Sapa - Coc Ly Market - Tuesday 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. The surroundings are incredible and the atmosphere friendly. 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 ....Further 70kms is Coc Ly Market and the Chay river where you will see the most primative


Cock Ly 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. 2 hours trekking.  4 km. -  Meals: B - L - D.  Accommodation: Hotel.

- Day 2 : Sapa – Lao Chai – Tavan
After breakfast - make sure that you have walking shoes and water – tourguide 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. 7 hours trekking - 15 km - Meals: B - L - D -  Accommodation: Hotel stay.

- Day 3 : Coc Ly and Chay River ( Tuesday only)
The jeep / Bus trip departs from Sapa at 6.30 am . After about 2 hours going by bus and enjoy the primitive sceneries on the way you arrive in Coc Ly market. This is the most primitive market in Vietnam with the trading of the Black H’Mong, Flower H’Mong and Tay tribes.
After having lunch you will start the two hour boat trip along the Chay River. Stop to visit The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. 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 bus/jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Have dinner before getting on the train.
App. 3 hours trekking - 10 km - Meals: B - L - D -  Accommodation: Overnight train.

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


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


  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks
  • Others not mentioned