Lao Chai is a village of black H’Mong ethnic group. It is located about 7-8 Km southeast of Sapa town on the west bank of Muong Hoa River. You will see Lao Chai village where the black H’mong people are living, it is also the beginning of a valley which is called Muong Hoa valley, here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terrace fields, stream, visit and discover some of the H’mong’s families
Lao Chai village is a commune composed by three large villages with over 100 families of the Black H’mong ethnic., and people here are quite hospitable. From a high point of the main road 8 Km from Sapa town, great view of the whole village open wide to offer the marvelous panorama of the village, backed by high mountains and facing the river.
The H’mong people in this village experience rice intensive farming on the lower land near the bottom of the valley as main source of earning while growing corn on the mountain slopes at the back of the village.
In this village which you will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs