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Cao Son market day – 3night ( on Wednesday)

Cao Son market day

Cao Son is the most stunning part of Lao Cai province. The wonder of Cao Son is ever inspirational with mild weather, authentic culture of local hill tribes.

  1. LaoCai

  2. CaoSon

  3. LaoCai-scene

  4. Sapa-trekking

Day 1

Ha Noi – Lao Cai

20 : 00 pm – Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin (4pax/cabin or 2pax/cabin on request).

Meals: B, L, D

Day 2

Lao Cai – Cao Son – Sapa

Arrive at Laocai railway station. Welcome by your local guide and driver. Enjoy a cozy breakfast at the restaurant. After few minutes resting, the driver will take you to Muong Khuong district, via tea plantation and forest of pine. You might encounter Giay tribe in their traditional dress in Ban Lau or Thanh Binh. Reaching Cao Son about 10.am, enjoy the excitement of this weekly market. The shining dress of colorful Hmong girls attracts you much as you fall down to a new world , a world of interest and fun. Picnic lunch is served after the visit to Ngai Phong Cho village – the habitat of Flower Hmong tribe. Afternoon, you will be impressed by the magnificent landscapes of Chay river and lofty mountain ranges en route Cao Son – Coc Ly. Arriving Coc Ly, a boat trip is on offer to visit the awesome Fairy cave and charmingly- located village of Tay tribe. Finally, the car take you back to Lao Cai city then heading to Sapa to spend overnight.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 3

Sapa retreat

Am: you are free to discover the enchanting of this colonial town by visiting the ancient church, the central market. Lunch is served in a the local restaurant.

Pm: after check-out of the hotel, our guide will pick you up to lead you to Cat Cat village to experience some strange customs of Black Hmong tribe, you also have a nice time to enjoy the conversation with local people there. Afterward, walking downhill to the waterfall, relax and unwind then walking uphill to the hotel. Stay at leisure until the bus come to take you back to Lao Cai train station. Dinner at the restaurant before taking the night train  returning to Hanoi. End your trip.End of Cao Son market day tour

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Grade tour

Grade tour Price per person in US$ Single
2 pax3 - 4 pax5 - 7 pax8 - 10 pax
First Class ***$339$293$259$256$28
Superior ****$358$312$278$275$37
Deluxe *****$414$367$335$331$80
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$)

Tour price includes :

– Pick ups, transfer & sightseeing as per program by A/c private Russian jeep or minibus
– Full meals as per the tour program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
– English speaking guide
– Entrance fees
– Boat trip on Chay river
– Train tickets: Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi (soft sleeper with air-conditioning)
– Accommodation at the hotel basic on double or twin sharing

Tour price excludes :

– Travel Insurance
– Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
– Personal expense

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