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Sapa - Can Cau market 3 days - 4 nights

Day 01: Hanoi overnight train - Lao Cai
- 20h00 we transfer to Hanoi railway station to catch a night train at 21h15 to Lao Cai - 8hr sleep on the train.
Day 02: Lao Cai - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - village (home stay)( B,L,D)  
- 06h00 you will arrive at the last arrival station - Lao Cai station. Our tour guide will pick you up and drive to Sapa for a shower, and breakfast
- Trek down to Ylinh Ho then Lao Chai village of the black H’mong people.
- After a picnic lunch, continue trekking to Ta Van village, visit the Dzay’s families.
- With your tour guide and the house owners, we will set up a temporary cooking class to learn how to cook Vietnamese food for dinner.
- Finally join together for dinner and get to know local typical traditional customs, cultural features... 
- Overnight at local house.
Day 03: Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Sapa ( B,L,D)
- In the early morning you will be sure to be woken up by the households but lucky to see how is their daily life for a new day coming! Enjoy breakfast with some pancakes made by your tour guide’s skillful hands.You will say good bye to Black H'mong people and start a new trek with more stunning landscapes and other ethnic minority villages dotted as far as your eyes sigh. You will visit Giang Ta Chai village and see the red Dzao minority, an imagination of down tower steps with a universal view of the house roofs of ed Dzao minority isolated in a green valley appearing in front of your eyes will mark you an unforgettable trip.
- Finally a Russian jeep to return you to Sa Pa, check in hotel.

- Overnight in Sapa
Day 04: Sapa - Can Cau Market - Hanoi ( B,L)
- At 8:00am, the guide and car will pick you up to Can Cau market. The road is relatively flat form Lao Cai to Bao Nhai bridge. After crossing the bridge, we begin our journey uphill offering beautiful views over the valleys. Situated 20km from Bac Ha, Can Cau is a small but very colorful market. Opening on Saturdays, it always delivers a very photogenic display of Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Phu La ethnic costumes. After spending the whole morning explore the market, you will leave the market for Bac Ha town for lunch.

In the afternoon, we drive downhill towards Lao Cai for about half an hour. We stop on the way (before reaching Lao Cai) to take a short walk to Trung Do village inhabited by Tay people. Tay villages are always built at the foot of a mountain or along a stream and are named arcording to the name of a mountain, a field or a river. Each village contains about 15-20 households. A large village is divided into many small hamlets. The houses are built on stilts or lever with the ground. Stop by a traditional Tay house for a cup of tea before taking a boat cruise upstream Chay river. The scenery is very beautiful on the both sides of the river. The boat trip will end at Coc Ly where your vehicle will be waiting for you for the journey back to Lao Cai. End of tour.

- 16h00 Drive back to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi at 21h15.
The end of tour! 

Tour cost:

 Number of GroupPrice per person in US$
Single Supplement
 Request tour
  1 pax 2 pax
 4-6 pax
 8-10 pax 

Note: Can cau market opened only on Saturday. 

Note: You can book other markets with the same price:

         - Bac Ha Market ( on Sundays)

         - Lung Khau Nhin Market ( on Thursdays)

         - Coc Ly market ( on Tuesdays)- surcharge US$10 Net/pax

- Breakfast and accommodation sharing twin or double room in 3 star hotel. 
- Pick-ups and transfers by air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above. 
- Return train tickets: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (Oriental Express 4 soft sleeper A/C cabin).
- Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
- The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
- Frenshen up service (shower in Sapa and Hanoi).
- Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the programme. 
- Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available. 

- International flight tickets and airport tax. 
- Visas. 
- Dinners, except as specified above. 
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses. 
- Insurance.
Note:-       Trips can be tailor made on your request.-       Please contact us via email, telephone or fax at the contact details section..