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Travel to Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai to visit endless terraces of rice

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Hidden deep in the mountainous area in Northern Vietnam, Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai has a lot of attractions that you hardly see anywhere else, especially Mu Cang Chai rice terrace fields Vietnam. Read the article for a detailed itinerary.

1. Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai

Mu Cang Chai is a district in Yen Bai province Vietnam, about 300 kilometers far from the center of Hanoi Capital City. It is located on the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, which is 1000 meters above the water level. It is Mu Cang Chai rice fields that make the place famous not only among domestic but also foreign tourists. For its attractiveness, it has been recognized as a national landscape heritage. From the attraction, you can continue to other spots surrounding such as Ta Xua Mount, Thac Ba Lake,...

The paradise of terraces under the morning sunshine
The paradise of terraces under the morning sunshine

2. Time to visit Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai

According to experienced tourists, the best time to visit the attraction is in September and October. It is time that Mu Cang Chai rice terraces turn into glorious yellow under the sunlight, creating a poetic scenery to capture your minds immediately. Mu Cang Chai weather is also cool and fresh at that time.

The combination of mountain and rice field landscapes
The combination of mountain and rice field landscapes

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3. Travel to Mu Cang Chai from Hanoi

If you are in Hanoi, it takes about eight hours to travel to Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai. You are suggested to take a coach car to the attraction because the road is winding and you are not familiar with it. When you reach the destination, you continue to discover the place by car or Vietnamese motorbike.

Local ethnic minorities in traditional costumes
Local ethnic minorities in traditional costumes


4. Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai attractions


4.1. Tu Le terraces of rice

It is regretful not to visit the spot on your journey. It is indeed a part of Mu Cang Chai valley, in Van Chan district. All the land gives you a tranquil atmosphere with the yellow color of ripening rice. It is so spectacular that you may mislead to be in the dream-like scenery. Moreover, you can see local people take a bath alongside the fresh streams winding through these fields.

The poetic scenery refreshes your mind immediately
The poetic scenery refreshes your mind immediately


4.2. La Pan Tan and Che Cu Nha Communes

La Pan Tan is also called "The God's fingerprint". It is famous for terraces in cyclone shapes intertwining with each other. This result of Mong ethnic minority's creation has been recognized as the National landscape heritage. Not as popular as La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha is also beautiful but challenging with sharp turns. Therefore, it is suitable for a Mu Cang Chai trekking tour.

There are a lot of mountainous foods in specific recipes
There are a lot of mountainous foods in specific recipes


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4.3. Khau Pha Pass

Khau Pha us one in the four greatest passes in Northern Vietnam with a length of 40 kilometers. It is crooked, even precipitous but attractive to thousands of tourists to challenge themselves. Moreover, the parachute experience on the pass has been provided in the Mu Cang Chai festival.

The experience of parachuting attracts thousands of young travelers
The experience of parachuting attracts thousands of young travelers

Besides these things to do in Yen Bai, when to visit Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai Vietnam, you also taste a lot of specialties of Vietnamese ethnic minorities such as sticky rice in five colors,  roasted grasshoppers, crabs roasted with salts,... Moreover, Mu Cang Chai accommodation also gives you every moment relaxing.
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