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Cao Son market is located in Cao Son commune, Muong Khuong market, Lao Cai province. It is 80 km far away from Sapa town & 125 km from Sapa town.

Travelers come here to have a chance to exchange, talk & learn about the ethnic community of 4 big villages in Cao Son commune, Muong Khuong district.

Coming to Cao Son by boat trip from Bao Son – Cao Son is very unique of way to explore the unreached area of imposing of views from both sides of Chay River. 

Departure from Lao Cai town, travelers follow the national way – 4D, then coming to Phong Nien Commune, Bao Thang district, Lao Cai province. And then following by boat trip along provincial way – 31 km, cruising up Chay River to Cao Son market.

Cao Son market is getting together of Mong, Phu La, Dzao, Black Han in Cao Son Commune, Muong Khuong Market. On Wednesday, local people coming here for market day.

Coming Market day in the early morning, anywhere of Cao Son land to be very bustling by happy atmosphere of happy market day, people coming for drinking, talking, selling buying & singing.

Cao Son market divided some areas, the first area for selling & buying: fresh vegetables, mushrooms, honeybee, rice wine, rice, family tools, silks, brocade & wearing. The second part of market is for buying & selling Water buffalos, pigs, chickens, dogs, horses…, all market to be very busy & exciting by talking, bargaining & smiling. Then to next area for eating & drinking, the stores with special foods of locals.

Coming on Wednesday of Cao Son Market, traveler will have a chance to enjoy, learn the culture, traditions, and customs of ethnic people & taking boat trip along Chay river.


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