45 km in the Norhwest o Lao cai city , passing over the complex of Muong Vi caves and grottoes anh Xeo village , you will see a range of imposing mountains surrounded by clouds . That hill crossing road will lead you Muong Hum mountain city .
Although a modern life has brought new gusts of wind to Muong Hum mountain city but still maintains traditional lifestyle , custom of recieving guests and religous cultural life . Traveler will be warmed welcomed and invited to have a familar meal and a cup of heart - warming wine . On Tet h
oliday, Roong Pooc festival, grave visiting festival , death pardon day or feast for good harvest , all families in Muong Hum mountain city often invites each to have a simple meal with salted vegetable, duck , pork or dry buffalo meal and beef cabbage.
Muong Hum market opens every sunday . That is a place of meeting exchancing and attaching relationship among different villages and people . To attend kermis , people in remote regions go to th market on day prior to its opening and gather in inns . The elderly gathe in one place and talk about everything.