Sapa – Bac Ha Market 2 days 1 night

Tours Sapa, Tours in North

Destination: Sapa, Cat Cat, Bac Ha, Pho Village, 1 night in 3star hotel.
This sapa tour is designed for travelers who want to visit both the most popular travel sites in Sapa and Bac Ha market on Sunday but just within 2 days, stay overnight in a good hotel and save lots of money in comparison with going by night train, especially you can enjoy the friendly services provided by Vietnam-Travel.info

Tour Code: VSA03

Price: 130usd/pax

Tour itinerary

Day 1: (Depart on Saturday) Ha Noi – Sapa by bus with short trek to Cat Cat village (L)

6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/accommodation, get on big bus and depart for Sapa Town.

9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break

11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa

13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.

Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
14.30: Bus picks you up to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station, stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.

Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. We recommend good local restaurants for your dinner on your own, overnight in hotel with night activities.

Day 2: Sapa – Bac Ha market – Lao Cai – Ha Noi (L)

6.15 – 7.00: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare all your luggage for Bac Ha market

7.00 – 14.00: Take 2.5 hour drive to Bac Ha Town – home of Flower H’Mong ethnic People

Visit Bac Ha market – the most typical weekly market with inhabitants of lots of Ethnic People.
Have lunch at local restaurant
A short walk to Hoang A Tuong’s palace which was built in 1914 with
French – Viet architecture and visit “Pho” village of Flower H’Mong People.

Trekking distance is about 3 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

14.00: Take 1.45 hour drive back to Lao Cai city, have a shower and relax in the border gate city. (Do not come back Sapa town)

16.30: You are welcomed to shuttle bus back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.

21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends

Trip includes

Modern air – conditioning bus with comfortable seats from Hanoi – Sapa and return
Modern air – conditioning bus from Sapa – Bac Ha – Lao Cai and in Sapa with experienced drivers
2 bottles of water, tissues, 2 snacks/2 ways/person on bus Ha Noi – Sapa – Ha Noi
English speaking tour leader escorted during the bus trip Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi, local guide escorted in Sapa and Bac Ha
Meals as 2 lunches, 1 breakfast with local dishes
All entrance tickets to indicated sites
Deluxe room in Royal View hotel or similar on twin sharing basis
Insurance during time using the bus

Trip excludes

Dinner in day 1 (we offer you a Sapa map and advise you the good local restaurants in town)

Beverages, travel insurance, VAT, personal expenses
Others not clearly mentioned above

Note

When you come back to Lao Cai city from Bac Ha Market, we will arrange you to have a shower in a restaurant then you need to wait shuttle bus from Sapa to Lao Cai for sometimes. If you want to visit somewhere, our local guide will take you there; taxi or transport fee is paid by you.

Thing to bring

Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap because the weather in Sapa is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March
Due to altitude of Sapa, it is sometimes foggy in December, January, February and March.
Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent are also necessary. You should take cash with you in Vietnam Dong because banking system in Sapa sometimes doesn’t function well. US Dollar, Euro, Australia Dollar are accepted in Sapa.
You should take medicine with you although there are some chemist’s shops in Sapa in case you get sick.