Sapa, Bac Ha Market & Mu Cang Chai Rice Terraces

Sapa, Bac Ha Market & Mu Cang Chai Rice Terraces

The rice terraces are carved by H'Mong Peoples in highland of Mu Cang Chai, North west of Vietnam, many centuries ago, a true architectural masterpiece in all its contemporary reality. Witness and capture the rice field shapes the scenery... Read More
Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
Tour Code : WSMB5
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285 US$

 

  • Private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Accommodation with daily breakfasts
  • Expert tour guides
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
  • Two bottles of mineral water/person/day
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  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • International flight tickets
  • Visas and airport departure tax
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals, drinks and others that not mentioned clearly in the inclusion above
  • September and October is best time to visit as rice get ready for harvesting so you will get the golden terrace of rice field photo.
    Where Do I Begin?
    All that’s needed to commence your Vietnam Tour is an international ticket into the country. Though an entry visa is required, our tour experts can help you obtain your visa upon arrival at any three major border points (Tan Son Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh City; Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi; Da Nang International Airport). Once you’re in Vietnam, leave the rest to us! Our tours are fully escorted so you can sit back and enjoy your unforgettable

     

    - Enjoy Colorful Sunday hill tribe market in Bac Ha.

    - Admire the beauty of the rice terraced paddy fields in Sapa & Mu Cang Chai.

    - Enjoy the local food

    - Experience 2 homestay nights on traditional stilt houses of ethnic minority people.

    - Learn the interesting cultures of different ethnic groups such as Thai and H'mong, Yao...

    - Trek along back roads up and down the mountains to enjoy the breath-taking landscape.

    Maps Itinerary

    Itinerary

    Day 1 : HANOI - BAC HA (L/D)

    You will be met and greeted by your private tour guide and driver at the hotel in Hanoi. Departure at 8:00 AM, the morning drive on the HW (Noi Bai – Lao Cai) offer s you a beautiful countryside scenery of the Red River Delta and on to the midland of the Northwestern region. You will have lunch at Lao Cai City around noon. In the afternoon, after 1,5 hour drive, you will arrive Bac Ha district, take a short boat ride on Chay River (if the water level permits), then stretch out with a easy walk to visit Trung Do village of the Tay ethnic minority people.  Arrive at Bac Ha and check in a local homestay for the night.

    Day 2 : BAC HA - SAPA (B/L/D)

    You may be waken up by the domestic animals such as roosters or pigs early in the morning. After the breakfast, you will get a short transfer to the town for strolling around the colorful Sunday market. The majority who live in Bac Ha is the Flower H’mong people. The colors at the market will tell why they have such a name. This is a great opportunity to learn the local trading, witness the local products for sales. The sounds, the smells and the colors will absolutely make you go Wow while busy taking photographs. After a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, we will drive back down to Lao Cai City and onward up to Sapa town.  Arrive in Sapa, check into your hotel and rest for the remainder of the day.

    Overnight in Sapa.

    Day 3 : SAPA - MU CANG CHAI (B/L/D)

    This morning, you will be transferred to a trekking point in Muong Hoa Valley where you will do a beautiful trek to visit a few villages of the Black H’mong and enjoy the terraced paddy fields in the area. Get picked up and drive back to town for lunch. The afternoon is spent for a scenic drive to Mu Cang Chai, another rice terrace paradise. You may have time to get some stops on the way for taking pictures.

    Check in a stilt-house homestay of the Thai people nearby Mu Cang Chai town. Dinner and overnight there.

    Day 4 : MU CANG CHAI TREK (B/L/D)

    Today, we spend most of the day for a long scenic trek on small paths and back roads from Che Cu Nha to La Pan Tan as this is the best part of the region for you to admire the amazing rice terraced paddy. Late in the afternoon, we drive to Tu Le town for a night at a local hotel.

    Day 5 : MU CANG CHAI - HANOI (B/L)

    This morning, we will take more walk to visit Tu Le valley before check out of your hotel for the drive back to Hanoi. Lunch is at a local restaurant on the way. Arrive in Hanoi and finish the tour at the door of your hotel

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