Cao Son Market & Sapa Adventure Trekking Tour – 4 Days/ 3 Nights

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  • GVSMT – SPM001
  • Hanoi – Lao Cai – Cao Son Ethnic Market – Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai – Hanoi.
  • 4 Days/3 Nights
  • Daily
  • Hanoi (evening pick up at hotel) / Hanoi (morning at hotel)
  • Daily tour
  • Regular itinerary – Suitable for travelers.
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  • Private tour designs for any group size upon your request.


Day 1/ Tuesday: Hanoi – Transfer to Hanoi train station – Night train to Lao Cai

Day 2/ Wednesday: Lao Cai – Cao Son Wednesday Market – Sapa

Day 3/ Thursday: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Night train to Hanoi

Day 4/ Friday: Arrive Hanoi – Departure.


Day 1/ Tuesday : Hanoi – Arrival – Transfer to Hanoi train station – Night train to Lao Cai (-/-/Dinner)

Our Green Discovery Indochina’s tour guide and driver will come to pick you up at your hotel at 8:00 PM, transfer to Hanoi train station, and take a night train to Lao Cai.

Overnight in on train.

  • Accommodation: Chapa Deluxe Train with soft sleeper 4 berth/ cabin

Day 2/ Wednesday: Lao Cai – Cao Son Wednesday Market – Sapa (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)

06:30 AM: arriving at Lao Cai Railways station, welcomed by our tour guide.

7:00 AM: Breakfast at Lao Cai city then drive up hill to Cao Son Wednesday Market.

Cao Son Market is a small/medium sized market held every Wednesday. Set among beautiful rolling mountains this is a colourful market full of local products and handicrafts. Here you will find Flower Hmong (Red Hmong), Phu La, Black Dao and Chinese traders engaged in business.

Enjoy spending time walking around the market taking in the sights and sounds (not to mention tastes) and perhaps engage in some business with the local people.

After the market, stop in Muong Khung for lunch and then pay a visit to pineapple and tea plantations.

Driving back to Sapa town. Arrive Sapa Town at around 15:00 PM, check in hotel and take rest of the day at your own leisure and enjoy shopping around the town.

18:30 PM: Meet our tour guide again for short walking to our restaurant.

19:00 PM: Enjoy our dinner at Red Dao House Restaurant in Sapa Town.

Red Dao House Restaurant is located in the heart of Sapa. The restaurant is far from the church about 90 meters, on the ways to go to Silver Waterfall. Dao restaurant was designed by the architecture of the stilted houses of  Dao Do ethnic. With luxury and warmth, you will be enjoyed the cuisines of Asian and Western. From here, you can sight the town of Sapa in the fog as well as Ham Rong Mountain.

Overnight in Sapa.

  • Accommodation: Sunny Mountain Hotel – 3 Stars+
  • Room Type: Superior Double Room

Day 3/ Thursday: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Night train to Hanoi (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

8:30 AM: Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight.

Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well-tended rice terraces on our way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colourful rice terraces we will reach the village of Ta Van of Giay people. As we continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River we will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here we can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings.

These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns.

12:00 PM: Enjoy our lunch at the restaurant in Ta Van village.

After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, we start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for our journey back to Sapa.

17:30 PM: Transfer back to Lao Cai train station. Have dinner at the restaurant in Lao Cai City.

20: 30 PM: Take a night train back to Hanoi.

  • Accommodation: Chapa Deluxe Train with soft sleeper 4 berth/ cabin

Day 4/ Friday : Arrive Hanoi – Departure (Breakfast/-/-).

Transfer via: International flight – Your own arrangement.

Arrive Hanoi train station early morning at around 5 AM; be transferred to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Free at your own leisure.  End of services



The price is valid till the end of April, 2016

Price is quoted in American USD dollar at the newest exchange rate

Number of customers: 02 Adults Price in USD/person
The price in USD per person US$ /Person
Single supplement US$
  • Hotel 3 Stars and Resort Category:
Destination Accommodation
Hanoi Chapa/ Sapaly Train
Sapa Sunny Mountain Hotel / Sapa Hmong Hotel –  3 stars


  • This is a cash price. Credit cards incur a 2.5% bank fee
  • This tour is private tour designed for your group 02 people only



  • Entrance Fees & Permission: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary with authentic Vietnamese food.
  • Private Transfers – 7 seats during the trip with the drivers as the itinerary (Ford Transit or Mercedes Sprinter).
  • An excellent English-speaking guide throughout the trip as the itinerary at each region.
  • Hotels: Hotel fees are based on two people sharing with Double/ Twin Rooms. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Local breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
  • Cao Son Ethnic Market
  • Daily bottle of mineral water
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes


  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Tip
  • Visa
  • Single Room Supplement

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