The latest market discovered in the region, the only one operating on Tuesday. This is the good tine to visit the market. After visiting the market, which is the most fresh and unspoiled market of the region, offering a wide range of different colorful ethnic minorities such as Flower C'mon, Black Dao, Tay , Fula, Lachi, Sandui and Nung....
There will be an exciting boat cruise winding you through a breathtaking, out of this-world landscape where the mountain grow from water presenting their most hidden mysteries, including caves and tiny minority ...A picnic lunch box can be prepared for your most convenience....
Day 1: (Saturday) Hanoi – Laocai
21: 00 p.m - 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: (Sunday) Sapa - Laochai Village - TaVan Village (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
6 : 00 am - Arrive to Laocai train station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Transfer to your Sapa for breakfast & relax. Breakfast and shower. Start from Sapa at 10:00 AM by jeep and then get down to a valley, visit an H'mong village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French. Take a small path to go and visit other 2 villages of the H'mong and the Dzay people (LaoChai and TaVan village). Stay in TaVan at a Dzay family. Picnic lunch on the way and dinner at the family. Overnight at TaVan village. (6 hours trekking, 16 km, 3 villages). Hill tribe people in Sapa
Day 3: (Monday) TaVan Village - Giang Ta Chai Village -Sapa. Breakfast at the home stay, take the road to GiangTaChai village to see the Red Dzao people via the paths through terraces and bamboo forests. Visit a waterfall, a suspension bridge. Picnic lunch and cross the river. Visit an H'mong village up to the mountain. Take a jeep back to Sapa. Visit the ancient stone circle on the way back. Check in hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Sapa. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
(5 hours trekking, 14 km, 2 villages)
Day 4: (Tuesday) Sapa - CocLy Market - Boat Trip on Chay River
Breakfast at the hotel. 7 : 00 am depart for CocLy market which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of different minority peoples ( Flower H'mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high Rock Mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtaking waterfalls. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town - BaoNhai and 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.
Day 5: Ha Noi
Arrive Hanoi at 5 AM. End of the tour.
Price in USD per person
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||10 -14 persons
||15 persons up
(5 May -31 Aug)
(1 Sep - 4 May)
English Speaking Guide.
All accommodation in 2 star hotel on twin share basis with daily breakfasts
Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Transport (car, boat and jeep)
Entrance fees and permits during guided time.
We will stay at a clean local hotel with friendly staffs in good location. Easy access to city central, dining area, and favorite hangouts. While our emphasis is not on luxury accommodation, we can upgrade or downgrade the lodging pending your request