Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Sapa is famous for its numerous beautiful natural landscapes. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of cities, let’s come to Muong Hoa valley. This is one of the most beautiful Sapa trekking route that many visitors want to experience.

Hoa stream flows along the Muong Hoa valley, extends throughout the Lao Chai, Ta Van, Hau Thao,... It is a place, along through the mountains is a strange carved stone. Spread over 4 kilometers length, 2 kilometers width with at least 159 stones, Muong Hoa have mysterious graphics. This place was researched by scientists of Vietnam, Russia, France, Australia, etc.

Muong Hoa Valley Overview

Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa valley is located in Hau Thao commune, about 8km southeast from Sapa town. From Sapa town, tourists must cross many high mountains to reach this beautiful valley. The road is twisty, but what you find on the road is worth it.

This valley has a basin-like terrain with a Muong Hoa stream stretching 15 km through Lao Chai, Ta Van, Hau Thao towns and ending at Ban Ho. Muong Hoa is home to many ethnic groups like H'Mong, Ta Van, Tay ...

Muong Hoa Spring is the downstream of the famous waterfall named Thac Bac. The stream is like a giant python winding; along the streams are terraced fields that look like "stairs to heaven". In the season of ripe rice, the golden glitter reflects on the water, reflecting the magic beauty of this valley.

Muong Hoa Valley is also home to the famous ancient Sapa stone field. This strange stone area is interspersed between plants and terraced fields of ethnic minorities. Stretching over 4 km long, 2 km wide with at least 159 stones, contains many mysterious images, the stone field used to be the focus of many Vietnamese, Russian, French and Australian scientists but until now no one has been able to explain their origin.

Both populations of ancient stones with beautiful carving are located in Ban Pho. With the big stones, it has many different sculptures on the surface. Especially, there have various postures and 11 motifs strange shape. Most scientists evaluated that it is the great heritage of mankind.

People found many similarities with the Dong Son culture, which has date from 2300 to 3000 years. The mysterious graphics of the Sapa’s ancient stones can be of many ethnic groups living in different ages. They draw a primitive picture or sophisticated picture to express many different cultures. They can be either Dao or Mong.

Rice Terraced Fields

On the main road leading to Muong Hoa valley, tourist will have opportunities take photos and sight Sapa’s views. This valley has terraced fields which is the most beautiful terraced fields of Sapa.

In summer, the whole valley is filled with vitality by the green color of rising rice. In the fall, the valley is like changing new clothes by the golden color of the ripe rice. Many tourists have come here saying that autumn, golden season, ripe rice season is the most beautiful season of Muong Hoa valley. In addition to the Sapa terraced fields with steps leading up to the sky, near the valley there are many kinds of colorful flowers that seem to be blooming all year round, most notably the red rose garden.

Cross the suspension bridge, you will be visiting the village of weaving and dyeing cloth of the Hmong and exploring Muong Hoa valley. Exploring the magnificent Muong Hoa valley to enjoy its breathtaking landscapes, you will also paying visit to small and isolated hamlets and villages meet the Black H’mong, Zay and Red Zao at home and at work. Let's join Sapa Vietnam trekking tours or Sapa tour package to explore the beautiful valley.

Trekking in Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Muong Hoa Valley

Every year on Dragon’s first lunar month, Ta Van commune, Sapa district, they open the festival to welcome a new year for bumper harvest. The Giay, H’mong, Dao ethnic… and a large number of tourists come here, which makes Muong Hoa valley becomes more vibrant and colorful. Previously, Ta Van Giay was called Roong Pooc festival. Although it is the traditional festival of Ta Van ethnic, many years it has spread to become the festival of the whole valley of Muong Hoa. Tourists from Sapa attend and festival ambience spreads throughout the valley of Muong Hoa.

Muong Hoa valley becomes a very popular destination for tourists when visiting Sapa. After leaving Sapa, visitors will surely remember the feeling of peace when being immersed in nature and forgetting the busy and busy city. If you need further information about Sapa Vietnam tour price, please contact us. Thank you and have a great trip!