Xin Cheng market opens on every Wednesdays. The road trip take 3 hours from Sapa and 2 hours from Lao Cai.
It offers the opportunity to discover a colourful gathering point of many local minorities (Flower Hmong, Tay or Giay). On the way to the market along the Chinese border, you will enjoy amazing mountain scenery, charming rivers and terraced rice fields. People from the area meet at the market to exchange tobacco, clothes, fruits, horses, buffaloes and many other local products.