After having breakfast, you will travel by car to Bac Ha, which is 70 km southeast of Lao Cai. The ride is relatively flat from Lao Cai to Bao Nhai, where you will be taken through rural area. Situated in the mountains in border area, 20 km from Bac Ha, Can Cau is a small, but very colorful market. Open only on Saturdays, it always delivers a very photogenic display of Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Phu La ethnic costumes. Chinese people also come for trading. After spending the whole morning exploring the market, you will leave the market for Bac Ha town, where you will have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch, you drive downhill for about half an hour. You will then start a short walk to Trung Do village, which belongs to the Tay minority. Here you can visit a traditional Tay house, before getting on a boat. You will have a cruise upstream the Chay River to experience the picturesque scenery on the river banks. You will then cruise down stream to the Bao Nhai Bridge, where you get on the car for the journey back. (B)
Approx: 6 hours driving/ 1.5 hours boat cruise/ 0.5 hour walking/ 1 hour lunch
Note: The trip will take place on the day of arrival/departure of the night train to/from Hanoi. Departure time from Sapa should be no later than 8 AM
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