Bac Ha is the town of Lao Cai where is located in North – East of Lao Cai city. The distance from Hanoi to Bac Ha is about 318 km which takes you about 8 hours riding with amazing moutain view on it's way.
Getting to Bac Ha , you can do a lot of interesting activities: - Visit a lot of highlights in Bac Ha such as: Bac Ha market, Coc ly market, Hoang A Tuong place and Lung Phinh cave which are attracttive all travellers on the world. - Taking only transportation to Bac Ha is a good way for you to do those things by yourself with more freedom. We offer 1 ways bus which is everyday departure.
BUS FROM HANOI TO BAC HA, BAC HA TO HANOI
- Vietnam Local Bus has pick up service from your hotel to bus station with English speaking guide. - Vietnam Local Bus has contact with many good buses at the bus station, you will not have to worry about your belongings. - Easy to purchase ticket, you can book online 1 day, 2 days or longer in advance if you travel during Vietnam holiday time. - Vietnam Local Bus works with a lot of bus companies for years, so we always have available seats. Even you go on our holiday, as long as you let us know before 48 hours (on holiday time). - Flexible and convenient in payment, you can pay online by Visa, Master, American Express card (3% bank fee will be added), Paypal, Western Union - You can check all detail, useful information from our website: vietnamlocalbus.com before you decide to take your ticket. - Vietnam Local Bus will not charge you if you change departure date, as long as we are informed 24 hours in advance by confirmation to you. Here is all information of our bus that you need to know.
BUS FROM HANOI TO BAC HA
PICK UP TIME
Hanoi to Bac Ha
Pick up point: Hanoi Old Quarter Drop off point: Bac Ha bus station Duration: 9 hours
Bus type: Sleeping bus
BUS SCHEDULE FROM HANOI TO BAC HA MARKET
17.00: Our guide and car pick you up at the hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter then takes 40 minutes to My Dinh bus station. 17.40: At My Dinh bus station, get on sleeping bus to Lao Cai province, Bac Ha market. On the way we have 1 time for break. 4.00: Arrive at Bac Ha town (last stop). PRICE: 25 USD/ PERSON. Included: English speaking guide, taxi to My Dinh bus station, bus ticket to Bac Ha. Excluded: Insurance, meals , drinks, tip to guide, personal expenses.
BUS ROUTINE HANOI TO BAC HA
Hanoi Oldquarter – My Dinh bus staion – Vinh phuc province – Phu Tho province – KM57 (shortbreak) - Lao Cai city – Bac Ha town (last stop).
BUS FROM BAC HA TO HANOI
PICK UP TIME
Hanoi to Bac Ha
- Pick up: from bus station in Bac Ha town - Duration: 9 hours - Drop off: Bus station in Hanoi - Bus type: Sleeping bus
BUS SCHEDULE FROM BAC HA TO HANOI
20.00: Our driver will pick you up from Bac Ha bus station in the centre of Bac Ha town. We will give you phone number and bus plate number when you book the ticket. It take 8 hours to Hanoi. On the way we have short break. 5.00: Arrive at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi (last stop). PRICE: 30 USD/ PERSON. Included: Bus ticket to Hanoi. Excluded: Insurance, meals , drinks, tip to guide, personal expenses.
BUS ROUTINE FROM BAC HA TO HANOI
Bac Ha bus station – Lao Cai city – KM 57 (shortbreak) – Phu Tho province – Vinh phuc province – My dinh Bus station. Note: Taxi from My Dinh bus station to Hanoi old quarter around 120.000 VND/ 4 seats taxi. You should choose these taxi companies, they are more trustful: Thanh Cong Taxi: 043257575, Mai Linh Taxi: 0438333333, Thanh Nga Taxi: 0438215215.
TRAVEL TO BAC HA BY DIFFERENT WAYS
Here is the answer that all travellers want to know: There are 4 different ways to get to Ha Giang from Hanoi:
1/ HANOI TO BAC HA BY MOTORBIKE
You can rent motorbike in any travel agencies in Hanoi to slowly driving to Lao Cai city then Bac Ha and back . For a good quality for mountain roads motorbike, it costs about 10 USD per day which can be for 2 people sit on. You should drive slowly to enjoy landscapes and stop for photos shooting on the way. Therefore you should have a stop overnight somewhere on your way. Note: You should give your passport to agency, read the contact carefully and choose good motobike, furthermore you should check careful with their mechanic service conection in case your motobike is broken on the way. !!! Warning:You should be carefully before renting because roads to Lao Cai are very dangerous with high passes, uphills way, specially in the dense fog.
2/ HANOI TO BAC HA BY TOURIST BUS
You can book and join a tourist bus from companies who organise tours to Bac Ha but it really depends. Because tour from Hanoi to Bac Ha only departure on a fixed day in week. Therefore, sometimes you can book - sometimes you can not. And it can be cancelled in a short advance when they cant collect enough customers to make their tour run.
3/ HANOI TO BAC HA BY PRIVATE CAR
This option seems to be the most convenient one for you if you have a group of at leasts 3 - 4 people join with you. If not, it is kind of very expensive to go alone or too small group.
4/ HANOI TO BAC HA BY LOCAL BUS - DO IT YOURSELF
You can take a taxi to My Dinh, Giap Bat, and Nuoc Ngam bus station to book ticket. Bus timetable is very flexible. Purchasing bus ticket by yourself, it means you have to arrange everything you do by yourself: taxis, contact driver, finding the right bus among hundreds buses in station... It is not very easy when you dont speak the language and local people here don’t speak English too. !!!Warning: - At bus stations, there are many gangster men who are willing to cheat you to get you on a terrible or wrong bus, you have no idea where you are going to as you can not communicate to local people. Till you realise it, you are far away from the big city. - There are a lot of buses, neither do you know them, nor do they know you. If there is anything happens to your belongings, you have noone to ask for help. - During festivals time in Vietnam (Independence holiday, King ceremony holiday, New Year holiday...), local people often plan their holiday in advance. Bus tickets to Cao Bang mostly fully booked very soon. Therefore it is difficult for you to purchase ticket by yourself if you have a narrow plan.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BAC HA
You can go to Bac Ha market everyday, but the best time is during weekends as the market is only taken place during Saturday night and Sunday morning.