BAC HA SUNDAY MARKET â€“ SUNDAY
Bac Ha market is a trading centre and meeting place for couples, friends, and relatives every Sunday. There are many trees around Bac Ha, and in the spring the countryside is white with blossoms. Every Sunday, Bac Ha hosts the biggest fair near the mountainous highlands and the Chinese border.. It is a trading centre and meeting place for couples, friends, and relatives, and it is a typical weekly activity for the H’Mong and other minority groups living in the locality suach as Black Dao, Tay, Nung minorities.
Local products for sale or barter are carried on horseback. At the fair, adventurous gastronomes can try "thang co" blood porridge, a popular dish of the H’Mong and other local people.
|Tour Name||Bac Ha Sunday Market|
|Tours Code||STS – SP 03|
|Features||ethnic cultures, landscapes, colorful ethnic market|
|Travelling Gears||Walking booths, Hat, Insect repellent, warm clothes in the winter.|
|Difficulty Level||Level 2.|
|Tours Summary||Sapa – Bac Ha – Sapa.|
06:00 Pick you up at the hotel.
Early depart in the morning for Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province; about 80km from downtown Sapa.
08:30 Upon arrive joining in to discover the market and get in touch with local people.
13:00 After lunch we will enjoy a walking tour to surrounding villages of H’mong and Tay minorities.
15:30 Transfer back to Sapa.
17:30 Drop off at the hotel.
End of services.
Group price policies:
- 5% discount for any groups from 6 to 10 people
- 10% discount for any groups from 11 people or more
- Special promotion: 5% discount for all groups booking from 1 May to 30 September
All the prices are valid in 2011, subject to change without prior notices
(Except for Christmas from 24 to 26 Dec 2011 and New Year from 31 Dec to 5 Jan 2012)
- Modern A/C car/van/coach/bus from 2005 up
- Entrance fees for sightseeing
- Cold bottle of water + wet towels on route (1 bottle/pax/day)
- Local English, French, Chinese speaking guide (other languages upon request)
- Personal expenses for drinks, other meals, laundry, phone, etc.
- Tips for guides and drivers
- Any others not mentioned above