Bac Ha Sunday Market
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Bac Ha Sunday Market

Bac Ha Sunday market recommended by Tripadvisor. It’s one thing of a disgrace that few tourists venture beyond Sapa. Located to the east of Lao Cai city lies the other half of the province.

How Bac Ha Sunday Market is unique?

Bac Ha Market is located 700m above sea level. It’s far from Sapa, around 95 km and 55 km from Lao Cai city. It’s called a “little Sapa” while it’s a lot much less developed for tourism. Bac Ha market is the perfect destination for those who like off-the-beaten-track treks to go to vibrant weekly markets. The Bac Ha market in particular functioned local scenes which were occurring each week for generations.

It’s the place where cattle, horses, goats and canines are purchased and offered, in addition to many traditional items like saddles plus elaborate textiles, handbags and different trinkets made by the local tribes people, the Flower Hmong.

Their intricately woven day by day costume is one of the major drawing factors in itself. That is an extremely stunning a part of Vietnam.

Farmer drying rice

It’s a really convenient place to discover the surroundings Bac Ha Sunday Market, and basing yourself right here rather than Sapa will knock off about three hours of journey time each way on a day trip to most of the local weekly markets. And, at lower than half the altitude of Sapa, the climate right here is more likely to be more clement in winter months, with a mean year-round temperature of 19 levels Celsius (four levels, on average, warmer).

Bac Ha sunday market

However, don’t count on any pizzas or breathtaking mountain views. Bac Ha remains to be, at first, an area market city, and the tourist trade is just being added on, wherever it matches in. That is in fact a part of the attraction – though count on to still be bothered by H’Mong hawkers.

It is worth a visit Bac Ha Sunday Market

The city will get a weekly assault of tourists at mid-morning on Sunday as day trippers arrive from Hanoi to visit Bac Ha market. These will arrive on Saturday, both from Can Cau market or Lao Cai, and keep over to go to the market early the subsequent morning: it’s at its finest earlier than 09:00 though it does keep on till lunchtime.

Red zao in Bac Ha Market

There are some good accommodation options and it’s attainable to keep away from the tourist oriented eating places and discover local food places. There are additionally some less-traveled trekking and homestay tours available in the area.

It will be a very good chance for visitors to visit many ethnic villages. Especially the Flower H’Mong. About half the tribes within the space are H’Mong, with the remainder being Tay, Dzao, Tu Zi, Nung, Phula, La Chi and Lo Lo, amongst others.

There’s little or no to do in Bac Ha Sunday Market itself should you’re settling in for the evening. Market days are occasion days for the H’Mong males, so that you may be capable of discover a cluster of totally pickled blokes to affix in with, and allow them to rail on at you in an incomprehensible patois of Vietnamese, Chinese language and Flower H’Mong.

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How to get to Bac Ha Sunday Market?

From Hanoi:

  • Take night train on statuary night – arrive Lao Cai station then take bus to Bac Ha (Lao Cai – Bac Ha ~ 60 km)
  • Take night bus from Hanoi – Lao Cai (then transfer other bus to Bac Ha)

From Sapa:

  • You can book private care or shuttle bus always available (Distance ~ 90 km more than 2 hours drive)

Quick tips before arriving Bac Ha Sunday market

  • Should be arrive early – that you will see full colorful of Bac Ha Market.
  • Do not give money or candy for children
  • Do not put camera close to their face to take photo.

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