Lung Phin market is between Can Cau market and Bac Ha, about 12km from the town. It’s less busy than other markets, and is open on...
There’s great hiking to remarkable hill-tribe villages around Bac Ha. The Flower H’mong village of Ban Pho is one of the nearest to...
Thai Giang Pho Waterfall
There’s a waterfall near Thai Giang Pho village, about 12km east of Bac Ha, which has a pool big enough for swimming.
Hoang Yen Bar
Yes, the name does say ‘bar’, but it’s more of a restaurant, with a well-priced menu of good breakfast options, tasty rice and noodle...
Lonely Planet review
Don’t miss the outlandish Vua Meo, a palace constructed in a kind of bizarre ‘oriental baroque’ architectural style on the northern edge of town. It was built in 1921 by the French to keep the Flower H’mong chief Hoang A Tuong happy, and looks like a cross between an exotic church and a French chateau. A newly opened tourist information office and a shop selling ethnic minority crafts are also here.