On this trip, you will have opportunity to visit an exotic market. Here you can meet Flower Hmong, Tu Di, Tay and Giay ethnic minorities. You will also be able to visit a village of Tay minority as well as a beautiful waterfall nearby surrounded by rice paddy terraces.
Muong khuong market
Code : CLM – 05
After having breakfast, you will travel by car from Lao Cai Railway Station. You will enjoy beautiful scenery along the ride until you arrive in Muong Khuong. The market locates inside a small border town, which is frequented by Flower Hmong, Tu Di, Tay and Giay ethnic minorities. They come to buy and sell local products such as food and material for agriculture and fabric. After spending the whole morning exploring the market, you will have lunch in a local restaurant.
You will then visit a village of Tay people, where you have opportunity to explore their daily life. You can make a stop nearby a waterfall before you get on the car heading back to Lao Cai.
Selling sugar-cane at local market
Approx: 5 hours driving/ 0.5-hour walking/ 1-hour lunch
Note: The trip can start and finish at Sapa or Lao Cai Railways Station, according to your wishes. Departure time should be no later than 6.00. The trip will always finish in very early afternoon. Therefore it is recommended to guest who goes back to Sapa after the trip.
- All needed equipments, transports
- English, French speaking guide, entrance fee, permits
Tour Exclusion :
- Train ticket
- Personal expense
What to bring:
- Sun Block
- Wide brim hat
- Camera + Film
- Comfortable shoes
- Rain gear
- Warm clothes
- Insect Repellent
- Original Passport
Please feel free to contact us at anytime if further information is needed as below :
024 Dong Loi – Sapa – Lao Cai
S. R VIETNAM
Tel : (+84) 20 3871 245
Fax : (+84) 20 3871 844
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