Lao Cai - Sapa - Binh Lu Market
Day 1: Binh Lu colorful market Early arrival at Lao Cai station, near the Chinese border. Picks up by a local guide, have breakfast before transfer to Binh Lu Market. Here, you will be tempted by the beauty of the traditions of the Red Hmong, Lu, Thai, and Giay ethnics. They raise buffalos, cows, horses, weaving, and other agricultural products for selling and/or exchange. Have lunch at a Lu family. On the way back Sapa, you can take a short walk to see Silver Waterfall and head to Heaven’s Gate, where you can see Fansipan Mountain - the highest peak in Indochina region. Arrive in Sapa in the afternoon. Overnight in Sapa.
(BLD) Day 2: Sapa, picturesque landscapes and colorful hill tribes After breakfast at hotel, we will start a long trekking trip to discover the life of the minority people. The walk takes you from Lao Chai Village of the Black H'mong Minority to Ta Van Village of the Giay Minority with a stop at the local Catholic Church, taking in the different traditions, cultures and costumes of the two minority groups. Return to Sapa and transfer to Lao Cai railway station to catch the night train back to Ha Noi. Overnight on train. (BLD) Day 3: End of the trip, full of experiences Early morning arrival at the railway station in Ha Noi. Pick up and transfer to hotel.