On the 30th of January, the Vietnam Buddhist Church Central has organized the inauguration ceremony, sanctify the largest Amitabha Buddha statue in Vietnam with the spiritual culture community together at the top of the Fansipan mountain and the great festival day of the Prayer 2018.
Long Tong festival is usually called “ going to the field” is one of the most importance festival in a year of Tay ethnic minority which consist of most typical culture features of Tay, Nung groups. The festival is held on the beginning of January (Luanar calender), lasting until the beginning of February (Lunar calender). This is the belief activity showing a wish of good weather. Plant,crop and life
Monday - Ban Phiet market
Ban Phiet market is located in Ban Phiet commune, Bao Thang district. The market meets on every Monday. This market is quite small and not too crowded, but it is a place of trading and exchange among ethnic minorities in the region.
Tuesday - Coc Ly market
Coc Ly market is divided into separate areas: the brocade-selling area, the area for selling mountain products, the cattle-selling area, and the food court. The people involved in the trade were mainly Flower Mong, Dao and Nung. Coc Ly is not only famous for the "barter" because it is located right next to the suspension bridge spanning the Chay River, this place is also an attractive tourist destination.
Y Ty - a paradise of clouds, of the peaceful village in the misty fog, hidden and unhide with special magnificent terraced rice fields. And especially, this place also preserves the unique culture of Black Ha Nhi people, one of the ethnic minorities in the ethnic communities of Vietnam. Have you ever been to Y Ty to discover its unique culture? If not yet, let's explore and experience it with Lao Cai Tourism.
San Sa Ho is a commune of Sapa district, Lao Cai Province. Most of the people who live here is belong to the H’mong ethnic group. If you travel to Sapa in this spring, you can not missing Gau Tao Festival at Sa Sa Ho commune – one of the biggest festival of H’mong ethnic group.