Hanoi - Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market – Ban Pho village - Sapa - Ma Tra village - Ta Phin village - Ban Khoang village - Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi - Lao Cai (420 km - by train or by Express bus)
At 8:30 pm, our driver will come to pick you up and head to the railway station to catch the train to Lao Cai at 9:30 pm (7.5 hours). You have overnight on the train. Or you can reach Sapa by Express Bus on highway (optional) (5 hours).
We arrive in Lao Cai in the next early morning.
Day 2: Lao Cai – Bac Ha market – SaPa (only Sunday) (B, L)
Upon arrival at Lai Cai station, our driver will wait for you and transfer to Bac Ha market Sapa Vietnam. You enjoy your meal en route. Situated at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is famed for its colorful market with the atmosphere of the hill tribes, a typical feature attracting both domestic and international visitors every year. This special market is only organized on Sunday every week with the attendance of at least 8 ethnic minority groups (from 9:00 to 14:00). Bac Ha market Sapa Vietnam is also the great destination for you to discover the H’mong King’s palace, which was built by the French and the Chinese.
In the afternoon, we continue our trip on a trekking to Ban Pho, where the H'mong people live. You take a chance to visit some local houses, welcomed by the locals the enjoying some green tea, corn wine, exchanging with them as well as learn more about our their spirit and culture.
Then our driver will transfer you to Sapa.
Dinner is on your own and overnight at the hotel in SaPa.
Day 3: SaPa – Ma Tra - Ta Phin village (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel then walking through Ma Tra village and Ta Phin village. We have lunch at a local restaurant. Bac Ha market Sapa Vietnam tour offers you a unique opportunity to contemplate terraced rice fields, beautiful mountains and discover daily life of ethnic groups like Black Hmong and Red Dao minority. Stay overnight at a homestay in Ta Phin Village.
Day 4 : Ta Phin village - Ban Khoang - Sapa - Hanoi by Train or Express Bus (B/L)
After breakfast at your homestay, you continue your trek and enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Can Ho valley. We will lead you to Ban Khoang village through small isolated hamlets off the beaten track, which gives you the chance to meet with the villagers. In the early afternoon, you will be picked up to return to Sapa by car. As Bac Ha market Sapa Vietnam tour scheduled, you will be free to enjoy the town before leaving Sapa at 16h00 to reach to Hanoi.
Option 1: by Express Bus (or by private car up your request) with a road distance of 400km by highway. On arrival in Hanoi at around 21h30 (the departure and return time is changeable if you take a private car). Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Option 2: by night Train, meals are on your own and overnight on the train (air-conditioned soft sleeper). Arrive in Hanoi in the next morning.
Day 5: Arrive in Hanoi (by option 2)
On arrival in Hanoi around 5:00 am, you will be welcomed by our driver and transfer to your hotel/Airport depending on your next plan.
End of the tour to sapa vietnam.
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