Top 4 markets in Sapa

Bac Ha Market

Bac Ha Market
Bac Ha district, far from Lao Cai city about 60 kilometers. Bac Ha is the largest fair of Sapa. When going to market, visitors will see the high mountain, terraced fields. Sometimes, tourists have to stop the car in order to get the majestic natural beauty and meet each ethnic group laughing who brings goods to market. To go the fair on time, they have to go very early, some people comes here from the previous day to join the fair. Travel to Vietnam

Bac Ha Market

Bac Ha Market

Previously, Bac Ha fair has meeting on a gentle hill, after that, this new market was built on the concrete which be split up into regional sales. Bac Ha market is where all products of the region and the necessary instruments be sold such as: plows, hoes, shovels, etc. The most attractive place for women and tourists is the place of jewelry, skirts, dresses, brocade and the charming of rattan baskets. In this place, visitors can choose all kinds of brocade products. Foreign tourists often marveled at the paintings which are handmade textile patterns with vivid colors and beautiful harmony.

Can Cau market
Can Cau market belonging to a commune, Lao Cai district. Visitors have not only the opportunities to be aware of fair but also a chance to learn more about the daily life of people. From Lao Cai province, along the national road 4D, visitors will come to Bao Thang district, Lao Cai province.
Through the town of Bac Ha, tourists will come to the Can Cau fair. From a distance, the fair of Can Cau is very beautiful and vivid. The fair has meeting along roadside 153-the only road connects the town with the town of Si Ma Cai. There have terraced fields around the market with the majestic mountains.
Can Cau market is the fair market of the H’Mong and the Giay, however, it is operated with the ways trade of the Dao. The market has meeting on Saturday every week and holidays, New Year. In the fair, the line of the H’Mong, Giay from the villages flocked to the market: pedestrians, people carrying products, agricultural products and livestock…

Can Cau market

Can Cau market

The market is divided into separate areas for all kinds of items. Those goods such as: vegetables, herbs, spices, utensils and other products, which shows the talent of women. However, the most striking is the area where sell livestock because the H’Mong and Giay love livestock and want to select the best cattle. The atmosphere in this area is very vibrant; buyers, sellers have the deal.

Cao Son market
Cao Son market is located in Cao Son commune, Lao Cai province. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact and learn more about the daily life of ethnic. In order to Cao Son market, visitors can follow several routes. However, if visitors want to have opportunities to cruise on the river and soak up the natural landscape, they will join tours on the Chay River. Cao Son market is the market of ethnic H’Mong, Phu La, Black Dao and Han living in 4 biggest villages of Muong Khuong. Market has only meeting on Wednesday.
In the fair, early in the morning, people from villages come to the market sequentially. They go into each group, in pairs and one by one. People use horses to pack the goods or use motorbike, bike… The girls of H’Mong and Dao wear pretty dress with delicate flowers, bright colors, which creates the charming picture.

Cao Son market

Cao Son market

Like some other fairs, Cao Son market is divided into several zones. The item with flavor of mountains such as: vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, black mushrooms, honey, corn, house wares, jewelry… that gather into one area, arrange type of goods. Especially, tourists can see the range of brocade with vivid patterns. These products show ingenious talent of the H’Mong, Phu La and Dao women.

Coc Ly Market

From Dist. Lao Cai, following the national highway 4D, visitors will come to Bao Thang district, Lao Cai province. Turn left and follow provincial road 154 which sneaks through the country side along the Chay River for 17 km to Coc Ly. Coc Ly market is market of ethnic living in the northwest of Bac Ha district. The market has meeting beside suspension bridge across the Chay River. It opens only on Tuesday.
From a distance, Coc Ly is a beautiful and vivid picture. Adorned for the beautiful landscape, once the top of Mong, Dao, Tay, Nung… wear traditional costumes from all the villages pull to fair.

Coc Ly Market

Coc Ly Market

The market is divided into separate zones: the zone for selling brocade, the zone for selling traditional cuisines. The difference of this fair is not only the place for people selling or exchanging goods but also for excursions sing the love song… Visitors can take photos with relatives or friends to celebrate where they go and do in Coc Ly market.

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