Can Cau, Bac Ha & Coc Ly markets – 4 days
Tour code : SPTT015
Duration : 5 nights / 4 days
Tour route : Hanoi – Can Cau – Bac Ha – Sapa – Coc Ly – Hanoi
Day 1 : Hanoi – Laocai
20 : 00 pm – Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin (4pax/cabin or 2pax/cabin on request).
Day 2 (Saturday): Lao Cai – Can Cau market – Bac Ha ( B, L, D)
Picked up at Laocai Train Station then drive to Can Cau market. It takes more than 2 hours to get to CanCau. Say goodbye to the market and transfer to BacHa. On the way, spend time visiting a village of the Flower H’mong and then check in hotel in BacHa. Free to explore the town. Lunch in CanCau or in BacHa and dinner in BacHa. Overnight at the hotel in Bac Ha town.
Day 3 (Sunday): Bac Ha market – Sapa ( B, L, D )
A walk to BacHa market. Visit one village and an old building called The H’mong king’s house. Breakfast and the beginning of the day on which you visit a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. Leave the market for the H’mong King’s house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920. Return the town for lunch. In the afternoon, spend time visiting another village (BanPho village) Say good bye to BacHa and get back to Sapa. On the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbor Mouth in LaoCai. Reach Sapa late in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa town
Day 4 (Monday): Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van homestay ( B, L, D)
Check out hotel and start a trekking trip towards Muong Hoa valley to visit 4 villages of the H,mong, the Dzay people with around 17 km of trekking. Enjoy beautiful landscapes, terraced paddy fields. Discover the live of the people with different cultures. Have dinner and spend the night at the family of the Dzay people.
Day 5 (Tuesday): Sapa – Coc Ly – Lao Cai ( B, L)
Leave from the village early at 7.30 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. The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town – Bao Nhai and then take jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Overnigh on the A/c soft sleeper cabin.
Arrive in Hanoi roughly 5:00 AM. The end of tour.
Tour price includes :
– Pick ups, transfer & sightseeing as per program by A/c private Russian jeep or minibus
– Full meals as per the tour program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
– English/French-speaking guide
– Entrance fees
– Boat trip on Chay river
– 1 night’s home stay arrangements
– 2 nights’ hotel accommodation based on Twin/double room share
– Train tickets: Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning)
Tour price excludes :
– Travel Insurance
– Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
– Personal expense
Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…