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Timings : Sunrise - 2 PM on Sunday

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Sunday Market in Bac Ha, Bac Ha Overview

The Sunday Market at Bac Ha is among the major tourist draws of Northwestern Vietnam, particularly if SaPa is a part of your itinerary. The rural beauty of Bac Ha is a beautiful mix of various ethnic groups that call Vietnam home. It is the capital of the Flower Hmong region and is most famous for this display of ethnic and daily household wares.

The region of Bac Ha is a mix of activities on Saturday evenings when the weekly market comes to life, and this celebration of Vietnamese culture continues on Sunday as well. From intricately designed handmade traditional clothing to delicious local cuisine, all the essentials of this vibrant culture find a place here. You can interact with the locals and learn about their culture and lifestyle, which is a mesmerising experience in its own right. Popular items that you can buy from here include different textiles, saddles for horses, bags, cushions, figurines and other handcrafted items.

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How To Reach Bac Ha Sunday Market

It is most common to take a bus to reach Bac Ha from Lao Cai or from SaPa valley. There are various tour groups that leave from SaPa early on Sunday mornings to reach here and back by the evening. From Lao Cai, you can just hop on to the bus to Bac Ha village, a journey that takes about 2 Hours through meandering roads and rustling, tall grasses.

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