Bac Ha is the largest Sunday market in the area as well as the most colorful one. Here you can meet mostly Flower Hmong and then Phu La, Black Dao, Tay, Nung minorities. The market offers a variety of local products, which could not be found in others areas. The animal market will be also very interesting. On this trip, you will have opportunity to enjoy a boat cruise in Chay River.
Night 1: HANOI – LAO CAI
Pick up and transfer to railway station at 8:00 PM to catch a night train (Soft sleeper with airconditon, 4 bunks in one cabin) to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train.
Day 1:LAO CAI – BAC HA – NA NO (B, L, D)
Arrive in Lao Cai. Pick up and transfer to Bac Ha. Take 3 hours of trekking to visit some villages of ethnic people such as: Old house of Meo King, Giang Pho village (Flower HMong ethnic people), Phu La village (Phu La ethnic people), Na No village (Tay ethnic people). Overnight in homestay.
Day 2: NA NO – NAM THANG (B, L, D)
Full day trekking from Na No to Nam Thang. Enjoy nature and daily life of local people. Arrive in Nam Thang (village of Ethnic HMong people). Overnight in homestay
Day 3: NAM THANG – BAO NHAI – LAO CAI – HA NOI (B, L, D)
Drive to Trung Do. Take a boat trip on Chay river to Bao Nhai. Enjoy wonderful nature along river bank and visit local ethnic people. After lunch, tranfer to Lao Cai. Visit Lao Cai city and Coc Leu market. Free for shopping. Catch a night train return to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.
Day 4: ARRIVE IN HA NOI
Arrive in Hanoi in early morning around 6:00AM. Trip ends.