How to get there

How to get to The Yen Homestay

The Yen Homestay is located in the central of Ta Van village. About 10 kilometers from Sapa Town, Ta Van Village belongs to Ta Van commune, Sapa district, Lao Cai province with approximately 160 households. In spite of different ethnic minority groups living here, Giay ethnic minority accounts for the majority of population. In fact, the nobly humanistic values in characteristics and the special culture of Giay people is the most impressive feature for tourists when travelling Ta Van Village. These people settled in areas having low topography such as foothills and valleys along streams or rivers.

From Sapa Town, passing through a twisting path on a halfway up the mountain, you will set foot in Ta Van commune. Continue travelling on this path, which is sloping down to the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain, you will arrive in Muong Hoa valley. From the distance in the valley, you can see a suspension bridge spanning Muong Hoa stream. A road to Ta Van Village is quite small, narrow and downhill. Two sides of the village are covered by fertile terraced fields embellished with the green color of corns and rice plants. Setting foot in Ta Van Village, tourists may be amazed by the simple but tidy and clean appearance of the village.

There are many ways to get to The Yen Homestay in Ta Van village from Sapa. We suggest for you some option as below”

  • Get taxi from Sapa: It very easy to take a taxi from Sapa town and it may cost you 250.000 – 300.000 VND for one way.
  • Motor taxi: It may take you from 60.000 – 100.000 VND for one way.
  • Walking: This is not hard trekking because you will walk downhill. By this way, you can have time to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Muong Hoa valley and Ta Van village. Tourist normally choosing this option for their slowly walk around 01 hour to get to The Yen Homestay.
  • Joining group trekking tour: FromSapa, every morning between 08.30 – 09.30 A.M, please contact directly with us for the price of this option.

Note: You may have to pay 80.000 VND for sigh-seeing tickets of Ta Van village.