Muong Khuong Market is located in Muong Khuong District, Lao Cai Province. It is 50 km far away from Lao Cai town, 90 km from Sapa. The market opens up on Sunday of the week, in the early morning at 5 AM, ethnic people from anywhere of Muong Khuong Land coming here to get together for purchasing, selling, buying, drinking, talking, singing & eating. The market is a miniature of Muong Khuong Land’s society about culture, tradition & custom of ethnic people. It is very unique of Muong Khuong Market to sell & buy the bird – Nightingale, where to buy & sell horses & the dishes of cooking from the horse, you are possible to try the taste of Thang Co. Muong Khuong is home of Hmong people, Phu La, Dzao and Han people, Hmong People is the most of 50% people in Muong Khuong Land.
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.