Cancau Market – Sapa 3 days 4 nights >>> 230$/pax

Sat, Jun 18, 2011

Sapa tours

Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District and belong to Lao Cai Province, 80km from Sapa town and over 1 hour by car. Bac Ha is one of the biggest Market on Sapa and open on Sunday only. It’s not only the trading center but it’s also the place for couples, friends and relatives.

At this market every thing on sales: Pig, dog, cat, houres… so it make this market hotter on Sunday. Can Cau Market is a small, but very colourful market, set in the mountains near the Chinese border. The Flower Hmong minority is the most common here, and their colourful dresses makes is a beautiful sight.

Sapa-Can Cau –Bac Ha Market 3days

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai

Car will pick you up from our office in Hanoi Old Quarter (23 Au Trieu, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) and transfer to Hanoi train station to catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai station. Overnight on the train.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sa Pa –Soft Trek (B, L, D)
Arrive at Lao Cai train station at about 6.30, 2.5hrs bus trip 40km to Sapa. Arrive to Sapa, have breakfast and take a shower before enjoying tour.

Free time to visit Sapa town. In the afternoon, 2hrs trekking 5km to visit Cat Cat Village, home of Black Homong hill tribe. Meeting & Talking with locals to learn more about their daily life.Overnight at a hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Sapa –Can Cau – Bac Ha (B, L, D)

Start early in the morning at 6am, driving to Can Cau market, which passing Bac Ha Town. The road between Bac Ha and Can Cau is hilly but very beautiful. The products at the market are interesting, and many different groups of ethic minority people represent make the market an unforgettable experience. Back to Bac Ha for lunch. Check-in at a hotel in Bac Ha. After a rest, trekking about 5 km of mountain path to Ban Pho Village – home of Flower H’Mong people, get in touch and witness their traditional life style, habit and customs. Overnight in the hotel in Bac Ha.

Day 3: Sunday: Bac Ha – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B, L, D)

After breakfast, take a car to Si Ma Cai Market – join in Si Ma Cai hill-tribe market and discover the daily life of Flower H’Mong, Red Dzao people. Back to Bac Ha Town, free time to visit Bac Ha Sunday Market before lunch time. Drive back to Lao Cai City. Dinner in Lao Cai and take a night train back to Hanoi.Overnight on train back to Hanoi.>

Day 4: Hanoi (B)

Arrive in Hanoi in the early morning. Take a taxi by yourself or walking to our hotel (Hidden Charm hotel – 23 Au Trieu, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi) for breakfast Buffet and bathing. Finish tour.

Note*: The day in Bac Ha must be on Sunday. It can be organized flexibly on day 1 or day 3

Private Tour (US$/person)

Category Hotel 2 – 3 pax 4 – 5 pax 6 pax up Sgl Sup
Superior 2 star 265 245 230 80
First Class 3 star 315 295 280 95
Deluxe 4 star 415 385 370 190


  • Return train ticketHanoi- Lao Cai in 4 soft berths AC cabin.
  • TransferHanoihotel –Hanoitrain station
  • Other land vehicles mentioned in the itinerary (car, jeep or motor bike).
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Twin or double room at 3-5 star hotels and resorts as mentioned below and hotel in Bac Ha.
  • English speaking guide. Other languages are available upon request.
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
  • Breakfast Buffet and bathing in our hotel for the morning of day 4.


  • Hotel inHanoi
  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.)
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Services not mentioned above

Packing listPassport, towels, toiletries, flash light, change of clothes, sun block, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, proper hiking shoes and rain coat.


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