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Tribal market & Sapa trek tour

Tour listed by Custom Vietnam Travel
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DAY 1: HANOI ETHNOLOGY MUSEUM & DRIVE TO BAC HA

You will be met and picked up by the tour guide and driver at 8.00 AM. This morning, before starting the trip to the Northwestern Mountains, you will have a morning tour to visit the Museum of Ethnology and get the overview of Vietnamese Montagnards. Lunch at a restaurant in Hanoi for Vietnamese traditional food. In the afternoon, you will travel to Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province on the HW Noi Bai – Lao Cai. This is the longest highway in Vietnam. The scenic drive from the Red River Delta, through the midland to Lao Cai province, will be a good start for your trip. Arrive at Trung Do valley, a Tay ethnic group who used to leave on stilt houses. Check in a homestay. The remainder of the day is just easy and stroll around to visit the village. Dinner and stay overnight.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

4 activities included

Bac Ha District, Lao Cai, Red River Delta, Trung Do valley

DAY 2: HILL TRIBE MARKET VISIT

After your breakfast at the homestay. bid farewell to the host and make your way to the market. Here you will see some ethnic minority groups such as Flower Hmong, Phu La, Yao, Tay, Nung…etc. They are from different valleys, gather around for the trading. It is an awesome experience of seeing colors, understanding traditions and feeling the atmosphere. The market offers a variety of local products includes colorful embroidery, handicrafts and all types of daily necessary stuff. Here also available animal market where people sell and buy or barter animal such as dogs, pot-bellied pigs, cows, buffalos and so on. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you take about 3-hour drive to Sapa town. Check in the hotel and relax. Overnight in Sapa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

4 activities included

Phu La, Yao, Tay, Nung, Sapa town

DAY 3: TREK THE MUONG HOA VALLEY

After your breakfast at the hotel, at 8:30, you get picked and transferred by the car to a trekking point to Y Ling Ho Village, Muong Hoa Valley. Muong Hoa is the biggest valley in the Sapa region and bottomed by a rocky river. This is a less-traveled path if you start earlier than other visitors. To start, you trek downhill the valley, the scenery of the rice terraces along your way is very beautiful and could be the highlight of the day. Cross the river on a small suspension bridge and continue the trek uphill. This is rather challenging when it is wet but definitely offers you a spectacular view over the valley. Finish your morning scenic trek at Lao Chai Village where your private vehicle awaits you. Get on your car and drive down to Ban Ho Village for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will spend 2,5 hours trek the peaceful path to Nam Toong Red Yao village and down to the main road for the late afternoon drive back to Sapa for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

4 activities included

Y Ling Ho Village, Muong Hoa Valley, Ban Ho Village, Lao Chai Village

DAY 4: SAPA - HANOI

This morning is easy and free for you to relax and do some shopping at Sapa town (If you would like to keep busy with more trekking our tour guide and driver is always ready at your service). An optional activity you may be interested in is taking a cable-car ride to Fansipan Peak, the Top of Indochina. At 1:00 PM, we leave Sapa for Hanoi on the same HW. Arrive in Hanoi around 6:00 PM.

Meals: Breakfast

4 activities included

Fansipan Peak, Sapa town

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Meeting or Pickup Location: Ha Noi
Average Tour duration (minimum booking): 4 days
Transportation provided, if any: Private Car
What is included in the Tour, Activity or Experience: • Accommodation based on twin-shared/ double basis with daily breakfast at mentioned hotels or similar ones upon availability • One night stay at a homestay in Bac Ha • Meals as indicated in the itinerary each day • Private English Speaking tour guides in each city of visit • Private air conditioned vehicle transfers during tour • Entrance tickets at indicated sites • All operation service charge and government tax • Bottled water on the vehicle • 24/7 hotline support
What is NOT included in the Tour, Activity or Experience: • Travel insurance • Accommodation in Hanoi (on request) • Fansipan cable car tickets • Drinks and other meals • Tips and gratuities • Any international flights • Banking fee(if any) • Personal expenses and others not mentioned clearly in the inclusion part • Visa arrangement
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Languages Spoken by Host:
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Spanish
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Ideal for:
Families
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Wheelchair Accessible
Is the Tour or Experience Customizable: Experience Customizable
Special rules or restrictions, if any: • Please be aware that flight times, hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are cancelled or delayed Custom Vietnam Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions. • The travelling times mentioned within this dossier are approximations only. These times will vary according to weather, road, traffic or any other prevailing conditions.
Cancellation Policy (if different from TourPeer default Policy): • More than 30 days prior to departure: We will retain the deposit • 29 - 14 days prior to departure: 50% of the Tour price is forfeited • 13 - 0 days prior to departure: 100% of the Tour price is forfeited (Note: Any of bank charge for the payment process is on the client's account)
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