Sapa - Bac Ha Sunday Market

Duration: 3 days 4 nights

Destination: Hanoi - Sapa

Sapa is one of the most wonderful places in Asia and is a magical combination of landscapes, ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air. There are excellent areas for hiking through lush mountain valleys to the remote villages of diffirent minorities, including the Black H'mong and the Red Dzao ... Bac Ha market is about 100 kms far from Sapa Where you will know more about the tradional colourful market of the Flower HMong hill tribe.


Bac Ha Market


- Night 01: 21:00 pickup at the hotel. Transfer to railway station for a night train SP1 at 22:00 to Sapa.
App. Accommodation: Overnight train.

- Day 1 : Sapa – Cat Cat
Am: 7h30 arrive in Lao Cai, get picked up at Lao Cai Train Station then tranfer to Sapa. 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. Back to the hotel for dinner and enjoy the night in Sapa town.
App.3 hours trekking - 7km. Meals: B - L - D. Accommodation: Hotel-stay.

- Day 2 : Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
After breakfast - make sure that you have walking shoes and water – the guide takes you to visit the Black H’Mong tribe in Lao Chai village then keep going along Muong Hoa valley to TaVan village which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area to visit the Day tribe, have a picnic lunch here and then go up to the main road to go back to Sapa by motor bike/ jeep.
App.6 hours trekking - 15 km. Meals: B - L - D. Accommodation: Hotel-stay.

- Day 3 : Sapa – Bac Ha – Hanoi
Leave Sapa early in the morning at about 6h30 .We take the jeep/bus to Bac Ha market. With the distance of 100 kms it takes about 3 hours to get there (moutain road). We arrive in Bac Ha at 9h30, the best time to visit this traditional market with its entire colourful ethnic people such as: Flower H’Mong, Phu la, Black Dao gather to buy, sell and have party with lots of corn wine ( strongest wine in Vietnam –  55 % alcohol).
After visiting the market and have lunch the guide will take you for 2 hour- hike to visit the Flower H’Mong tribe in Ban Pho Village.
Get back to the jeep / bus to go back Lao Cai Station for the night train to Hanoi.

Meals: B - L - D. Accommodation: Overnight train.

- Day 4: Hanoi
Arrive to Hanoi at 05:00. End of the tour


  • Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cai 02ways ( Wooden soft berth with AC)
  • Private car transfert
  • English/French speaking tour guide
  • Hotel ( Twin/ Double sharing)
  • All meals as mentioned in programme
  • Entrance fees.


  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks
  • Others not mentioned


Bac Ha Market