Sapa Trekking Tour & Bac Ha Market – Every Saturday

Market Tours, Sapa Classic Tours

Sapa Trekking Tour & Bac Ha Market – Every Saturday: Bac Ha town has the largest market open on Sunday in the centre of Bac Ha town. It has very beautiful colored minorities’ costumes. On this trip you can meet several minorities such as Flower H’Mong, Black Dao, Nung, Phu La and Tay, Dzay, Black Hmong…. Bac Ha Market offers a variety of local products, which can not be found in the other areas.

  • Visit many hill tribal villages as: Y Linh Ho village, Lao Chai village of the H’mong, Ta Van village of the Dzay, - the village located at Muong Hoa valley an stream and Ban Pho, Flower Hmong group in Bac Ha
  • Experiencing 11 KM of trekking to visit villages of the H’mong, Dzay…
  • Enjoy the scenic view along the trek.
  • Deep understanding the culture and life of local people in Sapa and Bac Ha.
  • Experience the colourful weekend market in Bac Ha.
  • Tour Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights.
  • Tour Route: Hanoi – Train - Lao Cai – Bac Ha Market – Ban pho village – Sapa - Lao Chai – Ta Van – Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi.
  • Start from: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening) .
  • End at: Hanoi.
  • Tour Level: Easy.
  • Group size: Private tour only. - The joint group is available with lower prices and services. Contact Us if you are interested in.
  • Tour Customizable: Enable.


NIGHT 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai – O/N in the Train. Meals = No Meal.

20: 00 pm - Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the express train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on Request).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 1: Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Ban Pho – Lao Cai - Sapa. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Arrive Lao Cai Train Station around 6:00.

Then take a two hour transfer to Bac Ha Mountain. Located at about 70km from Lao Cai and 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountainous town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by Flower H’Mong, Black Dao, Nung, Phu La and Tay and last from 9:00 until 14:00. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).

In the afternoon, go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, getting to know their daily life and culture…

Enjoy landscapes on the way coming back from Bac Ha Market to Lao Cai and continue up to Sapa. Optional boat ride in Chay river for relaxing and viewing the nice view along this river.

Free at leisure until dinner at a local restaurant in Sapa.

Overnight in hotel in Sapa.

DAY 2: Sapa – Y Ninh Ho – Lao Chai - Ta Van – Sapa – Lao Cai. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast at your hotel, then, check out.

At 8:30 Am, enjoy a 6 km nice walking up and down to the South East of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho Village, home to the Black H’mong. The beauty of Y Linh Ho valley is adorned with green mixed gold of terraced rice field and corn field, imposing mountain coved by bushy plants, rice, corn fields in perfect harmony.

Continue to get over 3km for trekking down to Lao Chai Village of H’mong people. To go inside the village, travelers trek through a small bridge led to Muong Hoa valley. There are some traditional houses of H’Mong people, streams flow tranquilly mixed with the smell of flowers and fields, children playing… all of them make a relaxed feeling for the visitors.

Have a picnic lunch on the way.

After lunch time at a local family, walking through terraced rice fields to reach Ta Van Village of the Dzay minority people, where we stay for the night. It gives you a worth chance to learn about the local house architecture that is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom.

Head back to the main road to catch the jeep and return to Sapa.

Fresh shower & dinner before taking the bus to Lao Cai Station.

18:00 Bus to Lao Cai Station.

Arrive in Hanoi around 5 Am next morning. Tour ends at Hanoi Railway Station.

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Trekking Shoes.
  • Rain Coat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time.
  • Sun glasses.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Returned train tickets: Hanoi - Laocai - Hanoi (soft sleeper, 04 berth wooden cabin with air-conditioning).
  • All transfer and transportation vehicle with air conditioning.
  • Private Tour.
  • Accommodation as program.
  • -Standard Hotel: Fansipan View Hotel- Deluxe Room.

    -Superior Hotel: Panorama Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

    -Deluxe Hotel: Sunny Mountain Hotel - Deluxe Mountain View.

  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Permits.
  • Meals as indicated.
  • Entrance fees and water.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • Beverage.
  • Vietnam Visa.
  • VAT tax.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and other personal expenses.
  • Pre & post accommodation in Hanoi.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

SAPA TREKKING TOUR & BAC HA MARKET – EVERY SATURDAY RATES. Rates are quoted in USD per Person per Program.

Hotel Grade 01 Pax 02 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-7 Pax 8-10
Standard 2** 179 165 165 161 162
Superior3*** 119 210 210 210 210
Deluxe 4**** 135 230 230 230 230

Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC, sharing room/cabin with parent.
  • 01 Child under from 04 to 12 years old: is charged of 75% of the adult rates, sharing beds with parents. No extra bed added.
  • Children from 12 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by the cruise itself: No cancellation fee applied
  • 21 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 20 – 14 days prior to check - in date : 50 % total package charge.
  • 14 – 07 days prior to check - in date :70 % of total package charge.
  • Less than 07 days prior to check - in date and No Show : 100% of total package charge.