Sapa travel guide

Location: Cat Cat Village is 2km from Sapa Townlet, Sapa District. Characteristics: This is an age-old village of H’Mong ethnic group remaining unique customs and practices that are lots in other villages. Visitors to Cat Cat have an opportunity to admire a lively and colorful picture. That is the image of young...

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Time: The 15th day of the first lunar month. Place: Ta Chai Commune, Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province. Objects of worship: Agriculture Deity (administer of fields and gardens). Characteristics: Xoe dancing of the Tay. Xoe Festival in Ta Chai is the spring festival of the Tay to pray for good crop, full of...

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Time: From the 14th to the 15th day of the first lunar month. Place: Lao Cai City, Lao Cai Province. Objects of worship: Tran Hung Dao. Characteristics: A palanquin procession, tug of war contest, wrestling contest, and con throwing, sticks pushing, no (arbalest) shooting. Thuong Temple is located on the Hoa Hieu Hill, Lao...

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Location: Sapa Ancient Rock Field is in Muong Hoa Valley, Hau Thao Commune, Sapa District, Lao Cai Province. Characteristic: This 8sq.km-area of remains consists of large multi-grade rocks engraved with ancient images. Sapa Ancient Rock Field is between the terraced rice paddies of ethnic minority groups. The first exploration research, in 1925,...

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ime: From the 1st to the 2nd day of the first lunar month. Place: Ta Phin Commune, Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province. Objects of worship: Deities, ancestors. Characteristics: Dancing (14 styles of dance), bathing ancestor’s statues. Three big families of Ly, Ban, Trieu arranged Tet of dancing at the head of the family’s...

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Location: In center of Sapa Townlet, Sapa District, Lao Cai District; 33km from Lao Cai City. Characteristics: Ham Rong Mountain is an attractive tourist area in the center of Sapa Townlet. Approx.Legend has it that in the distance past, all animals lived together in a chaotic environment. One day, Jade Emperor gave...

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Location: Fansipan Mountain is located 9km south-west of Sapa Townlet in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range. Characteristics: Fansipan is branded “the Roof of Indochina” at the height of 3,143m; Fansipan is to be approved as one of the very few eco-tourist spots of Vietnam, with about 2,024 floral varieties and 327...

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