Can Cau market is amongst the most popular and fantastic open-air markets of the region. Actually, Bac Ha Market contributes to the multicolor picture of Vietnam’s markets which helps to shape Vietnam’s identity with distinct culture and tradition. With a trip to Can Cau Market, you can gain your first-hand experience of amazing things that the market offers.
Hold on every Saturday from 6:00 until midday, it is the place for such ethnic minorities such as Flower H’mong, Phu La, Black Dao, Tay and Nung dressing traditional colorful costumes. The market is about 22 kilometers from Bac Ha. People go to the market early to make everything already for selling and buying. By 9:00, Can Cau market becomes much busier than ever with lively and exciting atmosphere. More and more people flock to markets, especially merchants and buyers or even Chinese traders coming to exchange products.
You can find a lot of things in Can Cau market, people from different ethnic groups gather, buy and sell animal and agricultural products including horses, pigs, cats, dogs and so on. Also, there is a collection of mouth-watering local food for visitors to take a grab.
One more highlight that makes a good impression on visitors’ heart and mind is the captivating natural surroundings. Do not forget to catch a glimpse of spectacular rice terrace and an open space covered with green hills and refreshingly cool weather. Therefore, it is such an ideal for keen photographers to keep memorable experience.