The Most Attractive Trekking Trails in Sapa

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Activities attracting thousands of visitors to Sapa tourism is trek grace spectacular mountain view to the colorful towns of hill tribes in the uplands of northern Vietnam. You can spend some days check out the strolls, treks and scenic drives listed below. Depending on your health and your ability to walk you can choose the most appropriate hiking route.

Cat Cat village

It may be said that this village need to stroll than hike, this trip provides an excellent overview to the countryside surrounding Sapa. Cat Cat village is an ideal trekking route for someone who want to gain more challenging as you should hike Ham Rong Mount route but still acceptable for all tourists. This is an old village of Black H’mong people where you can discover many interesting facts about their ordinary life as well as culture and architecture. Cat Cat village is also the perfect place to see traditional clothing being made, hemp being dyed and women weaving colorful. In Shin Chai village, local people will spend the time to teach textile weaving and dying and they take the group on a locally built trail. Coming to Sin Chai you will have chance to take pleasure flowers as peach blossom, plum blossom, gladiolus, pear blossom, rose, chrysanthemum.

Lao Chai and Ta Van village

The other villages in Sapa trekking trails are Lao Chai and Ta Van village. You have a chance to get the spectacular mountain scenery and walk through traditional villages and their surrounding rice paddies. Firstly, you come to Lao Chai which is a village of Black Hmong ethnic people. Coming here, you will be caught up their daily life and how to make their traditional clothes, handicraft, indigo… Moreover, you have a chance to visit the biggest valley which offers to you the best views of the golden rice terrace field in Vietnam. After the Lao Chai village, you walk to Ta Van, a village of Giay people. It is a small group of ethnic people living in Vietnam, they still preserve a rich and traditional culture. Of course, you will enjoy the lunch with a local family in one of the beautiful traditional houses located on their rice paddy fields. After that, you can have a short sleep in the local people.

Giang Ta Chai village

After hiking past beautiful terraced rice fields, you will cross a gorgeous bamboo forest which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park to a picturesque waterfall in Giang Ta Chai village. Giang Ta Chai located in the opposite to Muong Hoa stream and was hidden by old trees and bamboo groves. You can explore the life of ethnic minorities; admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. You visit Sapa’s ancient rock with engraved images, both big and small – unique patterns of the ancients. Approaching the life of H’mong local people, you can know how they make their clothing. They buy the yarn at a local market; they still typically weave and embroider the fabric themselves. Their many crafts, their embroidery is stunning.

Y Linh Ho village

Continuously, A suspension bridge will lead you uphill to Y Linh Ho village, which is a small commune composed by many small hamlets scattering on the very tough mountain terrain with high and steep mountains. The Black H’mong lives in this village. They wear the dark clothing and navy dyed with indigo which often seen in the hands of older H’mong women. Their houses are built on their farmland and on the mainly cultivate corn, dry rice on the steep hillsides. As a result, the only way to get to the village is on foot on the road.

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