Bac Ha 3 Day Trekking Tour from Lao Cai

Join us on this 3 day Bac Ha trekking tour to explore one of less-traveled destination in north Vietnam. Visit hill tribe villages, stay at local home, take a boat trip on Chay river, visit Coc Ly market...are some highlight of this 3 day hiking tour.

Itinerary

DAY 1: LAO CAI TRAIN STATION - BAC HA - BAC HA TREKKING

Guide and driver pick up you at Lao Cai staion then transfer from Sapa to Bac Ha passing the beautiful mountainous road.  We’ll have ample time to explore the most colorful market in Northwest of Vietnam where you can meet about 10 different ethnic minorities, the place that people attend not only for trading but for rice-wine drinking, social communication, making friends… In the afternoon continue to trek through some Tay villages and visit Ban Pho village of Flower Hmong people. Then we are working back to Lao Kheo village. Overnight at La Kheo. 

DAY 2: BAC HA TREKKING

Breakfast and then leaving La Kheo at 08.30 am. The first portion of the trek, we spend about 1.5 hours uphill along trail path to visit Flower H’Mong people and then we are waking along the large and rocky path to the center of the neighboring commune: Ta Van Chu. ). In a dry day, the group may leave the main path at some sections to make short cut through thick rain forest. Arrival to the top at noon and enjoy lunch break for an hour. In the afternoon, we leave Ta Van chu to continue uphill along the large and rocky path to Quan Than San Village, on the way you can visit and Explore village of local people. Arriving at the home stay in a hamlet of the Flower Hmong at about 05.00 pm. Dinner and then relax.

DAY 3: BAC HA - COC LY - LAO CAI TRAIN STATION

Breakfast and then leaving Quan Than San at 08.30 am transfer about 1.5 hour to Coc Ly Market. Arrive in the market place at about 09.30am, at crowded time of the market. Join local ethnic peoples for about 2 hours of the morning to enjoy the exciting atmosphere as well as activities of this weekly market. Walk from section to sections, corner to corners, seeing and smelling of different local product, spices, vegetable, farming tools, handicraft, even medicinal herb…especially meeting smiling peoples every where. Coc Ly is also famous cattle market where local farmers from villages in the region sell and by cows, horses, water buffaloes, pigs…, and there is a large ground just beside the main market place for this activity. The market is always crowded for the whole morning and over after lunch time. Leaving the market at noon, boarding a motor boat and cruising down stream the Chay River for 1.5 hour to Trung Do village of the Tay which is beautifully set on the bank of the river. Spend about an hour walking to explore this charming village before continuing the boat trip briefly to Bao Nhai. Enjoy late lunch in a local restaurant and then take 46 km road transfer back to Lao Cai station. Trip ends.

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