Bac Ha Market is one of the most-visited and biggest markets in the northern area of Vietnam. Do not hesitate to pay a visit to this incredibly fabulous local market to obtain ultimate experience.
Bac Ha, popularly known as a ‘little Sapa’, is a perfect location to explore the best of Sapa. In addition to being a trading place for the locals, Bac Ha Market is also an ideal place for young couples to meet and make friends with others as well as a site for culture and tradition exchange to take place. Held every Sunday, the market attracts a majority of villagers from different hill tribes. The atmosphere becomes busier and busier with paths and mountainous roads packed with people. Moreover, there are a great number of stalls spreading over a large area.
The market is the meeting places for several ethnic minorities including H’mong, Phu La, Tay and Black Zao to buy and sell essential and decoration products. Bac Ha Market is amongst the biggest one in this northern part of Vietnam where a variety of products including not only clothes, handicrafts, hand-embroidered items but also crockery, shawls, and scarves. All are sophisticatedly and beautifully made with attractive appearance. What’s more, you can also find a lot of everyday products such as meat, vegetables, fish and so on. Visit Bac Ha Market, do not forget to enjoy Thang Co – a must-try traditional specialty of the locals. Enjoying ice creams, local noodles as well as drinking corn wine are also great things to do when visiting Bac Ha market.
Come to visit Bac Ha market, you can have a chance to get an insight into tradition and culture of the local market. Local people dress colorful garments and costumes. They come to the market for not only for trading activities but also for meeting each other. Head to the market and take time to have a stroll around to indulge in busy atmosphere to witness trading skills of the locals. Bac Ha market is also an ideal and convenient place to explore the surrounding areas. Continue your trip to Ban Pho village or village of Flower Hmong, Tay and Nung minorities live.