Travelling to Sapa is not only a chance to admire the beautiful natural sceneries but also a very great way to discover the unique culture of local people in this upland. There are some ethnic villages that are highly recommended if you are interested in Sapa homestay tours to experience a real life of ethnic groups in Sapa, including:
Ban Ho village
Located about 30 kilometers southwest of Sapa town, Ban Ho is a small village of Tay people. Although it is not too far from the central town of Sapa, not many travellers visit this nice village due to the bad and slippery road in wet seasons. However, the one who is patient enough to overcome this little difficulty will get a really a deserved reward – the amazing natural scenery of water springs, immense flower fields and the opportunity to discover the daily activities of ethnic Tay. Many travellers share that choosing Ban Ho as the destination for Sapa homestay tours is their right decision as they have a lot of interesting experiences when living together with ethnic people here and discovering the unique culture of them. Visit Sapa with Indochina travel
Lao Chai villge
Lao Chai is home of Black H’mong ethnic which is situated 7km far from Sapa. This village is the ideal destination for travellers who do not have too much time to experience Sapa homestay. Coming to the Lao Chai village and you will feel welcomed in any house of the local people. It is a great time to wander around terraces and discover a bit of life in this misterious highland.
Ta Van village
Ta Van is a small village situated in a picturesque valley of Muong Hoa. A lot of travellers choose Ta Van villge as their destination to experience Sapa homestay as well as to discover the life style and the typical culture of the Vietnam northern moutainous area. On the way to Ta Van, you will walk through beautiful terraced rice fields and some pretty villages. As you will have to walk through the H’mong and Dao people’s villages, it would be better if you have a tour guide. If you are planning for some cheap Sapa homestay tours, do not forget to bring with you a map and you can totally discover the beauty of this village without a tourguide’s help.Travel to Vietnam
Ta Phin village
Ta Phin is the residential area of the H’Mong and the Rea Dao minorities, a village located around 12 km far for the town of Sapa which still remains their traditional customs and lifestyle. A lot of special things are waiting to be discovered in Ta Phin village. Local people in the village will friendly invite you to visit their house and tell you how they live as well as their unique culture. Ta Phin is also a highly recommended destination for Sapa homestay tours
If you are planning for a Sapa homestay tour, remember to take the four mentioned above villages into your considerations.
The Indochina Voyages team.
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