Ban Pho Village
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Ban Pho Village

Ban Pho village located in Bac Ha town where visitors can find out about the life of Flower Hmong people. It would be a great idea to visit the village after visiting Bac Ha market.

Ban Pho Village

Why Ban Pho Village is unique?

The village of Ban Pho is the village of Black H’Mong and Flower H’Mong. It is beautiful scenery in spring as the plum flowers bloom. Ban Pho village is home of H’mong people. The population of the village is around 3000 people living in 500 families. The common language of men and women residing in this place is ting Quan Hoa, because speech, Pho, saying In Ban Pho means place where obtained residents and markets.

Coming to Ban Pho, tourist love terrific sightseeing of Bac Ha highland. Additionally, tourists will be drawn by specialties of individuals here like co, – a mixture of all parts of horses, ox, buffalo, pig corn wine in Ban pho. Ethnic individuals here are proud of corn wine.

What to do at Ban Pho Village?

Hmong woman in Ban Pho

Among the traditional handicrafts in Ban Pho is cloth weaving with cotton and linen as basic materials. Local people wear clothes that are woven by themselves. Travellers may Find it a bit strange, like I did, as they find the simple fact that women’s dresses are extremely eye-catching with vibrant vignettes while guys wear dark clothes.

Men and women in Ban Pho live mainly on rice farming, cloth weaving and planting of plants. Should you visit the village when folks are cooking, you’ll be alarmed when seeing many strings of pork, beef being hung in the kitchen. That’s how Ban Pho folks make their very own bacon. The villagers live simply – do not expect bright lights and loud music. Really, do not even anticipate electricity. What they lack in material possessions, they make up for in their intense hospitality. The Hmong villagers are a number of the kindest people you will meet in Vietnam.

Should you visit around noon you might be too encouraged to lunch, though that may be a mixed blessing. When coming to Ban Pho village, visitors can go to the kitchen when they’re making wine. Especially on the roof of the kitchen, you can see many strings of beef like cows, goats…

That is a distinctive barbecue with wine, it tastes of unique flavor that you can’t drink or eat in any other places. Additionally to, when they have just completed in creating wine, they’ll gives you to enjoy that wine and eating the barbecue food, it is so wonderful for visitors who travel to the Sapa at the very first time.

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If you enjoy it once, possibly this wine and food will keep you in your head and make you want to return.

The Way to get at Ban Pho Village?

  • It is takes you about fifteen minutes from Bac Ha town.

Quick tips:

Ban Pho village is always listed in the Bac Ha Sunday market tour. You can visit other popular villages in Sapa in that tours sucha as Cat Cat village, Ta Phin village, Zao village,… Each village has got a unique culture that makes it different in Sapa where you travel to.

Travel to Ban Pho village we would like to recommend the Bac Ha Sunday market tour 3 days from Hanoi.

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This three days trip offers a chance to explore the most stunning area of Sapa. You will have both homestay at village and hotel accommodation in Sapa. You have around 6 hours for trekking everyday with foot paths up and down hill mountains, through terraced rice paddies, crossing river and water streams by suspension bridges. Here is also the chance to visit local families, witnessing daily life activities.
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