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Sapa Bac Ha Market 3D4N, Sapa Travel Guide

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Sapa – Bac Ha Market tour 3 days/ 4nights

Duration: 3 days/ 4nights ( 1night in homestay/1 night in hotel )

Tour route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Tavan village – Bac Ha market – Lao Cai – Hanoi

Brief description: Easy trekking, soft adventure, private tour, 2 nights on train, 1 hotel night in Sapa town, 1 night in Ta Van village with Dzay people and Bac Ha colorful tribal market.

Detail Itinerary

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai  by night train

19:30 pick you up in the hotel then drive to Hanoi station for a night train to Sapa (overnight on the train, the cabin with 4 berths, soft sleeper and air-conditioning), you can book the whole cabin or you can share with 2 other persons.  There are several train depart from Hanoi station between 7pm to 10pm, the journey is about 8,5 hours, the end in Lao Cai Station.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa, trek to Ta Van village (B,L,D)

The train arrives in Lao Cai at 6.30 a.m,  Our guide will  welcome you by your name sign. We drive up to Sapa about 50 minutes on Car / Van,  you will be taken to a small guesthouse for a morning showers then your breakfast at a local restaurant here. After breakfast & short morning break, we start trekking from Sapa town. Our trekking route is from here to through the villages of Hmong and Dzay people, chances to meet the locals working on the mountainsides or the rice terraces, kids ride on back of buffalo, to take photograph of  picturesque valleys & awesome scenery. We have picnic lunch on trekking route, and then keep on trekking to Ta Van village of Dzay people, where you will be warmly welcomed by the host, share the dinner with them, and stay at their traditional wooden house.

Day 2: More trek and get back to Sapa (B)

Get up early in the morning to enjoy the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the village. Breakfast; take the road to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dzao minority via the paths between terraces and through bamboo forests. Visit silver waterfall and suspension Rattan Bridge, visit the people in the village and then cross MuongHoa River up to the mountain to visit the last village of the trek – Supan village of the H’mong. Get back to Sapa by Car / Van. On the way back, enjoy visiting the ancient stone circle where stones are decorated with ancient carvings. Check in hotel. and your free time to explore the corners of Sapa town

Day 3: Sapa to Bac Ha market and Lao Cai station ( B, L)

Get up early for breakfast, check out of the hotel, and then drive to Bac Ha market (106 km). To get there through the beautiful range of mountain. You will see Bac Ha Sunday market: The biggest ethnic market in the Lao Cai province, where you will find buffaloes, horses, blacksmiths, saddlers, but also traditional medicine doctors, with their thousands of mountain herbs and plants, and lots of traditional clothes and local artifacts.

Several groups of deep-coloured Hmong are found there, as well as Dao, Tay, Nung, and Phu La. Make sure to arrive before 9 a.m., the market ends at about 12 :30.You can have lunch at one of the market stalls inside the market for more of a traditional taste.

In the afternoon, walking around villages of Flower H’mong and tasking corn wine. Then we transfer to Lao Cai town. Dinner here and boarding the night train. After 8,5 hours, you arrive in Hanoi station at 5.30 . Get your own taxi to  your hotel.

Trip includes:

  • All transportation and transfers
  • English speaking guide or as your request
  • Train tickets
  • Accomodations
  • Reasonable supply of bottled drinking water
  • Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Admission fees and permits

Trip excludes:

  • International flights
  • International departure tax
  • Visas and Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc

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