Sapa Adventure & Bac Ha Market Tour
3 Days/ 4 Nights
Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Hau Thao – Giang Ta Chai – Sin Chai – Sapa – Bac Ha Market - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Sapa and Bac Ha are hill stations long favoured by many tourists. The area is home of unrivalled mountain scenery, including Vietnam’s highest peak, Fansipan, and known for its Sunday markets and some of Vietnam’s most colourful hill tribe minorities.
|Tour Code : VA 06
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Hau Thao – Giang Ta Chai – Sin Chai – Sapa – Bac Ha Market – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Tour Duration: 3 Days/ 4 Nights packages
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in the evening)
Ends: Hanoi (drop off at the hotels in the morning)
Activity Level: Adventure
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1 Hanoi – Lao Cai by night Train
Day 2 Lao Cai – Sapa – Hau Thao – Giang Ta Chai
Day 3 Giang Ta Chai – Sin Chai – Sapa
Day 4 Sapa – Bac Ha Market – Overnight train to Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Overnight train to Lao Cai
Picked up at airport by Viet Sapa Travel Team and transfer to hotel for freshing up. You are free at leisure till having dinner at an intimate restaurant. Afterwards, transfer to railway station for the train to Sapa. Overnight on wooden cabin of train
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Hau Thao Village – Giang Ta Chai Village (12km trekking)
Upon our arrival in Lao Cai railway station in the early morning, we drive to Sapa town, which is 35 km away by car. We set off to discover Sapa and its nearby villages of Sa Seng and Hau Thao, which are home to Black H’mong people.
We have ample opportunities to see how they live and give wonderful insights into their way of life. Finally, we arrive in the village of Giang Ta Chai. Tonight we appreciate the warm hospitality over a dinner and an overnight stay in a traditional stilt-house. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 3 :Giang Ta Chai – Sin Chai – Sapa (13-15km trekking)
The day begins with a beautiful hike through lush rice terraces and along verdant hills, before we return to Sapa. Here, we have the chance to appreciate the laidback pace of the township, visit a local market and learn about the local cuisine.
Afternoon finds us in the villages of Sin Chai and O Qui Ho. The Sin Chai and O Qui Ho are situated in a region of sculpted rice terraces and home to Black H’mong people. We hike around peaceful villages and farmlands at an easy and leisurely pace to suit everybody. We stay overnight in a hotel in Sapa. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 4: Sapa – Bac Ha Market – Overnight train to Hanoi (4-5km trekking)
We depart from Sapa and drive to Bac Ha. Bac Ha is well-known for its Sunday market, here the Flower H’mong, Zay, Tay and Dao ethnic minorities converge at the market early in the morning to trade their own traditional things.
This is followed by a scenic hike around some idyllic villages and watch village life, before we drive to Lao Cai railway station for a sleeper train bback to Hanoi, arriving there at 5am the following day. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
Trip Price Included
English speaking guide
Transfers and transportation along the trip
Water on day trek (01 bottle 1,5l of water/day)
Accommodation (home stay and hotel)
Entranced fees and permission
Train tickets from Ha Noi to Lao cai
Trip Price Excluded
Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
Tips and gratuities