Sapa Trekking & Bac Ha Market Tour – 2 Days

Bac Ha market is the biggest now, the connecting between the local village in Sapa and the local market will make our trip more interesting, we have a chance to enjoy the huge rice paddy terraces as well as a colorful market. Thousands peoples from different ethnic groups in their colorful traditional costumes who gather at regional markets for their most important event of the week. Everyone will quickly absorbed by festive atmosphere and understand the important role of these markets in spiritual life of local ethnic peoples. This is a can't be missed experience offered by our Sapa...

sapa bac ha market

Tour Duration: 2 days / 3 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Bac Ha Sunday market - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai - Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotel in the morning)
Tour Level: Moderate
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY
Day 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
Day 02: (SUN) Lao Cai - Bac Ha Sunday Market - Sapa (B, L)
Day 03: (MON) Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi

Day 01: (SAT) Hanoi – Lao Cai - Train
We will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 22.00 from Hanoi railway station

Day 02: (SUN) Lao Cai - Bac Ha Sunday market - Sapa (B, L)
After meeting a guide at the Lao Cai railway station we have breakfast there and go to the Bac Ha market for two hours by a van .This is the largest market in the region, a place where many ethnic groups gather to buy and sell, eat and drink together. There are 10 minority groups in the Bac Ha region. We can buy homemade handicrafts and clothes. In the afternoon we will have a 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong people) where we can have look in their houses and understand little more about their lifestyle and traditional customs. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. And then we drive back to Sapa for 3 hours.

Sapa trekking Vietnam
Bac Ha Market Sapa in Vietnam

Day 03: (MON) Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L)
After having breakfast in a hotel we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by someof the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station to get night train to Hanoi. The guide sees you off at Lao Cai train station and takes you on the train.

Day 04: Hanoi
Pick up at station then transfer to your hotel. End of all the services here.

Trip Price Included

  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning
  • Hotel in Sapa
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Soft sleeper train ticket: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
  • Entrance fees and water

Trip Price Excluded

  • Car and guide on free time
  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expense
  • Travel insurance
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