Sunday Muong Hum Market (full day) – Private tour

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Tour Details

Route: Sapa – Muong Hum – Lao Cai

The Muong Hum market is about 45 km from north-western Lao Cai Town, passing over the complex of Muong Vi caves and grottoes and Xeo village. This market has preserved nearly intact its life – style, imbued with culture tradition. Muong Hum market convenes on every Sunday is a place where local people meet and communicate. Travelers will be warmed welcomed and invited to have a familiar meal and a cup of heart- warming wine.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful, colorful Sunday Market of the hill tribal peoples living around Muong Hum Valley in Bat Xat District with festive atmosphere. Meeting to hill tribal peoples such as: 4 sub groups of H’mong, several sub groups of Zao, Zay, especially the Ha Nhi... Living along the border line with China.
  • Magnificent and stunning landscapes of the bordering Bat Xat District, Lao Cai featured with high mountain, deep valleys and stunning terraced rice paddies.

Departure point: Sapa Hotel
Drop-off point: Lao Cai Station
Schedule details: 7:00 –17:00

  • Details Itineray

     

    Early departure from Sapa at about 07.30 am. Transfer downhill for 37km to Lao Cai, then follow provincial road 155 along the border line for 42 km to Muong Hum Valley. The road trip takes about 2 hours and offers beautiful scenery of Bat Xat district terraced rice paddies.

    Arriving to Muong Hum market place at about 09.30am and spend the rest hours of the morning joining local ethnic peoples to enjoy the exciting atmosphere as well as activities of this week-end market. Walk from section to sections, corner to corners, seeing and smelling of different local products, spices, vegetable, farming tools, handicraft, even medicinal herb…especially meeting smiling peoples every where. The market always crowded for the whole morning and over after lunch time. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant or picnic in the open by the river.

    Take a walk up and downhill for about 2 hours after lunch to a village of Ha Nhi ethnic people who are famous for their beautiful clay-walled houses and the terraced fields surrounding. The journey back will be highlighted with an easy walk through Muong Vi valley. Trip ends at Lao Cai station for groups taking night train to Hanoi.

     

    Tour summary: Road transfer approx. to 4 hours/ Market, walk and village visiting 4 hours

  • Inclusion & Exclusion

    Inclusion:

    • English speaking guide
    • Permission for traveling along the border and visiting fee
    • Road transfer by good vehicle and mountain experienced driver
    • Lunch at local restaurant
    • Drinking water, fruit and snack for the whole trip

    Exclusion:

    • Personal expenses
    • Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
    • Insurance
    • All other services not indicated above