Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa is one of the most famous destination for breathtaking scenery and is the largest farmland for rice growing in SaPa. It is far from town about 14 kilometers

Muong Hoa Valley
Muong Hoa Valley

Going to visit Muong Hoa, you can trek along Muong Hoa Valley sneaking through the valley nearby SaPa town. This Muong Hoa Valley lies between two high ranges of mountains running in parallel south-east of SaPa town. On the way, you can learn more about how is the rice cultivating.

From the highest elevation of the mountain range covered by endless forest, rain water follows dozens of streams downhill to the floor forming the Muong Hoa Valley, which follows across the small town and rice fields of the ethnic minority people of H’Mong, Dao and many others. They has been working on the slopping land and living their own ways for hundereds years.

Visiting Muong Hoa Valley, you will enjoy an easy walk downhill and along Muong Hoa River, through terraced fields passing some hamlets of the H’Mong people as Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai…, watching locals at work. The night you spend in Ta Van village. The unique village in SaPa area where Giay minority live, will be an excellent and remarkable experience.

Located 8km away from town, Muong Hoa Valley was formed by a narrow strip of land at the east side base on of a mountain for the length of 30km. Lies between two high ranges of mountains running parallel from southeast of Sapa town; it is famous for breathtaking scenery and is the largest farmland for rice growing in Sapa district.

Along Muong Hoa River
It takes about 5 hours for visitors to walk downhill to the valley, tracing the Muong Hoa River, through its terraced fields and passing hamlets of minority groups in Muong Hoa Valley. The valley, being part of Mt. Fansipan’s varied topography, is at the lowest altitude of about 1000 meter and is the home for H’mong, Zao, Zay minority groups, who have been working on the slopping land and living their own ways of life for hundreds over years.

The largest farmland of Sapa district
Starting as a small stream of water from the foot of Silver Waterfall about 14km north west of Sapa town, the water weaves its way along mountain’s feet. Rain water running down from highest elevation of mountain ranges, gathered into dozens of streams flowing downhill to form Muong Hoa River. The river peacefully flows through the Muong Hoa Valley, weaving itself along the foots of mountains, nourishing the earth and the people. On rice season, the rice farmland valley serve up different shades of green and yellow, in ranges of ranges. Patches of colors lining side by side each other creates amazing sensual patterns and a sublime and majestic landscape.

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