Bac Ha is a mountainous district including 14 ethnic groups living together, however, the most numerous ethnics are H'Mong, Tay, Nung and Dao. Besides the ethnic villages of Tay and Nung people in coastal towns, there is a famous villages named Ban Pho - a H'Mong village famous for Bac Ha corn alcohol, a drink that travelers will not miss the opportunity to taste a cup of corn when coming to Bac Ha once in a lifetime.
H'Mong ethnic people lives and distributes on a in a high mountainous area, with the texture of high ridge housing, fireplace inside the house. Hmong’s house in general and the house of the Hmong in Ban Pho in particular the characteristics are generally warm in winter and cool in summer - is the type of housing conditions are consistent with the high mountains and harsh climatic conditions.
Because of resident area on high mountain so types of production of H'Mong people in Ban Pho is cultivation, terracing, planting medicinal herbs and planting flax to weave cloths. In particular, the Ban Pho people plants mainly maize to serve the farming and making wine, a famous wine not only in Bac Ha, but further into the neighborhood areas.
Ban Pho corn wine or Bac Ha corn wine was a popular beverage of the people here from a very long time, until now winemaking has become an important job of H'Mong Ban Pho. Raw materials for winemaking is mainly corn (yellow or white), red yeast and mineral water Háng Dế. All are blended into a clear wine with ecstatic fragrant. Previously, France had recognized "Bac Ha -northern land with famous delicious corn liquor". Visiting Ban Pho village you always get the enthusiastic. sincere welcome of people here.
Besides, visitors also have the opportunity to take a photo on flower field in the September, October. While sipping cup of hot spicy corn, guests have the opportunity to hear the boys blowing Khèn, or other unique ethnic instruments. At the same time, the girls can try on H’mong costume taking pictures and dancing.
To Bac Ha, besides Ban Pho wine corn you still have the opportunity to enjoy a lot of other local dishes such as thắng cố, sour soup or local fruits as peaches, plums, pears ... This is definitely a reason to attract tourists all over the country to this white highlands.