Bac Ha Market – Sapa Tour – 2 Days

Bac Ha has the largest market open on Sunday in the centre of Bac Ha town. It has very beautiful colored minorities’ costumes. Here you can meet several minorities such as Flower H’Mong, Black Dao, Nung, Phu la and Tay. The market offers a variety of local products, which can not be found in the other areas.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market – Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van village - Lao Cai -  Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotel in the morning)
Tour Level: Easy adventure
Group Size: Private only - 2 persons minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 01: (SAT) Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
Day 02: (SUN) Lao Cai - Bac Ha Sunday market - Sapa (B, L)
Day 03: (MON) Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi

Day 01: (SAT) Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
We will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 22.00 from Hanoi railway station

Day 02: (SUN) Lao Cai - Bac Ha Sunday market - Sapa (B, L)
After meeting a guide at the Lao Cai railway station we have breakfast there and go to the Bac Ha market for two hours by a van. This is the largest market in the region, a place where many ethnic groups gather to buy and sell, eat and drink together. There are 10 minority groups in the Bac Ha region. We can buy homemade handicrafts and clothes. In the afternoon we will have a 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong people) where we can have look in their houses and understand little more about their lifestyle and traditional customs. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. And then we drive back to Sapa for 3 hours.

Day 03: (MON) Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L)
After having breakfast in a hotel we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by someof the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station to get night train to Hanoi. The guide sees you off at Lao Cai train station and takes you on the train.

Day 04: Hanoi

Pick up at station then transfer to your hotel. End of all the services here.

What is included?

- All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
- Hotel in Sapa
- English speaking tour guide
- Train ticket: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
- Entrance fees and water

What is excluded?

- Car and guide on free time
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Other meals and drinks
- Personal expense
- Travel insurance