Itinerary of Sapa 3 days Bac Ha market by bus tour
Day 1: Hanoi - Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (L, D)
Our tour guide will pick you at your hotel at 6:30 am and then transfer you to Hanoi – SaPa by sleeping bus with A/C soft sleeper berth.
At around 12:30 we will arrive at the Lao Cai city
After getting full of energy by enjoying some local foods and taking a short break at Sapa town, let’s start our journey.
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is 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 taking photos with the bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for the bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 2.5 km and it lasts for 2 hours
16.30: Come back to Sapa Town. We prepare a good dinner for you at 18.00. Overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Long trek to Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village (B/ L/D)
7.00 – 7.45: Having breakfast at the hotel and prepare a light pack for the long trek of 5 km
8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain then trek to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people. Trekking distance is about 9 km and it lasts for 4 hours
11.30: The bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
12.00 – the Evening: Have lunch and enjoy free time in the afternoon do discover Sapa town by yourself. Have dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Sapa - Bac Ha market - Lao Cai - Ha Noi (B, L)
6.15 – 7.00: Have breakfast at the hotel. Check out the room and bring all your luggage for the 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 a 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.
- The trekking distance is about 4 km and it lasts for 2 hours.
14.00: Take a 1.45-hours drive back to Lao Cai city, have a shower, and relax in Border gate city. (Do not come back Sapa town)
16.30: You are welcomed to the shuttle bus back to Hanoi with one comfort break.
21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends