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Special Sapa Markets – Can Cau, Bac Ha and Coc Ly 4 days 5 nights

Explore the three most special markets in Northwest Vietnam. Experience the typical cultural features of the minorities in remote mountainous areas in Vietnam. With us discover Sapa area – one of the most wonderful places in Asia and a magical combination of landscapes, ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air.

Brief itinerary:
Day 1 (Saturday): Can Cau – Bac Ha
Day 2 (Sunday): Bac Ha – Sapa
Day 3 (Monday): Trek Laochai – Tavan – Sapa
Day 4 (Tuesday): Coc Ly market – Night train to Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi

Detailed itinerary:

Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Laocai
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We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 20:30PM. The train departs at 21:50PM (SP3). Overnight on train with wooden cabin of 4 people sharing (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1 (Saturday): Can Cau – Bac Ha
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Upon arrival (approx. 6:30AM), our guide will meet you at Laocai Station. You will have breakfast there and transfer to Cancau 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 life” 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. Have lunch in Can Cau.
Say goodbye to the market and transfer to Bac Ha. On the way, spend time visiting a village of the Flower H’mong and then check in hotel in Bac Ha. Free to explore the town.

Accommodation: SaoMai Hotel in Bac Ha – deluxe room
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2 (Sunday): Bac Ha – Sapa
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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 (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 Harbor Mouth in Lao Cai. Reach Sapa late in the afternoon. Check in hotel in Sapa.

Accomodation: Hotel in SaPa
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 (Monday): Trek Laochai – Tavan – Sapa
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Start the morning by driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice fiel on the way. We reach to Laochai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic. Have lunch there with local family.
In the afternoon, let trek to the main road where driver pick you back to SaPa.

Ttrekking distance: 15 km
Accommodation: Hotel in SaPa.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 (Tuesday): Coc Ly market
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Depart from Sapa at 7.00 am. After about 2 hours going by bus and enjoy the primitive sceneries on the way you arrive in Coc Ly market. This is the most primitive market in Vietnam with the trading of the Black H’Mong, Flower H’Mong and Tay tribes.
After having lunch you will start the two hour boat trip along the Chay River. Stop to visit The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (Trung Do village) by the river.
After the boat trip, visit a small town – Bao Nhai and then take bus/jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrives Hanoi at 5:30AM in the next morning. Tour finishes.

Boat trip: 1.5 hours
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin is on request at surcharge)

Hotel list recommended on tour
+ Standard Package Tour (2* category)
01 night in Saomai Hotel in Bacha – deluxe room
02 night in Sapa Elegance Hotel OR Sapa Luxury Hotel – deluxe room
+ Superior Package Tour (3*category)
01 night in Saomai Hotel in Bacha – deluxe room
02 night in Chapa Garden Boutique Hotel OR Bamboo Sapa Hotel – superior room

Inclusions:
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- Boat trip in Chay River
- English/French speaking tour guide
- Hotel (Twin/ Double sharing) with daily breakfast
- All meals as mentioned on tour (B=Breakfast;L=Lunch)
- Entrance fees. 

Exclusions:
Insurance, Drinks

Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen…

Cao Son market & Lung Khau Nhin market 3 days 2 nights

Admiring wild nature of Hoang Lien Son Mountain range to discover some village of H’mong ethnic and Day ethnic. You will learn about their culture and enjoy magnifient view of terraced rice field surroundings.Moreover, this tour bring you to the unique colorful wthnic market that takes place on every Wednesday – Caoson Market. It is well-know for its simple but rich in culture when many ethnic group come there to exchange local product as well as share their feeling in daily life.

Brief itinerary:
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai (Tuesday)
Day 1  : Lao Cai – Cao Son Market – Boat trip Coc Ly (Wednesday)
Day 2  : Lung Khau Nhin Market – Lao Cai – Night train Hanoi (Thursday)

Accommodation on tour:
+ 02 nights on train with wooden soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin
+ 01 night in Cao Son Ecolodge – Deluxe bungalow

Detail Itinerary:
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 20:30PM. The train departs at 21:50PM (SP3). Overnight on train in A/C wooden cabin for 4 people. (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1: Explore Cao Son Market – Boat trip along Chay river
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The train arrives at the station at 06.30 AM. Our guide will be waiting to pick you up and transfer to Cao Son via Muong Khuong. You might encounter Giay tribe in their traditional dress in Ban Lau or Thanh Binh.
Arriving at Cao Son at 9:30AM – the ideal time for enjoying traditional market where many ethnic people come to town for trading local good. The market is also a meeting place for men to drink away troubles, women to talk and young to find lover. Have picnic lunch there.
In the afternoon, we trek to La Pan Village to visit the local flower H’mong people then the driver take you transfer to Cocly where you can enjoy 1.5 hour for boat trip along Chay River. In the late afternoon, we transfer back to Cao Son Ecolodge and spend the night there.

Accommodation: Caoson Ecolodge – deluxe bungalow
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Trekking distance: 10kms

Day 2: Lung Khau Nhin Market – Lao Cai – Night train Hanoi
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After breakfast, we transfer to Lung Khau Nhin. You can see some differences between Cao Son Market and Lung Khau Nhin Market. Many ethnic people such as: Flower H’mong, Nung, Dao. Giay gather here for exchanging local good as well as chatting, talking together by ethnic language. The market is over at 11:30 AM then we travel uphill to Cao Son for lunch and check out hotel.
Time is at your own leisure until getting transferred back to Lao Cai station in the late afternoon. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrives at Hanoi at 5:30AM in the next morning.

Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin is on request at surcharge).
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Inclusions:
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Double/Twin sharing accommodation with daily breakfast
- Tour guide speaking English/French
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- All meals mentioned in program (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
- All entrance fees
Exclusions:
- Personal expenses/ Other food & beverage
- Tips, Visa arrangement

Muong Hoa valley – Cao Son Market Tour 3 days 2 nights

Admiring wild nature of Hoang Lien Son Mountain range to discover some village of H’mong ethnic and Day ethnic. You will learn about their culture and enjoy magnifient view of terraced rice field surroundings. Moreover, this tour bring you to the unique colorful wthnic market that takes place on every Wednesday – Caoson Market. It is well-know for its simple but rich in culture when many ethnic group come there to exchange local product as well as share their feeling in daily life.

Brief itinerary
Day 1 : Laocai – Sapa – Laochai – Tavan
Day 2 : Cao Son Market – Chay River – Night train to Hanoi

Detail itinerary

Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Laocai
We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 20:30PM. The train departs at 21:50PM (SP3). Overnight on train with wooden cabin of 4 people sharing (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1: Laocai – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley
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Our guide will pick you up at Laocai Station at 6:30AM and transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38kms, approximately 1,5 hours. Breakfast in local restaurant. Check in hotel. The balance of the morning is at leisure.
In the afternoon, driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice fiel on the way. We reach to Laochai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic.
In the late afternoon, we walk to the meeting point where our car is waiting for picking you up to Sapa. Overnight in hotel.

Trekking distance: 9kms
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Cao Son Market – Chay River – Night train to Hanoi
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After breakfast in hotel, let transfer to Cao Son Market at 6:30AM. You will arrive Cao Son Market after 3 hours by car, this is an ideal time to explore market. This market is a place of H’mong, Ha Nhi, Nung, Tay, Dao ethnic exchange local products as well as chatting, drinking together. Have lunch in local restaurant.
After lunch we transfer to Cocly for boat trip along Chay River (1,5 hours) to Trung Do village, where is the home of Tay minority.
In the late afternoon, let transfer back to Laocai Station for night train to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrive Hanoi at 5:30AM. Tour finishes.

Boat trip: 1.5 hours
Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin on request at surcharge).
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch  

Inclusions:
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- English speaking tour guide
- All meal as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
- Entrance fees
- Boat trip in Chay River
Exclusions:
- Single room supplement
- Drink
- Tipping is welcome
- Personal Expenses

 

Xin Cheng Market Tour 4 days 3 nights

On every Wednesdays, Xin Cheng Market offers the opportunity to discover a colorful gathering point of many local minorities such as the Flower H’Mong, Tay or Giay. On the way to the market along the Chinese border, you will enjoy amazing mountain scenery, charming rivers and terraced rice fields. People from the area meet at the market to exchange tobacco, clothes, fruits, horses, buffaloes and many other local products. Otherwise, this tour offers you explore Muong Hoa valley and Binh Lu fo full day. You can learn and see the different life between some places in Sapa.

Brief Itinerary:
Day 1 : Full day explore Xin Cheng Market
Day 2 : Explore Muong Hoa Valley
Day 3 : Sapa – Binh Lu – Laocai – Night train to Hanoi

Detail itinerary:
Night 1 (Tuesday): Hanoi – Night train to Laocai
We pick you up at hotel at 20:30PM and transfer to Railway Station. The train departs at 21:50 PM.

Accommodation: Night train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1 (Wednesday): Laocai – Xin Cheng Market – Sapa
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Upon arrival (approx.6:30AM), our guide will pick you up at Laocai Station and transfer to Xin Cheng Market by private car. This market is a place for many small ethnic groups such as: Flower H’mong, Nung, Giay… gather to exchange tobacco, fruit, clothes,horses, buffaloes..You also enjoy amaxing moutain scenary, charming river, terraced rice field along Chinese border on the way to Xin Cheng Market.
Have lunch in the local restaurant.After lunch, we visit H’mong King Palace which was built in the early 2oth century during French colonial.
In the afternoon, we transfer back to Sapa. Check in hotel. Free time in the evening.

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2: Sapa – Muong Hoa valley
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Start the morning by driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice fiel on the way. We reach to Laochai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic.
Have lunch there before trekking around 2 hour to Giang Ta Chai village where Red Dao people living. You can easy to realize them by their headdress and costumes.
In the late afternoon, you trek to the main road where our car take you back hotel. Free time in the evening

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Trekking distance: 12 kms

Day 3: Sapa – Binh Lu – Laocai – Night train to Hanoi
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After breakfast in the hotel, we will visit one of the most beautiful valleys in Sapa – Silver Waterfall then continue to Tram Ton Pass – the highest moutain pass in Vietnam with 1,800m above sea level. From there you can enjoy the minificient view of Hoang Lien Moutain and fresh air.
Then we drive further to Binh Lu where you can visit the village of Lu ethnic, enjoy beautiful tea planation, terraced rice field and local market…Have lunch in Binh Lu.
In the late afternoon, we transfer to Laocai Station for  night train to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrive Hanoi at 5:30AM in the early morning. Tour finishes.

Accommodation: Night train with soft berth.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Inclusions:
-  Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
-  Accommodation based on Double/Twin sharing room
-  Meals as mentioned on tour (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
-  Tour guide speaking English/French
-  Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
-  Full A/C transportation as per tour program
-  Entrance fees

Exclusions:
-  Single room Supplement
-  Drinks
-  Personal expenses
-  Tips for guide/driver

Sapa – Lung Khau Nhin Market 4 days 3 nights

This trip takes us deep into the hill tribe region where tourists are still something of a novelty. Staying 1 night in home stay of Day ethnic allows you to experience, at first hand, a lifestyle that has been little touched by the modern world and a curiosity from local tribe just as great as our own. The spectacular scenery and sense of adventure make this an outstanding time in Vietnam. Otherwise, you will have chance to join in one of the most colorful market, which only opens on every Thursday – Lung Khau Nhin Market.

Brief itinerary
Day 1: Laocai – Sapa – Laochai – Tavan – Home stay
Day 2: Giang Ta Chai – Supan – Sapa
Day 3:  Lung Khau Nhin Market – Chay River – Night train to Hanoi

Detail itinerary
Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Laocai
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We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 20:30PM. The train departs at 21:50PM (SP3). Overnight on train with wooden cabin of 4 people sharing (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1(Tuesday): Sapa – Laochai – Tavan
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6h30 arrive Lao Cai , pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38km. Have breakfast in local restaurant.
After that, driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can enjoy magnificient view of terraced rice field along Muong Hoa River as well as meet ethnic group (H’mong, Dao ) on the road. We turn off the main road to take local path to Laochai village – a village of H’mong ethnic. Then continue walking further to Tavan village, where you can meet Day ethnic groups.
Have lunch in local restaurant. Free time to explore the life of ethnic in Tavan village. Overnight in home-stay.

Trekking: 9 km
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay in Tavan village

Day 2 (Wednesday): Giang Ta Chai – Supan – Sapa
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We start the trip after breakfast, heading up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will have lunch. Amazing sceneries and beautiful waterfall are to be seen. After lunch, you keep trekking down through terraced rice field and bamboo forest to reach Supan village, take a short rest there to take a memory photos before transfering the main road to Sapa.
Ride back to Sapa by car and you might stop some times on the way to take photos of the fabulous valley of Sapa. Driving back to Sapa. Check in hotel and free time in the evening.

Trekking distance: 12km
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 3 (Thursday):Lung Khau Nhin Market – Chay River –  Night train to Hanoi
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After breakfast in the hotel, let check out hotel and transfer to Lung Khau Nhin Market. You will arrive Lung Khau Nhin Market about 3 hours by car from Sapa. This market is quite simply and not as crowded as Sunday Market but it is very important for local ethnic Flower H’mong, Day, Nung who live in small and isolated villages around this corner of the country, come for meeting, socializing…
After enjoy tranditional market there, let transfer back to Muong Khuong for lunch. After lunch, we transfer to Chay River for boat trip to Trung Do village, where is home of the Tay minority – hidding itself among high moutains. Then we take the boat ride again briefly to Bao Nhai, end up the boat trip there.
Let transfer to Laocai Station for night train to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrive Hanoi at 5:30AM.
Tour finishes.

Boat trip : 1,5 hours
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Night train with soft berth – 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin is on request at surcharge)

Inclusions:
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Accommodation based on Double/Twin sharing room
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- Tour guide speaking English
- All meal as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
- Boat trip in Chay River
- Entrance fees
Exclusions:
- Single room supplement
- Meal not mentioned on tour
- Beverage
- Personal expenses
- Tipping is welcome

Sapa – Muong Hum Sunday Market 3 days 2 nights

This tour give you a chance to discover more about the daily lives of the hill tribes in Vietnam. Muong Hum market is one of the destinations. After this 03 days tour you will get what you expected.

Brief itinary:
Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat
Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
Day 3: Sapa – Muong Hum  - Night train to Hanoi (Sunday only)

Detail itinerary:
Night 01: Hanoi – Night train to Laocai

We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 20:30PM. The train departs at 21:50PM (SP3). Overnight on train with wooden cabin of 4 people sharing (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge).

Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat
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AM: 6h30 arrive in Lao Cai, get picked up at Lao Cai Train Station then transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38kms, approximately 1.5 hours.
Check in and have breakfast in the hotel then you have free time to visit Sapa by yourself.
After lunch walk to visit the Black H’Mong people in Cat Cat village. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful sceneries on the way.
In the afternoon, we trek to the main road where our car is waiting for picking you up to Sapa.

Trekking distance:  4 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast

Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan – Giang Ta Chai
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Start the morning by driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice fiel on the way. We reach to Laochai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic.
Have lunch there before trekking aroung 2 hour to Giang Ta Chai village where Red Dao people living. You can easy to realize them by their headdress and costumes.
In the late afternoon, you trek to the main road where our car take you back Sapa. Free time in the evening.

Trekking distance: 15kms
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Sapa – Muong Hum (Sunday only)
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This gives you an alternative option to visit a Sunday Market in the remote area which is different from Bac Ha market .Leave Sapa early in the morning at 6h30, we drive down to Lao Cai towards Bac Ha by private car. It takes about 2.5 hours through the lush and beautiful moutain view and entries.
Arrive in Muong Hum at 9.00. Start visiting the primitive and beautiful Market of the H’Mong, black Dao, Ha Nhi, Flower H’Mong and the Day minorities. Enjoy the lunch in a local restaurant then we go to visit the village of Ha Nhi tribe.
In the afternoon, we transfer back to Laocai Station for night train to Hanoi. The train departs at 20:45PM and arrives Hanoi at 5:30AM in the next morning. Tour finishes.

Ttrekking distance: 10 km
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight train with soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin is upon request at surcharge).

Inclusions:
-  Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
-  Double/Twin accommodation with daily breakfast
-  Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
-  Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- English speaking tour guide
-  All meal as indicated on tour (B=Breakfast;L=Lunch)
-  All entrance fee
Exclusions:
-  Single supplement room
-  Beverage
-  Meal not indicated on tour
-  Tip for guide/driver
-  Personal expenses

Sapa – Coc Ly market 3 days 2 nights

Sapa – there are excellent areas for hiking through lush mountain valleys to the remote villages of different minorities, including the Black H’mong and the Red Dzao ….Further 70kms is Coc Ly Market and the Chay river where you will see the most primitive Market.

Brief itinary:

Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat
Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
Day 3: Coc Ly and Chay River (Tuesday only)
Day 4: Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi

Detailed itinerary:

Night 01:  Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai

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20:30 pick up at the hotel. Transfer to railway station for a night train SP3 at 21:50 to Sapa.

App. Accommodation: Overnight train with wooden soft berth 4 people in 1 cabin (2 people in 1 cabin upon request)

Day 1: Sapa – Cat Cat
Ta Phin
AM: 6h30 arrive in Lao Cai, get picked up at Lao Cai Train Station then transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38kms. Have breakfast in local restaurant and check in hotel. The balance of the morning is at leisure.
After lunch, we walk to visit the Black H’Mong people in Cat Cat village. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful sceneries on the way. Back to the hotel. Free time in the evening.

Trekking distance:   4 km.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 2: Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
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Start the morning by driving from Sapa town down to Laochai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice fiel on the way. We reach to Laochai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic. Have lunch there with local family.
In the afternoon, we trek to the meeting point where the car is waiting for picking up to Sapa. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Ttrekking distance – 12 km
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Coc Ly and Chay River
Coc_Ly_Market
Depart from Sapa at 7.00 am. After about 2 hours going by bus and enjoy the primitive sceneries on the way you arrive in Coc Ly market. This is the most primitive market in Vietnam with the trading of the Black H’Mong, Flower H’Mong and Tay tribes.
After having lunch you will start the two hour boat trip along the Chay River. Stop to visit The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (Trung Do village) by the river.
After the boat trip, visit a small town – Bao Nhai and then take bus/jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi.
The train departs at 20:45PM and arrives Hanoi at 5:30AM in the next morning.
Tour finishes.

Accommodation: Overnight train.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Inclusions:
- Train ticket Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi
- Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
- Full A/C transportation as per tour program
- Boat trip in Chay River
- English/French speaking tour guide
- Hotel (Twin/ Double sharing) with daily breakfast
- All meals as mentioned on tour (B=Breakfast;L=Lunch)
- Entrance fees.
Exclusions:
Meals not mentioned on tour, single supplement, personal expenses, drinks, tips