A rare feature in Sapa is the large concentration of different ethnic groups in a relatively small space. Come to Sapa, visitors can not miss the discovery of these villages below.
Sapa 2 days tours : Sapa 2 days 1 night by bus
Cat Cat village
From Sapa town center , Cat Cat is only 2 km apart. That is the village of H’Mong ethnic group. It has many traditional crafts such as flowers, linen weaving and fabrication of jewelry. In particular, this place still retain a lot of unique customs other areas do not have or no longer exist originally.
Through the weaving looms, the H’Mong people create colorful brocades with patterns such as: mimic plants, flowers, birds, etc. In association with the cotton weaving, linen is the dyeing and printing of pattern embroidery. The popular dyeing is the technique of dyeing indigo, dyeing water made out of forest leaves. Finally, fabrics are polished by rolling the cloth with a round log on a flat plate that has beeswax.
Ta Phin village
The first stop of visitors when you go to Ta Phin is a traditional architecture . It was built with the Spanish style in the 19 century . Looking to the southeast, opposite the monastery is Ham Rong Mountain with magnificent beauty on the landscape with the various shapes rocks. Ham Rong mountain has the shape of the giant dragon is reaching out with head high covering a whole Sapa area.
Ta Van village
The village is away from the southeast of Sapa town, about 8 km .
Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the style, lifestyle of the Dzay ethnic group. The road to Ta Van village is small, narrow. The two sides of the road are terraced fields with the green “made by” corn and rice.
The Dzay people have the main job of growing rice. In addition, they also forged farming tools and have silver engraving. They are on both the stilts and the house made by soil with a stately place, ancestral altars and receptions. They have a rich culture with stories, poetry, proverbs, quizzes, and knives. Dzay’s clothes are very simple: women wear shorts short to the ankles and often wear a fabric bag embroidered with patterns; Men wear pullover blouses, round neck, buttoned canvas, standing pants .
Not too cold as in Ta Phin or Ta Van … the weather is warm in Ho village. Drive on a winding road, with one side of high mountains and one side of abyss. Until you see a light yellow with a bit of reddish-brown leaves of the Hoang Lien national forest and terraced fields, you won’t come to this village.. Go on a bit, you will see a abandoned stone house beside the road. Next to it , there is a stilt sells brocade, candy, drinks …
Sapa tours in Ho village, you will live in a cozy and intimate atmosphere with indigenous people. In the morning, you can visit Hoang Lien National Park, where there is a variety of plants and animals. Because the climate in the village is warmer than other areas (average 18 – 25 degrees C), visitors can swim in the stream of Lave at noon . Besides, you should watch Da Nhay waterfall near there.