The Village Of Lao Tea (Lao Chai)

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Lao Teas (Lao Chai) is a village of ethnic Hmong (H'mong), one of the closest to Sapa, visited during the trekking routes in the valley of Minh Hoa.

Lao Teas are not as developed as on the route to the village of TA van (Ta Van), and tourists rarely stop here, for the simple reason that they come here for dinner during Hiking trekking tours from Sapa. But there are some great cafes specifically to accommodate a large number of tourists coming in groups. Prices in the cafe are reasonable, there are cold drinks and beer. Usually the cost of lunch included in the tour price, paid only drinks.

But in Lao Teas, there are some great and very inexpensive homsteadwhere you can stay overnight and to experience the life of Hmong ethnic nationalities.

Further, from Lao Chai route is to TA van, which you need to cross the river by bridge and walk along its right Bank.

Деревня Лао Чаи (Lao Chai), Сапа The Village Of Lao Tea (Lao Chai)

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💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free but need to pay for the entrance to the valley of Minh Hoa 80,000 Dong (225.96 RUB, see all about the money of Vietnam and the exchange rate). Usually this amount is already included in the price of the trekking tour.

🚶 How to get there: Lao Teas is located 8 kilometers from the center of Sapa (the village on the map). On foot this distance can be overcome in 4 hours on trails through the fields, or can be reached by rented transport or taxi on the main expensive TL152 through the valley of Minh Hoa.

Panorama in the village of Lao Teas

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Евгений1 20 January, 2015
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admin 20 January, 2015

Thanks for the tip, Eugene! Indeed, sometimes we collect the crumbs of information about the world, and even our photos, pulled apart all over the Internet, and we here anything from anyone not steal. That's just about Sapa five sites are found with a reprint. We will fight. Thanks again for the kind words and the tip :THANKS ...
Lisitsin 26 September, 2015
And village NATs.minority here real, or a tourist attraction? I want a real village to see where people live. ...
Lisitsin 26 September, 2015
Tell me, you are in what travel Agency tour buying? Like it? Not cheated? And then a lot of them, fuck knows where to take? Can and English-speaking guides there, and then when he English bad know, they say your accent, your my not understand, and only. ...
admin 26 September, 2015

Well, as you say. If you go trekking, you will see a real village, but still the tourists are accustomed to and many of these live. How else to explain it :THINK . Well, the village is real, real people live, rice is grown, cows are kept frail, but in the middle of the village Guesthouse for Turikov, and every now and then a group of tourists pass. Something like that. ...
admin 26 September, 2015

Russian-speaking... the tail knows, maybe there is, not interested in ever. Took the tour to Vietnam is ALWAYS the first travel agent and have never cheated. ...
MikkyMouse 29 September, 2015
where is Sapa? the first time I hear.. ...
admin 29 September, 2015 ...
Artyom.Kunitsa 28, 2015

Always as an option, you can use the audio guides, if there is a problem, though Russian is also not always :D :D ...
admin 8 February, 2019
Completely updated guide to Sapa. Added new attractions, the villages in the area, details about how to go trekking from Sapa independently. ...

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