Night 1 (Friday): Hanoi – Lao Cai
Make your own way from your hotel to Hanoi railways station. Take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Spend your night in a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper.
Day 1 (Saturday): Lao Cai – Can Cau – Bac Ha (B/L/D)
Arrive at Lao Cai railways station at about 6.30AM. Have breakfast at a local restaurant and take a short rest in Lao Cai city. After that, proceed to a Can Cau Hill Tribes Market where Red Dzao, Flower H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Have lunch box and then drive to Ta Van Chu Village of Flower H’mong people. Then take 12km trek to Bac Ha. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Bac Ha.
Night 2 (Saturday): Overnight at your hotel in Bac Ha.
Day 2 (Sunday): Bac Ha – Sapa (B/L)
After breakfast, visit the famous Bac Ha Sunday Market – the Northwest’s largest hill tribe market which attracts a large number of ethnic minorities from the mountains around. Dip yourself into the happy atmosphere of the market, which is very simple but really meaningful to the local people. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bac Ha, then drive to Sapa. Check in at your hotel.
Night 3 (Sunday): Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 3 (Monday): Sapa – Lao Chai, Ta Van & Giang Ta Chai Villages - Lao Cai (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel and check out at around 9.00-10.00AM. Drive to Lao Chai Village of Black H’mong people. Take a light trek through Muong Hoa Valley with beautiful scenery to Ta Van Village of Dzay ethnic people. Another medium trek to Giang Ta Chai Village of Red Dzao people. Stop at Cau May for a picnic lunch. Take a short rest before moving to Lao Cai. Dinner at a local restaurant in Lao Cai. Take the overnight train back to Hanoi.
Night 4 (Monday): Overnight on a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper on the train back to Hanoi.
Trekking distance: 8km – 5 hours
Car support: 10km/Drop off at Lao Chai and pick up at Giang Ta Chai
Day 4 (Tuesday): Hanoi \
Arrival in Hanoi in the early morning. Tour ends.
-Private car/mini van in Sapa & taxi from hotel in Hanoi to railway station & from railway station to hotel in Hanoi
-Soft sleeper in joined cabin 4 berths with A/C
-All entrance fees
-Local English speaking guide in Sapa
-All meals as per program
-Accommodation as programed, based on twin sharing
Drinks, Insurance, Personal expenses, Gratuities
- Departure on every Friday (Bac Ha market only on every Sunday)
- Hard trekking for trekking lovers tour
- Price may change according to season