Can Cau Saturday market be one of the most outstanding Sapa Market Tours in Lao Cai? To visit Can Cau Market, to visit Sapa town & do trekking to ethnic minority villages: Lao Chai village, Ta Van Village, Giang Ta Chay Village. To know, learn about ethnic groups such as Black Hmong, Flower Hmong, Dzay People, Red Zao people Can Cau Market Day is located in Can Cau commune, Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cao province. It is 100 km away from Lao Cai town in the north-east, it is 30 km from Bac Ha market, Bac Ha town, Bac Ha district, Lao Cai. The direction to drive & follow the national way 4D is for travelers to start at Phong Nien Commune, Bao Thang district, Lao Cai province. Then follow the provincial highway 153, down passing Bac Ha town to Can Cau market. The market is at the opening of the provincial highway 153 that is the way connected Bac Ha town to Si Ma Cai Vietnam – China Border Gate. Can Cau market is a market of flowers of Hmong & Dzay ethnic minority people, the market opens up on the weekly Saturday, national holiday & Vietnam lunar new year. In the early morning Saturday, Flower Hmong, Dzay people from all over Can Cau land come to get together in Can Cau market, they are walking, trekking & riding on the horse following the tracks & buffalo trails, to pass the peak hills – mountains, streams – rivers, rice terraces to get together and marketers bring brocades, agricultural products & animals as such pigs, dogs, chickens, horse & water buffalos to sell. Can Cau Market is like a show of Can Cau Land? It’s People, Culture, Traditions, Customs & Society. Ethnic people come to the market to sell, to buy, to talk, to drink, to eat & to love. Travelers will have a big chance to see, know & learn about the real-life of local ethnic minority people in the north-west of Vietnam.
The travel distance from Hanoi to Sapa is 315 km. There is no airport nearby Sapa, so you have two options to travel between Hanoi and Sapa: taking a sleeper train or a bus. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fansipan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. Besides, other mountains like Aurora & J (where the sun appears at sunrise) complete a very steep terrain. The town of Sa Pa lies at an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,921 feet) elevation. Sapa's area is home to several ethnic minorities. Here the majority of Kinh people are in the minority, making up only 15% of the total. In Sa Pa, the majority group is the H'Mông at 52%, followed by the Dao with 25%, the Tày at 5%, and the Giáy at 2%. There are also a few Xá Phó people. Sapa - the Famous for its breathtaking landscapes · 1 – Sapa Town · 2 – Cat Cat Village · 3 – Muong Hoa River & Valley · 4 – Y Linh Ho Village · 5 – Lao Chai Village.