Located in Vietnam's remote northern mountains, close to the Chinese border, the former French military outpost of Sapa offers some of Vietnam's most colorful experiences. The views are breathtaking.
The train will arrive in around 6.00 A.M at Laocai Station, near the border of China; you will be met by your tour guide & driver.
After breakfast in a local restaurant in Laocai City, we drive about 100km to Bac Ha Market. (on Sunday only)
On every Sunday, Bac Ha Market offers the opportunity to discover a colorful gathering point of many local minorities such as the Flower H'Mong, Tay or Giay. Drive to the market along the Chinese border, you will enjoy amazing mountain scenery, charming rivers and terraced rice fields. Hill tribes from the area meet at the market to exchange tobacco, clothes, fruits, horses, buffaloes and many other local products.
Return to Sapa in the afternoon, you will visit the H'mong King Palace which was built in the early 20th century during the French colonial era in Bac Ha Town.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa