Mu Cang Chai is a highland district of Yen Bai province, located far from 300 km Hanoi, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai is a favorite destination of nature lovers .
Every year around September, thousands of people come here to admire the most beautiful terraced fields in the country. If you’ve never been to this land, grab your backpack and hit the road right away, you won’t regret it.
THE BEST TIME TO TRAVEL
Mu Cang Chai has 2 most beautiful seasons: the flooding season and the ripe rice season
May-June: the flooding season
When the summer rains begin to pour water down the mountains, the water is led from the mountains into the terraced fields. Water flooded the fields, making the arid soil softer and swollen so that people could transplant rice.
This is also the time when people began to plow the fields to prepare for a new crop. The slick terraces in the afternoon sun create a beauty that makes many visitors surprised.
September, October: Ripe rice season
Every September and October every year, when the rice is ripe, dyed throughout the Northwest mountainous region in bright colors, rich autumn colors. At this time, all of Mu Cang Chai will be bright yellow, beautiful weather, convenient to visit this place.
This is the time when the tourist groups eagerly plan to explore the beautiful scenery of the northwest, the most beautiful tourist destination this season in the Northwest is Mu Cang Chai.
Tu Le Town: Considered a tourist destination not to be missed when traveling to Mu Cang Chai, here you will admire the terraced fields stretching in beautiful green and yellow.
Khau Pha Pass: Is one of the four great peaks of the pass in the North and is the longest pass with an altitude of over 40km. On the Khau Pha pass, there is often cloud cover to the sky. Pass bend the amount of zigzag around the identical scallops mountain range, the car between the great forest.
Pu Nhu waterfall: Located in Pu Nhu village, in La Pan Tan commune, Mu Cang Chai district, about 10 km west of the center of Mu Cang Chai district. Originated from streams in the watershed forests from Than Uyen (Lao Cai), the waterfall has a height of about 20m water column is divided into several steps.
Thai village: Pass the bridge in the center of the district (toward Che Tao) and turn left for about 1km to reach Thai village. A small, peaceful village in the middle of the valley, leaning against the mountain.
Coming here, you can enjoy Thai specialties, take a bath of traditional tobacco of the Thai people, rest at the stilt house and organize social exchanges and bonfires.
Besides the picturesque landscapes captivating people at first sight, local specialties are a special factor that helps Mu Cang Chai keep visitors’ feet.