“We did the 2 day 1 night trek with Trekking Sapa, and Mu was our guide. She was very helpful and excellent guide, answering our never-ending questions about the Hmong and culture in Sapa. We really enjoyed the food, and she helped take our vegetable desire into account when constructing meals. Amazing experience, and would definitely recommend to others who have an open mind and able to try something new“.
Kar Ling Chia
Knowledge about the Hmong in Sapa
Sapa is a mountainous province in the north with many people living here, each with its own culture, a personal beauty. The H’mong is the largest ethnic group living in Sa Pa, the H’mong village most inhabited is Cat Cat – San Sa Ho is Sa Pa town 2 km. The H’mong people in Sapa have a very special culture and characteristics, let us discover many interesting things of this nation.
Black H’mong women are known for their costumes made from hemp yarn and dyed indigo blue by themselves. They wear printed overalls in short trousers and wrap long scarves. Around the legs. Head buns and blue towels. Men in long-sleeved shirts with a shirt and a long waistcoat were embroidered in the neck, with a small hat. Today, some Hmong people wear clothes in Vietnamese or in the West.
Like other ethnic minorities, the Black Hmong have many different festivals throughout the year. They spend time on community activities, which play an important role in their lives. One of the most important festivals is the New Year Festival. It usually takes place earlier than the Vietnamese New Year. During this time, the boys play the flute and the girls blow a song. The instrument is called the trumpet. They spend time playing together the traditional game.
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Specialties in Sapa visitors should try 1 time
If you come to Sapa, definitely do not forget to discover the rich cuisine of this land and the following Top dishes you cannot ignore when traveling Sapa.
Many people come to Sapa when the market or Sapa love market is wondering do not know the middle of the market usually has a large pan is always suspicious fuming. Only a few thousands of customers have a hot bowl right now to sit at the shop and smashed very delicious. It is a very special dish of mountainous ethnic minorities in the North, called Thang Co.
It is made from beef, buffalo meat, pork, horseradish, … Thang Co has a very special flavor, just fat, sweet, sweet and fragrant as well as meat, vegetables, and spices.
Mountain people often have the habit of hanging pork, buffalo, cow, deer to the kitchen to dry. The meat is cut into pieces, each piece from 2 -3 kg, stranded in strips and then forced to dry up the kitchen to prepare food.
Sapa tours also can not ignore the specialty of peoples, that is plain rice is cooked by the most delicious rice seeds planted on the majestic terraced fields in Sapa, Bat Xat, Bac Ha …
Eat rice to feel the sweet aroma of rice grains created by the essence of the sky and the hardworking hands of those who year-round hard on the field.
What are you most impressed at Sapa? By the majestic natural wonders, the romantic and romantic scenery, the brilliant flowers all year round or the very delicious and delicious dishes in this place?
>>> See more: Things to eat in Sapa