Ethnic markets in Ha Giang

It’s a very good option to visit a small or large authentic ethnic market in Ha Giang province. The best days for visiting a large ethnic market are Saturday or Sunday. Some markets take place in the working days in the week. It’s a great opportunity to see the people of ethnic minorities, who came here travelling many kilometers from their homes. They sell mainly fabrics, animals and food. Here is a little excerpt of larger markets, ethnic markets are named according to areas where they are held:

• Ha Giang town – Sunday market
• Quyet Tien, Quan Ba (Tam Son) – Saturday market
• Quan Ba – Sunday market
• Coc Pai – Sunday market
• Lung Phin – Sunday market
• Hoang Su Phi – Sunday market
• Sa Phin – every 6th day
• Pho Cao – every 6th day
• Pho Bang – every 6th day
• Ma Le (Dong Van) – Saturday market
• Dong Van – Sunday market
• Khau Vai Love market (26th and 27th of the third month of the lunar calendar)
• Meo Vac – the largest Sunday market in Ha Giang province


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