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Thứ Hai, 31 tháng 8, 2015

Discovery Coc Ly Market Tour in Sapa Trekking

VTMECO     22:08  2 comments

About Sapa Trekking Tour 

Coc Ly market (On Tuesday), 1 day by Sapa Travel.  It is the colorful market in a mountainous area where the Flower H’mong mainly gathers to exchange their homemade products

Beautiful and colorful Tuesday Market of the hill tribal peoples living around Coc Ly Commune and the northern region of Bac Ha District with festive atmosphere.

  •  Meeting to hill tribal peoples such as: Flower Hmong; Black Zao; Tay; Nung…, who go to the market in their best traditional costume not only for shopping but mainly for socializing. 
  •  Magnificent and stunning landscapes of the mountainous region in the far-north and Chay River Massif.


Pick you up at Sapa Hotel or Lao Cai station then follow national road 70 traveling through the lush farm land of Lao Cai province for 42 km to Phong Nien Commune, turn left and follow provincial road 154 which sneaks through the country side along the Chay river for 17 km to Coc Ly which offers beautiful scenery of high mountains, narrow valleys and terraced rice paddies. Enjoy several photo stops along the way, especially of the beautiful tear farms near Phong Hai.  

  • Arrive in the market place at about 09.00am, 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 or Sapa Town on request.
  • Tour summary: Total road transfer 142 km approx. 3 hours/ Market, walk & village visiting 3 hours/ Boat trip nearly 2 hours/ Lunch included.
  • Once you’ve seen our programme, you can make any changes you wish. We are a very flexible tailor-made tour operator and we can design tours to meet our clients’ precise requirements. Please send email to Sapa Travel via: for information about Sapa Tours and Vietnam and our sample tours. Book now for getting promotion rate.


– English or French speaking guide

– Boat on Chay River

– Picnic Lunch

– Entrance fee


– Drinks

– Insurance

– Personal expenses

– Hotels in Sapa

This tour is made by Sapa Viet Nam Travel  and you can customize or combine with other Viet Nam Luxury Holidays

Trekking and Market Tour - Best Sapa Trekking Travel

VTMECO     22:05  No comments

Tour name: Trekking and Market Tour

Duration: 3 nights 2 days
See more : Get to Sapa by Train 
Route: Hanoi —> Lao Cai —> Sapa Town —> Village Trek —> Sapa Town —> Ethnic Market —> Lao Cai —> Hanoi

Distance Covered: 14 km

Grade: Medium – with some gradual ascents and descents
An exciting introduction to Sapa combining colourful markets and stunning scenery.

Night 1: Overnight on train

Make your way to Hanoi Station one hour before your overnight sleeper train is due to depart for Lao Cai Station. Your ticket vouchers will be sent to you by e-mail in advance.


Day 1: Lao Cai- Lao Chai- Ta Van

Arriving in the morning at Lao Cai Station you will be met by our driver at the station’s exit. The driver will be holding a sign with the Sapa Travel logo and your name clearly marked and escort you to your minibus.

Sapa town, the queen of the mountains, is a 40 minute drive from Lao Cai station.  Be sure to look out of the windows at the captivating views of emerald green valleys, majestic mountains shrouded in cloud and intricate rice paddy fields.

Upon arrival at your hotel you will have breakfast and a chance to freshen up. After which, your tour guide will pick you up for the tour starting at 9 A.M. First you will be driven in a private car to Lao Chai, an established H’mong minority village which has been inhabited for centuries. Trekking through this village you will have the opportunity to see the products of this rich culture at its best, with hereditary rice terraces, traditional homes and a vibrant community.

We will then trek on to Ta Van village where you will visit the Giay minority people. This group traditionally fished for a living and as a result established themselves close to rivers. They have mastered the art of fishing with bamboo sticks, and cook the fish inside bamboo. Nowadays however you are more likely to see the Giay working in fields planting or harvesting rice.

Transport will be waiting at Ta Van bridge to take you back for lunch at a local restaurant in Sapa. Then at 2pm your guide will collect you and you will be driven in a private car to the Silver Waterfall, with a 300m drop. Scenic steps will lead you to the foot of the waterfall and the perfect place for photos.
Continuing our journey, we will drive a further 3 km to the Tram Ton Pass, the highest mountain pass in Vietnam at approximately 2000m. At this height you will feel the temperature drop but the views are truly stunning, and you will have the opportunity to stretch your legs, explore and take photographs.

A further 3km drive will take you to the start point of your next walk, a path through the primary forest to the Love Waterfall, following the crystal clear waters of the Golden Stream. This area is known for cardamom crops, used for medicine or cooking and are a significant source of income for the minority people. Having returned to the car you will be driven back to your hotel where you will have dinner.

Night 2

Your overnight stay will be in a comfortable Sapa hotel.

Day 2: Market Tour

After breakfast you and your guide will be driven to visit one of the various weekly ethnic markets found in this area. (Please note that the market available will depend on the dates of your tour) Please refer to the ‘Market Days’ section of our website.

After the market tour you will be driven back to Lao Cai station with plenty of time to spare before you train is due to depart. Before your guide says goodbye they will recommend restaurants where you can have dinner.

Night 3

  • Overnight sleeper train arriving early in the morning at Hanoi Station. Tour ends.
  • Trekking and market tour 3 nights 2 days 

PRICE in USD per person

  • Number of persons     2        3          4           5     6-7      8
  • Price                        340     310     280     260     245     240


  • Breakfast (day 1, 2), Lunch (day 1, 2 ), Dinner (day 1), Local tour guide, Transport, Village entrance fees, Round-trip train tickets,1 night hotel stay at Bamboo/ Royal View


  • Drinks, Personal travel insurance, Tips


  • Comfortable trekking shoes, Waterproof jacket, Suitable clothing, Mosquito repellent

Amazing Sapa tour : Nam Cang Trekking 1 day

VTMECO     22:02  No comments

Sapa travel > sapa trekking > Nam Cang Trek 1 day 

  • Nam Cang village locates in a remote and beautiful area dominavted by Red Dao minority. 
  • Visiting the most remote part of Sapa area equals real adventure and great opportunities to explore the natural life of ethnic minority groups living in the mountains. 
  • The locals will look with big eyes and followed by happy smiles as this is “off the beaten track”. 
  • You enjoy your lunch in a comfortable riverside lodge connecting with Nam Cang village with own bridge. Along the tour you will meet several different tribes, each with own language and costumes.


• The best picturesque mountainous and rice-terrace views of the most remote area of Sapa;
• Encounter with the minorities of Red Dao and Blue H’mong.

The Red Dao village of Nam Cang is 35km from Sapa. The drive is on mountain road running aside of the scenery Muong Hoa valley, with picturesque views of peaky mountains, endless rice terraces, waterfalls and Hill tribes’ villages.
Your 3-hour hike starts near the Nam Nhiu village  (See more : Sapa Village Tour)
. You are now on off the beaten track trails, enjoying beautiful views of high mountains, waterfalls and the deep valley. After a hard ascending, you will arrive at the Blue H’mong village of Nam Than. The walk is now mostly downhill and soon you will reach the small and remote Red Dao minority village of Nam Cang. Your lunch is served at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, situated few meters from the river with own suspended bridge and with the jungle close by.
Nam Cang village locates at the most remote area of Sapa. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at.
Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and learn how the local villagers make writing paper, jewelry and embroidery. You may also want to take a swim in the river, before having a transfer back to Sapa town.


• Kind of trip: joining tour of maximum 10 travellers
• Departure from:
• Sapa office at 8:00
• Finish approximately at: Sapa Hotel at 17:00
• Activities: Walking, cultural exploring, sightseeing
• What to take: a day backpack; comfortable walking shoes; hat; sun cream; shorts & T-shirt for hot season and long trouser & light windbreaker jacket for cold season.


Number of persons     2     3       4        5      6-7     8
Price                         45     42     40     39     35     34

Note: The price based on sharing group of minimum 2 travelers


• English speaking guide
• All needed transportation by shuttle bus
• Lunch
• Water and snack
• Entrance fees


• Insurance
• Tip and gratuity


  • Make this one day trek to Nam Cang Village with Sapa Travel. Please contact us at:
  • Email:
  • Travel contact number: (+84) 987-666-025
  • Person in charge: Sapa Travel expert, Ms Van Pham

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