Sapa Garden Bed and Breakfast
|Bac Ha Market - Sunday only
WELCOME TO BAC HA MARKET
Location: Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha
District, Lao Cai Province; about 75km (2
hours driving) from Lao Cai Railway Station.
Bac Ha is famous for its Sunday market.
It is no only a trading centre but also a
meeting place for couples, friends, and
relatives every Sunday.
This Sunday market attracts throngs of
villagers from the surrounding hill tribes.
Some walk several hours for the weekly
opportunity to trade and barter food,
animals, clothes and household goods.
Most of the locals ignored tourists and
focused on the task at hand: buying, selling,
and trading goods, as there’s much to
accomplish in this once-a-week opportunity.
The market is very crowded, local products
for sale or barter are carried on horseback.
There is a brisk trade at the market for
everything from hand-embroidered skirts to
all manner of 4-legged animals, including water
buffaloes, horses, pigs, dogs and cows.
TOUR TO BAC HA
We will be able to arrange your tour to the
markets as follows:
Option 1: For customers who depart from
Sapa: Our mini Van and guide will pick you up
from your hotel ay 7.30PAM and transfer to
Bac Ha (2.5 to 3 hours driving). After arriving
to the markets, our guide will guide you to visit
the markets until lunch time. Lunch in
restaurant near by the markets. After luch,
trekking for about 1 hour to visit the village of
Ban Pho, the former palace of H'Mong King.
Leave the market at 3.00PM to go back to Lao
Cai Railways Station or Sapa (depend on your
Option 2: Our guide will have a sign with your
name to welcome you at the Railways Station,
show you a restaurant near by for
refreshment and breakfast. Wait in the
restaurant until 8.30AM for our Van with
customers from Sapa. Continuing your journey
as mentioned in Option 1.