Ban Lech village

Ban Lech in the region of Vietnam (general) is located in Vietnam - some 148 mi (or 239 km) North-West of Hanoi, the country's capital city.

The village is situated in a picturesque area of the Sapa region and is home to one of the area’s most colorful minority communities, the Red Dzao hilltribe. The Red Dzao women shave their heads, eyebrows and wear bright red turbans, and are well-known for their local medicines and embroidery skills.