A flurry of color and community bursts into life every Sunday at Bac Ha Market. A bustling spectacle of North Vietnamese village culture, the market serves as the weekly meeting place for many ethnic minority groups, including the brightly dressed Flower Hmong, Phi La, and Black Dao peoples. Arrive early for an authentic taste of the market, surrounded by the sounds and smells of chickens, buffalo, and goats being traded amongst the villagers. Try your hand at bartering for some locally made handicrafts, before picking up a bite to eat at one of the many food stalls. Plan to visit Bac Ha Market and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bac Ha attractions using our Bac Ha trip builder.
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This market is a stop on many sapa tours. And it is worth a look, to be sure! A large, sprawling market featuring fruits, meats, veggies, handicrafts, and livestock. It is an interesting look at the l... more »
This is a super interesting cultural event! Tribes people come from all over to buy and sell animals, produce and crafts. Amazing! Hi-lite of n. Vietnam. more »
Wir hatten insgesamt eine Fahrt von 7 Stunden, um diesen Markt zu besuchen. Für den Marktbesuch hatten wir dann zwei Stunden zeit, aber waren nach einer Stunde schon fertig. Als die Dimension passt vo... more »Overall, we had a drive of 7 hours to visit this market. For the visit to the market, we were then two hours time, but were ready after an hour. As the dimension not of Sapa from just fits. Otherwise it is basically, a traditional market if you live nearby, is quite worth seeing. Our guide, which has belongs to a minority, was something the food discouraged us to eat. It looked really anything as tasty and for us also not defined what is it for a meat. Then we have satisfied us with fruit. Really bad. The sale of the sweet puppies was very bad for us. Us declared that they are eaten with 5 kilos. Unimaginable as dog owners and animal lovers. The day for us was gone.View original
A great place to people watch. So much variety in food, crafts, clothing... Do yourself a favor and come to Bac Ha a night early so that you can get to the market early, before the swarms of tourists get there.
Most famous market in the region of Bac Ha. Food, textiles, birds, horses, buffalo and more...Come early to avoid the many tourist by bus... More markets in the region Cocly market and on lovely location Can Cau market.
Duy Quang Mai
Only available on Sunday. Familiar with Thang Co ( horse meet soup )
Great Market, Nice Stuff, great atmosphere
Many colourful Tribes trading. Immerse in to the howl of the Mountainous.
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