6h00: Upon arrive Lao Cai train station. Our guide and van will pick you up and take you to the restaurant nearby for breakfast and some break time. 07:30 depart for Coc Ly market which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of different minority peoples (Flower H’mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another’s experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high Rock Mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtaking waterfalls. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (Trung Do village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town – Bao Nhai and then take van back to Laocai. On the way back, drop into see the Vietnamese and Chinese Harbor Mouth in LaoCai. Transfer up to the romatic mountain town of Sapa or back to Laocai train station for night train. Ending of tour.
– English speaking guide
– Reasonable supply of bottled drinking water
– Entrance fees and permits
L = Lunch