Market days in Sapa?
Q: Hi there, we heard that there are many different markets in Sapa that are only held on specific days of the week. Can you please provide us with a comprehensive schedule of market days in and around Sa Pa?
A: Regional markets of Sapa have become destinations to be for many tourists thanks to the amazing scenery here and such unique opportunity to discover the real life of the minority tribes in Vietnam. Here is some information on famous market days in Sapa:
Bac Ha Market: about 76 kilometres from Lao Cai, Bac Ha Market is held on every Sunday from the early morning to 2PM. It is held on every Sunday by Black Tay, Flower Hmong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen tribes.
Muong Hum Market: 3 hours drive from Sapa. It is held on every Sunday by Ha Nhi tribes, Tu Di, Dao Tuyen, H’Nhi, Flower Hmong, Giay tribes.
Coc Ly Market: 5 minutes drive (1.3km) from central Sapa. It is held on every Tuesday when the minority tribes from the surrounding villages gather to exchange their homemade products and meet friends
Can Cau Market: held on every Saturday by The Flower Hmong tribes
Lung Khau Nhin Market: held on every Thursday by Flow HMong and Dzay tribes.
Sapa Love Market: located right in the heart of Sapa Town, it is held once every Sunday from the early morning till the late afternoon and is famous not only for the crowded trading, but also for people to socialize, make friends or find a date.
For more details of regional markets and Sapa's attractions, please refer to the link below:
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