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  • Address: Muong Khuong District, Lao Cai, Vietnam

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Cao Son Market Tours

Cao Son Market is a small, local market situated in the Muong Khuong district of Lao Cai province in Northern Vietnam. For visitors, it’s a chance to interact with the hill tribe villagers of the area, including the H’Mong, Nung, Black Dao, and Han tribes. Visiting the market gives international guests the opportunity to learn about the culture of these tribes via the food, crafts, and customs adopted in the villagers’ daily lives.

Open each Wednesday, this colorful ethnic market is set against the backdrop of a magnificent mountainous landscape, surrounded by lush farmland, rice fields, and pine plantations, as well as the mighty Chay River. Along with handmade crafts and clothing, the market sells all manner of food, and the local cuisine can even be washed down with the region’s very own wine.

Practical Info

Cao Son Market is open each Wednesday, with the early morning being the best time to visit. Visitors can arrive via road or opt for the scenic route by booking a boat tour along the Chay River.

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Cao Son Market and Local Hilltribe Village Day Trip from Sapa, Hanoi, null
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Cao Son Market and Local Hilltribe Village Day Trip from Sapa

(Every Wednesday) On this trip you will visit one of the smallest, yet charming local markets in the Lao Cai province. It is a beautiful market located in ...  Read more

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $135.00

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