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Day 1 (Saturday): HANOI - LAOCAI (Overnight on the train)
8:30pm Our guide pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at 9:30pm to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).
Day 2 (Sunday): SAPA - BAC HA MARKET - SAPA (B, L, D)
Picked up at Laocai Railway Station by jeep for BacHa market. the beginning of the day on which you visit a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. At the market, you have chance to enjoy BacHa people's simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches... talking to the minorities through the guide's interpretation. Leave the market for the H'mong King's house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920. Return the town for lunch. In the afternoon, spend time visiting another village (BanPho village) Say good bye to BacHa and get back to Sapa. On the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbour Mouth in LaoCai. Reach Sapa late in the afternoon. Check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 (Monday): SAPA - BANHO VILLAGE - SAPA (B, L, D)
Jeep to Supan village and a short walk to BanHo village to visit the Tay ethnic people who have houses on stilts. Lunch at a local family. Back to Sapa. Overnight at homestay.
Day 4 (Tuesday): SAPA - COCLY MARKET (B, L, D)
Leave from Sapa early at 7:00am for CocLy market, which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of 6 different minority peoples (Flower H'mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay, HaNhi and Nung). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another's experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high rock mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town - BaoNhai and then take jeep back to Laocai Station for the night train to Hanoi.
Have dinner before getting on the train. Overnight on the train. Arrive in Hanoi roughly 5:30am. The end of tour.