MUONG HUM MARKET, SAPA VIET NAM
Muong Hum market
Muong Hum market
Muong Hum market is about 70km along the Red river and border line with China. You will have the opportunity to experience spectacular scenery and more interesting to visit Muong Hum Market where some ethnic minorities come down from the mountains once a week to buy and sell household products, animals, to drink rice wine, corn wine with friends to enjoy their simple life. 
The scenery is amazing and no tourists are going by that way because the road is stuck for a year by a landslide and only motorbike can pass by that way. All the long the way you will see different minorities Black H'Mong, Red Dao. Arrive in Muong Hum you visit this very interesting local market frequented by Tu Di, Dao Tuyen, Ha Nhi, Flower H'mong and Giay minorities.

Opening: On every Sunday
Closed time: at 14:00
Best time to visit: From 10:00 Am to 12:00 AM
How to get there: 2 hours from Lao Cai town and 3 and a half hours from Sapa.
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