4 days / 3 nights
We will learn the cultural values of the minorities in remote mountainous area. Then, visiting the colorful Can Cau & Bac Ha market, exploring to the villages of different hill-tribe peoples .You will learn the past at the H ’ mong King ’ s house (King Hoang A Tuong), taste the wines different s orts of fruits, admire t he stunning landscape of Sapa, take a breath-taking view o ver the season al terraced rice fields.
( Friday ) Ha Noi - Lao Cai
20: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on request.)
(Saturday) Arrival at Lao Cai - Can Cau market - Bac Ha
6: 00 am - Arrive at Laocai train station. You will be welcome by yo ur local guide and driver. You will have breakfast at restaurant before transferring to Can Cau market. It takes over 2 hours to get to Can Cau, a small market situated in a valley surrounded by mountain s. The market epitomizes the cultural values of the minorities in remote mountainous areas in Vietnam .I am pretty sure you will enjoy seeing boys and girls dressed in colorful costumes representing the variou s colors of the mountains. They attend the market in the hope of finding “ the other half of their lifestyle ” . It is also an opportunity for them to chat and bargain with people from different ethnic groups over a cup of wine. On the way to Bac Ha, we will take you to visit a village of the Flower H ’ mong and then check into your hotel in BacHa. Then you will be free to explore the town. Dinner is served at a local restau rant. Staying overnight at your chosen hotel in Bac Ha. (Sao Mai or Thien Thanh hotel - the best in town).
(Sunday) Visit Bac Ha market - Sapa
Breakfast is served at the hotel. You will take a walk to Bac Ha market, a big market crowded with people from many different hill-tribes. This is the most color ful market in North Vietnam. Here, you have chance to enjoy the BacHa people ’ s simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plums, apples and peaches. Talking to the locals using the guide as your interpreter. You will leave the market for the H ’ mong King ’ s house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists. Return to the town for lunch. In th e afternoon, visit Ban Pho village. On the way back to Sapa,we will drop you off to see the Vietnamese and Harbor Mouth in LaoCai. Reaching Sapa late in the afternoon. Dinner at a local restaurant. Sta ying overnight at your chosen hotel in Sapa.
( Monday ) Sapa - Lao cai - Ha Noi
Breakfast is served at the hotel. We will take you to t ravel downhill by jeep to the valley, then walk through 3 villages of the Black H ’ mong and the Dzay people. You will be having lunch wit h a Dzay family. Returning to Sapa and having dinner at a local restaurant . Then you will take the jeep to Laocai station for the night train to Hanoi. Staying overnight in an air - conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. End of services. Finish your Can Cau market and Bac Ha market tour.
Price & Bookings
|Grade tour||Price per person in US$||Single|
|2 pax||3 - 4 pax||5 - 7 pax||8 - 10 pax|
Tour price includes :
- Pick ups, transfer & sightseeing as per program by A/c private Russian jeep or minibus
- Full meals as per the tour program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- English speaking guide (other language speaking guide upon request)
- Entrance fees
- Accommodation at Sao Mai Bac Ha hotel
- Train tickets: Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning – 4 people/cabin)
Tour price excludes :
- Travel Insurance
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
- Personal expense
- Tip for guide & drive
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