This trip will bring travelers to very unique hill tribe people market of Can Cau close to china border which take place in very Saturday, not only that our tour also explore many interesting things in adventure destination of Sa Pa. That all would meet travel inspiration for who’s wanting to explore beauty natural and ethnic culture of Sa Pa, by trekking to most beautiful villages of Lao Chai, Ta Van, located in basin valley of Muong...

Tour Code : VEHS 02
Tour Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Sapa Hill station – Lao Chai -Ta Van Village – Can Cau Saturday market – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (Thursday nights)
Ends: Hanoi
Tour Level: Moderate
Group Size: Private only – 2 persons minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 1: (THU) Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Day 2: (FRI) Sapa – Lao Chai -Ta Van
Day 3: (SAT) Can Cau Saturday market – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Day 4: (SUN) Hanoi

Special Experiences:
Impressive about vibrant and colorful of Can Cau market, trekking through villages of black H’mong people in Sa Pa surround up by amazing landscape.

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Day 1: (THU) Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Our tour will be started at 20:45 at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met by our guide and transferred to the Hanoi Railway station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.

Sapa town

Sapa town

Day 2: (FRI) Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B, L)
Up on arrival in Lao Cai Railway station early in the morning, we will be met by a local guide who will escort us to Sapa town. After checking in hotel, we enjoy our breakfast at the hotel restaurant and relax. Our tour will be started after that. We will embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and though several hill tribe villages, Lao Chai and Ta Van, home of the black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minority people.
This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people we can meet. Once on the valley floor we can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds us. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa by our waiting vehicle.
Trekking distance 10 km

School in Lao Chai

School in Lao Chai

Day 3: (SAT) Can Cau Saturday market – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B, L)
We have our breakfast at the hotel and then check out hotel’s procedure. Farewell Sa Pa we travel east towards china border, where is Can Cau market’s location, about 120km from Sapa. It takes us more than 2 hours to get there. This is a colorful market situated in a small village in the mountainous area.
Here we will meet several different minority groups but mainly the Flower H’mong people. They join the market to buy and sell clothes, vegetables, meet and cattle. At noon time we drive to Bac Ha for our lunch at a local restaurant then we have short trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong’s home). After that we head back to Lao Cai Railway station for our night train to Hanoi.

Can Cau market

Can Cau market

Day 4: (SUN) Hanoi
Up on arrival in Hanoi very early morning, we transfer back to our hotel.
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About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide in Hanoi and Sa Pa
  • Transfer and transportation in Hanoi and Sa Pa
  • Return train from/to Hanoi
  • Meals indicated in itinerary (2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches)
  • Entrance fees
  • Water on day trek (01 bottle of water/day)

What’s excluded?

  • Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities