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Cat Cat - most striking village in northwest of Vietnam

06:19 | 09/08/2020

Cat Cat village is home to rustic wooden houses and crystal-clear streams murmuring all year round which wins the heart of any visitors.

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Cat Cat village Photo: Dan Tri

Cat Cat village is located in San Sa Ho Commune, about 2 kilometers from Sa Pa town (Lao Cai province, Vietnam) which has long been famous among both domestic and foreign tourists.

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Cat Cat village is home of Mong ethnic group Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Photo: Dan Tri

Situated at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, Cat Cat village was formed in the middle of the 19th century.

cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Photo: Dan Tri

It has enchanted tourists by its bucolic wooden houses, cool brook murmuring all year round, traditional colorful brocade clothes as well as the amicable locals, according to Dan Tri.

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H'mong’s houses are shingled with Po Mu woods and built on circular or square slabs. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam

Cat Cat village has become an attractive eco-tourism destination which leaves travelers immiscible impression.

Photo: Dan Tri

cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
The pristine and serene beauty in Cat Cat village. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
The cool clear streams in Cat Cat. Photo: Dan Tri

Two sides of the streams lie beautiful tiny houses creating poetic scenery that cannot be found in anywhere in the Northwestern region.

cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam

Hoa stream and Bac waterfall (Silver waterfall) are the two most preferred check-in destinations in Cat Cat.

Photo: Dan Tri

cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Photo: Dan Tri

Standing amidst the boundless mountains and forests and hearing streams murmuring through the mossy boulders definitely helps tourists disconnect with the chaos of modern life.

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The stunning wooden roads skirting the stream bring the feeling of entering the wonderland. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
The small bridge spanning streams offers perfect check-in corners. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Hoa stream sometimes swiftly flows creating majestic sounds. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
The most favored check-in spot by Hoa stream. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
The roads along two sides of the Hoa stream have captivated the influx of people to take photos. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
A giant water wheel in Cat Cat. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Visitors can have the chance to wear unique ethnic costumes as well as mingle in the daily life of local people. Photo: Dan Tri
cat cat most striking village in northwest of vietnam
Cat Cat village still maintains traditional weaving. Photo: Dan Tri
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