Being the heart of breathtaking landscapes in the Northwest Vietnam, Sapa is an ideal destination of many tourists to the country. In Sapa day trip to Ta Van village, we highly recommend to have an excursion within 2 days/1 night. Tourists will have chances to experience tribal life, get more knowledge about traditional occupation villages and also enjoy amazing scenes that you will never forget.
Ta Van Village
Nearly 10 km from Sapa, Ta Van is a small village set in a picturesque valley of Muong Hoa. This is a place where many Vietnam ethnic minority groups gathering and living in harmony with each other. Differ from the Sapa’s bustle and hustle, Ta Van village which is more quiet, known for ideal homestays for many tourists. The village is home to the Tay and Giay ethnic people. A night staying here will give you an experience closed up their lifestyle.
The best time to visit there is in April or during September, in the crops. You will have a chance to admire wonderful landscapes of the lush terraces.
A Sapa day trip to Ta Van village in 2 days 1 night
A Sapa day trip to Ta Van village within 2 days 1 night is not only visiting Ta Van village, but we also recommend to combine with visiting Cat Cat village. It will give you to explore the differences between the ethnic life and their cultures.
Day 1: Depart from Hanoi, we highly recommend to catch a bus at 6 AM at My Dinh bus station in order to reach Sapa at noon. Along the way, you will enjoy amazing beauty of the northwest mountains, terraced fields are hidden under thick fog. After reaching Sapa town, check in hotel or homestay and have a lunch, your trekking in Sapa starts to visit Cat Cat village. Here, you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in 20th century. Besides, don’t miss to experience the tribal life of ethnic people while enjoying wonderful views of terraced paddy fields and Cat Cat waterfall.
If you have chance, do not hesitate to help with some rice threshing and experience a bit of rural life. That is not enough, after dinner, you are free to explore the charming of Sapa by night when it takes place many activities such as dancing, listening to traditional songs, going shopping, etc. with local people.
Day 2: Head to Lao Chai – Ta Van village
After breakfast, trek to Ta Van village, you’ll walk through terraced fields and among some picturesque villages. Sapa in the morning is covered by thick fog, it is also a great time to enjoy a pure atmosphere of the mountain region. Visiting Ta Van village, it’s a good chance for tourists to learn more about ethnic minority communities while seeing marvelous nature. You will be greeted by the friendliness of local people. The schedule should be ended at 4 PM. It’s a good time for arriving in Hanoi in the evening.
This is a typical schedule to visit villages in Sapa day trip. Get more useful information about the best tips before visiting Sapa. It would be definitely necessary for your perfect trekking.