Can Cau Market – Sapa Tour – 2 Days
Can Cau is a small Saturday market near the Chinese border. It is very beautiful with colorful ethnic minorities’ costumes. Here you can meet several minorities such as Flower H’Mong and Black Dao, and Nung minorities. The market offers a variety of local products that cannot be found in other areas, as well as Chinese goods.
Tour Route: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Can Cau Market - Bac Ha - Lao Chai - Ta Van village - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Tour Level: Easy adventure
Group Size: Private only - 2 persons minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 01: Hanoi Departure (Night train)
Day 02: Lao Cai – Can Cau – Sapa (Saturday) (L)
Day 03: Sapa - Lao Cai - Night Train to Hanoi (B, L)
Day 04: Hanoi Arrival
Day 01: Hanoi - Lao Cai (Train)
We will catch the overnight train soft sleeper with AC to Lao Cai. The train leaves at 20:25' from Hanoi railway station.
Day 02: Lao Cai - Can Cau - Sapa (Saturday) (L)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00, having breakfast then drive up hill to Can Cau Market Place. The journey takes about 2.5 hours through the lush farmland of Lao Cai plateau and later spectacular mountain scenery of Bac Ha District. Arriving right at its most crowded time, the market is filled with cheerful faces and you will be absorbed into the market by festive atmosphere, colorful traditional dresses, exotic smell of corn wine and herb… until noon when it gets over to realize the beautiful surrounding. Driving back to Sapa town, you will check in hotel.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 03: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa - Lao Cai - Night train to Hanoi (B, L)
Breakfast in the hotel we then, embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station by car. The guide sees you off there and takes you on the train.
Day 04: Hanoi
Arrival Hanoi in the early morning, Back to your hotel by yourself. End of all the services.
What is included?
- English speaking guide
- Transfer and transportation in Hanoi and Sapa
- Return train from/to Hanoi
- Meals indicated in itinerary (B: as breakfast; L: as lunch; D: as dinner)
- Entrance fees & permits
- Water on day trek (01 water of water/day
What is excluded?
- Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
- Personal expenses: Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
- Tips and gratuities
- Train: Ratraco train – 4 soft sleeper berth cabin
- Hotel: Sapa Lodge Hotel
- The hotel will change due to the availabilities. In that case we will choose the equivalent hotels
- This tour starts on Friday only from Hanoi
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Dear Giang, We came back in Hoi An today from Sa Pa. We had a wonderful time and we would like to thank you for organizing everything perfectly. The tours were exactly how we wanted them to be, it was even above expectation. Our tour guide Dudu was fantastic and so was our driver.
Again thank your very much,
Nelly and Keith Brooker Monday, March 2, 2021
Dear Giang, I wanted to thank you very much for arranging our holiday so well - we had a wonderful time and everything seemed to go very smoothly. In the group tour at the start we were impressed by how various different staff always knew where...
The private tour was particularly good and Khanh was an exceptional guide - great fun to spend time with, knowledgeable and good at keeping everyone happy throughout the trip. He adapted the itinerary to suit the weather and our preferences ...
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Fiona Cloke, Tuesday, April 30, 2021
Good afternoon Diu, The trip was wonderful and our guide May Nihn is very helpful and experienced. Thank God that the weather turns out well on the 2nd day in Sapa so it's makes our journey easier to Fansipan and other places of interests. Our driver is also very accommodating...
We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to you for coordinating this itinerary and reacting promptly to change the hotel for us. In fact my dad had a fall in Hanoi hotel and ...
Having said that, it's still a pleasant and enjoyable trip for us.
Veron Tan, Saturday, March 16, 2021