Cao Son Ethnic Highland market tour (one day)Monday, August 29, 2011
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, spectacular views toward lush valleys and mighty Chay river. Lotussia Travel always offers travelers an unique experience to Cao Son included taking an breathtaking trek or simply indulge yourself in the beauty of nature when cruising on Chay river
You will be picked up by Lotussia Travel team in Lao Cai train station and transferred to a local restaurant for early breakfast. 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. Having lunch in Cao Son lodge.
In the afternoon, commence your walk to the most secluded yet peaceful village- Tin Thang. In this village, people still distill the wine from corn, making bacon in the most basic way and offering special corn cake to anyone who drop by their house. Transfer back to the Sapa dinner and overnight.