Visit Vietnam’s colorful ethnic minority market in the mountains of Bac Ha
In Bac Ha town, Sunday is not only a rest day after a working week but also the most important day, when thousands of people will flock to Vietnam’s colorful ethnic minority market in the mountains of Bac Ha. And no matter what they sell or buy, everyone who visits the market wears the traditional colored clothes that represent their ethnicity.
With the first light of the day, amid the mist of the mountains and the towering stairs, thousands of people began to flock to the market, some carrying on their back bags full of crops and textiles. or seasoning. Others went down with cattle or chickens. Whatever the goods they carry, they are all headed to the same place. It is Bac Ha market, located in the North of Vietnam, just a few kilometers from the border with China.
What goods are exchanged at the market in Bac Ha?
Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, and the northern mountainous regions are home to most of the ethnic minorities. One of the most important customs here is trading, bartering. So, Vietnam’s colorful ethnic minority market in the mountains of Bac Ha is the best opportunity to sell their products and buy what they need.
Sellers and buyers include both men and women from the H’mong, Dao, Tay and Nung and various ethnic minorities. They often wear colorful traditional clothes to distinguish them from other ethnic groups.
Bac Ha Market, although known to many customers, is still a very genuine place, locals do not miss the opportunity to offer the most diverse products. At the fair, many kinds of brocade products, food and specialties are sold. It is not difficult for your customers to choose a special product for themself or as a gift.
But that’s not all, explore the streets, they will encounter impressive chickens as well as buffaloes in the fields. If your clients look closely, you will find all the things they need to survive in these particularly mountainous regions.
Vietnam’s colorful ethnic minority market in Bac Ha
Where to stay when visiting Vietnam’s colorful ethnic minority market in the mountains of Bac Ha?
To visit the market, there are several options available, Bac Ha town has a lot of homestays or family residences, they can explore more about the area and share time with the locals. If your customers want to have an option is more comfortable, the famous city of Sapa, just two hours drive from Bac Ha, offers hotels of all kinds and facilities. It is a great choice to visit Northern Vietnam.