When boarding a train from Hanoi to Dong Ha prepare to be wowed by Vietnamese hospitality. In all the cabins there is air-conditioning, WiFi, charger sockets and clean sheets. There are bathrooms in each carriage. This is an overnight journey so wear comfortable clothes and download movies and music to get you through it.
A word picture is painted of the overnight train ride from Hanoi to Sapa; From the cold quarters to the sunrise upon arrival and everything in between.
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