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Bac Ha – Can Cau Market 4 Nights / 3 Days - Best selling

Both Can Cau and Bac Ha markets  are very well known in the area for its color painted to local hill tribe people. There are Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dzao, Tay and Nung…They all gather to these markets to sell their homemade products such as corn wine, handicraft… as well as an interesting animal.

In this trip, you have time to see beautiful, animated and colorful market of the hill tribal peoples with festive atmosphere. You can explore magnificent and stunning landscapes of Bac Ha highland through two markets: Can Cau Market on Saturday and Bac Ha Market on Sunday. Speacially, spend time for boat trip along Chay River.

Day 1: Overnight on the train

Place Transport: Train
Today's Activities: Overnight on the train
Meals: None
Detailed Itinerary: The guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Hanoi train station to catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai station. Overnight on the train and You will share an AC soft sleeper cabin

Day 2: Visit Cat Cat Village, home of Black Hmong hill tribe

Place Transport: Car
Today's Activities: Visit Cat Cat Village, home of Black Hmong hill tribe
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: The train arrives at about 6:00 am. Look for the “ Your Name” sign when you exit the train station, as our guide will pick you up there. Take a morning drive through the clouds by car to Sapa, about 1.5 hours. When you arrive in Sapa you will be taken to a local restaurant for a morning shower, breakfast, a short rest and some last preparations before our inspiring trek,free time to visit Sapa  town. In the afternoon, 2hrs trekking 5km to visit Cat Cat Village, home  of Black Hmong hill tribe. Meeting & Talking with locals to learn  more about their daily life.

Day 3: Visit Can Cau market

Place Transport: Car
Today's Activities: Visit Can Cau market
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: 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.

Day 4: Visit Bac Ha market

Place Transport: Train
Today's Activities: Visit Bac Ha market
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast and check out hotel,we go to the Bac Ha market for 3 hours by car.This is the largest market in the region, a place where many ethnic groups gather to buy and sell, eat and drink together. There are 10 minority groups in the Bac Ha region. You can buy homemade handicrafts and clothes. In the afternoon we will have a 2 hour trek to Ban Pho village (Flower H’Mong people).In the village we can have a look in their house and understand little more about their lifestyle and traditional customs. Especially, we can try homemade wine from corn. And then we drive back to Lao Cai station for 2 hours. Dinner in Lao Cai and take a night train back to Hanoi.

Day 5: Arrive at Hanoi train station

Place Transport: Train
Today's Activities: Arrive at Hanoi train station
Meals: None
Detailed Itinerary: Getting back to Hanoi from Sapa trip so early at around 5am,taxi to hotel on your own. Finish unforgettable. Good bye & see you in the next time! Calypso can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

2 Pax

3-4 Pax

5-8 Pax

Single supplement

Mid-range (3*)





Superior (3*+)





Deluxe (4*)





Child under 4 years old

Free of charge,01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults

Child from 4 – under 10 years old

75% 01 child share the room and meals with 02 adults

Included services:

Etrance ticket, transfer from Sapa to Lao Cai, good experienced helpful informative tour guide, meals (B + L) and train ticket (same type)
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 21.000 VND

 Things to bring for this trip 

- Your passport
- Small backpack
- Sunglasses and sunblock
- A good sandal or sport shoes, hat or cap and rain coat
- A torch, insect repellent, long clothes, personal things, small gifts for tribal villagers
- Particular requests for the food is possible
- After 2 days of trekking: bath towels for shower in the hotel in Sapa are available

Insurance, drinks, other personal expenses. Tips are welcome!
What to bring:  Passport, comfortable footwear for trekking, insect repellent, rain gears, hat, suncream, warm clothing







     (for child under 12 only)





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