide services of Tony for one day or evening (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 Paypal plus USD 50 in cash to Tony after his services. This makes a total of USD 75.
This excludes transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. Also there may be an additional fee as Tony needs to travel to this city as he is normally based in Hanoi. You will be advised at the time of the booking, if this applies.
Sapa is in the Lào Cai Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. Sapa is one of the best places to trek in Vietnam.
If you love trekking, you’ll definitely want to add Sapa to your list of travels. Whether you want to tackle Vietnam’s largest mountain, which is Mount Fansipan, or an afternoon stroll is more your cup of tea. Then there is a hike for everyone in Sapa.
Essential items to have for trekking are some layers of warm & light clothing. As the mornings can be cold but get pretty warm during the day as you trek. In addition to this, a pair of sturdy hiking shoes is essential. From January to March it can be quite cold, foggy and rainy, therefore a fleece and raincoat is advisable.
Sapa is a remote town that’s known for its pristine rice terraces, cool mountain atmosphere, and ethnic communities.Sa Pa has no airport, so travel by plane is not possible. The closest railway station is in Lao Cai town, which is about 3 km from the border with China.
Whatever you choose to do in Vietnam, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.
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