Discovery Trip To Pavi Ancient Stone Road

Pavi ancient stone road was built by French colonial in 1927, to connected Sang Ma Sao commune (Bat Xat – Lao Cai) and Sin Suoi Ho (Phong Tho – Lai Chau), with pebbles and big rock is arranged in a road from the hands of the ethnic people

Refer to Bat Xat district- the border of the North West, many people will probably only know milestone No 92 – Lung Po “Where the Red River flows into Vietnamese land”, Muong Hum market, terraced fields in Y Ty … without knowing the legendary, unique Pavi ancient stone road.

Pavi ancient stone road was built by French colonial in 1927, to connected Sang Ma Sao commune (Bat Xat – Lao Cai) and Sin Suoi Ho (Phong Tho – Lai Chau), with pebbles and big rock is arranged in a road from the hands of the ethnic people (Mong and Dao ethnic), located at the foot of Nhiu Co San mountain.

                                                    Pavi stone road

The starting point of the rocky road is from the Tra Pha school in Nhiu Co San village, a Mong village in Sang Ma Sao commune. Walking on the old stone path, there are many sections of polished stones, unknown by human footprints, horses, or by rain and wind, only traces of time.

                                               Cool stream flowing

Going far away into the jungle, you will be immersed in the beautiful natural scenery on both sides of the trail with lush green cardamom, hundred-year-old canopy, cool stream flowing through the great rock. Sometimes, you will have to be very careful when walking on rocks covered with green moss.

                                                      Green moss covered stone road

Crossing the boundary of May pass, along a small road interspersed with wild flowers stretching on both sides, you will come to Sang Ma Pho village, the high, remote village and in the most dangerous terrain in Sin Suoi Ho commune, Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province.

The Pavi ancient stone road, nearly 11 km long in the middle of the mountains and forests, will help you have time to relaxing after busy working time. Don’t hesitate anymore, plan a new experience trip right now.

 

Thanh Tuan

Sapa TIPC – TIPC Lao Cai

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