Sapa Market Tours

A day trip to Bac Ha Market

Tour CodeVSP24
RouteLao Cai – Bac Ha Market – Lao Cai
Durations1 Day
Price$ 60
Sapa Market Tours

Brief description
Beautiful, animated and colorful Sunday Market of the hill tribal peoples with festive atmosphere. Magnificent and stunning landscapes of Bac Ha highland. Boat trip along Chay River.


Tour code: VSP24
Tour route: Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market – Lao Cai
Start :  Lao Cai (Morning pick up at the hotel)
End:  Lao Cai (late afternoon at the hotel)
Tour duration: A full day tour
Tour date: Sunday
Activity level: Medium adventure, discovery
Group size: Private tour


Detail itinerary
Pick you up at Lao Cai train station transfer  to Bac Ha Town let via Lao Cai city.  Arrive to the market place at about 09.30am, right at the most crowded hours. Spend two hours joining the local tribal peoples including Flower H’mong, Black Zao, Phu La and Tay for the market activities and festive atmosphere. All peoples in their best traditional costume gather every Sunday for shopping, but socializing is of great importance. The cattle and clothing sections are the most interesting until 11.00 and then comes the food section where peoples meet, talk, enjoy food and especially drink a kind of locally made corn-wine.
Lunch break in a local restaurant. Then leave Bac Ha for half an hour road ride downhill to Trung Do village which is beautifully set in a valley on the eastern bank of the mighty Chay River. Take an hour leisure walk to explore this prosperous village of the Tay ethnic people who live in large stilt houses andl have maintained well their traditional way of life. Walk to the boat pier in mid afternoon, boarding a boat for cruising downstream the Chay River for an hour to Bao Nhai. Boat cruise end at Bao Tan Village, near the motorway.
Picked up and transfer 45 km to Lao Cai city, spend half an hour to see trading activities at the border gate and coffee break before transfer to Lao Cai station.

Number of pax 2 Pax 3- 4 Pax 5 – 6 Pax 7 – 10 Pax
Tour price: Price per person in USD 60 36 27 19



Rate is inclusive of :
•    English speaking guide
•    Private along the trip
•    Entranced fees and permission
•    Mineral water
•    01 lunch
•    Boat trip along the Chay River


Rate is not inclusive of:
•    Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
•    Personal expenses: Bar, telephone and laundry bils..ect)
•    Your breakfast and dinner

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