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Bac Ha Nomad Trekking Tour

For those who desire to appreciate the authentic trek on the mountain side of Vietnam, Bac Ha nomad Trek leaves you nothing but an incredible experience with Tay, Hmong, Phu La people along with some amazingly scenic trekking trails.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Tour type: From Private tour- free to choose departure date
Destination: Sapa, Bac Ha


  • Trek along the rice terraces
  • Visit different hill tribe villages
  • Enjoy cultural exchange with Hmong, Dzao and Tay people
  • Participate typical Sapa farming works
  • Taste the real Sapa cuisine

Tour brief

  • Night 01: Hanoi – Lao Cai by train
  • Day 01: Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Ta Van Chu
  • Day 02: Ta Van Chu – Lung Phinh
  • Day 03: Lung Phinh – Na Lo
  • Day 04: Na Lo – Ngai So – Nam Mon
  • Day 05: Nam Mon – Coc Ly – Lao Cai
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Night 01: Hanoi - Lao Cai

We would welcome you to visit our office this day to settle your luggage or our tour guide will meet you at your hotel to escort you to Hanoi train station.
Taking overnight train to Lao Cai city.
Accommodation: Train to Sapa
Meal: not included

Day 01: Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Ta Van Chu

Our driver will pick up you from Lao Cai train station for a scenic drive through tea, banana plantation to reach Bac Ha town.
After the breakfast, we commence our trip from a small peaceful road through the hills of Bac Ha. Lunch will be served by our tour guide. The trek today will lead you to Ta Van Chu, a typical Flower Hmong village.Settle your stay with a local family.
Accommodation: Homestay
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 02: Trek from Ta Van Chu to Lung Phinh

We leave Ta Van Chu village for the 2nd trekking day passing through picturesque rice terraces before we reach Can Cau Market. This is one of the most famous market in the area gathering some thousands for Flower Hmong, Tay, Nung tribe.
We will take a short local bus to the trekking point in Can Cau area then climb uphill to Lu Than village. Spend your evening with a Fula family in Lung Phinh village.
Accommodation: Homestay in Lung Phinh.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 03: Lung Phinh – Na Lo village

Today, we have breakfast served by our friendly local host then immerse in the stream of Flower Hmong to Lung Phinh market. You are free to capture the best moments of the market with our tour guide.
After that, we stretch our legs for a remote trek, filled with many up and down hill to travel further into the land of Flower Hmong people. As we descend to Thai Giang Pho village and Na Lo village, we will meet Tay ethnic minority. Enjoy cooking on fire for dinner and cozy stay here.
Accommodation: Homestay in Na Lo village.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 04: Na Lo - Nam Mon village

Enjoy the styled transfer on a horse-drawn cart to Ngai Thau, the trekking point of this day. The highlights of the day is the time you trek down hill to Coc Ca Ha village. Our last village of the day is Nam Mon, where your homestay offers great view to the area. Accommodation: Homestay
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 05: Nam Mon – Coc Ly- Lao Cai. Overnight train back to Hanoi

This morning, we trek toward Coc Ly market. A private car will be await to let you enjoy more the landscape of Muong Khuong district this day with grand valley view, cascading waterfalls and nomad Nung hamlets. Return to Lao Cai city for the visit to China border, taking overnight train to Hanoi.
Accommodation: Train to Hanoi.
Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Our service included
  • Soft sleeper return train tickets
  • Hotel room
  • Private car transfer
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Other language, please contact us
  • Meals in the itinerary
  • Visiting permit and entrance fee
  • Water and tissues
Our service excluded
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others services not mentioned
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