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Guided Day Trip to Xin Cheng Market on every Wednesdays

Xin Cheng market, operating every Wednesdays, is located in a remote area largely untouched by tourists. En route to one of the largest and most colorful markets in northern Vietnam, you'll see typical mountainous villages inhabited by ethnic minorities group such as the Tay, the Fula the Flower H’mong, and the Nung.


  • Comprehensive tour by private car
  • Soft trek in beautiful ethnic village
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Your day adventure starts with hotel pickup in Sapa or at Lao Cai train station, followed by a drive to Lao Cai and onward to the Xin Cheng market. The journey to the colorful market follows a mountainous road offering scenic views. You'll arrive in time to see a wide range of local products sold by the vendors, members of northern Vietnam's ethnic minority groups, such as the Flower H’mong, Phu La, Si La, Tay, and Black Dao..who gather here every Wednesday. Many people come from far-away villages, starting their journey on foot from midnight, some with sleeping babies wrapped on their backs or carrying bamboo baskets full of forest or farm products. After a lunch at local restaurant in Bac Ha town, enjoy a walking tour through lush riceflieds to witness hitribe's way of life and interact with locals. At the end make the return journey to Sapa or Lao Cai station with your guide, stopping at border with China to have a quick look. End of our service

What’s included:

  • Professional local english guide
  • Transfer by private car
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Entrance fees and goverment's taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included:

  • Personal expenses such as drink
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks

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