At the end of autumn, Mu Cang Chai valley is fragrant by rice aroma and bright faces. Elation is filled up on the faces of people, who is participating in the harvest festival. This is really beautiful season to visit Mu Cang Chai valley.
You should not miss 10 best places to visit in Mu Cang Chai that Viet Soul Tours suggest at below!
At the end of September to early October, tourist often come to Mu Cang Chai to admire the beautiful scenery of the land of highland. The most beautiful landscape in Mu Cang Chai is the yellow rice terraces mix with the scenery of wild to make the peaceful land of this place.
September and October in Mu Cang Chai , the upland district of Yen Bai province, about 300 km from Hanoi, not only a harvest festival for indigenous people, who lives on 2,000 meters above sea level, but also attracts tourists everywhere by beautiful paintings, which is painted on 2,200ha terraces of magnificent yellow rice terraces, interwoven green of grass and wild flowers …
Below is 10 places to visit in Mu Cang Chai
1. Khau Pha Pass
Khau Pha Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) above the sea level. It is located in Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam. It’s one of the longest mountain passes in Vietbam. From Yen Bai city, about 5 hours back along Highway 32, through Tu Le commune, Khau Phan pass – Mu Cang Chai district appears between a plateaus surrounded by mountain ranges. The winding passage between the old jungle still having the bold features and the terraced fields of the Hmong, Thai.
2. Tu Le Commune
Being a valley in Van Chan district, Yen Bai province, Tu Le is one of the favorite destinations for many visitors who love nature.
Tu Le in the middle of autumn, the rice as yellow as the waves. Harvest season is so excited; the smell of new rice fly in the wind on the roof … Tu Le can be compared to a beautiful mountain girl.
3. Lim Mong village
Lim Mong in Cao Pha village, Mu Cang Chai district – Lin Mong is one of must visit in Mu Cang Chai – Yen Bai, Vietnam. Lin Mong has wonderful view of terrace and located on the side of Khau Pha pass.
Lim Mong village with live cattle, live horses appear intertwined challenging. Dusty red dirt road in the sunny ripple loss of the dust, even on rainy days will be extremely slippery.The folded corners, steep will make you feel like you are slipping towards the foot of the slope even tuck vehicle 1 and the steering wheel was gong best. But the scenery along the way to an incredibly interesting, you’ll stupor before the incomparable beauty of the terraced rice fields – the fruits of her labor fantastic Mong people for a year. New rice sweet flavor as dry dispel the harsh sun. Long rice fields, laden with beads, green. Season rice transplanting is carried on the sleeve of a rich and prosperous.
4. La Pan Tan commune
La Pan Tan village (bản La Pán Tẩn) is the region has most beautiful terraces in Mu Cang Chai district – Yen Bai province – North West of Vietnam, located on road side of highways 32 the part route in between Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai.
The rice terrace fields in La Pan Tan village have been recognized as national landscapes by the Ministry of Culture – Sports and Tourism. There have been Yen Bai festival Mu Cang Chai rice terrace fields to attract more attention of domestic and international tourists about Mu Cang Chai.
5. Ba Nha Bridge
Located at 10km from the center of the district, Ba Nha bridge is always attracting a lot of young people come here to photograph. You can stop here to take pictures of “raspberry”, go along the sloping back road next to the bridge to take beautiful photos.
6. Che Cu Nha
Che Cu Nha is located in Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai province, the Che Cu Nha village is one of the three communes with the most beautiful terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai. All 540 households here are H’Mong ethnic people who used to grow just one crop a year. Then, the poverty rate was high.
This region of northwest Vietnam is poor and relatively undeveloped but very rich in natural beauty. Mu Cang Chai Rice Terrace Fields stretching across the mountainside, layer by layer reaching up as endless, with about 2,200 hectares of rice terraces, of which 500 hectares of terraces of 3 communes such as La Pan Tan village, Che Cu Nha and Ze Xu Phinh.
7. Pu Nhu Waterfall
Pu Nhu Waterfall is located in Pu Nhu village, La Pan Tan commune, Mu Cang Chai district, about 10km west of Mu Cang Chai district. Originated from the streams in the watershed forests from Than Uyen (Lao Cai), the waterfall is about 20 meters high, divided into many steps.
8. Mo Warterfall
Mo waterfall as a white silk silver sparkling, soft stretch of about 3,000 meters. It was smooth as silk. Mo waterfall lies between Na Hang peak A and Na Hang B is located in Mo De commune in Mu Cang Chai. This is beautiful waterfall in Mu Cang Chai – one of must to see for tourist
Walking about 30 minutes from Highway 32 on to the foot of the waterfall, sit on the floating rafts, visitors will feel like you are lost in the realm of Elysium. With long flowing waterfall transparent white foam roll, the bottom line is clear water, blue sky overhead is about the colorful flowers blooming forest.
9. Thai Village
Acrossing the bridge in the center of the district (direction of Fabrication) then turn left about 1km to the Thai village. A small peaceful village in the middle of the valley, back leaning on the mountain. Here you can enjoy the specialties of the Thai, bathe the Thai traditional medicine, rest on the floor and organize the exchange, set fire camp.
10. Lung Lo Pass
Lung Lo Pass, located between the provinces of Yen Bai and Son La, is a location with many legends about the wartime.
If you cross the pass by motorcycle, you will have to walk with the vehicle in first gear. To go to Thuong Bang La or Muong Coi, you can cross Khe Pass for more convenient than Lung Lo Pass, but for those who love adventure, conquering the Lung Lo Pass is much more interesting.
Arriving at Thuong Bang La or Muong Coi, you will have the opportunity to enjoy specialties of the locals and admire the wild beauty from the peak of the pass, with the grandeur of mountains, green valleys, terraced fields and corn fields.
Going to Lung Lo to review the years of glorious history and challenge yourself when overcoming the rough and dangerous mountain pass road is one of the points in the map of My Kool Vietnam program.