SAPA TREKKING – BAC HA MARKET

(3 days/4 nights)

 

First night (No meal):

Pick up at your hotel or office of APT Travel at 19:30- 20:15 and transfer to Ha Noi train station catch the night train to Lao Cai. (Train time: SP7/ 20:35- SP1/ 21:10- SP3/ 21:50). Sleep on the train.

 

DAY 1: LAO CAI- SAPA- CAT CAT VILLAGE (B/L/D) (you can choose sleep in homestay or hotel)

05:30 A.M- 06:30 A.M: Pick up at Lao Cai train station by our staffs then drive to Sapa by bus. Arrive in Sapa around mid- morning.

07:00 A.M- 08:00 A.M: Have breakfast and relax at hotel. If hotel has available room, you can check in early. If not, you join in tour first. Check-in time is 12:00 P.M.

09:00 A.M- 09:30 A.M: Our guide takes you to visit Cat Cat village of Black H’mong people. You have a chance to visit a beautiful waterfall and the hydroelectric power station built by French. (This activity takes 2 hours walking up and down to the valley).

11:30 A.M- 01:00 P.M: Back to Sapa town and have lunch at restaurant.

02:00 P.M: After lunch, you are free to visit Sapa town and the market. You can rent a motorbike to discover Sapa by yourself or have a herbal bath of Red Dzao people.

06:00 P.M: Have dinner and overnight in Sapa.

 

DAY 2: SAPA- LAO CHAI- TA VAN VILLAGE- LAO CAI- HA NOI (B/L/D)

07:30 A.M- 09:00 A.M: Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Pack your luggage to store at hotel.

09:00 A.M- 09:30 A.M: Our guide takes you to visit two villages of the H’mong and Dzay called Lao Chai and Ta Van villages. Have lunch on the way or with a family of the ethnic people. (You will start trekking from hotel to the Lao Chai village with the distance about 10kms. When you finish the trekking trip at the end of the village, our bus will pick you up back to Sapa town). Return to hotel and refreshing (You can use the restroom of hotel).

02:00 P.M- 04:30 P.M: You are free and easy to discover Sapa town.

06:00 P.M: Have dinner and overnight in Sapa.

 

DAY 3: SAPA – BAC HA MARKET – HANOI (B/L/D) (only Sunday morning)

06:30 A.M- 07:00 A.M: Have breakfast before coming to Bac Ha Market. Pack your luggage and check out.

07:00 A.M- 07:30 A.M: A bus picks you up and takes you to Bac Ha Market. You’ll arrive in Bac Ha at 10:00 A.M. You will visit the market for the whole morning. You will see plenty of the flower H’mong people, they are nice and hospitable. Items on sale in the market include water buffalos, pigs, horses and chickens, etc.

12:00 P.M: Have lunch on restaurant in Bac Ha town.

01:00 P.M: Go to visit Ban Pho village- an special Ethnic people village in Bac Ha.

03:00 P.M: You’ll take the bus back to Lao Cai train station.

06:00- 07:00 P.M: Have dinner at restaurant near Lao Cai station before catching a night train back to Hanoi. Arrive inHanoi about 04:30 A.M. Tour ends.

 

Tour includes:

+ All meals included.

+ Enthusisatic and experienced English speaking guide.

+ Entrance fees: one time each during tour.

+ Accomodation: hotel or homestay (on demand).

+ Tranfer and pick up to Ha Noi Station.

+ Bus fee to Bac Ha.

 

Tour excludes:

+ Train ticket.

+ Drinks, travel insurance.

+ Tips and other expenses are not included in the package.

+ Telephone and other private services.

 

Mentioned: Walking or sporty shoes, sun cream, rain coat, warm clothes, camera…

 

HOTEL:

OPTION

HOTELS

SINGLE SUPPELMENT

Option 1: 2 star hotel

Royal Hotel

Thien Ngan Hotel

Hoang Ha Hotel

250,000 VND (12US$)/night

Option 2: 3 star hotel

Holiday Sapa Hotel

Royal View Hotel

315,000 VND (15US$)/night

Option 3: 4 star hotel

Chau Long New Wing

798,000 VND (38US$)/ night