When tourists come to Sapa, they can not miss the opportunities to explore Ta Phin - one of the most attractive spot of many tourists. From Sapa town to the northwest is about 12km; guests will be attracted by Ta Phin's natural pristine landscape.
Ta Phin reputes with the terraced rice fields, streams, etc. It has Red Dao ethnic minority and Mong... Come to Ta Phin, visitors will know more about their customs, traditions and lifestyle of people. The traditional cultural activities of the Red Dao have been staging of performances for tourists such as: wedding ceremonies, “Bai Tram”, “Mua chuong”, etc. The Mong have vowed festival, rituals solutions and Gau Tao festival. The festival has the participation of the community, starting with the set up plants from 20-25 December and the main festival is the third and 4th January in order to blesses and prays for crops. The natural beauty and ethnic identity are the factors which attract tourists to Ta Phin.
Guest will be sight and directly joined in the folk games such as: crossbow competition, stilt walking, and push rod, etc and have opportunities to enjoy the traditional food of the Red Dao, the Mong such as: corn bread, “mèn mén”, etc. In addition, Ta Phin have maintained and promoted the handicraft in order to attract tourists: indigo dyeing, embroidered brocade, silver inlay and casting forging.
Ta Phin cave is place which has many valuable research, archeology and sightseeing. In the mountain, it has a small mountain; a height of gate is about 5 meters, it’s wide about 3 meters, which open a passage through the ground. From here, this cave splits into many ways which suit for only one people. Following the large wall, we feel like crossing a cliff. Especially, the widest spot on the roof is about 8 meters height, which has the drooping stalactites creating illusion space.
Ticket prices to visit Ta Phin: 15.000 vnd/people
Remember to visit stone monasteries on the northeast of the hill.