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Sapa Markets

Category: Sapa Excursions

Duration: 2 Days/ 3 Nights

Depart From: Hanoi City Return To: Hanoi City

Price from 140 $US


Tour DatesDestinationsMeals Included
Night 1 Hanoi night train to Lao Cai

Day 1 Lao Cai Markets tour Sapa
B, L
Day 2 Ma Tra Ta Phin night train to Hanoi
B, L
Day 3 Hanoi Arrival

Night 1: Hanoi night train to Lao Cai

Hanoi at nightAt 08.00 pm our tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby to the Hanoi railway station for night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.

Include: Transportation, Overnight on train, Train tickets: Hanoi Lao Cai, (A/C 4 soft berth cabin)

Day 1: Lao Cai Markets tour Sapa

Lao Cai MarketsTrain arrives at Lao Cai Railway Station at 06.00 AM; you are picked up for breakfast.

Today you will have chance to visit one of markets that hold on:

- On Tuesday (Coc Ly market): Coc Ly is a very small market where you can meet several ethnic minorities such as Flower Hmong, Black Zao, Phu La, Nung and Tay. The trip offers you a one-way boat ride along Chay River and a short walk to Trung Do village of Tay minority.

- On Saturday (Can Cau market): You will meet there several ethnic minorities such as Flower Hmong, Black Zao, Phu La as well as Chinese people.

- On Sunday (Bac Ha market): Every Sunday, the different and colorful ethnic minority come all here to sell their homemade products or buy something for the family. They are Hmong, Phu La, and Black Dzao, Tay or Nung minorities. Some of these ethnic minorities cant be met in any other areas.

This is optional due to your traveling date, overnight in Sapa

Include: Transportation, Hotel Accommodation, Tour guide, Entrance fees

Day 2: Ma Tra Ta Phin night train to Hanoi

Ma Tra Ta Phin, SapaMet up at your hotel by local guide at your hotel. The walk commences from Sapa on a trail running through the beautiful gardens and lush pine forests. You will then pass through the Black Hmong ethnic minority village of Matra, a very small village hiding way from the civilization. The walk continues through rice paddy fields and spectacular scenery.

During the day you will also be able to visit a local school. You will enjoy your lunch before arriving at the Taphin village. Here you can hear about the unmixed cultural life of Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. You can already recognize them by dressing while they are both very famous of handicraft.

You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses as well as visit the local caves. You will return Sapa by car. In the late afternoon, take the car back Lao Cai train station. You have dinner in restaurant near train station. Get on train back Ha Noi. Spend night on train.

Include: Transportation, Overnight on train, Tour guide, Entrance fees, Train tickets: Lao Cai Hanoi, (A/C 4 soft berth cabin)

Day 3: Hanoi Arrival

One Pillar Pagoda, HanoiTrain arrival around 04.30am; tour finish at railway station.

Turn back to your hotel on your own.

Prices are in USD, per person
Validity: From 01 January 2018 To 31 December 2018

Hotel/Group 2 guests 3~4 guests 5~6 guests 7~8 guests 9~12 guests Single surcharge
2 Star 215 160 150 145 140 15
  • Accommodation at hotels as indicated in program 
  • Meals as indicated in program (B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner)
  • Private transportation at places as indicated in program
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
  • Professional English speaking tour guide at places 
  • Train tickets: Hanoi Lao Cai Hanoi (A/C 4 soft berth cabin
  • International airfare and airport taxes.
  • Visa to Vietnam (Letter of visa on arrival is 5$ plus 25$ stamping fee/ person)
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary.
  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Personal expenses (Tips, gratuities)

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