Sapa-Bac Ha market 4 nights 3 days by train

  • Duration: 4 nights 3 days
  • Destinations: Sapa- Bac Ha market
175 USD

>If one is looking for a unique place that cannot be found anywhere else in Vietnam, Sapa is just the right choice. Though Vietnam is known for its beach landscape with luxury resort, the mountainous area is no less charming.
Resides at an elevation of 1,600 meters above the sea level, Sapa is a mountainous district in the northwest of Vietnam, located about 38 km from Lao Cai City and 376 km from Ha Noi – the capital city of Vietnam.
Sapa is not a place to look at on pictures – once you come, you will see how reality is even more picturesque than the polished photos. From the terraced rice field to the exciting ethnic lives, from the cool climate to the colorful trek, Sapa is a must-see, must-go and must-experience.
After 9 hour train ride, which you can twist easily with a sound sleep, and another scenic 60 minute bus crawl, you will get to the mountain town of Sapa. Hotels are abundant, as Sapa became a tourist attraction as early as the beginning of 20th century. If you do not feel too rush to get some quick rest, a walk around town at this time of the day is just magnificent. The crowd is not yet out while you can inhale the freshness of early morning air. Sapa is best seen on foot: book a trekking tour or just wander around the town yourself if you are not too interested in vigorous activities. Come at the right time (September – October) and you can catch the green-turn-yellow horizon of rice fields. At other time of the year, such as wintertime, expect a mysterious foggy scene that is just as charming. Sapa is as famous for its people as for its nature. However, ask for permission before you take photos of the ethnic group. The life of Dzao, Hmong and other ethnic has much change yet many still retains its unique trait – enjoy a new lifestyle that is quite dramatically different from the lower land

20: 00 pm Pick up at your hotel in old quarter and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for boarding to Laocai by Livitran Express Train or similar train. Overnight o­n the A/c soft sleeper Cabin. ( 4pax/cabin )you will share cabin with another tourists.

Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van - Sapa- B, L, D
our stafff will pick you up at the Lao Cai station and transfer to Sapa by bus for take shower,have breakfast around 8:30am start of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Get back to Sapa by Car.

- Overnight at the hotel in Sapa(Sapa panorama hotel or similar hotel)
Day2: Cat Cat & Sin Chai- B, L,D
A walk down to the South-west of Sapa  to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a Car to return to Sapa.

- Overnight at the hotel in Sapa(Sapa panorama hotel or similar hotel)

Day 3: Bac Ha market (on Sunday only)- B, L,D
Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha for get back to Lao Cai to catch the train.

Day 4:Hanoi arrival

The train will arrive Hanoi station around 5am,tour will be finish.

Price : 175usd/ per person(group tour),single supplement 40US$

Note:

 

 B: Breakfast, L : lunch, D : dinner

 

Include

  • Bus from Laocai-Sapa-Laocai,Hanoi old quarter to the train station,Sapa to  Lao Cai station.
  • Train from Hanoi-Laocai-Hanoi –soft sleeper wooden 4 berths in 1 cabin.
  • Meals follow program
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotels:3 stars

Exclude:

  • Drinks, laundry, telephone and other private services.