Sapa markets exploring - Can Cau - Bac Ha market
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Sapa markets exploring - Can Cau - Bac Ha market

Duration:   3 days / 4 nights
Prices: 190 - 270
Start Date: Upon Request
Depart From: HaNoi
Destination(s) to visit: Sapa
Tour Code: ATI197
Tour description:
The valleys surrounding Sapa are home to several of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority groups, each with their own distinctive dress, customs and dialects which can all be seen at the weekend markets in Sapa area. Can Cau Market is a small, but very colourful market, set in the mountains near the Chinese border. Almost every Saturday around 8 different minorities are represented at the market. And Bac Ha market with all it's colourful ethnic people as Flower Hmong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen who gathers to buy and sell will be the next destination.

Sapa Love Market Tour - Sapa Bac Ha Market Tour

Can cau market

Can cau market

Can cau market

Bac ha market

Bac ha market
Tour Program:
Day 1 : ( Friday ) Hanoi -Laocai
21: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for boarding to Laocai by Tulico Express Train. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper cabin. ( 4pax/cabin or 2pax/cabin on request ).

Day 2 : (Saturday) Arrival Laocai - Cancau market - Bacha ( B/L/D )
6 : 00 am - Arrive to Laocai train station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Picked up at Laocai Train Station to transfer to CanCau market. It takes more than 2 hours to get to CanCau - 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 Bacha.

Day 3: (Sunday) Visit Bacha market - Sapa ( B/L/D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Take a walk to BacHa market. Visit one village and an old building called The H'mong king's house. Breakfast and the beginning of the day on which you 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 BacHa 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, spend time visiting another village (BanPho village) Say good bye to BacHa and get back to Sapa. On the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbour Mouth in LaoCai. 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 ) ( 4 hours trekking, 12 km, 2 villages)
Breakfast at the hotel. Get downhill by jeep to 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 for a jeep back to Sapa. then take jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper Cabin. End of services

Sapa Bac Ha Market Tour - Sapa Love Market Tour
Tour Prices(Price per person and in US$)
Type Number of Travellers Internet Price
Standard Class ** (2 pax) 264
Standard Class ** (3 - 4 pax) 214
Standard Class ** (5 - 7 pax) 199
First Class *** (2 pax) 269
First Class *** (3 - 4 pax) 219
First Class *** (5 - 7 pax) 209
First Class *** (8 - 10 pax) 199
Standard Class ** (8 - 10 pax) 189

Sapa markets exploring - Can Cau - Bac Ha market

Includes:     * Pick ups, transfer & sightseeing as per program by A/c private Russian Jeep or Minibus.
    * Full meals as mentioned on the tour program as B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
    * English/French - speaking guide
    * Entrance fees
    * 2 night hotel accommodation in Twin Share basis.
    * 1 night home stay arrangements.
    * Train return tickets Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi ( soft sleeper with air-conditioning )
    * Transport by private jeep or minibus as the tour program
Excludes:     * Insurance
    * Drinks
    * Personal costs

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