Can Cau Market – Sapa Tour – 2 Days

Can Cau is a small Saturday market near the Chinese border. It is very beautiful with colorful ethnic minorities’ costumes. Here you can meet several minorities such as Flower H’Mong and Black Dao, and Nung minorities. The market offers a variety of local products that cannot be found in other areas, as well as Chinese goods.

Tour Duration: 02 days / 03 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Can Cau Market – Bac Ha – Lao Chai – Ta Van village - Lao Cai – Hanoi
Price: Contact us

Day 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Train)
We will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 22.00 from Hanoi railway station.

Day 02: Lao Cai – Can Cau – Sapa (Saturday) (L)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00, having breakfast then drive up hill to Can Cau Market Place. The journey takes about 2.5 hours through the lush farmland of Lao Cai plateau and later spectacular mountain scenery of Bac Ha District. Arriving right at its most crowded time, the market is filled with cheerful faces and you will be absorbed into the market by festive atmosphere, colorful traditional dresses, exotic smell of corn wine and herb… until noon when it gets over to realize the beautiful surrounding. Driving back to Sapa town, you will check in hotel.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day 03: Sapa – Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa – Lao Cai – Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Breakfast in the hotel we then, embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station by car. The guide sees you off there and takes you on the train.

Day 04: Hanoi

Arrival Hanoi in the early morning,  Back to your hotel by yourself. End of all the services.

What is included?
English speaking guide
Transfer and transfortation in Hanoi and Sapa
All indicated meals (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
All entrance fees and permits
All needed accommodation (Hotel or homestay)
Water on day trek (01 water of water/day)
Boat on Chay River (if any)

What is excluded?
Personal Pocket Money
Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
All other services not indicated above

Hotel: Ngan Nga Hotel in Bac Ha Tower
Train: Ratraco train – 4 soft sleeper berth cabin

The hotel will change due to the availabilities. In that case we will choose the equivalent hotels
This tour starts on Friday only from Hanoi