Day 1: Overnight Train Hanoi - Lao Cai
Evening: Our tour guide will transfer you from your hotel to overnight train with AC Soft-Sleeper to Lao Cai.
Day 2: (Saturday) Arrival Laocai - CanCau market - BacHa Market ( B/L/D )
6 : 00 am - Arrive to Lao Cai train station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Picked up at Lao Cai Train Station to transfer to Can Cau market. It takes more than 2 hours to get to Can Cau - a small market situated in a valley surrounded by mountains and only 7 km from China. The market deeply shows the typical cultural features of the minorities in remote mountainous areas in Vietnam. Further more, you can enjoy seeing boys and girls in colorful costumes - different colors of the mountains. They attend the market in the hope of finding "the other halves of their lifestyle" and this is also the time for them to chat, to exchange everything among different ethnic peoples through cups of wine sold in the market. Say goodbye to the market and transfer to BacHa. on the way, spend time visiting a village of the Flower H’mong and then check in hotel in BacHa. Free to explore the town. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Bac Ha.
Day 3: (Sunday) Visit Bac Ha Market - Sapa ( B/L/D )
After breakfast, you will begin your day with a visit a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. This is the most colorful market in North Vietnam. At the market, you have chance to enjoy Bac Ha people’s simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches... talking to the minorities through the guide’s interpretation. Leave the market for the H’mong King’s house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920. Return the town for lunch. In the afternoon, we will spend time visiting another village (Ban Pho village) Say good bye to Bac Ha and get back to Sapa. on the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbour Mouth in Lao Cai. Reach Sapa late in the afternoon. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Sapa.
Day 4 : ( Monday ) Sapa - Laocai - Hanoi ( B/L/D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Get downhill and the valley then walk for 3 villages of the Black H’mong and the Dzay people. Lunch at a Dzay family. Get up to the road to Sapa. then back to Lao Cai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper Cabin. You will be back to Hanoi early morning and our tour will be ended here.