Hill tribe market exploration
- Discover the beauty of colorful hill tribe market around Sapa.
- Witness hill trible peoples gathering here to buy and sell their daily products.
This morning, drive over hills to a local hill tribe market passing through stunning landscape of the region. Depending on the date, choose to visit one of the following hill tribe market
Coc Ly hill tribe market, available only on every Tuesday. Coc Ly is a small village, situated alongside the Chay River inhabited by the Flower H’mong Minority people. The Flower H’mong traditionally wears a distinctive and bright colored costume. This will be a great chance for you to witness Flower Hmong (Red Hmong), Black Dao, Nung, Giay and Tay peoples gathering here to buy and sell their products.
Lung Khau Nhin hill tribe market, available only on every Thursday. This is a small market with vibrant color of of the dresses, blankets, green cabbage and yellow citrus, where Flower H’mong, Tu Di, Tay and Giay ethnic minorities come to buy and sell home-made products. After the market, you can choose to enjoy a leisure trekking to local village where you can meet and chat with the local people, pay a visit to pineapple and tea plantation.
Can Cau hill tribe market, available only on every Saturday. Can Cau is a small but very colorful market where you will encounter Chinese people and hill tribe people: Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Phu La and Nung. The key products of Can Cau market are fruits, vegetables, meat, colorful fabrics and traditional dresses. After the market, you can choose to enjoy a slight trekking tour to Trung Do Village where you will have an opportunity to visit a traditional Tay House and explore the local daily life.
Muong Khuong hill tribe market, available only on every Sunday. Muong Khuong is located 50 km from Laocai. This is a biggest hill tribe market where different ethnic groups gather once a week to buy and sell many products such as handicraft, cattle, vegetable, traditional incense and local products… This market attracts a wide variety of ethnic minority groups including the Flower Hmong, Dao, Phu La, La Chi and Tay who still retain their age-old cultural traditions and distinct costumes. After the market, you will visit a lovely village of Tay people to observe their daily life.
Bac Ha hill tribe market, available only on every Sunday. Bac Ha is a remote district of Lao Cai province. It is not simply a place for buy and sell but also an opportunity for hill tribe people (Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dao, Tay and Nung) to come and meet, for women to demonstrate their beautiful handmade traditional costumes and even for young people to find their dates. Visit the Trung Do village to witness the local life of hill tribe village.
- Availability: Early Morning
- Suggested time: 07:00
- Duration: 8-9 hours
- Private transfer
- English speaking guide
- Water and tisue
- Meal as indicated