A panorama of the Muong Hoa Valley near Sapa, northern Vietnam, showing the extensive rice terraces. Photo: Nam Cheah

Hiking in Sapa, Vietnam: an easy descent from the hill town into Muong Hoa valley, where time has stood still

  • Northern region that’s home to several hill tribes has become a tourism hot spot – escape the crowds on a leisurely half-day hike through rice terraces
  • Make the most of a trip to Sapa by staying overnight, perhaps in a village homestay, rather than rushing back to Hanoi, or join a multi-day tour
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A panorama of the Muong Hoa Valley near Sapa, northern Vietnam, showing the extensive rice terraces. Photo: Nam Cheah
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