Bac Ha Sunday Market

Bac Ha Sunday Market is located in Lao Cai province. The market is located about 120 km from Sapa and 80 km from Lao Cai Train Station in Vietnam. It opens on Sunday only. Bac Ha Town is fairly quiet for the whole week, but each Sunday, this sleepy town comes alive with villagers converging to the market to refurnish their provisions. And the women, like many of their species around the world, take the opportunity to shop and shop till they drop. Bac Ha Market is the most colorful and biggest fair for minority groups. At the market, visitors can see colorful ethnic people such as Flower H'mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen gathering to buy and sell very lively. It is a good chance to take nice photos.

The Bac Ha Market is very crowded; the products for sale or barter are carried on horseback. Travelers can find most kind of consumer goods, local products, farming tools and animals for sales here. Bac Ha, on the market day, is in red as the costumes of H’mong people are mainly in red. Most of women are in place for clothes and men hang around in cattle market. Besides the usual items like pigs, cows, chickens, and ducks, dogs are also sold in Bac Ha Market. There are also places for people to repair their farming tools. After selling and buying things, people have corn wide with their friends in the food stalls.

Bac Ha Market in Vietnam starts quite early in the morning and finish around 3 pm. Sitting in a café or a restaurants and watching endless line of colorful hill tribe people going to Bac ha market in Vietnam is absolutely interesting for any travelers visiting Lao Cai. Bac Ha market in Vietnam is completely interesting to see while travel to Sapa in Vietnam.