tour organized on every Friday. Visit Can Cau and Bac Ha
Night 1(Friday): Hanoi - Laocai (Overnight on the train)
you up from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at
at 21:15 to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train. (4 people/cabin or 2
people/cabin on request)
Day 1 (Saturday): Laocai -
Bacha - Cancau market (B/L/D)
at Laocai Train Station to transfer to CanCau market. It takes more than 2
hours to get to CanCau - a small market situated in a valley surrounded by
mountains and only 7 km from China.
The market deeply shows the typical cultural features of the minorities in
remote mountainous areas in Vietnam.
Further more, you can enjoy seeing boys and girls in colourful costumes -
different colours of the mountains. They attend the market in the hope of
finding "the other halves of their lifves" and this is also the time
for them to chat, to exchange everything among different ethnic peoples through
cups of wine sold in the market. Say goodbye to the market and transfer to
BacHa. On the way, spend time visiting a village of the Flower H'mong and then
check in hotel in BacHa. Free to explore the town. Lunch in CanCau or in BacHa
and dinner in BacHa.
Day 2 (Sunday): Visit Bacha market
- Sapa (B/L/D)
BacHa market. Visit one village and an old building called The H'mong King's
house. Breakfast and the beginning of the day on which you visit a big market
filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. This is the most colourful
market in North Vietnam.
At the market, you have chance to enjoy BacHa people's simple but unique kinds
of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts
of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches... talking to the minorities through
the guide's interpretation. Leave the market for the H'mong King's house (King
Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920. Return
the town for lunch. In the afternoon, spend time visiting another village
(BanPho village) Say good bye to BacHa and get back to Sapa. On the way back,
drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbour Mouth in LaoCai. Reach Sapa
late in the afternoon. Check in hotel in Sapa.
Day 3 (Monday): Visit Sapa - Night train to
(4 hours trekking, 12 km, 2
check out hotel at 10h00. Get downhill by jeep to the valley then walk for 3
villages of the Black H'mong and the Dzay people. Lunch at a Dzay family. Get
up to the road for a jeep back to Sapa. Then take bus to LaoCai Station for the
night train to Hanoi.
Dinner. Overnight on the train.
5h30. The end of tour
Tour cost: All rate in USD per person
4 satrs on weekend
offering in this trip:
Cat cat view hotel
Royal view hotel
Victoria sapa hotel
Sao mai hotel
Sao mai hotel
Sao mai hotel
Tour price includes:
meals as mentioned on the tour program (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
- 1 local
beer or soft drink at every lunch and dinner, ,
or French - speaking guide
Accommodation twin share
- Night Train
tickets 2 ways (soft sleeper with air-conditioning, cabin of 04 berth)
bus or jeep as mentioned in tour program.
Tour price excludes:
Insurance, Drinks, Phone calls and other private expenses,
Notes: Advised to take good walking
shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...