Depart on Friday
This trip will bring you the beauty of nature in valleys, mountain, streams, water falls, colourfull market and the warmly welcome of the ethnic peoples. Come to Sa Pa and Bac Ha, especally CanCau market, the widenly market near by Chines border to enjoy the scenery and explore daily activities of the tribal peoples.
Activities: Trekking and cultural experience
Night 1: Hanoi- Laocai
At 08:30 pm our tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to the Hanoi railway station for night train to Sapa.
Overnight on Victoria Express train.
Day 1: Lao cai- Can Cau Market
Train arrives at Laocai Railway Station at 06.00 am, have breakfast at local restaurant before we set off on our scenic drive through the border town of Lao Cai to the colourful Saturday Market at Simacai, Bac Ha. Cancau market is one of Vietnam’s most fascinating open –air market, and isolated market which takes place only on Saturday every week. This is a lovely local market which still retains the local quaint and authentic being of the main tourist route. The areas is close to China border and in a hidden place, less visitors come here. - Horses, dogs, cat, pigs and textiles.... all on sales! Turn back to Sapa town in the afternoon.
Check in and stay at Victoria Sapa hotel
Day 2: Sapa- Cat cat village
Train arrives at Laocai Railway Station at 06.00 am, transferred to Sapa by bus. Have breakfast at hotel or in the local restaurant (optional). Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for stroll around to visit Sunday Market. Then short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain" cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather…
Have dinner at restaurant. Then discover Sapa in night, see ethnic people activities and life in Sapa.
Overnight on Victoria Sapa hotel.
Day 3: Sapa- Laochai- Ta van village
Breakfast before private jeep transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs.Stay over night at hotel in Bac Ha
Overnight on Victoria Sapa hotel.
Day 4: Sapa- Cocly market- boat trip on river - Laocai railway station
Leave from Sapa early at 7:00 AM for CocLy market, which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of 6 different minority peoples (Flower H'mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay, HaNhi and Nung). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high rock mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river.Then turn back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi.
Stay over night on Victoria Express train.
Day 5: Hanoi
Train arrival around 06 am; tour finish at railway station. Turn back to your hotel on your own
Finished the tour.
(in USD, per person)
|5 - 6 pax
|7 - 8 pax
* Note: This is sample and private tour, you may go with full details above or we may modify to fix your way travel. Please contact us for further information