3-day Sapa trekking and Bac Ha market on Sunday

Breathtaking mountain scenery and tribal villages amongst perfect nature setting are highlights of Sapa. Getting off the beaten track and walking through villages where ethnic minority peoples live, paying visit to their homes, witnessing their every day activities,.. Although traveling in very basic condition, including 2 nights on the deluxe train, 1 night home stay in tribal village, 1 night in 3* hotel in Sapa, the trip will bring you a lot of unforgettable experiences.

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup (hotels in the Old Quarter only)
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
  • Night 1 (Thursday Night) Take overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai

    Day 1 :(Friday) Lao Cai  - Sapa -  Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van ( B,L,D)

    The tour guide will pick you up at Lao Cai Station. Then you will visit Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao. Back to our Sapa office at about 10.30 and begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Settle down in Ta Van village for an overnight home stay. 

    Day 2 (Saturday) Ta Van  - Giang Ta Chai   - Hau Thao - Sapa Saturday Market ( B,L,D)

    You will take the trail uphill, walk for half an hour to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zao peoples which sits on the top of a hill and looks down Muong Hoa river, then uphill again to Hau Thao village. A late Lunch will be prepare here nearby this center.

    Later a short drive will take you back to Sapa, check in your hotel and evening is free to attend the locals at Saturday market in Sapa. 

    Day 3 (Sunday) Sapa - Bac Ha Market - Overnight Train to Hanoi ( B,L,D)

    Check out your hotel at 07.00 for a 3 hour road ride to Bac Ha via Lao Cai. Arrival in Bac Ha at about 10.00. You will join the locals at the market for your own discovery, taking a lot of photos as well as enjoying funs. Lunch break in a local restaurant before enjoying a walk for about 2 hours to Ban Pho village of the Flower H’mong and Tay ethnics. The road trip back to Lao Cai station take about two hours and you will arrive in late afternoon. Taking a shower and Dinner on your own before taking the overnight train to Hanoi which arrive early the next morning and your trip ends.

    Note: The schedule of Day 1 and 2 can be flexible and changed according to your choice of departure time. The Bac Ha market can only be visited on Sunday.
  • Departure Point :
    Your hotel in the Old Quarter
    Departure Time :
    10:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hanoi train station
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Crossing Vietnam Tour

Activity ID: V-8643P35

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