Muong Hoa Valley in Sapa

Muong Hoa Valley in Sapa

Located 8km away from town, Muong Hoa Valley was formed by a narrow strip of land at the east side base on of a mountain for the length of 30km.

Located 8km away from town, Muong Hoa Valley was formed by a narrow strip of land at the east side base on of a mountain for the length of 30km. Lies between two high ranges of mountains running parallel from southeast of Sapa town; it is famous for breathtaking scenery and is the largest farmland for rice growing in Sapa district.

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Along Muong Hoa River

It takes about 5 hours for visitors to walk downhill to the valley, tracing the Muong Hoa River, through its terraced fields and passing hamlets of minority groups in Muong Hoa Valley. The valley, being part of Mt. Fansipan's varied topography, is at the lowest altitude of about 1000 meter and is the home for H'mong, Zao, Zay minority groups, who have been working on the slopping land and living their own ways of life for hundreds over years. 

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The largest farmland of Sapa district
Starting as a small stream of water from the foot of Silver Waterfall about 14km north west of Sapa town, the water weaves its way along mountain's feet. Rain water running down from highest elevation of mountain ranges, gathered into dozens of streams flowing downhill to form Muong Hoa River. The river peacefully flows through the valley, weaving itself along the foots of mountains, nourishing the earth and the people. On rice season, the rice farmland valley serve up different shades of green and yellow, in ranges of ranges. Patches of colors lining side by side each other creates amazing sensual patterns and a sublime and majestic landscape. 

Travel Tips Visiting Muong Hoa Valley

  • Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen, etc. for trekking.
  • Bring light sleeping bag if visitors stay overnight at local homestay to interact with ethnic people.

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