Cao Son Market and Explore Muong Hoa Valley

Duration: 2 days 2 night

Destination: Hanoi - Sapa - Muong Hoa Valley - Cao Son Market - Hanoi

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There're no dancing or singing, but Cao Son Market in Lao Cai Province always turns colorful and festive on Wednesday, when ethnic people gather there to buy and sell goods, dine and drink, or just wander to enjoy the ambience of the montagnard market. There is nothing more interesting than joining the real of Flower Hmong, Nung and Dao tribes.
This 3N2D packgage tour to discover amazing landscapes as well as visit 3 villages of ethnic people along Muong Hoa River, which called Lao Chai village (H'mong ethnic), Tavan Village (Day ethnic), Giang Ta Chai Village (Red Dao ethnic) and visit Cao Son Market - one of the most interesting markets of the hill tribes about 80 kms from Sapa

Tour brief

  • Night 1: Hanoi - Night train to Lao Cai
  • Day 1   : Lao Cai - Sapa- Muong Hoa Valley
  • Day 2   : Sapa - Cao Son Market - Limousine Bus back to Hanoi


Tours & Packages2 pax3-4 pax5 - 6 paxover 7 paxs 
Standard Package Tour
2 pax$208
3-4 pax$176
5 - 6 pax$159
over 7 paxs$155
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Superior Package Tour
2 pax$224
3-4 pax$192
5 - 6 pax$175
over 7 paxs$169
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Night 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
We pick you up at hotel and transfer to Railway Station at 21:00PM. The train departs at 22:00M (SP3). Overnight on train with wooden cabin of 4 people sharing (2 people in 1 cabin upon request at surcharge)

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley ( B,L)

Our guide will pick you up at Lao Cai Station at 6:30AM and transfer to Sapa with the distance of 38kms, approximately 1 hours. Breakfast in local restaurant. early check in hotel upon availability. The balance of the morning is at leisure.
In the afternoon, driving from Sapa town down to Lao Chai village. You can meet many ethnic groups (H’mong, Dao) as well as enjoy manificient view of Muong Hoa, terraced rice field on the way. We reach to Lao Chai – a village of H’mong ethnic, then walk further to Tavan village to meet Day ethnic.
In the late afternoon, we walk to the meeting point where our car is waiting for pick you up to Sapa. Overnight in hotel.
Trekking distance: 9kms
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 2: Cao Son Market – Chay River – Night train to Lao Cai (B,L)

After breakfast in hotel, let transfer to Cao Son Market at 6:30AM. You will arrive Cao Son Market after 3 hours by car, this is an ideal time to explore market. This market is a place of H’mong, Ha Nhi, Nung, Tay, Dao ethnic exchange local products as well as chatting, drinking together. Have lunch in local restaurant.
After lunch we transfer to Coc Ly for boat trip along Chay River (1,5 hours) to Trung Do village, where is the home of Tay minority.
15h00 Transfer back to Lao Cai for the Limousine Bus back to Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi around 21h00. End of the trip
Boat trip: 1.5 hours
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch



    • Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai
    • Limousine ticket Sapa - Hanoi
    • Private car pick up in Hanoi and drop off services in Sapa
    • Full A/C transportation as per tour program
    • Accommodation based on Double/Twin sharing room
    • Tour guide speaking English/French
    • All meal as mentioned in program (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch)
    • Entrance fee
    • Boat trip in Chay River


    • Meal not mentioned in program
    • Single room supplement
    • Drinks
    • Tip
    • Personal Expense


  • Sapa Charm Hotel

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