Welcome to Sapa, Lao Cai Province.

Ta Van Village Tours

Ta Van village is home to Dzay or Giay people, it is located in the valley of Muong Hoa River, 7 kilometers from Sapa town. Travelers follow down the main road, then walking to Ta Van village or following the rice terraces' buffalo trails to trek up and down to Ta Van villages.

What do to see in Ta Van?

  • Trekking around Ta Van village, trek down along the Muong Hoa river
  • Visit local family - Dzay ethnic minority ( Talking to know about the culture, customs, tradition of Dzay People)
  • Visit Ta Van Primary Ethnic Minority School
  • Take a photograph of Muong Hoa river and Ta Van valley
  • Take photographs with local Dzay Ethnic People ( Should ask them when you take a picture or tell your tour guide to arrange this activity for you)
  • If you have a day trip from Sapa to Ta Van village, there is a community restaurant where travelers have lunch and watch the Dzay's traditional music, performances.
  • If your tour arranges for 2 days and homestay. Ta Van village is a very good place for you to stay overnight here. There are more than 20 families to set up the house to welcome travelers to stay overnight here. The Day house is very clean and constructed as a house on stilts, the house has a western bathroom, mat, mosquito nets, pillow, sheet, blanket. It is a basic amenity for stay overnight.
  • Have dinner with Dzay People, Ethnic people will make dinner or show the guest how to cook the food, finally enjoy the dinner and drink Dzay Ethnic Alcohol that makes from corn or water rice.
  • Enjoy the local beer after the hard trek in the late afternoon the local beer will sell at price - 15.000 VND / Can.
  • Enjoy the breakfast with Dzay people, after well-sleep then enjoy breakfast is cooked by Dzay, you will try something like Pancake with honey bee, chocolate, and banana and with a cup of coffee or Vietnamese tea.
To explore


The travel distance from Hanoi to Sapa is 315 km. There is no airport nearby Sapa, so you have two options to travel between Hanoi and Sapa: taking a sleeper train or a bus. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fansipan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. Besides, other mountains like Aurora & J (where the sun appears at sunrise) complete a very steep terrain. The town of Sa Pa lies at an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,921 feet) elevation. Sapa's area is home to several ethnic minorities. Here the majority of Kinh people are in the minority, making up only 15% of the total. In Sa Pa, the majority group is the H'Mông at 52%, followed by the Dao with 25%, the Tày at 5%, and the Giáy at 2%. There are also a few Xá Phó peopleSapa - the Famous for its breathtaking landscapes · 1 – Sapa Town · 2 – Cat Cat Village · 3 – Muong Hoa River & Valley · 4 – Y Linh Ho Village · 5 – Lao Chai Village.