The Amazing Minority Market Of Bac Ha

  • destination Vietnam
  • activity Culture
  • duration 1 day
  • grade Easy

Bac Ha is the largest Sunday Market as well as the most colorful in the area. Here you can meet mostly Flower H’mong, Phu La, Black Dao, Tay and Nung minorities. The market offers a variety of local products, which will not be found in other areas and a big and interesting animal market. The tour includes lunch in a local house and a walk into a village of Flower H’mong and Nung ethnic people.

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TOUR CODE: SM1A
PRICE: from $85 USD

Highlights
• Visit the biggest weekly market of Bac Ha;
• Encounter with many colourful minority people such as Flower H’mong, Phu La, Black Dao…
• Walking in the village and visit local family.

The tour commences with a drive to Bac Ha market on winding roads, passing through beautiful rural mountain areas inhabited by different ethnic minorities. Bac Ha is the largest market in the area, situated inside the small town of Bac Ha. On every Sunday mornings, it is literally a riot of color as many different ethnic groups gather to trade. Most of the goods are simply farming products such as rice, corn, vegetable and herbs. While the local women are more interested in foods and clothing, the unique cattle area draws a lot of attention from the local men. After spending the rest of the morning to explore the market, you will enjoy lunch in a local house in a nearby peaceful minority village.
In the afternoon, you will have a drive downhill to Nam Mon for visiting a Flower H’mong and/or Nung village. You will enjoy great views of the valley, visit local houses and learn more about the minorities’ culture and lifestyle. You will finally head back to Hanoi or Sapa.
Approx: 5 hours driving/ 1,5 – 2 hours walking

The price is per person and based on shared group of maximum 10 persons.

Inclusive

English Speaking Guide
All need transportation
Lunch at a local village
Water, fruit and snack
All entrance fees

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Insurance
Tip and gratuity

Note: Please contact your tour operator for your wishing departure/ finishing point.

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