Sapa Weekend Trekking and  Bac Ha Market - 3 days

Sapa Weekend Trekking and Bac Ha Market - 3 days
Tour Itinerary

Sapa Weekend Trekking and Bac Ha Market - 3 days. Get on the night train from Hanoi and come to Sapa to join us in the mountains! We’ll show you the best spots and guarantee you’ll get an unforgettable experience. Sapa is an ethnic minority Hmong trekking group based in the beautiful northern mountainous highlands of Sapa, Vietnam. We are very proud to be one of the few Hmong businesses that exist in this region – and one that is entirely owned and run by women. We think that this is a significant achievement because Hmong highlanders face much higher levels of poverty and many barriers to accessing capital and business connections. Tourism to our area is providing us with vital new opportunities to earn sustainable incomes, helping our families and our communities to prosper.

Thursday - Hanoi – Lao Cai by night train :

20h00 our tour guide will transfer you to Hanoi station for the 21h15 train to Lao Cai - 8 hours sleep on the train

Inclusive services: Transfer and train ticket (Class: 4 soft berths in a cabin with A/C).

Day 01: Friday - Sa Pa Trekking to 4 villages: Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village ( B, L, D )

6-7 hrs trekking throughout 4 hamlets - visit 2 different kinds of minority

- At 05h15 you will arrive at the last arrival station – Lao Cai station.  Picked up and drive up to Sapa. First of all, get a shower, luggage store and then enjoy breakfast - Trek down to YlinhHo and Lao Chai village of the Black Hmong people - After a picnic lunch, keep on alongside Muong Hoa stream, over suspension bridges to Ta Van village of the Dzay people - Keep trekking to Cau May (Rattan Suspension bridge) - Giang Ta Chai I. Visit and stay overnight with a local family of the Dzay minority,- With your tour guide and the house owners, we will set up a temporary cooking class to learn how to cook Vietnamese food for dinner-  Enjoying your dinner and getting to know local typical traditional customs, culture.

Inclusive services: Transfer, tour guide, home-stay permit, and meals (B + L + D)

Day 02: Saturday - Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sa Pa ( B , L , D )

In the early morning, you will be sure to be woken up by the households but lucky to see how is their daily life for a new day coming! - Enjoy some pancakes made by your tour guide’s skillful hands. - Start a new trek into Hoan Lien Son National Park by more stunning landscapes and other ethnic minority villages dotted further your eyes sigh. Visit Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Dao minority and then continue that trail to Su Pan village for lunch - Enjoy the magnificent view of Ba Ho valley or visit some local houses of the Tay and then a standby car to return to Sapa - Check in hotel, free and easy in Sapa.

Inclusive services: Transfer, tour guide, Holiday, Vista or similar hotel*** and meals (B + L)

Day 03: Sunday – Sa Pa - Bac Ha Market – night train back to Hanoi ( B, L, D )

07h30 leave Sapa for Bac Ha market – a colorful market of the local hill tribes,- 10h00 you will arrive Bac Ha, independently attend the market that known as the most colorful ethnic market of all Northwest Vietnam. It is a fusion of many different hill tribes inhabiting around Bac Ha mountain district and here you can easily distinguish them by their different colorful costumes dressing - Attend the market, you will find out not only typical traditional customers but also the way of bartering trade existing in the daily life of the Tay, the Dzay, the Red Dzao, the Black Hmong - After lunch, drive back to Lao Cai, from the main road we walk downhill 2km to Trung Do village of the Tay minority located by the Chay riverbank. Visit and learn more about typical culture, house architecture then take a boat trip along the beautiful Chay river under high waterfalls from the mountains and primitive rain forest, this boat trip is also called the highlight of this trip besides Bac Ha market of the ethnic minorities.,- Drive back to Lao Cai, stop at Ha Khau border gate to visit the international border gate Vietnam - China,- 17h30 drop at Lao Cai station, free time to get dinner around 20h10  catch the night train back to Hanoi

- 8 hours of sleep on the train

Inclusive services: Private car to Bac Ha, tour guide, meals (B), and train ticket (same type)

Monday - Hanoi Arrival

05h15 the train will drop you at Hanoi station.

Take your way to your hotel or airport 

End the trip.

 

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Tour price: Contact us

Group size: 2 to 25 pax

Join in group tour departure: Thursday night

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Meals in tours : L = lunch , D = dinner , B = breakfast
  • Accommodation in tour
  • Lunch in Midway restaurant/City Restaurant or Pack Lunch
  • Return express train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi
  • Back up AC vehicle for the complete tour ( Bus, + Truck for the group )
  • English speaking Local Guide - Cum trekking guide
  • Fresh Fruits/Snacks (Only trekking part)
  • Unlimited filter water during trekking (Only trekking part)
  • Entrance fees and permissions
  • Driver Allowance
  • Toll and Parking charges
  • 10% Government Taxe

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • International flight tickets, visa
  • Other personal expenses
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Hard and Soft Drinks with meals
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