Ta Phin Village
Fifteen kilometres from the Sapa’s town centre lies Ta Phin Village, an off-the-beaten path tourist attraction surrounded by towering mountains and lush rice terraces.
Home to Red Dao and Black Mong ethnic groups, visiting Ta Phin Village is a great way to see how ethnic groups thrive in Sapa — upon entering the village, you will be welcomed by eager locals who want to give you a tour of their village. Along the way, you’ll see locals going about their usual activities: women weaving and making embroidery and brocade products to sell to visitors, men working in the field, and local guides showing tourists their traditional houses and abundant rice fields. A favourite destination of Sapa trekking tours, Ta Phin Village combines beauty with interesting culture and tradition — a mix that makes it a must-visit attraction.
Ta Phin Village is located at Ta Phin, Sapa, Vietnam.
Opening Days and Hours
Opens daily, 24 hours.
Entry Fee and Bookings
A small entrance fee of VND 20,000 (USD 0.88) is charged per person. Money collected is used to repair roads and schools.
How to Get There
- Board a train from Hanoi to Lao Cai.
- Board a bus to Sapa.
- From Sapa, rent a motorbike to Ta Phin Village.
- Solo travelers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is between 4 hours to a day.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Ta Phin Village is between March and May, and from September to November.
- Ethnic life
- Herbal baths
Small stores selling noodles, eggs, and vegetables are all around Ta Phin Village. Homestays also offer meals.
- Trung Chai Village
- Silver Waterfalls
- Sapa Museum
- Cable Car Sapa
Tourists can find accommodations from homestays in Ta Phin Village. Options include Ly Ta May Quang Homestay and Miss May Kieu’s Homestay. Rates start at VND 100,000 (USD 4.50).