Discover Vietnam Markets – Can Cau and Bac Ha
This four-day tour takes you to two of the liveliest (and less visited) local markets in the Sapa area. Visiting the markets, your senses will be overwhelmed by sights, sounds and smells coming from the maze of stalls. With your expert local guide, you'll experience things most won't as you meet people from many of the different local, ethnic groups in the area and learn about their cultures and traditional crafts. This amazing cultural discovery will all be set against the stunning back of Sapa's rice terraced mountains and sweeping valleys.
Highlights of the Trip
Visit the H’mong King’s house (King Hoang A Tuong), with its grand architecture built by the French and the Chinese in 1920.
Trek to meet the Flower Hong community in Ban Pho Village.
Immerse yourself in tasting of Can Cau Market (20 km from Bac Ha), the local famous market for purchasing all kinds of goods from fabrics to various types of livestock to the powerful local corn wine.
A big trek from Ta Giang Pho to Lau Thuy Ngai (12-15 km), get the incredible views along the way, surrounded by wild and beautiful natural landscapes and terraced rice fields.
Walk to Bac Ha Market, one of the most colourful markets in the area and looks more like a festival or celebration than a weekly market. (3-5 km trek)
Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Chay River.
Pass Muong Hoa Valley showcasing magnificent views of rice paddies which ripple across the mountains.
Trek through the verdant valley to visit two different villages belonging to the Black H’mong and the Dzay people, lunch with a local Dzay family.
All accommodation stated in the itinerary
All meals stated in the itinerary
All tours and sightseeing tickets
Experienced, English speaking guide
What's Not Included