Lung Khau Nhin Market
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Lung Khau Nhin Market

Lung Khau Nhin Market located in Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai Province. It’s held every Thursday morning. It’s one of the famous markets of the North-West of Vietnam. Buyers here are ethnic H’Mong, Nung, Man, Kinh … and commodities, mainly agricultural products. Such as: Corn, rice, soybean, peanut, vegetables, roots … and Brocade.

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How Lung Khau Nhin Market is unique?

Right from the top of the slope when the market is a distance, fresh colors are visible, and more prominent between the mountains and the gloomy sky, gloomy. Looking around the main road run through the market, people sell vegetables, tubers, pots, pots and personal items.

From the main street turn to the market is the place to sell stilts, brocade, wool, blankets … As well as the other highland markets like Bac Ha Market. Lung Khau Nhin market flooded with the brilliant colors of the dress, padding, of cabbage green, yellow tangerine.

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From early morning, each group of people with colorful costumes, on the shoulder are the bags, the goods from the road to the market. In the crowded market it is not difficult to recognize each group of visitors drunk with photo shoots, filming scenes of ethnic people here buying and selling agricultural products. It’s a great chance to try some local dishes, such as donuts, rolls, sticky rice … to feel the food.

Our Sa Pa Tours to visit Lung Khau Nhin market. You will see many items, familiar objects, necessary in each family are sold as: sprayers, picks, baskets, brooms sweeping the house, bowls, dishes, warm , cup …

Then bustling scene exchange, purchase, visit … all make it attractive for visitors’ own market Lung Khin Nhin.

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How to get to Lung Khau Nhin Market?

From Hanoi:

  • Take night train – arrive Lao Cai station then take Taxi to Lung Khau Nhin (Lao Cai – Lung Khau Nhin ~ 45km)
  • Take night bus from Hanoi – Lao Cai (then use taxi or hire motorbike to Lung Khau Nhin)

From Sapa:

  • You can book private care or Motorbike (Distance ~ 80km more than 2,5 hours drive)

Quick tips

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

Travel to Lung Khau Nhin market is one of the best suggested itinerary for Vietnam by Origin Travel

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