3D4N SAPA - CAT CAT - CAN CAU - BAC HA - SI MA CAI (STR06)
Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District and belong to Lao Cai Province, 80km from Sapa town and over 1 hour by car. Bac Ha is one of the biggest Market on Sapa and open on Sunday only. Itís not only the trading center but itís also the place for couples, friends and relatives. At this market every thing on sales: Pig, dog, cat, houresÖ so it make this market hotter on Sunday.
Can Cau Market is a small, but very colourful market, set in the mountains near the Chinese border. The Flower Hmong minority is the most common here, and their colourful dresses makes is a beautiful sight.
Night 1 - Thursday: Ha Noi - Lao Cai
Car will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Hanoi train station to catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai station. Overnight on the train.
Day 1 - Friday: Lao Cai - Sa Pa - Soft Trek (B, D)
Arrive at Lao Cai train station at about 6.30, 2.5hrs bus trip 40km to Sapa. Free time to visit Sapa town. In the afternoon, 2hrs trekking 5km to visit Cat Cat Village, home of Black H'mong hill tribe. Meeting & Talking with locals to learn more about their daily life.
Night 2 - Friday: Overnight at a hotel in Sapa
Day 2 - Saturday: Sapa - Can Cau - Bac Ha (B, L, D)
Start early in the morning at 6am, driving to Can Cau market, which passing Bac Ha Town. The road between Bac Ha and Can Cau is hilly but very beautiful. The products at the market are interesting, and many different groups of ethic minority people represent make the market an unforgettable experience. Back to Bac Ha for lunch. Check-in at a hotel Sao Mai 2* in Bac Ha. After a rest, trekking about 5 km of mountain path to Ban Pho Village - home of Flower H'Mong people, get in touch and witness their traditional life style, habit and customs.
Night 3 - Saturday: Overnight in the hotel in Bac Ha.
Day 3 - Sunday: Bac Ha - Lao Cai - Hanoi (B, L, D)
After breakfast, take a car to Si Ma Cai Market - join in Si Ma Cai hill-tribe market and discover the daily life of Flower H'Mong, Red Dzao people. Back to Bac Ha Town, free time to visit Bac Ha Sunday Market before lunch time. Drive back to Lao Cai City. Dinner in Lao Cai and take a night train back to Hanoi.
Night 4 - Sunday: Overnight on train back to Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi (B)
Arrive in Hanoi early morning. Take a taxi to your hotel.
Price is valid to 31 December 2013
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