Lung Khau Nhin Market

Attraction Lung Khau Nhin village, Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam Published on: 13-11-2015

2 hours
07:30 AM - 01:00 PM
06:00 AM
08:00 AM
Second-time visit
Attraction
Cultural
Family
Shopping
Free
People watching
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Lung Khau Nhin Market is good for

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Good for group Group Good
Lung Khau Nhin market is an attractive place where the visitors can explore the culture of ethnic people there and buy some beautiful hand crafts

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Why Lung Khau Nhin Market is special ?

Lung Khau Nhin market is an attractive place where the visitors can explore the culture of ethnic people there and buy some beautiful hand crafts.


Lung Khau Nhin market is held every Thursday starting around 7.30am and closing in the early afternoon.


The market is set in beautiful scenery and is very remote. It is a very ‘authentic’ market with few tourists visiting. Lung Khau Nhin is a small market very close to the border with China, close to Muong Khuong town. The Black Dao, Dzay, Tay, Flower H'mong (Red H'mong) minority peoples all attend this market. Lung Khau Nhin market is held every Thursday starting around 7.30am and closing in the early afternoon. The market is set in beautiful scenery and is very remote. It is a very ‘authentic’ market with few tourists visiting. The market mainly sells vegetables, seeds and livestock for the minority peoples.


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What to explore at Lung Khau Nhin Market?

From the main road turn to market is place that people sell dresses, brocade and blankets. After that, visitors come to sell livestock such as: pigs, chickens, dogs and cats. Walk from section to sections, corner to corners, seeing and smelling of different local products such as spices; vegetable; farming tools; handicraft; and even medicinal herb, meeting smiling peoples every where. The people who sell goods come from all ethnic H'Mong, Nu, Man, Kinh and so on but the number of people cannot speak mandarin fluently.

You can know more about the culture of ethnic people there such as: H'mong, Red Dao and so on.

You can buy some goods like clothes, hat...as the souvenir for your family.

Along the road there are rice paddies so that you can take photo and enjoy the flavor of new rice.

You can try to taste some traditional food which only have there.

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How to get to Lung Khau Nhin Market?

You can hire a motorbike to get in there. it just takes 20 minutes from Muong Khuong and its cost is about 5$.

It will take you 2 hours by the car from the Lao Cai province and its cost is not cheap.

Selling points

  • Interesting market
  • A place you can find out many culture
  • A hub of culture
  • A treasure of handicraft
  • A secret market
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
177.38 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
14 places

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Lung Khau Nhin village, Muong Khuong district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam

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Tips for you

  • You shouldn't point at the face of local people because it's a taboo.
    Customes
  • You should spend your time to walk along the market to know more about them
    Things to do
  • You need a shoes and jacket if you walk in the rainy day
    What to bring
  • You should take photo in the rice paddies, it's so beautiful
    Photography
  • Don't come there in the winter because it’s rally humid.
    Weather
  • Don't get caught up by the group of villagers who are proposing you to make you visit their houses. The whole journey is a way for them to try to sell you their crafts or to beg for money
    Other
  • There's some women trying to sell some stuffs
    Safety
  • The traditional clothes are available for you to buy
    Costume
  • There are some unique dishes that you should taste Cong sapa or barbecue follow sapa style
    Eat

Reviews

Lung Khau Nhin Market – Sapa is located in the Northwest of Vietnam is Lung Khau Nhin Market, it takes you more than two hours from Lao Cai by car. The market is opened on every Thursday. Lung Khau Nhin Market is filled with brilliant colors of the dresses, blankets, vegetables and local products, they are all minority people such as: H’Mong, Nung, Man, Kinh…... i think it's not so crowded and it's a good chance to discover their culture.

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