Sapa, Vietnam | Ta Van Village in Sapa
Ta Van is a small community in the Muong Hoa Valley of Sapa. This village is situated approximately 8 kilometers from Sapa Town. It is inhabited by about 1000 people from several ethnic groups, including the H'Mong, Giay, and Red Dzao.
The path to Ta Van village is winding and narrow. You also must cross via the Muong Hoa spring suspension bridge. When you arrive, you will be treated by a stunning view of the hamlet's numerous rice terraced fields, as well as the intriguing ancient rock field.
Discovering Ta Van's ethnic lifestyle, long-standing culture, and different customs is also a must-do for the best Sapa trip. Therefore it is strongly advised to stay at an overnight homestay in this ethnic village. You can dine and talk with the locals while learning about their culture and customs.
Ta Van village specialties include Muong Hum roast fish, Muong Khuong horse meat, and Van Ban multicolored sticky rice. You can enjoy interesting performances of ethnic music and dance, festivals, and traditional sports if you are be here on their festival time. You can also taste some interesting and delicious cuisine.
You may easily trek from Ta Van village to surrounding hill small communities like as Lao Chai, Giang Ta Chai, Ban Ho, Thanh Kim, Thanh Phu, My Son, and others to make your holiday more interesting and adventurous. Remember to bring a hat, suitable shoes, and cameras to capture the stunning scenery and unforgettable moments in Sapa.