Sapa Hill Trible Market

This mini adventure tour is customized for travelers looking for a soft adventure to Sapa and Bac Ha colorful Sunday market.


Sapa | Bac Ha

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Day 01

Hanoi – Lao Cai

Take the night train to Lao Cai

Accommodation: Overnight on the train

Meals: Not included

Asia Top Travel’s guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Transfer to Hanoi rail way station and boarding on the overnight train to Sapa.
Day 02

Lao Cai – Bac Ha Sunday Market (Or Coc Ly Tuesday Market) – Sa Pa

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa Town

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Upon arrival at Lao Cai railway station, our local tour guide and driver will pick you up then take you to the local restaurant for a breakfast. Then drive uphill to Bac Ha town. Arriving at Bac Ha, we visit the big market and colorful ethnic people of the Flower H'mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen minorities, who gather here to buy and sell their handicraft products. After spending the morning exploring the market, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
After lunch we drive downhill toward Sapa. You stop en route to take a short walk to Trung Do Village which is the home to the Tay minority. Here you will visit a traditional Tay house. We will then take a boat trip through amazing countryside to Bao Nhai Village. Finishing the boat trip, you then travel to Sa Pa, check-in hotel.

* If your tour date is not on Sunday, you can consider Tuesday Coc Ly market Which is also near Bac Ha. Every Tuesday morning, the people from the surrounding ethnic villages such as Flower H’mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen gather to sell and buy their products at Coc Ly market.
Overnight in Sa Pa.

Day 03

Sapa - Muong Hoa Vallley – visit Hmong, Giay and Redzdao village

Sapa Trekking to Muong Hoa Vallley – visit Hmong, Giay and Redzdao village

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast is at the hotel. 9:00 Am, You will be picked up at your hotel and transfer to Muong Hoa valley (6km), one of the most scenic valleys in the North Western of Vietnam. Drive slowly through a narrow road between two mountain ranges of Hoang Lien Son and Den Thang to reach the valley. It is a farmland to quite a few ethnic minority groups and thus housing the largest colony of terraced paddy fields in the area. Enjoy the stunning view of the imposing mountains and of the terraced fields’ soft contours embracing the hillsides, take photos then from your entry point to the valley, walk through the valley and cross its other side to get Lao Chai village of the Black Hmong minority people where you will have a chance to observe its inhabitants, the Giay people belonging to a very small minority group only found in Northern highlands of Vietnam.
Enjoy a rest and fine lunch in a local house .
After lunch, continue to hike for 3 km over hills and through a bamboo forest. A short stop will be made at a waterfall before getting into Giang Ta Chai village, home to the Red Dao ethnic minority people. Chat with villagers and observe their daily life activities. Car will pick you up to return to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 04

Visit Ta Phin village – Herbal bath – Limousine Bus Back to Hanoi

You will walk around Ta Phin village where 2 ethnic groups, Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, live their own way with no cultural mixture. Experience how different they are in many ways by visiting their house and interact with the locals.

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Have breakfast at the hotel. Then you travel by car to Ta Phin where you can meet Red Dao people (the most colorfull people in Sapa). You will walk around Ta Phin village where 2 ethnic groups, Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, live their own way with no cultural mixture. Experience how different they are in many ways by visiting their house and interact with the locals. In the afternoon, take your time for a herbal bath. Red Dao people will boil a collection of fresh and dried plants and bark in a water filled giant wok, over a charcoal fire. Then this water will be transferred to a wooden barrel tub and ready for you to come and soak your bones in the Dao traditional bath and wash away your aches, pains, worries and woes all at once in the privacy of a separate bathhouse. Afterward we will be picked up again by our private awaiting van and transferred to sapa to catch the Limousine bus back to Hanoi. Tour end.


Start price per person based on hotel standard. The price is subject to change depending upon availability and high or low season. We would like to give you a rough quote as below for your preference. Feel free to send us an enquiry. We commit to give you a competitive quote.

Price Per Person In USD base private tour of group: 2 - 4 - 6 people
(High Season: January - April & October - December 2023) 
Category 2 People 4 People 6 People Others
3 Star $240 $197 $176 On Request
4 Star $265 $210 $189 On Request
5 Star $327 $271 $252 On Request

We can tailor-make this tour to meet your specific needs. Chat with us now!


For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicates. 
  • Full meals as indicated in the itinerary. 
  • Train ticket round way
  • English speaking guide. 
  • Entrance fees.
  • Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; (AC room)
Trip Exclusions
  • Personal insurance 
  • Expenditure of a personal nature and tips (such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency  transfers & etc)

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