Deeper cultures Discover Sapa and Bac Ha
Day 1: Ha Noi – Lao Cai
Go to Ha Noi train station and spend overnight journeyon train to the border town of Lao Cai. The train departs at 21:15 pm. (No transfer, no meal included)
Day 2: Lao Cai– Sa Pa
06:00 Arrive to Lao Cai. Pick up by shuttle bus and start driving up the spectacular Pass. The ride uphill givesvisitor a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.
10:00 Start trekking. The first part is on the road and walk downs the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong Village Lao Chai. Continue to Ta Van Village to visit Zay people. Stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have dinner.
Day 3: Sa Pa
Have breakfast. Continue to visit Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai where can see a waterfall. Continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where visitor will meet the jeep transfer back to Sa Pa.
Day 4: Sa Pa – Can Cau Market
In the morning, drive from Sa Pa to Can Cau Market
11 00 Am: Arrive Can Cau market. Discover the market with ethnic minorities
Have lunch at a local restaurant. Check in hotel in Bac Ha.
In the afternoon, visit to the Hmong King Palace or take a short walk to Ban Pho of the Hmong people.
Overnight in Bac Ha.
Day 5: Bac Ha- Lao Cai
After breakfast, trek to discover Bac Ha Market with ethnic minorities
Transfer by car to Lao Cai. Arrive to Lao Cai train station. Overnight train back to Ha Noi. (B, L)
Day 6: Ha Noi
05:30 Arrive Hanoi. (No transfer)