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Bac Ha Market - Sunday only
WELCOME TO BAC HA MARKET
Location: Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha
District, Lao Cai Province; about 75km (2
hours driving) from Lao Cai Railway
Bac Ha is famous for its Sunday market.
It is no only a trading centre but also a
meeting place for couples, friends, and
relatives every Sunday.
This Sunday market attracts throngs of
villagers from the surrounding hill
tribes. Some walk several hours for the
weekly opportunity to trade and barter
food, animals, clothes and household
Most of the locals ignored tourists and
focused on the task at hand: buying,
selling, and trading goods, as there’s
much to accomplish in this once-a-week
The market is very crowded, local products
for sale or barter are carried on horseback.
There is a brisk trade at the market for
everything from hand-embroidered skirts to
all manner of 4-legged animals, including
water buffaloes, horses, pigs, dogs and cows.
TOUR TO BAC HA
We will be able to arrange your tour to the markets as follows:
Option 1: For customers who depart from Sapa: Our mini Van and guide will pick you up from
your hotel ay 7.30PAM and transfer to Bac Ha (2.5 to 3 hours driving). After arriving to the
markets, our guide will guide you to visit the markets until lunch time. Lunch in restaurant near
by the markets. After luch, trekking for about 1 hour to visit the village of Ban Pho, the
former palace of H'Mong King. Leave the market at 3.00PM to go back to Lao Cai Railways
Station or Sapa (depend on your plan).
Option 2: Our guide will have a sign with your name to welcome you at the Railways Station,
show you a restaurant near by for refreshment and breakfast. Waite in the restaurant until
8.30AM for our Van with customers from Sapa. Continuing your journey as mentioned in Option
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