What you’ll get

  • Duration : 4 days / 3 night(s)

  • Departure : Every Thu from Hanoi Old Quarter

  • Suitable : Active traveler, Family, Friends

  • Type : Land tour

  • Product Code : T88SP06

Overview

With this Sapa Trekking with Bac Ha Market 3D4N, you will have chance to attend and visit 1 Market (Bac Ha), 4 villages (Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Ban Pho) and 7 different minority peoples (Black H’Mong, Flower H’mong, Black Dao, Tay, Day, Ha Nhi and Nung)

Highlights

    • Visit villages of the H’mong and the Day people
    • Learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom
    • Have opportunity to enjoy some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them…
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Size : 28 m2 Max Adults: 2

Bed size: Double/ Twin

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  • Meals
    3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinnners
  • Transportation
    Train, Shuttle bus
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Price Includes
    • English speaking guide
    • All meals on tour (B, L, D)
    • Entrance fees to the villages
    • Transport to Bac Ha market
    • Pick-up from Ta Van and Sin chai
    • Pickup from hotel to Hanoi train station
    • Tourist bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai
    • Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
    • Hotel accommodation in Sapa (double, twin, triple sharing)
    Price Excludes
    • Drinks & tips
    • Surcharge for New Year, Luna New Year, Christmas
    • Insurance, VAT
    • Personal expenses
    • Drop off at hotel after tour
  • Cancellation by Customer

    For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

    • More than 45 days prior to trip departure: No charge (Full refund will be made but transaction fee will be paid by you).
    • 30-45 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
    • 15-29 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
    • 7-14 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
    • Within 7 days before arrival: 100% tour price.

    Note:

    • The above fees are subject to an added bank transaction fee.
    • There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations.
    • For no show cases, there will be no refund.
    • All cancellations must be in person or in writing and received by us
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step. In such kind of cancellation, the refund of any payment on the un-used portion of transportation service, hotel service, car rental or tours will be given.

  • Children Policy
    • Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
    • From 4 to 8 years old: 50% of adult’s fare and sharing bed with parents.
    • From 9 to 11 years old: 75% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Students with ID student card: 90% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Over 11 years old: 100% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.

Itineraries

Night 1 (Thu): Hanoi - Lao Cai

Pick up at your hotel (20.30) and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take the night train from to Lao Cai. Sleep on the train.

Meals: N/A

Accommodation:

Day 1 (Fri): Lao Cai - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa

05.30 Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. Picked up and transfer to Sapa by tourist bus, refreshment and breakfast at the hotel.

09.30AM: 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. A 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way. Get back to Sapa by car. Check in hotel, dinner and free time.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2 (Sat): Cat Cat - Sin Chai - Sapa

A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a car to return to Sapa. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3 (Sun): Bac Ha market - Lao Cai

After breakfast, heading to Bac Ha Market. Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on the way before heading to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi. End of tour.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes

    • Tour only departure on every Thu
    • Beware of your luggage and money
    • Inform in advance if you are vegetarian
    • Pick you up at your hotel at 8:30PM Sapa Hotel: 2* Hai Dang hotel, 3* hotel (Vietflower, Hmong Sapa, Vista or Panorama), 4* hotel ( Sapa Highland resort or similar)
    • Train: A/C soft sleeper with 4 berths/cabin
    • Please take your passport to check in hotel
    • Train departure from Hanoi at 9:40PM or 10.00PM
    • Passengers are advised to leave big luggage at hotel for convenience Bring walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...

Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Excellent

9.4

Based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    9.0
  • Organization
    10.0
  • Value for money
    9.3
  • Safety
    9.3
9.5

Mark

United Kingdom
12 Sep 2018
Bac ha market, trekking & homestay
9.5

Jeronimo

Norway
19 Dec 2017
4 nights 3 days in Sapa visiting Bac Ha Market
9.3

Shirley

United Kingdom
24 Jan 2017
Colourful
9.3

Dave

Canada
03 Jan 2017
Bac Ha Sunday Market