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Tet Holiday in Sapa Vietnam

Sapa is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in Vietnam with impressive mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and colorful hill tribal cultures. The town has a lot of tourism attractions and Lunar New Year traditions awaiting for you to discover. Tet holiday in Sapa seems to be so distinctive; it is

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New Year Holiday of H’mong People

H’mong (Mong) people don’t wait for New Year Eve. For them, the first coo of the cock in the 1st early morning is the landmark to start a new year. The H’mong includes many groups: Mong Do (White Mong), Mong Lenh (Flower Mong), Mong Si (Red Mong), Mong Du (Black Mong), Mong Sua (Mong Man).

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Unique Traditional Festivals In Sapa In The Spring

In the spring, there are lots of traditional festivals of ethnic minorities in the highland district of Sapa (Lao Cai) where there are the natural landscapes. 1. Gau Tao -The spring festival of the Mong ethnic group The Mong people in the North West and Sapa (Lao Cai) open Gau Tao festival on a beautiful

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Dao people in Sapa Vietnam

 The Dao, known as the Man or Yao in south-west China for centuries, also number a few tens of thousands in Laos, Thailand and Myanmar (formerly Burma). The Dao-Mien settled in Vietnam two to three centuries ago, depending on the area. One of the Dao’s specific cultural features is their traditional writing system using Chinese

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Unique marriage custom in Sapa

H’mong people Tourists to Cat Cat are most attracted by its unique customs, including the custom of “pulling wife” of H’mong people. A man can ask his friends to lure a girl he likes to his house and keeps her there in three days. During these days, if the girl agrees to become his wife,

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The Hmong ethnic minorities in Sapa

The Hmong, known for centuries in China by the name of Miao, used to be called the Méo in Southeast Asia. Numbering about three million, they are scattered over a vast territory stretching from south-west China (2 million) to north Vietnam (600,000), Laos (about 250,000), Thailand (150,000) and Myanmar (formerly Burma) (about 30,000). The main

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Tay people in Sapa

Economic characteristics: Source of the Tay people live on agriculture, water field. Agriculture Tay has developed relatively high. In addition to rice as staple food, people are growing more corn, potatoes, cassava and other food crops and the cultivation of tobacco on the farm. It is also an important source of income of the Tay

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Sapa markets are Vietnamese cultural beauties

The Sapa markets are attractive places for visitors who are keen on exploring traditional cultures.This cultural activity has a long history and is still significant in the modern life of the minority people. This market of the Hmong and Red Dao minorities takes place every Saturday night. The market is a place for trading and exchanging

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Exploring the Red Dao ethnicity culture in Ta Phin Village Sapa

During your Sapa tour, do not forget to visit Ta Phin Village which is located about 17 km from Sapa town. It is famous for the unique features of Red Dao ethnic groups. The road leading to Ta Phin Village is along with the winding mountainside next to the silky green terraced fields. Tourist will

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Sapa-home to several ethnic minorities

Choice views of Fansipan are the prime commodity on sale in Lao Cai’s signature destination, Sapa, a hill station high in the mountains which is a vestige of the French colonial era. Before the French came, Sapa was home to several ethnic minorities, and now that the French are gone — they’re still there. Dzao,

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Sapa minorities ‘s life

Sapa is sharply stratified — almost all the businesses in town are owned and staffed by Viet Kinh, and the only trade the tribes do is on the streets in the form of handicrafts, fruits and vegetables. The fact that the tribes continue to live a very basic existence is partly economic and partly cultural.

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Unique and special architecture of Sapa

Sapa is not only a wonderful destination of culture, cuisine, and tourism attractions but also a land famous for unique architectural buildings. The architecture of Sapa in particular and Lao Cai in general may be divided into two main styles. One is traditional style of local ethnic groups, the other is the Western style with

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Typical festivals and ceremonies of ethnic minorities in Sapa

To fully understand a country’s cultural features, you have to come to its festivals and holidays. It can be said that festival is a panorama of a place’s culture and so does Sapa. Being a mountainous area with many ethnic tribes live together, cultural features in Sapa are very diversified and rich. Come to Sapa

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Wines in Sapa – flavours of mountain and forest

Sapa- the fanciful town in fog is considered a gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures and luscious landscapes. Coming to Sapa, visitors are not only overwhelmed in unique cuisines but also can try the famous wine brands in here. San Lung wine – a specialty of Sapa Coming to Lao Cai, the tourists,

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“Wife Catching” custom of H’Mong people

As spring arrives in the northwestern region, it is the time when young H’Mong men ask their friends to help them to “steal or pull a wife”, an established local custom. It works like this: during the day, the young couple arranges to have a date in the forest, on the road or in a

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