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Ta Van Village Sapa – Top Detailed Guides For Travelers

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Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

One of the top Sapa Village Vietnam you should discover is Ta Van Village Sapa – An area with picturesque landscapes like in the fairy world. Today, Sun Getaways Travel would like to introduce Ta Van Village Sapa to you. Let’s find out!

Ta Van Village Introduction

Located about 12 kilometers from Sapa in northern Vietnam, Ta Van Village is situated in Muong Hoa Valley. It is surrounded by lush terraced rice pads and offers visitors a glimpse into the natural Sapa beauty here. Moreover, the village is known as the home of the Giay, Hmong, and Red Dao ethnic groups, which is the reason why this village has abundant cultural values and traditional aspects for tourists to experience.

Where is Ta Van Village Located?

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

Ta Van Village is located in Lao Cai Province in northern Vietnam. Travelers can find the village within Muong Hoa Valley which is about 12 kilometers away from Sapa town. It is not too far from the town, but this distance is enough for it to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Hence, people visiting here specialize in relaxing, recharging their energy, breathing the fresh air, and giving them a piece of peace in their minds.

How to Get There?

To get to Ta Van Village from Sapa, you need to commute to Hanoi first. You can take a taxi, or a train, hire a motorbike, or take a bus/ train to reach Sapa. From Sapa to Ta Van Village, the best option is to take a taxi or hire a motorbike to get there. For hiring a motorbike, you only spend about 120,000 VND per day. Also, you will get more free time and be more flexible in moving this place to other places.

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

Find more information: How to Get to Sapa Vietnam? Best Travel Guide and Tips for Tourists

Best Time to Visit Ta Van Village

The best time to visit Ta Van Village Vietnam is in the spring, from April to June. The period in the spring is pleasant. The village weather is clear and less rain. Hence, tourists can join outdoor activities such as trekking and wandering around Ta Van Village to admire the lush scenery of golden terraced rice fields in spring.

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

Find more information: Sapa Vietnam in March, Sapa Vietnam in November, and Sapa Vietnam in September

What to Explore in the Village?

Learn about minorities’ life

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

When visiting Lao Cai Ta Van Village, you can spend time at local homestays and experience the daily life of ethnics. Locals often live in traditional stilt houses with typical architecture. You can try living here and gain more knowledge about the features of the houses. Additionally, this is the chance for you to follow the locals, share meals with them, and learn about their daily routines and culture.

Visit May Bridge and Muong Hoa Stream

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Admire the beauty on May Bridge 

Besides the picturesque landscapes, Ta Van Village has a reputation for May Bridge and Muong Hoa Stream. May Bridge is constructed from bamboo over the tranquil Muong Hoa Stream. When standing on the bridge, you can admire the panoramic view of the village and the beauty of the forest as well as the water flow of the pristine stream. Thus, do not forget to take pictures of breathtaking nature as well as beautiful photos of yourself to mark that you used to come here, at least once in your life!

Admire the natural beauty

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 

Another activity you should not and will not miss is admiring Ta Van Village’s natural beauty. Thevillage has a pristine beauty with many traditional wooden stilt houses. Moreover, tourists will feel more peaceful and calmer when staying here because Muong Hoa Valley covers the village with natural streams, green mountains, and endless lush terraced rice pads. Especially, when it is in crop season, people will witness an ink painting in Ta Van Village including endless golden terraced fiends twinkling under the sunshine.

Go trekking

Another activity that travelers would like to experience is trekking through the village. On the road, they can pass by lush hills and terraced rice fields. Moreover, tourists can learn more about traditional farming from the Giay, Hmong, and Red Dao ethnic groups. We can say that trekking is the best method to have an authentic experience getting to Ta Van Village.

Explore local markets

Next, if you want to buy presents for relatives staying at home, let’s take some time to visit local markets! When you get to the market, you will be overwhelmed due to the bustling vibe here with a bunch of locals wearing colorful traditional costumes selling products in the market.

Travel Guides To Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam 
Sapa minorities in the markets 

There are various interesting things you can find in the market. For example, the center market of Ta Van Village offers woven textiles, handicrafts, dried crops, and more. Moreover, you can take a chance to interact with vendors to listen to their stories and the process of manufacturing local products in the market.

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What to Eat in the Village?

Traveling to Ta Van Village without tasting their local delicacies will be a big loss for you. In the village, you can try a lot of delectable foods such as grilled fresh fish caught from the stream, Thang Co, Cap nach pork, or five-colored sticky rice. In particular, Thang Co and grilled steam are must-try dishes in the village.

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Thang Co Sapa – Sun Getaways Travel

Thang Co is a kind of famous soup cooked from diverse meat types like horse meat, buffalo meat, and pork. Moreover, you can easily warm up your body heat with grilled stream fish. This plate is beloved by many visitors traveling to Sapa because of its special flavors of the combination between fish and ginger, lemongrass, and herbs. 

Ta Van Village Travel Tips

Here are some tips for tourists before visiting Ta Van Village:

  • Wear sturdy shoes and bring necessities like sunscreen, snacks, and cash.
  • Tourists should know how to respect traditional values here and local customs by dressing modestly. Moreover, they should ask permission before taking photos.
  • It will be better to hire a local guide to lead the trip, which will help you learn about the history and cultural insights more easily. Moreover, the guides will know a lot of hidden gems to show you.
  • If you do not like crowds, you would rather visit the village in mid-week for a quieter experience.
  • Choosing a homestay run by an ethnic minority family will allow you to get more meaningful memories and experiences.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Sun Getaways Travel has just shared with you all about Ta Van Village Vietnam. Although this village is not as big and famous as Cat Cat Village, Lao Chai Village, or Sin Chai Village, it is worth visiting and can be considered one of the best places to discover in Sapa. We hope that you will have the most beautiful memories in Ta Van Village Sapa Vietnam.

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