BAC HA, SAPA & MU CANG CHAI TOUR

Code: SP12  | Duration: 05 days  | Style: Moderate to Challenging  | Type: Private  | Operate: All year round | Route: Hanoi - Bac Ha - Sapa - Mu Cang Chai - Tu Le - Hanoi
BRIEF ITINERARY:

 

DAY 1: Drive to Bac Ha with short walk in the end of the day.

DAY 2: Morning Hill Tribe Market (Tuesday Coc Ly Market or Sunday Bac Ha Market or Saturday Can Cau Market), Afternoon drive to Sapa.

DAY 3: Morning trek to Muong Hoa Valley, Afternoon scenic drive to Mu Cang Chai.

DAY 4: The whole day challenging trek in Mu Cang Chai

DAY 5: Drive back to Hanoi.

DETAILED ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: DRIVE TO BAC HA

You will be met and greeted by your private tour guide and driver at the hotel in Hanoi. Departure at 8:00 AM, the morning drive on the HW (Noi Bai – Lao Cai) offer s you a beautiful countryside scenery of the Red River Delta and on to the midland of the Northwestern region. You will have lunch at Lao Cai City around noon. In the afternoon, after 1,5 hour drive, you will arrive Bac Ha district, take a short boat ride on Chay River (if the water level permits), then stretch out with a easy walk to visit Trung Do village of the Tay ethnic minority people. Arrive at Bac Ha and check in a local homestay for the night.

  • Included meals: Lunch, Dinner

  • Accommodation:

 

DAY 2: VISIT TO A HILL TRIBE MARKET & DRIVE TO SAPA

You may be woken up by the domestic animals such as roosters or pigs early in the morning. After the breakfast, you will get a short transfer to the town for strolling around the colorful  hill tribe market. The majority who live in Bac Ha is the Flower H’mong people. The colors at the market will tell why they have such a name. This is a great opportunity to learn the local trading, witness the local products for sales. The sounds, the smells and the colors will absolutely make you go Wow while busy taking photographs. After a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, we will drive back down to Lao Cai City and onward up to Sapa town.  Arrive in Sapa, check into your hotel and rest for the remainder of the day. Overnight in Sapa.

  • Note: Hill tribe market calendar: Sunday: Bac Ha Market; Tuesday: Coc Ly Market; Saturday: Can Cau Market

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Accommodation: At a hotel in Sapa town

 

DAY 3: MUONG HOA VALLEY TREK & DRIVE TO MU CANG CHAI

This morning, you will be transferred to a trekking point in Muong Hoa Valley where you will do a beautiful trek to visit a few villages of the Black H’mong and enjoy the terraced paddy fields in the area. Get picked up and drive back to town for lunch. The afternoon is spent for a scenic drive to Mu Cang Chai, another rice terrace paradise. You may have time to get some stops on the way for taking pictures. Check in a stilt-house homestay of the Thai people nearby Mu Cang Chai town. Dinner and overnight there.

  • Approx: 7km/ 3 hours

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Accommodation: Homestay at a local house

 

DAY 4: MU CANG CHAI TREK

Today, we spend most of the day for a long scenic trek on small paths and back roads from Che Cu Nha to La Pan Tan as this is the best part of the region for you to admire the amazing rice terraced paddy. Simple picnic lunch is provided on the trek. Late in the afternoon, we drive to Tu Le town for a night at a local hotel.

  • Approx: 13km/ 6 hours

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Accommodation: At a local hotel

 

DAY 5: MU CANG CHAI - HANOI

This morning, we will take a short walk to visit Tu Le valley before checking out of your hotel room and drive back to Hanoi. Lunch is at a local restaurant on the way. Arrive in Hanoi and finish the tour at the door of your hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

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PRICING INFORMATION

This is a sample itinerary that has been enjoyed by many of our past travelers to the region. It can be custom-made to meet your expectation. The prices very much depend on your group size and type of accommodation. Please send us a quote request and we will get back to you with the detail.

 

INCLUSIONS:

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle and transfers

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast

  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

  • English speaking tour guide

  • Local way leader while trekking

  • Sightseeing tickets and permits during guided time

  • Boat ride in Chay River (If the water level permits)

  • Bottled water on the car

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)

  • International flight tickets

  • Hotel in Hanoi (On request)

  • Drinks and other meals

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Others are not mentioned clearly in the INCLUSION list

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