Spend a day in Vietnam’s countryside where a remarkable experience awaits. Discover local life in Sapa by visiting their markets, which are not only a feast for the eyes but also a live museum that gives you a glimpse into the fascinating ethnic mosaic of the region. Explore one of the colourful markets and enjoy the lively atmosphere. You can also buy the finest home-made handicrafts and clothes at affordable prices.
- • Explore market of ethnic minority people and mingle in their bustling daily life.
- • Shop and taste delicious specialties of mountainous region.
- • 6:00 pickup at Lao Cai Station to begin your tour.
- • Bac Ha Market
o Get to Bac Ha town and arrive at Bac Ha market, located in the heart of Ba Ha town, is the largest market in the area.
o Every Sunday, ethnic minority people in colourful costume from different tribal villages come to sell their homemade products or buy something for the family.
o Have lunch at a local restaurant.
o In the afternoon, stop by Trung Do village inhabited by Tay people for a short walk during our drive downhill toward Lao Cai.
o Stop by a traditional Tay house for a cup of tea before taking a boat cruise upstream the Chay River.
o The boat trip will end at Bao Nhai Bridge where the vehicle will be waiting to transfer you back to Lao Cai.
o Tour ends at around 16:00.
- • Muong Hum Market
o Get to Muong Hum Market.
o After spending the whole morning exploring the market and the trading activities of local ethnic people, have lunch at a local restaurant.
o In the afternoon, visit Muong Vi Cave (if the weather is fine), a recognised national cultural and historic vestige for its beautiful stalagmite and stalactite.
o Returns to the vehicle to go back to Lao Cai.
o Tour ends at around 16:00