Sapa – Coc Ly Tuesday market one day tour

Destinations:   Sapa

Travel Styles:   Food & Culture

Duration:   Day Trip


For clients to depart from Lao Cai

Lao Cai – Coc Ly – Sapa

Arrive at Lao Cai station early morning, you’ll have time for refreshment and breakfast before taking a private drive to Coc Ly market. Although it’s quite a long drive, the landscape is attractive and the ethnic markets are a fascinating experience. Unlike those in the tourist areas, this weekly market is not only for buying and selling but are also meeting places for ethnic minority people to meet and exchange news. There will be plenty of color and authentic costumes, but very little to buy as souvenirs unless you want to barter for a water buffalo or a sack of fertilizer!

You’ll then embark a local boat for a 1-hour journey along Chay river to Bao Nhai. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you’ll return to Lao Cai and continue your journey into the mountains to Sapa. You’ll arrive with time to relax and stroll around the town.

[Option 2] For clients to depart from Sapa

Sapa – Coc Ly – Lao Cai

After an early breakfast, your transport and guide will arrive to take you to visit Coc Ly market. The first part of your journey will take you through Lao Cai, which is a border crossing point, and alongside the river marking the boundary with China.

Unlike those in the tourist areas, this weekly market is not only buying and selling but also meeting places for ethnic minority people to meet and exchange news. There will be plenty of colors and authentic costumes, but very little to buy as souvenirs unless you want to barter for a water buffalo or a sack of fertilizer.

You’ll then embark a local boat for a 1-hour journey along Chay river to Bao Nhai. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. You’ll then return to Lao Cai for freshen-up before boarding the sleeper train to Hanoi.

Coc Ly market Visiting Site/Activity

Coc Ly a is a medium-sized minority peoples market where every Tuesday the tribes from the surrounding villages come to buy and sell goods and meet friends


Inclusive

  • Meals as specified in the program
  • Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned car with an experienced driver
  • The services of a local English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • VAT and other taxes

Exclusive

  • Hotel in Sapa
  • Beverages, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Camera fees (if any)
  • Insurance
  • Surcharge in peak season (Christmas & New Year)

Price

Superior Plan
Adults
Price (USD)
(from) 6
42/person
5
48/person
4
56/person
3
68/person
2
94/person
1
173/person
Children (4-12): 50% Adult.
Children (under 4): Free.

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