Muong Hum Sunday Market

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Muong Hum is the most typical and colorful market in the area offering you the opportunity to meet a large variety of ethnic minorities such as Ha Nhi, Phu La, Tu Di, Black Dzao, Giay, Red Hmong and Black Hmong ethnic people. Another highlight of this trip is a visit to some local hill tribe villages and enjoy beautiful landscapes on driving route.

Tour Itinerary

What to expect

This trip bring you to live yourself in Muong Hum colorful market that happens only on Sunday and also a visit to some local hill tribe villages and enjoy beautiful landscapes on driving route.

Approx: 5 hours driving/ 1.5 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

In Details

Early morning pickup at your hotel, the depart to Muong Hum market (Sunday Market). Many ethnic minorities come to the market to sell their homemade products including vegetables, fruits and also domestic animal. There are Ha Nhi, Phu La, Tu Di, Black Dao, Giay, Red Hmong people gather in the market for trading. After spending the whole morning exploring the market, you will have lunch at a local restaurant in the market.

Begin the trip back to Sapa along national road 4C to O Quy Ho with several stops for magnificent landscapes of Fansipan, and visit to some local hill tribe villages. Stopover to Ta Giang Phinh valley which is inhabited by the Black Hmong who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream. Start walking along village path which connects village to village to witness daily activities of local life such as plough and harrow the fields, growing, harvesting or doing some house work. In leisure months men often gather to built new houses or repair parts of old ones while women stay home making their traditional costumes. Then continue on a narrow road for half an hour getting through the wild region with thick rain forest covering walled-up mountains, passing several waterfalls before arriving to Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic peoples who live their unique way of life and well maintain their traditional values. The village looks prosperous thanks to the combination of wet rice cultivation on the terraced fields with cardamom farming under the shade of trees in thick forest. Spend over an hour walking to explore this remote village for a brief understanding of local life.

*If time permits you might opt for a visit to Tram Ton pass (Heaven Gate) before getting back to your hotel (extra charge applied).

Tour price

Private tour full day Sapa to Sunday Muong Hum market
Price in USD/person

No of travelers 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax up
Price in USD/person $86 $64 $54 $49 $48

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Transportation by private a/c vehicle,
  • English speaking tour guide,
  • Set lunch local Vietnamese food,
  • Entrance & sightseeing fees,
  • Mineral water

Tour exclusive

  • Other food and drinks
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Travel insurance

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Muong Hum Sunday Market

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