Description

Introduction to Ta Phoi Commune 

Ta Phoi is a highland commune located more than 20km from the center of Lao Cai city. Coming to Ta Phoi, visitors will be immersed in nature and the atmosphere is very fresh. Ta Phoi commune is located at an altitude of more than 1700 meters above sea level, and owns a temperate climate, cool and pleasant all year round. In winter, the commune is also cold like many other places in the province. In addition, the fresh natural beauty is also the reason for Ta Phoi to be called the "miniature Sapa" of the province.

The land of Ta Phoi still retains the pristine features of the green forests embracing the hills. Visiting the commune, you will go through winding roads, one side is green trees, and the other side looks down the beautiful valley. Similar to Sapa, Ta Phoi also has fog covering the distant mountains and hills every morning. About Ta Phoi Lao Cao commune, visitors should take the time to visit the villages located high in the commune. Following the winding slopes, you will come to the residence of the Mong, Red Dao, Giay, Xa Pho, etc. Simple rustic houses, mixed with orchards, rice fields, etc. A beautiful and peaceful picture.

 

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Transport

Transport to Ta Phoi Commune 

Ta Phoi is a highland commune located more than 20km from the center of Lao Cai city. To come here, visitors need directions from Google Maps, combined with asking local people. Compared to many other destinations in Lao Cai, Ta Phoi is still a relatively new coordinate, little known. However, if you have the opportunity, you should once explore this commune to better understand the natural scenery, people and indigenous cultural identity. In particular, this place is quite deserted, not as chaotic as Sapa, so it is very convenient for tourists to explore and experience.

Cuisine

What’s good to eat in Ta Phoi Commune 

In terms of cuisine, this commune brings you delicious specialties of Sapa such as wild shiitake mushrooms, dried buffalo meat, pig's armpits, rice wine, wild mushrooms, grilled stream fish, etc. Ideally, visitors should stay at homestays in the commune, especially in Phin Ho village to taste these delicacies.

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    Information about accommodation in Ta Phoi Commune 

    In this commune, people mainly grow terraced fields and cardamom fields to improve their lives. Coming here, you can roam around the green rice fields, and walk under the canopy of the old forest to smell the fragrant cardamom. Spending time enjoying nature is the best thing for visitors when exploring Ta Phoi.

    Although not yet developed strongly in tourism, Ta Phoi Lao Cai commune has gradually become a favorite destination for many tourists. In Ta Phoi commune, people have invested in homestays so that tourists can stay when they come here to enjoy and admire the scenery.

    During their stay at Ta Phoi commune, Lao Cai, in addition to sightseeing and eating delicious food, visitors can also spend time learning about the lifestyle of local people. Among them can be mentioned activities of embroidery and sewing of traditional costumes of indigenous people. A little more aggressively, you can go to the stream to catch fish, and go to the fields to understand the hardships of the Ta Phoi people.

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    Cultural information 

    There are many ethnic minorities living together, such as Giay, Red Dao, Mong, and Xa Pho... So in addition to the beautiful natural landscape and cool climate, you can also find understand the culture of the ethnic people here. On Sunday mornings, there is also a Ta Phoi - Hop Thanh market, which sells a variety of agricultural products, such as wild vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, wood ear, fresh bamboo shoots, corn, rice, pork, honey, or other products. enjoy highland specialties such as thang co, seven-color sticky rice, and cakes. Here, there is a village eco-tourism site, and relaxing in the homestays of the Tay and Giay people, very rustic and rich in cultural identity. This will be an ideal weekend destination for the people of Lao Cai city. 

    Entertainment in Ta Phoi Commune 

    Perhaps you have to make a journey here to fully feel the beauty of this commune. When coming to Ta Phoi for the first time, tourists from afar will be immediately attracted by the fresh natural scenery, majestic mountains, and forests stretching to the top. In this commune, people mainly grow terraced fields and cardamom fields to improve their lives. Coming here, you can roam around the green rice fields, and walk under the canopy of the old forest to smell the fragrant cardamom. Spending time enjoying nature is the best thing for visitors when exploring Ta Phoi.

    Traveling to Ta Phoi commune, Lao Cai, visitors can also spend time walking around the market on Sunday morning every week. This market sells a variety of agricultural products such as rice, corn, wild vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, carpentry, fresh bamboo shoots, pork, honey, etc. All are "homegrown" so they are very clean,  delicious, and quality.