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Sin Suoi Ho village, an ideal escape from daily hustle

16:40 | 18/07/2020

The Sin Suoi Ho village of Mong ethnic people is a surefire amazing destination for environment lovers as 100 percent local residents say no to tobacco, alcohol, or littering. It's also home to a handful of scenic check-in places. 

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sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
(Photo: Thanh Nien)

“Mong ethnic people’s Sin Suoi Ho village is currently the hottest tourist destination in Lai Chau, Nguyen Thi Duyen, deputy director of Lai Chau Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Center told Thanh Nien.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
The village is home to over 100 households, all are Mong ethnic people. (Photo: Thanh Nien)

Sin Suoi Ho village is located at Phong Tho district, around 30 km from Lai Chau city. The village is home to over 100 households, all are Mong ethnic people.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
(Photo: Thanh Nien)

Exploited for tourism for a short time, the village quickly wins over people’s hearts. There is no alcoholic drinkers, no thieves, no garbage in the village of more than 600 residents. Local people’s tourism activities are mainly to promote the natural and cultural beauty of their land.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle

Foreign tourists taking photos at Sin Suoi Ho village.

(Photo: Thanh Nien)
sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
“Trình tường” house is the most typical house in the village (Photo: Thanh Nien)

Many tourists call Sin Suoi Ho village a picture painted by heaven, with lush green primeval forests, the iconic “trình tường” house and colorful orchids, and peach blossoms gardens.

According to Duyen, Lai Chau province is developing its tourism with two main groups: adventure tourism and community tourism. The most suitable time for visitors to enjoy mountain climbing is from March to April.

Visitors will have the chance to mingle with local people, listen to the stories of their daily lives which will surely give a much closer insight into the local culture.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
Visitors can mingle with local people (Photo: Thanh Nien)

Visitors will have the chance to mingle with local people, listen to the stories of their daily lives which will surely give a much closer insight into the local culture.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
Peach blossom garden in Lai Chau (Photo: Thanh Nien)
sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
Orchid garden (Photo: Thanh Nien)
sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
(Photo: Thanh Nien)

Lai Chau “Cloud Dragon” glass bridge at the top of O Quy Ho pass, Son Binh commune, Tam Duong district, opened its door to visitors since November 16, 2019. The “Cloud Dragon” glass bridge has recently a hot check-in place of many travelers.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle

Beautiful space in ​​tea and coffee tables area of the “Cloud Dragon” glass bridge.

(Photo: Thanh Nien)
sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
Sunset at Sin Suoi Ho village (Photo: Thanh Nien)
sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle
Doc Moc suspension bridge for adventure lovers. (Photo: Thanh Nien)

Doc Moc suspension bridge is located in Cong Troi (the Heaven’s Gate) area, O Quy Ho pass – some 20km from Sapa town – and was opened for visitors on June 26. It lies at a peak of 2,200 m above sea level and has an altitude of 600 m from the foot of a rocky cliff.

With a length of 200 m, the bridge has a total of 171 wooden steps. Stepping on the bridge, visitors can have a chance to admire the panorama of the pass and the majestic scenery of Hoang Lien Son mountain range.

Those experiencing the bridge will be equipped with protective gear, including clothes, a helmet, and a seatbelt that attached to the cable fixed above. On the two sides of the bridge are two big ropes for visitors to cling on. To further ensure safety, each visitor will be accompanied by a trained employee from the tourist agency.

It normally takes about 8 to 10 minutes for each guest to cross the bridge and go down the stairs on the other side of the bridge. One must pay VND 150,000 (US $6.45) for one turn. In the first week of opening, the destination welcomed around 200-300 visitors each day, according to VNE.

sin suoi ho village an ideal escape from daily hustle

Hoang Lien Son Pass, one of the “greatest passes in Vietnam” is located at an altitude of more than 2,000m.

(Photo: Thanh Nien)
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