Coc Ly Tuesday Market Tour from Sapa

Sapa, Vietnam
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Full Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people



Coc Ly Tuesday Market Tour from Sapa

Embark on a captivating journey to the vibrant Coc Ly Tuesday Market, located just a short distance from the picturesque town of Sapa. This bustling market is a melting pot of colorful ethnic minority groups, such as the Flower H’mong, Tay, Nung, and Black Dao, who come together to trade their unique products and crafts.

As you wander through the stalls, you’ll be dazzled by the stunning array of handmade textiles, intricate silver jewelry, and traditional handicrafts that showcase the rich cultural heritage of these communities. Don’t forget to sample the delicious local street food, from steaming bowls of pho to savory rice cakes, which will tantalize your taste buds with their authentic flavors.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as locals barter and haggle, creating an electrifying ambiance that is both fascinating and exhilarating. Take the opportunity to interact with the friendly locals, learn about their customs and traditions, and gain a deeper understanding of their way of life.

The Coc Ly Tuesday Market tour from Sapa promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories of the vibrant charm and diversity of this enchanting region.


  • Coc Ly Market
  • Chay River
  • Trung Do Village
  • Tay Minority Tribes People
  • Bao Nhai village

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 2 Adults 2 2 44%
2 3 Adults 3 3 53%
3 4 - 5 Adults 4 5 64%
4 6 - 10 Adults 6 10 68%
Bulk discount children
# Discount group From children To children Value
1 2 Children 2 2 44%
2 3 Children 3 3 53%
3 4 - 5 Children 4 5 64%
4 6 - 10 Children 6 10 68%


Coc Ly a is a medium sized minority peoples market where every Tuesday the tribes from the surrounding villages come to buy and sell goods and meet friends. You will find Flower Hmong (Red Hmong), Black Dao, Nung, Giay and Tay peoples in attendance and the goods on offer range from local fruit and vegetables to livestock, handicrafts and clothes. The market starts around 7am and closes in the early afternoon. A typical itinerary for a day at Coc Ly would be something along the lines of:

  • Drive to Coc Ly (95 km / 1h 45m from Sapa, or 60 km / 1 hour from Lao Cai).
  • Enjoy your time at the market, walk around, bargain and take in the sights and sounds of local life.
  • After exploring the market take a short drive to the Chay river.  Sail down the gently flowing waters, lined by corn and vegetable fields,  passing beautiful villages, impressive waterfalls, gorges and caves as you journey downriver.
  • Stop halfway down the river to visit Trung Do, a village of the Tay minority people.  Take time to explore the farms where they grow exotic chillis and jack fruit.
  • Sail a further 15 minutes down stream to Bao Nhai village and have a late lunch in a local restaurant.
  • After lunch drive back to Sapa or Lao Cai.

Childrens Price Policy

  • Children from 1.4m - Adult Price
  • Children from 1m - 1.39m - 75% Adult Price
  • Under 1m - FREE of charge

If 1 child is booked, they must be accompanied by 2 fully paying adults to receive discount. Otherwise the child or infant prices are same as adults.


  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Village entrance fees
  • Drinks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips

Fullday (+7 Hours)


Tour's Location

Sapa, Vietnam
from $160,00



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