Muong Hum is a typical market of its kind. The trip offers you an opportunity to meet a large variety of ethnic minorities such as Ha Nhi, Phu La, Tu Di, Black Dao, Giay, Red Hmong as well as Black Hmong. You will be able to visit Muong Vi caves, which are thousand meters long with beautiful stalagmite and stalactite formed in strange shape.
After having breakfast, you will travel by car from Lao Cai Railway Station. From Lao Cai, you turn in a dirt and rough road running through mountainous area. Muong Hum locates 35km from Y Ty border. On Sunday, Muong Hum is always packed with colorful ethnic minorities such as Ha Nhi, Phu La, Tu Di, Black Dao, Giay, Red Hmong as well as Black Hmong. They come to buy and sell local products such as food and material for agriculture and fabric. After spending the whole morning exploring the market, you will have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch, you will be able to visit Muong Vi caves. Depending on weather, the caves can be submerged. Stretching thousand meters long, the caves are carved with beautiful stalagmite and stalactite. After caving, you get on the car for a journey back to Lao Cai.
Approx: 5 hours driving/ 0.5-hour walking/ 1-hour lunch
Note: The trip can start and finished at Sapa or Lao Cai Railways Station, according to your wishes. Departure time should be no later than 8.00. The trip will always finish in very early afternoon. Therefore it is recommended to guest who goes back to Sapa after the trip.
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