From Hmong villages to Taphin – 1 Day
You will leave the busy life behind to enjoy a nice walk in an area, which is not touristy as well as visit a small village of Black Hmong minority.
You will be greeted by the local tour guide who will give a brief introduction about the whole tour. After that, the trekking expedition starts. You will go off the main road, onto hilly mountainous trails. Your surrounding is filled with lush vegetation, pine forest and fresh air. You will experience the untouched beauty of the area. Matra is the newly added location in a series of villages in Sapa that visitors can go to. The village is about 5km from the town of Sapa. This has around 50 households, resided by only H’Mong people. Ma Tra village has restored the traditional flax weaving loom, forging tools and carved silver production as part of tourism. After 3h walks from Matra, you will then reach Ta Phin village where the red Dao and H’mong reside. With this mix of ethnicity, the culture is this village is rather exciting and colorful. Lunch will be served on the way in a local family.
You will also have a chance to visit the unique caves in the Taphin area. This cave system is small and meandering, leading to all different direction but will eventually lead you to one point. The village also has an old monastery built during the French colonial period. There is also an arts and crafts house displaying and selling authentic jewelleries made by the locals. In late afternoon, you will take your car back to the town.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
What is included?
- English speaking guide
- All needed transport
- Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
- Hotel accommodation
- Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
- All other services not indicated above
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