Muong Hum Market Real Trip in 2 days 3nights, Muong Hum Market tour
Muong Hum Market Real Trip in 2 days 3nights-1night home-stay






Muong Hum market is well-known as one of the biggest cardamom markets in Sapa town, was already there during the French colonial period and serves as a meeting place for the ethnic groups living in the mountains: Giay, Dao, White Hmong, Ha Nhi. These tribes living in the highlands, like the Hmong and the Zao (Dao) coming down to sell their specific products such as cardamom and other spices and mountain plants. In Muong Hum, you should taste the paddy rice brandy from the Zao village of San Lung. Its fruity and truly flavor and mildness become very famous well year on year

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Muong Hum market is well-known as one of the biggest cardamom markets in Sapa town, was already there during the French colonial period and serves as a meeting place for the ethnic groups living in the mountains: Giay, Dao, White Hmong, Ha Nhi. These tribes living in the highlands, like the Hmong and the Zao (Dao) coming down to sell their specific products such as cardamom and other spices and mountain plants. In Muong Hum, you should taste the paddy rice brandy from the Zao village of San Lung. Its fruity and truly flavor and mildness become very famous well year on year

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (night train)

You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter at 8.00 pm and transfer you to Hanoi train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai province. Experience the romantic overnight on train 

Transfer from hotel to train station | Night train: 4-soft sleeper A/C shared cabin | Meals: not included

Day 2: Lao Cai station - Sapa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B, L,D)

Upon your early arrival at Lao Cai station at around 6.00 am, you will be picked up, and have a soft breakfast before driving to start the trip. 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong will make you feel amazing. Keep going with 3km of trekking down to Lao Chai village of the H’mong people. Lunch at a local house, and then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Giay minority people. It gives you a worth chance to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily lifestyles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscape on the way. Get back to Sapa town by jeep or motorbike for check-in your hotel

Please let's tell us, if you prefer to stay Home Stay together with local family. We will arrange a home stay for you. However please take a note that, you will have to wake up early, and our car will pick you up so early from village to Sapa, and join the market 

Transfer from Lao Cai station to Sapa | Trek: 14km, easy grade | English speaking guide | Hotel/ Home-Stay Option | Meals: B, L,D

Day 3: Sapa - Muong Hum market (B, L,D)
Besides Bac Ha Market is opened only on Sunday Market, Muong Hum also opened on the same day, which is located 35km from Y Ty border. On Sunday Muong Hum is always packed with colorful ethnic minorities such as Ha Nhi, Phu La, Tu Di, Black Dao, Giay, Red Hmong as well as Black Hmong. Muong Hum market is more authentic and less visited compared with Bac Ha market. After spending the whole morning on exploring the market, you will have lunch in a local restaurant, then we go to visit the village of Ha Nhi tribe.

In the afternoon, free time at your leisure. You will have a soft dinner before catching  the night train to back Hanoi

Transfer from Sapa to Lao Cai station | Trek: 8km, easy grade | English speaking guide | Muong Hum Market Exploring | Meals: B, L,D

Night 3: Overnight on train

Price Table
 
Number in Group Validity until 30th of September 2014 Price per person in US$ in party of
1 2-3 4-6 7-10 11-15 16-20 Single Supplement
Superior 216 182 169 158 147 132 79
Deluxe 249 223 191 172 159 146 85
Luxury 279 249 213 197 178 169 98
 
Tour Class Difference
Type Tour services
Train Group Hotel Food Transfer
Superior Hard Sleeper Big Superior - 2* Standard Mini Van/Shuttle Bus
Deluxe Soft Sleeper Small Superior -3* Good Meals Mini Van/ Shutle Bus
Luxury Soft Sleeper Wooden Cabin Private Tour Deluxe - 3* High Quality Private Car

The above rate is changeable upon the time of booking and the train ticket left situation

The above example itinerary & tour cost are subject to change upon your requirement

For any special request or better tour tailor made in your preference, please  - Contact us

Inclusion

Pick-up and transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the program.
Return overnight train tickets in 4-berth cabin (A/C wooden soft sleeper). If you would like to upgrade to the private 2-berth cabin, please contact us.
Twin /double sharing room at hotel in Sapa/ Home-stay option
Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle and/or a private jeep with an experienced safe driver.
Meals as mentioned in program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) in the local restaurants or picnics where no suitable restaurant available.
Local English speaking guide (other language guide is upon your request).
Entrance fees, sight seeing fee for all visits as mentioned in the program.
All taxes and service charge

Exclusion

International flight tickets and airport tax
Drinks, tips, gratuities and personal expenses
Insurance
Other things not clearly mentioned in the included list

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