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is there luggage storage in lao-cai station?

  • sykocan

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    for big travellers bag- we will arrive to lao cai on sunday morning- wanna gpo to bac ha market and keep some where the big bags- is there any solution?

    #1 Posted: 10/9/2012 - 06:41

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  • daawgon

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    Are you coming in from Hanoi - most people store luggage at their Hanoi hotel before taking the train. Seriously doubt that there is anything at that station - fairly primitive. Honestly, there's damn little room on that train for big bags, and I for one dislike my compartment mates to take up all the floor space with big bags! You should travel to the NW Highlands with a small bag like everyone else.

    #2 Posted: 10/9/2012 - 10:10

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    I agree with daawgon - I am picturing Lao Cai station and can't imagine anywhere for storage. Certainly nowhere official or guaranteed safe (I mean, they might let you leave it in the staff room for a charge but not sure you'd want to). So if you can, leave your big bag in Hanoi and travel with a small rucksack. Alternatively, if you're only going to Bac Ha for a day, where are you staying that night? If you're staying in Lao Cai you could check in to your hotel there before you travel.

    #3 Posted: 11/9/2012 - 21:43

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