Crossing 50km long from Sapa, climb up O Quy Ho Pass and through Ta Giang Phing valley, visitors do miss the chance to visit Muong Hum valley the place known as the most magnificent rice valley of Lao Cai Province.

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Lao Cai tourism is known by many famous names such as Sapa town, or Bac Ha market but very few know about the beautiful land that is Muong Hum.

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Located in Bat Xat district, Muong Hum is located about 50km from Sapa center and 30km from the center of Y Ty commune. You can also access Muong Hum from Lao Cai city.

Muong Hum valley is quite isolated, nested in huge valley surrounded by stunning mountains.

It is used to be very difficult to travel to Muong Hum valley but now a days it is much easier to get to Muong Hum valley through widen main road but still quite difficult in the rainy season.

if you’ve known about Sapa or Bac Ha, why not make a trip to Muong Hum valley to enjoy scenic rice terraces. Best time to visit Muong Hum valley is in August and September when the terraced fields turn from green to yellow and rice is harvesting.

Muong Hum valley inhabited by many different ethnic groups ((Ha Nhi, Dao, Mong …). Muong Hum market opens weekly on Sunday to exchange many home made products.

Like many other places in Northern mountain of Vietnam, local life in Muong Hum valley is still quite difficult.

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