Festive atmosphare of the colorful Sunday Market where hill-tribal peoples come every week-end for meeting, socializing and family re-union. Meeting hospitable hill-tribal peoples in their villages, at home and at work for a unique discovery of local culture and way of live. Admiring the majestic natural scenery of the remote mountainous region in the far north of Vietnam.
The Sunday Market is the most colorful and interesting in Lao Cai Province where peoples from four ethnic groups can be met. They are H'mong, Zao, Zay, Ha Nhi who always wear their best traditional costumes to go to the market. The trekking tour is rated at medium level which is designed for almost visitors with everage mobi-ability and offers oppotunities to contact local peopples, to experience local life for deep understanding of interesting cultures, customs and ways of life.
Leaving Sa Pa early Sunday morning we drive by Russian jeep to Muong Hum market. The drive takes approx. 3 hours. We visit this very interesting local market frequented by Tu Di, Dao Tuyen, H’Nhi, Flower Hmong and Giay minorities. We enjoy in a small local restaurant and after lunch we visit H’Nhi village. We walk around the village and it is possible to visit a local house. In the early afternoon the jeep takes us back to Sa Pa or to Lao Cai train station depending of your wishes.
The tour is operated in the non-touristy region where local hill-tribal peoples and life is not effected yet by modern commercial life and mass tourism. The Sunday Market is the most colorful and interesting in Lao Cai Province where peoples from four ethnic groups can be met. They are H'mong, Zao, Zay, Ha Nhi who always wear their best traditional costumes to go to the market.
Explore the remote mountains of northeast Vietnam on a once-in-a-lifetime trekking adventure. Climb Phu Ta Ca Mountain, called the “mini Fan Si Pan,” the second highest point in Ha Giang Province. Its summit at 2276 feet provides spectacular views of the surrounding Dong Van Geopark and the amazing limestone karsts of Du Gia and Haut Song Mien. Continue discovering this pristine region by taking a path overlooking the Ngo Que Gorge. Cross the imposing and awe-inspiring Thong Nong Mountain and discover the secluded primeval forest on its limestone slopes
Trek through most scenic areas of the western parts of Hagiang with palm tree forest, rice paddies and peaceful villages. View over the rice paddy fields from the altitude of 2,000 metres. Visit villages of Long-dressed Dzao, Tay, Nung, H’mong, explore their unique lifestyle and culture. Join Colorful market in Bac Ha