Sapa Discovery with Bac Ha Market

  3 Days 2 Nights  |  Sapa Tours

Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai -Ta Van/Cat Cat Sin Chai/ Bac Ha Market

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  •  Soak up the beautiful views of rice terraces, mountains and villages during your trek
  •  Take a great chance to meet friendly Black Hmong and Red Dzao minorities
  •  Get to know more local traditions and culture
  •  Take part in Bac Ha market - the biggest colorful market of ethnic minority in Sapa 

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3 Days 2 Nights

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In this Sapa Discovery Tour, Excursion Vietnam will brings you to the beautiful Muong Hoa Valley, trek throughout ethnic villages along the mountains. Have great chance to interact with local peole and understand more about their daily life. Made up of almost entirely Black Hmong families, the only means to which the community has traditionally participated in the Sapa tourism industry, street vendors following tourists along the trekking routes selling embroidered items. The most highlight of the trip is the visit to Bac Ha market, the market held on Sunday only. We can see a lot of local products from ethnic minoriy like H'Mong, Dzao, Giay...


Lao Cai - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai- Ta Van

Upon arrive Lao Cai train station, we will pick you up and transfer to Sapa town by a tourist shared bus. Early check in is possible if the room available otherwise we will provide you a basic room where you can have fresh shower. Enjoy breakfast at local restaurant.

Your Sapa excursion will start at 9:30, we firstly start of 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue a 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people.

Have lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes on the way. Last trek is about 2km to the bus stop in Ta Van villlage then get back to Sapa by jeep or minivan. Free your time to discover the town in the evening.

Overnight in Sapa.


Cat Cat - Sin Chai villages

Today, you walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the foot of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 3 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Free your time at night.

Overnight in Sapa.


Sapa - Bac Ha market (Sunday only )

After your breakfast, we depart for Bac Ha market located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese). 

In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha for get back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi.

Overnight on train.

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  • Pick up at your hotel to Hanoi railway station
  • A/C vehicle
  • Accomodation basing on sharing (double/twin room)
  • Train ticket (02 round trip), 04 berth/cabin
  • Entrance fee
  • 03 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 02 dinners
  • English guide on Sapa


  • Personal expenses
  • Beverage
  • Tips
  • Single supplement
  • Others are not mentioned

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