Starting as a small stream of water from the foot of Silver Waterfall about 14 km northwest of Sapa town, weaving its way along mountains’ feet southeast between the two mountain ranges.
Well – known as the largest village in Sapa and a popular village for tourism, Lao Chai village is far from Sapa 9kms with 2 hours trekking.
Well – known as the largest village in Sapa and a popular village for tourism, Lao Chai village is far from Sapa 9kms with 2 hours trekking. This is a village of Black H’mong ethnic people. You can take an easy walk downhill along Muong Hoa River and pass through rice field terraced paddy to reach Lao Chai Village. If you visit village sometimes between May and October, you have opportunity to observe the way local people harvest and plant rice – one of the most important activities in their life.
Afterward, you will keep trekking to further village that is on the route of tourism – Tavan village. This is a village of Giay ethnic people - a picturesque hamlet surrounded by terraced rice fields, Tavan village has come a new tourist attraction in Sapa. A stay with local families will help you get to know about rural village life in the North-West of Vietnam as well as enjoy the cozy atmosphere of a Giay peasant family.
Duration trekking : 3 hours – 15 kms