SAPA HILL TRIBE & BAC HA WEEKEND MARKET 4 DAYS
This mini adventure tour is customized for passengers that looks for a soft adventure tour to Sapa trekking highlights and tour to Bac Ha colorful Sunday market.
Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District and belong to Lao Cai Province, 80km from Sapa town and over 1 hour by car. Bac Ha is one of the biggest Market on Sapa and open on Sunday only. It’s not only the trading center but it’s also the place for couples, friends and relatives. At this market every thing on sales: Pig, dog, cat, houres… so it makes this market hotter on Sunday.
Day 1 – Friday: Hanoi – Lao Cai train station
Sapa Hostel guide and transportation will pick up you at your hotel, transferr you to Hanoi rail way station for boarding the overnight train departing to Sapa. Air-conditioned 4 berth cabin with western toilet facility. Private cabin is applicable in advance.
Overnight on the train.
Day 2 – Saturday: Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa (B,L,D)
Upon arrival at Lao Cai Railway station in the early morning, our awaiting guide and driver will meet you right at the exit of the station. Transfer you for an hour drive up hill to Sapa town. Check in hotel, freshen up and enjoy breakfast at the nearby local restaurant, (Check in time is 1.00 PM, free early check in is subjected to availability). Then stroll around Sapa town, visit Sapa market and chatting with H’Mong, Dao people who come to market for trading. Colourful tribal dress, purses, aluminum bracelet, silver necklaces, horn comb at all sorts can be found from stalls on the second flour of the building.
Downstairs flour of the market is lively with all sorts of green vegetables, fruits, foods cultivated in Sapa.
We have scheduled a special lunch of typical Sapa foods at a popular local eatery in Sapa town.
After lunch, depart hotel for the afternoon 2,5 hour trekking through Muong Hoa valley of Lao Chai village of H’mong people, and Ta Van village of Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. The valley is covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa in the afternoon. You enjoy wandering around Sapa town. Dinner tonight is on your own arrangement.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Deluxe hotel in Sapa
Day 3 – Sunday: Sapa – Bac Ha – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B,L,-)
After having breakfast in a hotel we check out and departure to the Bac Ha market for two hour trip by private minivan.
Bac Ha is the largest market in the region, many ethnic groups gather to buy and sell, eat and drink together. There are 10 minority groups in the Bac Ha region. In the afternoon we will have a 2 hour soft adventure trek to Ban Pho village of Flower H’Mong people we drive back to Lao Cai by late afternoon. Have dinner and board the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight on train
Day 4 – Monday: Hanoi
Arrival at Hanoi rail way station in the early morning around 5 AM. Tour ends.
Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly.
Tour cost included:
+ Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicates
+ Full meals as indicated in the itinerary
+ Train ticket round way
+ English speaking guide
+ Entrance fees
+ Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; (AC room)
Tour cost excluded:
– Personal insurance
– Expenditure of a personal nature and tips (such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc).