Night 1 : Hanoi - Laocai
21:00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for Overnight train to Lao Cai
Day 1: (Sunday): Lao Cai - Bac Ha market - Sapa ( B, L, D)
Picked up at Laocai Railway Station then drive to Bac Ha market. You have breakfast on half way. Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha market is the most colourful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha for get back to Lao Cai to continue up to Sapa.
Overnight at the hotel in Sa Pa.
Day 2: (Monday): Sapa - Ban Ho - Sapa ( B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Start your trip buy take a jeep to Supan village and trek down to Ban Ho village, a large village of the Tay peoples who live on spacious wooden houses built on stilts and very well organized. Have luch at the village. Back to Sapa. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa town
Day 3: (Tuesday): Sapa - Coc Ly market - Lao Cai ( B, L, D )
Breakfast at the hotel then leave from Sapa early at 7:00 AM for CocLy market, which is situated far from Sapa. You will travel about an hour via rich farmland with lush fruit garden and tea farms, turn left to the tough road for 20km, passing some canyons, mountain passes and villages to Coc Ly Market. It is a rural market on every Tuesday. To go to the market, minority people such as: Flower Hmong, Tay, Nung… from remote villages have to wake up early to walk up and downhill for hours. You can spend few hours joining the locals at the market for your own experience.
After that, you will board a sampan and follow the Chay River downstream for a discovery of wild nature and minority lifestyle in this “off beaten” track region. A long the river, we will stop to have a short walk about 1 hour to visit Trung Do village which is the home to Tay tribe before traveling by boat to the end of river to meet our driver and transfer to Lao Cai train station for come back to Hanoi. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper cabin.
Day 4: Hanoi Arrival
Upon arrival in Hanoi very early in the morning. Then, our team will pick you up and take you to your hotel. End of service.
||Tour Price (US$)
||3 - 5 Pax
|Child under 5 years old
||Free of charge, 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults
|Child from 6 - 9 years old
||75% - 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults
|Child from 10 years old
||100% as adult
From 01st, Jan, 2018 To 31st, Dec, 2018
Train tickets Ha Noi/Lao Cai and return.
All meals as mentioned in the tour program(B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
Transport as tour program.
English speaking tour guide.
All accommodation, entrance fees, security permits.
Drinks, Phone call, other private expenses.
* Note: Please bring along a good pair of walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, inspect repellent and suncream.