Discover the unique Bac Ha Sunday market as well as the villages of Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, and Ban Pho on this 3-day tour from Hanoi. Enjoy delicious, exotic food and special wine made of rice, corn, and a variety of fruits like plums and apples.
What to Expect
Enjoy the fantastic Bac Ha market full of unique food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plums, apples, and peaches. Talk to the locals and discover their fascinating way of life.
Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai
20:00: Pickup at hotel and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take the night train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai -Ta Van (Meals: B, L, D)
5:30: Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Pick up and transfer to Sapa and have breakfast.
10:00: Trek to Muong Hoa valley to visit 3 villages of the H’mong and the Day people including Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, and Ta Van. Enjoy lunch during transit.
14:30: Take a van back to Sapa and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Sapa - Bac Ha - Lao Cai (Meals: B, L, D)
7:30: Leave Sapa for Bac Ha Market by van (about 110 kilometers). Bac Ha is a big, colorful market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples.
9:30: Visit the H’mong King’s house built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920.
12:00 Return to the town for lunch and then walk to Ban Pho village.
15:00: Head back to Lao Cai Station. Dinner before boarding the night train. Early morning arrival in Hanoi with drop-off at your hotel.
- All transfers and transportation
- 3-star hotel in Sapa
- All meals on tour
- Entrance fees to the villages
- English-speaking guide
What's Not Included
- Drinks & phones
- Personal expenses
- Value added tax