BAC HA MARKET AND SAPA PACKAGE TOUR - Hanoi

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  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Departure Time :
    09h00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

A trip into the mountains to the bustling local market of Bac Ha. Many ethnic minorities converge here to buy and sell their goods in a real local experience. Its the best place to experience the unique ethnic vibe of the region. Visit a local palace a throwback to 20th century feudalism in the area and have lunch with a local Tay minority family before taking a boat trip down the river to finish the tour.

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Day 1(Saturday) : Hanoi Night train to Lao Cai

09:00  P.M Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.

Day 2 (Sunday): Lao cai  Bac Ha Market  Sapa (B,L,D)

Arriving in Lao cai at 06:30 A.M, you are welcomed by our local guide then we will have breakfast & fresh up at the nearby restaurant before being transferred  to Bac Ha Town let via Lao Cai city.  Arrive to the market place at about 09.00am, right at the most crowded hours. Spend two hours joining the local tribal peoples including Flower Hmong, Black Zao, Phu La and Tay for the market activities and festive atmosphere. All peoples in their best traditional costume gather every Sunday for shopping, but socializing is of great importance. The cattle and clothing sections are the most interesting until 11.00 and then comes the food section where peoples meet, talk, enjoy food and especially drink a kind of locally made corn-wine. Lunch break in a local restaurant. Then leave Bac Ha for half an hour road ride downhill to Trung Do village which is beautifully set in a valley on the eastern bank of the mighty Chay River.  Walk to the boat pier in mid afternoon, boarding a boat for cruising downstream the Chay River for an hour to Bao Nhai. Boat cruise end at Bao Tan Village, near the motorway. Picked up and transfer 45 km to Lao Cai city, spend half an hour to see trading activities at the border gate and coffee break before being transferred to Sapa Town.

Day 3: Sapa Off beaten track to Muong Hoa Valley (14km trekking , 4,5   5 hour trekking) B,L,D

Departure from the hotel at  09.00 am for a short road transfer out of Sapa town to walking path. Then we start to walk along a large path for 2 hours uphill the Den Thang range. Reaching to the top, great view of the Fansipan Peak and the stunning Muong Hoa Valley opens wide in the sight as the trek approaching to Hang Da Village of the Hmong which sits at 1,800m hill-top and over looking down the Muong Hoa Valley. The walk end at Red DzaoVillage of the  Giang Ta Chai Village in the late  afternoon. Checking the home stay, you can swim at the Muong Hoa Stream or Ta Chai Waterfall as well as walking on Rattan Bridge to have adventure feeling. Having dinner and sleeping with the local tribe.

Day 4: Giang Ta Chai Muong Hoa Valley Sapa   Day Bus to Hanoi (10 km trekking) B,L

After having breakfast, we will walk uphill via Bamboo forest to visit Ta Va Village, home to Red Dzao Tribe, continue to walk along the Muong Hoa Valley with billions of rice paddy fields to visit Lao Chai Village, having lunch there before climbing to the main road for a transfer back to Sapa. The rest of afteroon, you are free to your leisure.

Inclusions


  •    Meals (03 lunches, 03 breakfasts and 02  dinners)
       One way train tickets with dream Express from Hanoi to Lao in 4 berth soft sleeper cabin
       One way bus tickets (Sapa Express or green  Bus): Sapa Hanoi
       English speaking guide
       Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
       All private car transfer along the trip in Sapa
       All entranced fees and permission
       Accommodation with 01 night at the homestay and 01 night at the deluxe room of  Golden Villa  hotel 3*** 

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

U.S and Canadian Citizens: Must bring a government issued photo ID and proof of citizenship (U.S birth certificate or naturalization certificate) or a passport for re-entry to the United States. Children, ages 18 and under only require a birth certificate. Non-U.S. Citizens: Either a Passport, I-94, Multiple Entry Visa or Resident Alien Card is required for re-entry to the United States

You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler