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    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    In mountainous area like Sapa,local ethnics live in remote villages which are quite far from each other. Weekly markets are meeting points for them to exchange goods, cultures; to have fun meeting new friends;and to find their lovers as well.The impression you could get is the lively markets reflected by different colourful dresses of many local tribes coming here. Sapa Market will offers you beautiful views over the valleys, small villages of the local ethnic minorities and colourful markets that take place only one time in a week such as: Can Cau, Cao Son and Bac Ha market. Take the chance and enjoy it. 

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    Especially on the days near Tet holiday, Sapa market becomes more lively and more attractive bustle.
    You will be impressed by the vibrant life of local minorities (Black H’mong, Red Dao, Thai) who sell in markets embroideries, silver jewelry, clothes and traditional items.

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    These weekly markets are an integral part of daily life of local people, who exchange goods and there are meetings. Some features make absolutely indispensable: overflowing on the sidewalks of the main street, the variety of local products and especially the colorful clothes and big smiles of minorities.

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    The most Colourful Sapa Markets in the days before Tet holiday

    The most popular markets in Lao Cai :

    –The weekly market in Bac Ha (Sunday): the largest, the liveliest and the most colorful of all the markets. It therefore attracts many tourists. It is frequented by the Hmong Flowers whose clothes are very colorful.

    -The Can Cau market (Saturday), 20 km from Bac Ha: a small ultra-colorful market situated in a valley surrounded by mountains. This market reflects the characteristics of cultural minorities. You can access it by motorcycle taxi from Bac Ha, or from Sapa. You can shop while drinking a cup of wine sold in the market. It’s will be an experience unforgettable in your Vietnam tour.

    -The Coc Ly market (Tuesday) is a small colorful market. From the early morning, the ethnic minority groups arrive to this market on horseback or on foot. It often sells buffalo and horses. In the gastronomic area you can taste the thang cô (horse offal), a specialty of some North ethnicities.

    -The Market Cao Son (Thursday) is a small market located in the countryside, in the middle of rice terraces and cornfields. Participants are villagers of ethnic Hmong, Black Dao, Nung, Tu Di and Di Pa.

    -The Market Lung Khau Nhin (Thursday) is located 50 km from Lao Cai and is near the Chinese border. It plays an important role in the spiritual life of local ethnic people (H’mong, Dao blacks Dzay) who share food, vegetables and equipment for agriculture.

    I think: enjoy your Vietnam tour to discover the beautiful landscape, the lifestyle of ethnic minorities as well as the lively atmosphere prevailing in the markets in Sapa.

    To know tours in Sapa, you can visit at the following link: vietnamtypicaltours.com or  sapatoursfromhanoi.com









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