Our day started with an early morning delicious breakfast, actually, it was more than just food, the view from the restaurant balcony was breathtaking. The picturesque valley and the rolling mountains in the backdrop was something I will remember forever. I am posting a picture just lớn imagine how beautiful the scene was.

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The beautiful view of the Valley và the mountains from the hotel restaurant

Our guide La from the valley dressed up in blachồng typical Black Hmong muốn outfit picked us up at 8:00 am from the hotel in Sapa và after a short drive sầu we were at our destination from where we started our 9 km long trekking through different tribal villages likeY Linc Ho, Lao Cnhì, and Ta Van.

Heading to lớn our destination from where will start our 8+ km trekking!

View of Rice Terraces

It was a beautiful bright morning perfect for trekking, our driver pulled over at a hilltop lookout for the beautiful view of rice terraces.

Beautiful view of Rice Terrace in Sapage authority, VietnameA cthảm bại up view of Rice Terrace from a lookout.

Joined By a Few More Local Hhy vọng People

We were 5 in our group but accompanied by at least 3 – 5 Hmong muốn young girls who joined us from our starting point, soon we were dropped off by the tour van from where our trekking started.

Few Blaông chồng Hmong mỏi girls greeted us at our drop off point and continue hiking with us.

Ta Van Village, Lao Cai, Vietnam

Ta Van village is about 10 km from Sapa in the valley of Muong Hoa. It is inhabited mainly by Giay, Red Dao, & Blaông xã Hmong mỏi ethnic people. I was amazed lớn see the beautiful houses, rice terraces, panoramic view of the mountains in the backdrop, và hill tribe ethnic lifestyle.


Lao Chai Village, Lao Cai, Vietnam

This village is located in the valley called Muong Hoa Valley alongside the river và surrounded by mountains makes it one of the most picturesque villages in Northern Vietnam. Great place meeting Hmong families and experience the beautiful rice terraces up cthất bại.

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At Roadside Resturant in Lao Cnhì Village

On our way, we took a break at a local roadside restaurant. Enjoyed a cold beer and the spectacular view of the villages through the window. La pointed her house in the village near distance a Vietnamese flag flying high above the rooftop. On our way we met Nay in front of her trang chủ, the guide we knew from our previous trip to lớn Cat Cat village, she was so nice to lend me her motorbike for a joy ride.

Resting at a local restaurant in Ta Van Village, Lao Cai, Vietnam

La was terrific, friendly, very much helpful, & answered any question I had. She assessed my interest in photography, so she chose a different picturesque route. One of the highlights was her taking us to the homes of a hill tribe to attkết thúc a friend’s wedding. We were delighted and thrilled to lớn be able to lớn participate in a local wedding and experience their customs và culture. We were treated lượt thích a real guest và served with exceptional local authentic food. That was the first time I tried the ‘Happy Water’ Hmong’s homemade wine from rice.


After having a couple of shots we really became happy & able lớn overcome the differences và became friends as if we know them for years. Everyone was so nice and friendly we really had a good time there.

Y Linh Ho Village, Lao Cai, Vietnam

This beautiful village is located right by the Muong Hoa River about 7 km southwest of Sapage authority town. It is one of the most visited destinations ahy vọng tourists & well known for homestay accommodations. Y Linc Ho village is mostly inhabited by Blaông xã H’mong hill tribes


We walk through the village markets and finally crossed the Ta Van Bridge, climbed uphill to lớn the parking area khổng lồ be picked up by the tour bus to Sapa. It was a great day and an unforgettable experience, but still, I had the typical feelings like someday I would lượt thích khổng lồ return khổng lồ vì more.

While hiking through the Lao Cnhì Village we crossed this bridge!
Our Hmuốn Tour Guide for the day!
The most friendly và happy Hmong people.
Quite a few Hước ao guest gathered here for the wedding!

Homestay For Village Experience

Surelee Homestay, Ban Pho Hamlet, Lao Cai, Sapa

Homestay is one of the most popular ways lớn experience the Vietnamese lifestyle amuốn tourists. The Surelee Homestay is located 7 miles from Fansipan Legkết thúc Cable Car Station, has accommodations with a bar, a garden, & a 24-hour front desk for your assistance. The family stay has WiFi and private parking không tính tiền of charge. A beautiful view of the river from the location và come with a seating area, a washing machine, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, and a shared bathroom.

My Opinion and Tips

Have you Sapage authority and met Blachồng Hhy vọng People? Anyadditionaltips to share?

Please leave sầu a bình luận below!I’d love sầu khổng lồ hear from you to improve sầu my knowledge.

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