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One day trek Suoi Ho Ma Tra Ta Phin Village Excursion

It is possible to visit Ta Phin Village as part of a day trek or as a road trip by motorbike or car. The following escribes the trek to Ta Phin Village home of the Red Dao minority with their colourful traditional dress.

Tour name:
Trekking Ta Phin Village

Grade:
Easy – Medium

Tour code:
  SE - D01T

Duration: 
   1 day (app. ~ 6 hours)

Distance Covered: 
   12  - 15 km

Start:
9:30 AM everyday

Pick up:
At your hotel in Sapa

End: 
app. ~ 3:30 PM
We begin the day with a 3km trek through breathtaking landscape to the village of Suoi Ho, home to H’mong minority. From here you can enjoy views over endless rice terraces, and you will have the opportunity to see some of the animals used by the locals. Continuing on to Matra village you will come across the impressive ruins of a church dating back to the French occupation in the early 1900s. Take a minute to explore this intriguing sight and take some photos. Trekking to the village of Ta Phin you will be able to meet both Black H’mong and Red Dzao minorities. The Red Dao are known for their expertise in herbal medicine, and use plants from the land to treat many illnesses. Your guide will be able to introduce you to some Red Dao women who can tell you more about their many remedies. A Red Dao herbal medicine bath can be arranged for you to experience, so please ask. Transport will be provided from Ta Phin back to Sapa.
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