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Bac Ha- cannot say anything more than excitement

The marvelous picture of traditional values
After a three –hour drive from Sapa, you will be in Bac Ha market that is considered as the biggest and the most well-known markets in Vietnam. Crossing the stunning pass with white clouds and fog, this land appears in the sunny sky and the picturesque landscapes as a gift from Mother Nature. Among 55 ethnic minority in Vietnam, 14 are represented in Bac Ha, gives the area a unique vibrancy. Although Bac Ha is mostly for H’mong, the others ethnic also come and trade theirs products. If you are a big fan of photography, it is definitely a heaven! Plan your Sapa tour packages to explore Bac Ha market by your way

The marvelous picture of traditional values

The marvelous picture of traditional values

Being opened only once a week, Bac Ha market is definitely a great place to spend your Sunday Morning. Stepping into this market feels like entering a fairytale, beautiful backdrops, unrecognizable magical plants and the locals people dressed in their vibrant traditional clothes.  On the early Sunday morning, the locals make their journey to sell everything that they have. From the souvenirs for tourists as handmade crafts and bag to all kinds of essential products for daily life, the best quality can be found here and everything seems to be here to help tourist getting closers to the unique cultural values of this land. If you look around, you will be dipped your soul in a lot of interesting activities. Some villagers come from very far, some of them trekking here and others walking or riding horses. They might get a quick haircut at the section of the barbers or even smoke in the middle of the market. The energy and color of this typical vibe makes Bac Ha looks like a fragrant flower on Vietnam’s tourist map.

The handmade products are being made by locals

The handmade products are being made by locals

Someone used to say that: “if you want to find out deeply about a new land, nothing is better than visiting the local market and try to taste the local cuisine”. Bac Ha is not exception at that aspect. In the first step you set on this lovely land, the unique food will led your soul under the control. If your mom call you, tell her you will call right back because you are about to experience the whole finest and rarest cuisine in the world. Visiting market, it is not about buying, it is seeing, watching, smelling and tasting. It is definitely true! There is a wide range of local foods, everything from the tropical fruits, baked good to meats from chickens to pig tongue. An elderly woman with a wrinkled yet radiant smile sitting aside to bake corn. A young guy chatting with travelers and invite them to taste the honey wax. Or a small group of old men gathering together and drinking rice wine in the traditional way. The colorful rainbow sticky rice which are dying by the local herbs as a lovely part of the picturesque beauty. In addition, if you are adventurous in regards with the food, a special dish named “Thang Co” is highly recommend for you. What an actually fascinating!

Thang Co- a unique and the most special in Bac Ha

Thang Co- a unique and the most special in Bac Ha

Bac Ha market is really a full show of smiles and vibrant color. No matter which goods will be exchanged, no matter distance between the tribes, no language barriers, what makes this market more special and unique is how much fun, joy and happiness are exchanged. It is not only a place for trading, but also a social event for locals to catch up with friends. Everyone come together to make an honest living, share everything and bring happiness to each other. Passing different sections of the market, do not need the local tour guide, just do it yourself, tourist will be met a riot of color and get a chance to understand more how much work the ethnic people have gone to make their living. The buffalo trading market in Bac Ha is a sight to behold for sure. Due to the tough life, buffalo is regarded the best friend and plays a vital role in paddy rice cultivation. That’s why the buffalo market attracts not only locals but also travelers. People come to find the best buffalo for themselves, tourists pay a visit to see what’s going on.

A bustling part of the buffalo market in Bac Ha

A bustling part of the buffalo market in Bac Ha

If you’re planning a visit the mountainous area in Vietnam, don’t forget to spend an hour or two in your tour and get such feeling for the way of life. Bac Ha market will not make you disappointed during your Indochina private tours

 

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