SAPA & ETHNIC COLORFUL MARKET - 3DAYS/4NIGHTS
Proceed to a Hill Tribes Market where Red Dzao, Flower H’mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts and to buy provisions. The impression you could get is the lively markets reflected by different colorful dresses of many local tribes coming here. Sapa Market Tours offers us beautiful views over the valleys, small villages of the local ethnic minorities and colorful markets that take place only one time in a week.
Overnight train from Hano to Lao Cai train station for Sapa.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Ethnic market - Sa Pa (B/L/D)
5:00 Arrive at Lao Cai Train station in the early morning, you are welcomed by our local guide. Enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. After that, we will visit one of the colorful tribal markets. The tour is subject to your visiting date:
Tuesday: Coc Ly Market (56km from Lao Cai)
Wednesday: Cao Son Market (81km from Lao Cai)
Thursday: Lung Khau Nhin Market (65km from Lao Cai)
Saturday: Can Cau Market (87km from Lao Cai)
Sunday: Bac Ha Market (67km from Lao Cai)
Lunch in town then transfer to Sapa for staying overnight.
Overnight at Aira Boutique Sapa hotel & spa with Deluxe Window room
Day 2: Sapa – Hill Tribe villages - Homestay (B/L/D)
After breakfast in the hotel, At 8:30 trek down to Cat Cat village of Black H’mong people to see their daily life activities, such as: rice cultivating, clothes weaving, brocade embroidering and indigo colour dyeing. Later on back to Sapa town. Start the tour in the afternoon at 14:00, downhill trekking to Lao Chai Village – home of Black H’mong minority, trek through Muong Hoa Valley with many beautiful sceneries along the river then reach Ta Van village where you can pay a visit to a Dzay minority peole family. Dinner & homestay here..
Homestay at Dzay family
Day 3: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Sapa – Lao Cai station (B/L)
Wake up with the locals in the sound of pigs, chickens and the family dogs. The family is already on their feet preparing your breakfast. After breakfast, say good bye to the locals and trek through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai - home of Red Dzao people. Meet and talk with people to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditions. Pass over the Cau May (Rattan) Bridge then at 12:00 get back to Sapa Town by car. Free afternoon to discover Sapa town or shopping in the local market. Leave the town for Lao Cai train station at around 18:00 – 18:30 for boarding the night train back to Hanoi.
Night train back to Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi
The train arrives at Hanoi in the early morning. Tour ends.
Prices: Per person in US$ in the group of
Surcharge from 10% to 30% for peak season (from 20th
December to 5th
January) & Lunar Tet Holiday
- Private transfers in Sapa as mentioned in tour program
- 01 night in Aira Boutique Sapa hotel with Deluxe Window room
- 01 night in a homestay on Dzay family
- Round trip train ticket in sharing a 4 soft-sleeper shared-cabin (Should you like to charter the whole cabin to have more privacy aboard, there will be a surcharge of USD66 per round-trip ticket)
- English speaking guide
- All meals as tour program
- All entrance fees
: Drinks, personal travel insurance, tips, personal expenses and things not mentioned clearly above
Terms & Conditions:
For room and tour"
- Advanced booking and deposit are required and subject to availability
- Advanced deposit 50 percent total tour value is required
For train ticket:
- Cancellation/change up to 05 days before the date of arrival: no cancellation charge, a full refund
- Cancellation/change less before arrival or in case of no-show, the deposit will be applied
Any cancellation/amendment after ticket issued will occur at least 10% ticket fare. We will inform you details when we received your cancellation request.