- Itineraries: HA NOI – LAO CAI – BAC HA – SAPA – HA NOI
- Type: Private & package with full includings
- Depart Time: Daily
- Tour Length: 5 days 4 nights
- Depart from: Ha Noi
- End in: Ha Noi
DAY 1: ARRIVAL – DRIVING TO LAO CAI
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport ,you will be met by our guide and transferred to restaurant for lunch. Keeping the drive about 6 hours to Lao Cai city.
Arrive Lao Cai city which is bordering the China border, check in hotel and have dinner at local restaurant.
Tonight is free to explore the town.
Overnight in Lao Cai town
DAY 2: LAO CAI – BAC HA MARKET- KING OF H’MONG PALACE – SAPA
After breakfast, pick up and transfer to Bac Ha (appr. 1,3hour drive) for explore the spectacular Sunday market. Here you will see local hill tribes from all over the area. The major tribe is Flower H’mong along with the Black Yao, Nung, Phu La tribes all coming from neighborhood villages to exchange local produces from their farms and livestock. After visiting Bac Ha market, drive 2.5 miles to visit Ban Pho village of Flower H’mong people, meet up with a local family, and learn their culture and way of life. After lunch, drive for 10 miles to Trung Do. You will walk through rice paddies, along Chay river until you reach their village.
Afterwards, you will proceed to Hoang A Tuong Palace where the King of Hmong people once lived. He was from the Tay ethnic group. Under the support from French colonial masters, Hoang A Tuong rule the region which consists of 70% Hmong. Tour around the palace to see the fusion of Chinese and French architecture and pictures which describe how the people lived in this area.
Return Sapa and have dinner.
Relax and overnight in Sapa
DAY 3: EXPLORE FASIPAN PEAK – SILVER WATERFALL – CAT CAT VILLAGE
After breakfast, heading to conquer the peak of Fansipan in Vietnam and Indochina (3.413m) from sea elevaion. This trip is easier by taking a cable cab, then walk around 600 steps to reach its peak. On the way, you can stop at 2 budhist temples: Trinh Temple and Ha Temple to relax. Enjoy the great view of Hoang Lien Son range from the cab which is recored some interntional certificates.
After conquer the Fansipan peak. Group continue visit Silver waterfall which is making the facinasting view of Sapa and surrounding, the water is so freash to raise cold salmon locally.
After lunch the whole group keep visiting the Cat Cat village where is home of H’mong tribe, walking to learn their activities like: weaving fabric…and little hydroid power plant from French colonial ear where all streams gather into Muong Hoa valley.
Back Sapa town and stay relax
Overnight in Sapa
DAY 4: HAM RONG MOUTAIN – LAO CAI – HA NOI
Have breakfast at hotel, check out the room and prepare light pack for trekking.
Today is great day to enjoy and view Sapa by yourself. To make your trip more relaxing and feel the best of Sapa.
Check out hotel and visit Ham Rong mountain with great view of Sapa, enjoy Orchid garden, Peach blossom garden and head to Heaven Gate.
Driving to Lao Cai city to have lunch. Continue to visit the border gate between Vietnam – China. (He Kou Gate) and Coc Leu local market (selling a lot of made-in China products if you feel intersted to visit)
Enjoy dinner in Lao Cai city. Keep driving to Ha Noi.
Dinner in Hanoi
Check in hotel and overnight in Ha Noi
DAY 5: DEPARTURE
This morning, you may do a bit shopping near hotel. Then check hotel and see off to the airport for flight home.