Sapa Sin Cheng market Lao Cai
Located in Sin Cheng Commune center. It is far Si Ma Cai district about 10 kilometers. Sin Cheng market opens on every Wednesdays. It offers the opportunity to discover a colourful gathering point of many local minorities (Flower Hmong, Tay or Giay).
On the way to the market along the Chinese border, you will enjoy amazing mountain scenery, charming rivers and terraced rice fields. People from the area meet at the market to exchange tobacco, clothes, fruits, horses, buffaloes and many other local products.
Sin Cheng is also a social gathering point for the villagers to meet and exchange the latest news. Visting Sin Cheng market, you can buy black chicken, black meet...Especially, you can enjoy " Thang co", one of the most famous food in Lao Cai.
On the way back to Sapa, you will pass by the Hmong King Palace which was built in the early 20th century during the French colonial era. This tour departs early in the morning from Sapa or Lao Cai and finish around 4pm.