2 Days Market - Can Cau + Bac Ha/one Night Hotel in Bac Ha

Price: $ 178.00

In this trip we have chance to visit Can Cau market on Saturday only. Can Cau Market is a small, but very colourful market, set in the mountains near the Chinese border.

BacHa is the biggest market in Sapa and open on Sunday only. The Sunday market in Bac Ha is where you'll want to stock up on water buffalo, pigs and horses.

You will explore traditional market of the local tribal peoples including Flower H’mong, Black Zao, Phu La and Tay for the festive market activities where peoples in their best traditional costume gather every Saturday and Sunday for shopping and socializing. Explore this prospreous valley of Tay ethnic people, admire traditional houses in here.

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Tour Can Cau Market - Bac Ha Market 2 days

Destinations: Hanoi - Sapa - Can Cau Market - Bac Ha Market - Hanoi

Duration: 2 days / 1 night  

Type:   Private Tour

Start: 7:30 PM  Evening Friday day

Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi

Night: Train to Sapa

Day 1: (Saturday): Can Cau – BacHa

Day 2: (Sunday) Visit BacHa market - Sapa Town or Lao Cai Station

Night: Train to Hanoi arrival


Night train to Sapa

You will transfer to Hanoi Train Station from your hotel in Hanoi.

Over night train to Sapa. It takes about 9 hours to go from Hanoi to Sapa by train.

Meals: NA
Accommodation: 4 Soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin (sharing cabin) 

Day 1: (Saturday): Can Cau – Bac Ha

Picked up at Laocai Train Station to transfer to Can Cau Market.

It takes more than 2 hours reach Can Cau - a small market situated in a valley surrounded by mountains and only 7 km from China. The market deeply shows the typical cultural features of the minorities in remote mountainous areas in Vietnam. Further more, you can enjoy seeing boys and girls in colourful costumes - different colours of the mountains. They attend the market in the hope of finding "another half of their life". Moreover, this is also the time to chat while enjoying cups of wine sold in the market; or to exchange everything among different ethnic people.

Have lunch there.

Move to Bac Ha . On the way, spend time on visiting a village of the Flower H'mong and then check in hotel in Bac Ha.

Free to explore the town and have dinner in Bac Ha.

Meals: Breakfast/Picnic Lunch/Dinner  

Accommodation: Hotel in Bac Ha

Day 2: (Sunday) Visit BacHa market - Sapa Town or Lao Cai Station

Have breakfast and start the day by visiting a big market filled with many different hill-tribe peoples. People consider Bac Ha is the most colourful market in North Vietnam. At the market, you have chance to enjoy BacHa people's simple but unique kinds of food with special wines made from rice, cassavas, corn and different sorts of fruits such as plumps, apples, peaches...

Visitors also can talk with the minorities through the guide's interpretation.

Leave the market for the H'mong King's house (King Hoang A Tuong) built by the French colonists and the Chinese in 1920.

Return the town for lunch.

In the afternoon, spend you time on visiting another village (BanPho village.) Then say good bye to BacHa and get back to Sapa. On the way back, drop in to see the Vietnamese and Chinese border in LaoCai. Reach Sapa late in the afternoon or back to Station for the train to Ha Noi.

Meals: Breakfast/Picnic Lunch/Dinner  

Accommodation: 4 Soft sleeper A/C wooden cabin (sharing cabin)

Hanoi arrival

Arrive in Hanoi Station at around 5h30.

Our tour ends.

You take taxi back hotel by your own.

Sapa Ethnic Travel hopes to see you again!

Meals: NA      

Accommodation: NA

Type of tour: Private tour, Easy style

Tour Price / Private trip basing on the no of participant per group as detailed on the below table

No of Participant









US$ / 1 person









Private car/mini van
Train tickets - AC 4 berth soft sleeper deluxe sharing cabin for return
All entrance fees
English or French speaking guide
All meals as per program
Accommodation as program, based in twin or double sharing
Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
Insurance, Personal expenses & Tips

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Price Detail

Tour Class/ No of Participant Number in Group - Maximum 8 persons Booking
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Tour Cost

$ 360.00 354.00 $ 245.00 241.00 $ 235.00 222.00 $ 210.00 206.00 $ 206.00 202.00 $ 195.00 187.00 $ 197.00 183.00 $ 183.00 178.00 Booking