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Lao Cai - Bac Ha - Nam Mon - Coc Ly - Lao Cai (Homestay in the Tay village)
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Bac Ha TourTour code: SPT-BACHA01
Duration: 2 days/ 3 nights
Departure: Everyday evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi
Grade: Medium-hard trek, 8 out of 10

Price: From USD / 1 person

Night 1 (Saturday Night): Take the overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai
Please, be ready at your hotel lobby at 20.00 for a short transfer to Hanoi railways station for taking the overnight train (first class 4 beds cabin with air-condition) which arrive in Lao Cai city, near the Chinese border next morning.

Day 1: Bac Ha - Ban Pho - Na Hoi - Nam Mon.
On Mon Day. Picked up at Laocai Railway Station early in the morning by our bus. Arrive at Bac Ha round 8:00am; Breakfast. Start at 9.30am to the Ban Pho village, there're many beautiful sights in this area so that tourists can take pictures, enjoy the beauty of terraces fields. Besides, you can visit villagers'houses to discover their tradition and culture. Going through H'Mong and Nung's villages,you will have to climb up to the height of 1200 meters, the weather here's very cold and dry. At noon, time for relaxing and having lunch in a place in where there're lots of grasses fields which used to be place for camping. From this place, you can see valleys, the Sa Mu forest and hidden villages in the mist. After having lunch, you will go through the hillsides down to Nam Mon. We stay overnight with Nung's family and have our dinner here.
Approx: 4 hours trekking 18 km, 1 hour lunch, 3 villages. ( Overnight at Nam Mon village). Meals: (B;L;D).

Rice field in Bac ha

There're many beautiful sights in this area so that tourists can take pictures, enjoy the beauty of terraces fields.

Day 2: Nam Mon - Coc Ly Market - Bao Nhai - Lao Cai.
After breakfast, going on foot from Nam Mon down to Coc Ly market. You will go by some villages of Nung, H'Mong, Dao on your way. After going market and having lunch, you will have a boat trip on Chay river to Bao Nhai. This boat trip takes you around more than 1 hours. You can visit Fairy cave and the villages along the riversides on the way. Then our bus will pick you up at Bao Nhai to Lao Cai Railway Station.( If you want before you up to the train, our guide will rent one room for you to relax and having a bath).
Approx: 3 hours trekking 15 km, 1hour lunch, 3 villages. (Overnight on the train). Meals: (B;L).

Boat trip along Chay River on this tour

Relaxing time on a boat along Chay river

Tour Price per person in US Dollars: Basing on a private tour

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  • Pick up at the hotel you stay in Hanoi, transfer by a private car to Hanoi train station, we take you to the train cabin.
  • Soft sleeper 4 berth cabin on Livitrans or Ratraco to/from Laocai.
  • Home stay sharing with the Dzay minority in Tavan village.
  • Fluent English speaking tour guide
  • Transfer by tourist shared bus/van to/from Laocai train station.
  • Meals as specified (2 breafasts, 2 picnic lunches, 2 dinner).
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
  • Services charges and all government taxes.


  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.).
  • Drinks, tips and gratuities.
  • Services not clearly mentioned above.

Packing list:

Passport, towels, change of clothes, sun block, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, proper hiking shoes, warm clothes in the winter time (Sapa is a coolest place in Vietnam) and rain coat.


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