Bac Ha Market is one of the highlight destinations in the Northe Eastern area because of its color painted to local hill tribe. People attending this market are Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dzao, Tay, Nung, etc. This market is not only for selling homemade products such as corn wine, handicraft, animal, etc. but also for communication among these people.
Night 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai
20.00 – 20.30: pick up you from hotel to go to the train station B, catch the night train for Lao Cai.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market - Sapa (B, L, D)
5.00 - 6.30: Pick up you at Lao Cai station and transfer to Bac Ha market. Have breakfast on half-way.
7.30 - 8.00: Arrive at Bac Ha market. This is the most colorful market in the North of Vietnam. At the market, you have chance to meet Bac Ha people who are very friendly and simple as well as enjoy many kinds of typical food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches, etc.
13.00: Have lunch at a local restaurant.
14.00: Take an easy trek to visit Ban Pho village, the home of Flower H'mong people. You are welcomed with green tea, corn wine and listened about their family and daily life. Enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha on the way to Sapa.
17.00: Check in your hotel and have dinner.
Overnight in Sapa
Day 2: Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village - Lao Cai (B, L, D)
7.00 – 8.00: Have breakfast in hotel.
8.00: Begin trekking downhill to Cat Cat village of H'mong people. You will see waterfall and hydroelectric station on the way trekking through rice paddy fields. You eventually arrive at Y Linh Ho village of Black H'mong minority where you can take a rest and have lunch nearby a river.
13.00: After lunch, go ahead to Lao Chai village then Ta Van village of Day minority.
15.00 - 15.30: The bus picks you up from Ta Van village to come back to Sapa. Take shower and have dinner before return Lao Cai train station.
Overnight on the train.
Day 3: Hanoi arrival - Tour ends
Our staff will meet you at Hanoi train station and take you back your hotel. End of trip!