Muong Hoa Valley, Sapa

Muong Hoa Valley is the most famous destination in Sapa for its charming natural scenery, unique rice terraces along with the hospitable local people. Once setting foot on the spectacular valley, tourists will actually get unforgettable experiences.

Muong Hoa valley in Sapa  – Photograph: Vietnam Typical Tours Team

In the journey of exploring Sapa travel through misty high mountains in Northwest, tourists will get lost in a beautiful valley. A natural picture made by the Creator’s hand brings wonderful sounds about the peaceful rendezvous on earth. Thanks to the cool fresh climate with diverse nuances, Muong Hoa Valley is one of the most appealing tourist attractions in Sapa alluring the large number of both domestic and international tourists. The natural beauty combining with the creativity of the human along with the terrain of mountains and green of forests have created an enchanting venue full of attractive romantic scenery.

Far about 10km from Sapa town to the southeast, Muong Hoa Valley is the leading tourist attractions in Lao Cai. The valley strongly attracts tourists by the charming beauty of the harmonious combination between the heaven and the earth. The beautiful valley is home to residence of many ethnic groups, which contains great natural beauty alluring tourists from all over the world. Thanks to its wonderful advantages, it has long become one of the famous and appealing tourist Sapa attractions alluring tourists. Discovering Muong Hoa Valley is definitely one of the most unforgettable things to do in Sapa.

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Muong Hoa valley in Sapa  – Photograph: Vietnam Typical Tours Team

Apart from the poetic beauty, Muong Hoa Valley also attracts the attention of tourists with the mysterious ancient rocks located among the greenery and rice terraces of the ethnic minorities here. Spreading over more than 4km long, 2km wide, at least 159 rocks containing numerous mysterious patterns is the rendezvous of many research scientists at home and abroad. Today, the ancient carving area is ranked national relics, the unique heritage of the ancient Vietnamese people. Almost all of populations of ancient rock field with beautiful carvings has concentrated in Ban Pho Village. With the large rocks, there are many carvings on the surface expressing unique meanings. Most of scientists evaluate that this is a great heritage of mankind, not only in terms of aesthetic value but also spiritual significance. The journey of exploring Sapa tour will be definitely much more memorable when tourists set foot on the wonderful valley.

Going to Muong Hoa Valley, tourists will have the opportunity to admire Hoa Stream stretching 15km along the valley through communes, namely Lao Chai, Ta Van, Hau Thao… and ending at Ban Ho Village. The winding stream curves along the slopes of rice terraces. In the season of ripen rice, yellow from terraced fields silhouetting into blue water beautifies subtle beauty of Muong Hoa Valley. The fairly sizable stream is the convergence of 22 other large and small streams. Throughout the length of the stream, there are many cascades with white stones scrubbed and meticulously arranged by invisible hands. In order to facilitate for traveling, the locals here have built the bridges crossing the stream beside mossy old trees. It is bridges that have contributed to adorn the stream and attracted the large number of tourists to unique Sapa valley.


Muong Hoa Valley, Sapa Vietnam

Bridge crossing Muong Hoa stream, Sapa  – Photograph: Vietnam Typical Tours Team

Tourists going to Muong Hoa can easily set foot on Silver Waterfall to admire the grandeur of the falls. This is the source of the Hoa Stream flowing through Muong Hoa Valley. They can also take a stroll to explore the life and culture of indigenous people in Lao Chai commune and Ta Van commune or contemplate Muong Hoa Stream winding through the beautiful terraced rice fields. In particular, Ta Van Village offers homestay serving tourists, which is a good opportunity for those who would like to be close to nature and human in Northwest Vietnam. With the unique charming beauty, Muong Hoa Valley is always the name mentioned most in tourist site of Sapa tours. The valley also displays its significant contributions in promoting Sapa tourism in particular and Lao Cai tourism in general closer to both domestic and international tourists.

Muong Hoa Valley Tours

RouteHanoi – Sapa – Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Supan – Ban Ho - Ban Ho – Nam Toong – Sapa - Hanoi
RouteHanoi – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Silver Waterfall – Love Waterfall – Sin Chai Village – bus to Hanoi
RouteHanoi – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Topas Ecolodge – Lech Dzao Village - Sapa - Hanoi

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