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Every Sunday, Bac Ha hosts the biggest fair near the mountainous highlands and the Chinese border. It is the largest and most colourful market in the area and attracts throngs of villagers from the surrounding hill tribes.

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Some walk several hours for the weekly opportunity to trade and barter food, animals, clothes and household goods. 80km from Sapa, Bac Ha Market is not only the place for buying and selling, but also a place for cultural and sentiment exchanging. On the market days, right from the early morning, all paths and mountain roads are full of people and horses pouring to the market. People usually sit in groups around a soup pan ("thang co") eating and chatting.

Sapa - Bac Ha Market

Day 01: Night train to Lao Cai

- At 20h00 Splendid Star Grand staff will escort you from the hotel and then transfer you to go to Lao Cai station. Spend 08 hours to sleep overnight on train.

Day 02: Sunday: Lao Cai - Bac Ha minority Market - Sapa.

- 6h15: You will arrive at the last arrival station - Lao Cai station. You will enjoy breakfast before go to Bac Ha market. You will visit one of the most beautiful and colorful market of the local hill tribes.
- 8h30: You will arrive Bac Ha, independently attend the market that known as the most colorful ethnic market of all Northwest Vietnam. It is a fusion of many different hill tribes inhabiting around Bac Ha mountain district and here you can easily distinguish them by their different colorful costume dressing. Attending the market, you will find out not only typical traditional costume but also the way of bartering trade existing in daily life of the Tay, the Dzay, the Red Dzao, the Black H’mong… Have a lunch.
- After lunch, we will drive back to Lao Cai but on half way we will stop to trek down hill 2km to visit Trung Do village of the Tay minority and from here we will take a boat trip on Chay river.A simple boat trip along Chay river will lead you under high waterfalls, call on for a visit to a Flower Mong family or black Dzao ethnic minority. Afterward the car will pick us up at Bac Ngam bridge then drive down hill to the Ha Khau Vietnam - China border gate for a visit then continue up hill to Sapa
- 17h00 arrive in Sapa, check in hotel - free time to enjoy Sapa.
- Overnight in Sapa

Day 03: Monday: Sa Pa - Ylinh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village - Night train back to Hanoi

- After breakfast, you will trek down to Y linh Ho and Lao Chai village of the black H’mong people. Enjoy lunch at local house.
- After a picnic lunch, keep on alongside Muong Hoa stream, over suspension bridges to Ta Van village of the Dzay people.
- A standby car to return to Sapa. Shower at the hotel and free time.
- 18h00 drive back to Lao Cai station for the night train back to Hanoi at 20h10

Day 04: Arrive back to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30. You will take a taxi from the train station to the hotel.
The end of tour!

Tour cost:

 Number of Group

Price per person in US$ 

 Single Supplement

 1 pax

2 pax

 4-6 pax

8-10 pax


2* hotel ( Ex: Sapa Elite Hotel ... )





3* (Ex: Sapa Elegance, Sapa Lodge, Sunny mountain)





30 USD

Note: You can book other markets with the same price:
- Can Cau Market ( on Saturdays)
- Lung Khau Nhin Market ( on Thursdays)
- Coc Ly market ( on Tuesdays)- surcharge US$10 Net/pax

- Breakfast and accommodation sharing twin or double room in 03 star hotel.
- Pick-ups and transfers by air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above.
- Return train tickets: Hanoi - Lao Cai – Hanoi (Oriental Express 4 soft sleeper A/C cabin)
- Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
- The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary
- Frenshen up service (shower in Sapa and Hanoi)
- Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme.
- Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.

- Tips
- Drinks
- Gratuities and personal expenses.
- Insurance