Can Cau Market – Sapa Tour – 2 Days

 Can Cau Market 1
Can Cau is a small Saturday market near the Chinese border. It is very beautiful with colorful ethnic minorities’ costumes. Here you can meet several minorities such as Flower H’Mong and Black Dao, and Nung minorities. The market offers a variety of local products that cannot be found in other areas, as well as Chinese goods.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Can Cau Market – Bac Ha – 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: Hanoi Departure (Night train)
Day 02: Lao Cai – Can Cau – Sa Pa (Saturday) (L)
Day 03: Sa Pa – Lao Chai – Ta Van village- Lao Cai (Saturday) (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi Arrival

 Can Cau Market
Morning pick up at your hotel drive up hill to Can Cau Market Place. The journey takes about 2.5 hours through the lush farmland of Lao Cai plateau and later spectacular mountain scenery of Bac Ha District. Arriving right at its most crowded time, the market is filled with cheerful faces and you will be absorbed into the market by festive atmosphere, colorful traditional dresses, exotic smell of corn wine and herb… until noon when it gets over to realize the beautiful surrounding. Driving back to Bac Ha town, you will check in hotel and enjoy lunch.

After along break for your recovery, the afternoon excursion will take you to visit Ban Pho Commune of the Flower H’mong and Tay people which are included some small hamlets scattering on hilly land in a perfect nature setting. Walking around the village you will encounter the hospitable ethnic people, living in wooden houses with earthen wall surrounding by lush plump garden… There is a chance to see how corn wine made and if lucky you will enjoy a H’mong dance with the Khen. Then back to Sapa for check in hotel or Lao Cai station!

What is included?

- English speaking guide
- Transfer and transfortation in Hanoi and Sapa
- Return train from/to Hanoi
- Meals indicated in itinerary (2 Breakfast, 2 Lunches)
- Entrance fees & permits
- Water on day trek (01 water of water/day

What is excluded?

- Personal travel insurrance (compulsory)
- Peronal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
- Tips and gratuities

Accommodation

- Train: Ratraco train – 4 soft sleeper berth cabin

Note

- The hotel will change due to the availabilities. In that case we will choose the equivalent hotels
- This tour starts on Friday only from Hanoi