Almost all travelers to Vietnam will choose to go to Sapa and Bac Ha this is two highlight mountainous towns amidst a wonderful landscape of mountains and a colorful population of minorities and especially impressive ethnic minority markets attended by local hill tribe people. This is an essential part of ethnic minorities' unique, colorful culture.
You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high Rock Mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority ( TrungDo village) by the river...
The market deeply shows the typical cultural features of the minorities in remote mountainous areas in Vietnam. Further more, you can enjoy seeing boys and girls in colourful costumes - different colours of the mountains. They attend the market Cancau market in the hope of finding "the other halves of their lifves" and this is also the time for them to chat, to exchange everything among different ethnic peoples through cups of wine sold in the market
Bac Ha market is considered as one of the most fascinating open–air, isolated market in the region. The sundat market, which still retains the local quaint and authentic being of the main tourist route, take places near China border and is attended by a wide range of hill tribes including some coming for the either side of the border. This will be of the most amazing market you've ever seen...(Departure on Thursday and Saturday from Hanoi)
Your 7 day trip will provide you with the view over Sapa, one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam. Sapa is the place with unumerable sites. this is the place for peaceful and natural lovers. You can exploit the life of ethic minorities by visiting villages, markets and enjoying home-stay and traditional food of local people.
Cat Cat is a village of the Black H’mong, about 5 Km west of Sapa Town. Located near the bottom of a deep valley right at the foot of Fansipan, the village is surrounded by high mountains and terraced rice paddies on hill slope. There is a waterfall near the village where the French built a hydraulic power station and It is really a beautiful sport. A short walk from Sapa Town to Cat Cat Village, especially in late afternoon to admire magnificent landscape is worthwhile.
Coc Ly is a small rural market nested itself off the beaten track amongst green and fabulous forest, on a bank of the Chay River. At the crowded hours from 09.00 to 11.00, the market place is dominated by the red and yellow colors from traditional costumes of the Flower H’mong women, dotted with black color of the Black Zao and dark blue from the Tay