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Sapa Tours - Bac Ha - Can Cau Market

Tour type   Adventure tour
Duration   4 days
Route   Hanoi - Laocai

Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District and belong to Lao Cai Province, 80km from Sapa town and over 1hour by car.Bac Ha is one of the biggest Market on Sapa and open on Sunday only.It’s not only the trading center but it’s also the place for couples, friends and relatives.At this market every thing on sales: Pig, dog, cat, houres… so it make this market hotter on Sunday.

Can Cau Market is a small, but very colourful market, set in the mountains near the Chinese border.
The Flower Hmong minority is the most common here, and their colourful dresses makes is a beautiful sight.

Day 1 - Friday: Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Soft Trek 

 Arrive at Lao Cai train station at about 6.30. 2.5hrs bus trip 40km to Sapa. Free time to visit Sapa town. In the afternoon, 2hrs trekking 5km to visit Cat Cat Village, home of Black Hmong hill tribe. Meeting & Talking with locals to learn more about their daily life.
Night 2 : Overnight at a hotel in Sapa

Day 2 - Saturday: Sapa - Can Cau - Bac Ha:

 Start early in the morning at 6am, driving to Can Cau market, which passing Bac Ha Town. The road between Bac Ha and Can Cau is hilly but very beautiful. The products at the market are interesting, and many different groups of ethic minority people represent make the market an unforgettable experience. Back to Bac Ha for lunch. Check-in at a hotel in Bac Ha. After a rest, trekking about 5 km of mountain path to Ban Pho Village - home of  Flower H'Mong people, get in touch and witness their traditional life style,  habit and customs.
Night 3 : Overnight in the hotel in Bac Ha.

Day 3 - Sunday: Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Hanoi  
After breakfast, take a car to Si Ma Cai Market - join in Si Ma Cai hill-tribe market and discover the daily life of Flower H'Mong, Red Dzao people. Back to Bac Ha Town, free time to visit Bac Ha Sunday Market before lunch time. Drive back to Lao Cai City. Dinner in Lao Cai and take a night train back to Hanoi.
Night 4 : Overnight on train back to Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi

Arrive at Hanoi train station early morning. Tour ends.

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  • Train tickets soft sleeper with AC
  • Car or van pick up from your hotel to Hanoi train station and back.
  • English/ French Speaking Guide
  • Transfer by good car (AC)
  • Meals as mentioned in the programme above. ( B = Breakfast,L= Luch,D = Dinner )
  • 01 night at hotel in Sapa
  • 01 night at hotel on Bac Ha (2* hotel only). 
  • Private car for Bac Ha and Can Cau Market
  • Entrance fees
  • Drinks.
  • Personal expenses.   
  • Others not mentioned in the price above
Price Table (USD/pax)
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