Discovering Giang Mo village of Muong ethnic group in Hoa Binh

Giang Mo village has long been well known as an attractive community cultural destination. The peaceful space in the village of Muong people is an ideal place for those who want to escape from noisy big cities

Giang Mo village an attractive community cultural destination in Hoa Binh

Giang Mo village an attractive community cultural destination in Hoa Binh

From the capital city of Hanoi, driving on the Highway 6 for about 86 km, travellers will reach Giang Mo village which nestles under the green of mountains, forests and rice fields. The peaceful village is home to just only 100 Muong households who mainly living by farming. The highlight that makes the village attractive to travellers is old stilts shaped similar to turtles. Tours in Vietnam

 A traditional stilt of Muong People in Giang Mo village

A traditional stilt of Muong People in Giang Mo village

Along with the ancient stilts, Muong people in the village still retain traditional lifestyle and old working tools made from bamboo, wood including looms, bows, arrows and cultivation tools, etc. In Giang Mo, I love to walk on the small path along the village while admiring the unspoiled beauty and the fresh green of scenery here

Muong people in the village still retain traditional lifestyle

Muong people in the village still retain traditional lifestyle

Local people in Giang Mo village are very friendly and hospitable hosts, the men during leisure after harvest time often treat strange travellers very well by their melodious flute. You can stop at any stilt in Giang Mo village to learn more about Muong culture or just listen to the host flute or try to play monochord near a fragrant jar of Can wine. Many travellers are interested in experiencing daily activities together with local people in the village such as hunting, gathering fruits, feeding livestock or cultivation.

Local people in Giang Mo village are very friendly and hospitable hosts

Local people in Giang Mo village are very friendly and hospitable hosts

Enjoying special music performances of local people in Giang Mo village, listening to the sound of Muong traditional instruments like gongs, drums, flute, monochord, etc will make you fall in love with their very unique culture. And also, do not forget to enjoy typical dishes of Muong people including Cẩm leaves sticky rice, boiled pork presented on a banana leave and spring fish cooked with Can wine Vietnam and Indochina holidays

Boiled pork presented on a banana leave – a typical dish of Muong people

Boiled pork presented on a banana leave – a typical dish of Muong people

Muong ethnic people in Giang Mo village with their distinct cultural identity, hospitality and friendly smiles will leave unforgettable impressions on travellers’s hearts

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