Lao Chai village: Located 7 Kms from Sapa, it is quite approachable from Sapa for a travllers who do not have much time. In this village which you will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs
There are many reasons to come to Sapa. The two main are: to see how local minorities live in Vietnam, and to go on a trekking on the mountains.In this trip we would like to help you learn more about the trible’s cultures in Sapa, the Black H’mong and Red Dzao people.
Sapa is located in the north of Vietnam and in the middle of the breaktajing landscapes.It’s not only one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam but in Asia also.With ethnic cultures and bracing mountain air, it’s a magical combination of landscapes. Sapa is well- known by mountainous and valleys, the remote villages of diffirent minorities as Black H’mong and the Red Dzao…The excellent areas for trekking.
Bac Ha Market is in Bac Ha District and belong to Lao Cai Province, 80km from Sapa town and over 1hour by car. Bac Ha is one of the biggest Market on Sapa and open on Sunday only.It’s not only the trading center but it’s also the place for couples, friends and relatives.At this market every thing on sales: Pig, dog, cat, houres… so it make this market hotter on Sunday.
Spectacular scenery and ethnic minorities of Sapa. The northwest of Vietnam is a captivating blend of dramatic landscapes and colorful hill tribes. Sapa is set in a spectacularly beautiful valley close to the border with China. Its breathtaking mountain scenery is some of the best in Asia. Ethnic minorities from many of the surrounding villages don their most colorful costumes and head for the famous Saturday market and hiking and trekking opportunities are in abundance.
I took an organised tour to Coc Ly, a village 70 km from Sapa, that has an interesting market (according to Lonely Planet). I wanted to see it because there are other ethnic minorities who trade goods. The only ethnic majority you really notice here are the H'monh people. Whether they are the Black H'mongh, the Flower H'monh, the White H'monh, the I-don't-know-what-else H'monh, they are everywhere. Usually selling stuff on the street. In Sapa you also se the Red Dao people, who are really friendly, not pushy like the H'monh and have the ability of learning foreign languages fast.
At a elevation of 1600 meters, Sapa is a delightful old French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnams' northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minorities groups all wearing their traditional and colourful attire. Many travelers consider Sapa to be the highlight of their stay in Vietnam. The variety of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam is fascinating and nowhere is this ethnic mix more accessible than it is in Sapa, and its outstandingly beautiful valleys
Hill Town situated in the mountains to the north of Hanoi not far from the Chinese border. travelers often consider the hill station of Sapa and the outstandingly beautiful valley around it the highlight of their trip. The region is home to more than 20 colorful ethnic minorities all wearing their traditional attire and working rice terraces of ever changing hues. The hill tribes meet up in town to trade with each other as well as with foreign visitors.
Adventure tours Vietnam, Northern West loop with the major highway No 6 links 6 provinces, stretched along the border with Lao and the border with China. Tens of hill tribe people living here, H'mong, Black Thai, White Thai, Red Dzao, Giay, Lao, Muong and so forth. The wonderful scenery suddenly appear and you are shocked by its beauty.
Sapa is the most popular place to go in the Far Northwest amongst budget travelers and packages tourists alike. By using Sapa as a base you can hike off to more remote ‘traditional’ hill tribe villages and sometimes you will be offered a bed in a village for the night. Sapa was originally built as a hill station in the early part of this century and, in winter, gets bitterly cold.Sprawling near the banks of a river, Can Cau Market is a clearly defined shantytown, packed with crude stalls covered with thatched roofs.