The Northwest in Vietnam is always known as the beautiful place with a unique and special village and culture especially Cat Cat village which have long been an impressive tourist destination and can not ignore of the domestic and foreign tourists when traveling to Sapa.
From the Centre of Sapa town, you can follow the path towards the mountains Fanxipan approximately 3km, you will reach Cat Cat. Cat Cat village belongs to San Sa Ho village, Sapa district, Lao Cai province. The village heavily concentrated Hmong ethnic. Furthermore, Cat Cat village is the most “must-see” place in Sapa for tourists.
Located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain, Cat Cat village hides under the wrapper of Mother Nature. When visiting the village, you can soak up the green beauty of terraces and mountain covered all the villages in which small house of local in there to make an amazing picture in the real life. Nearly 80 households located mostly along the road between the stone steps and some other house scattered on the slopes. Walking on the stairs a few hundred meters to reach the center of Cat Cat where you can visit 3 streams including Tien Sa, Vang and Bac streams running rumbling all time with white foam. Besides stunning streams, tourists also travel to 2 suspension bridges including Si Bridge and A Lu Bridge which attracted a lot of tourists to take photos and sightseeing.
Besides growing rice, Hmong people in Cat Cat village also develops traditional handicrafts such as planting flax, weaving, knitting activities and forging tools farm equipment. Furthermore, in Cat Cat Village, local people has also crafted silver jewelry, copper, and sophisticated products for a long time such as necklaces, bracelets, integrated wire bar and rings. Therefore, when visiting Cat Cat village, you should learn more about the traditional handicrafts. In addition, you can visit a unique hand embroidery pictures areas, introducing vocational area and so on where you can take pictures and buy some special things for family and friends.
Cat Cat Village attracts tourists not only by unspoiled natural landscapes, lyrical but also by the traditional cultural characteristics and diversity of ethnic Hmong. When visiting Cat Cat village, tourists will have a chance to experience and explore customs and traditions, the beauty of the religious beliefs of the people, and enjoy the gentle dance of beautiful Mongolia girl, or praise dance, lip agitated guitar sound hearts of the Mongolia boys and enjoy informal specialties such as corn liquor, try to win, tortillas.
In fact, Sapa is a cheap and easy place to DIY but if you do not have much travel experiences, you should book tour via Asia travel agency to safe and save money. Furthermore, you can visit a lot of beautiful places in Vietnam from the north to the south such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Hoian and so on for your choice.