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Time Required : 2 - 3 hours

Entry Fee : Nil

Timings : Sundays

Tam Duong Market, Lai Chau Overview

Tam Duong Market, also known as Sunday Market is one of the best places to learn about Vietnamese culture. This vibrant market attracts people of different ethnicities.

The area is bustling with activity as the local hill tribes gather for their weekly market day. Thousands of tribals from the Thai Kadai language groups such as Thai Lu, Thai Laos, White Thai, and Hêmong _ Dzao group (black Dzao, Lan Tien Dzao..), Giay, Khomu, come to buy and sell their products. This market attracts Hêmong dressed in colorful skirts and plaid head dress, Dzao (red, black, coin), Giay, Hêmong, Nung and Phu La Black & Lan Tien Dzao and Nung people. You can clearly observe the barter system used by the vietnamese and even sample and buy some local goods to take back home as souvenirs. Afetr exploring the market, it is a great idea to trek along local roads and trails, through beautiful tea plantations and rice terraces to the villages of Dzao and Lu people, then down to Ban Hon village.

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