Sa Pa Trekking & Bac Ha Market Tour – 4 Days
Tour Code: VEHS01
Duration: 4 Days
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Starts/ Ends: Hanoi (Saturday Evening)/ Hanoi
Tour Route: Hanoi – Bac Ha Market – Sa Pa – Hanoi
Tour Level: Moderate
Tour Categories:Sapa Tours
Group Size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Special Experiences: Amazing natural landscape combines with the colorful culture of ethnic minority groups in Sapa and Bac Ha.
Day 1 (SAT): Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Day 2 (SUN): Lao Cai – Bac Ha Sunday market – Sapa
Day 3 (MON): Sapa – Lao chai – Ta van – Sa Pa – Lao Cai
Day 4 (TUE): Lao Cai – Hanoi
Day 1 (SAT): Hanoi – Night Train to Lao Cai
Our tour will be started at 20:45 at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met by our guide and transferred to the Hanoi Railway station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2 (SUN): Lao Cai – Bac Ha Sunday Market – Sapa (B)
Upon arrival, in early morning at Lao Cai Railway station, we will be met and transferred by our local guide & driver. Having our breakfast at the restaurant nearby, we take a little rest for a while and we then drive up to Bac Ha Market. There will be 2 hours driving to the mountainous area but we will be freshening up by the atmosphere and splendid view on the way.
Bac Ha market is the largest market in the region where 10 ethnic minority people gather to buy and sell, eat and drink with together. We may choose some homemade handicrafts and clothes, and take a lot of colorful pictures of the Flower H’mong people in this unique Bac Ha market. After our lunch at a fine restaurant in Bac Ha.
Afternoon time we will have 2-hour trek to Ban Pho village, home of Flower H’mong people. In the village, we can have a look in their houses and understand their lifestyle and traditional customs with an informative tour guide. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. Then we will take the car again and transfer to Sapa town.
Day 3 (MON): Sapa – Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages (B, L)
After breakfast, embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minority people in Sapa. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people we can meet. Once on the valley floor, we can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds us. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa by our waiting vehicle. In the afternoon we transfer back to Lao Cai Railway station for a night train to Hanoi.
Trekking distance 10 km
Day 4 (TUE): Lao Cai – Hanoi
Upon arrival in Hanoi very early morning, we transfer back to our hotel. 4 days of Bac Ha Market – Sapa trekking tour ends.
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
Trip Price Included:
- English speaking guide in Hanoi and Sa Pa
- Transfer and transportation in Hanoi and Sa Pa
- Return train from/to Hanoi
- Meals indicated in the itinerary (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch)
- Entrance fees
- Water on day trek (01 bottle of water/day)
Trip Price Excluded
- Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
- Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
- Tips and gratuities