Zonitrip – Mu Cang Chai is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province, is about 280km from Hanoi, are known with scenic rice terraces. Each harvest season, Mu Cang Chai welcomes thousands of visitors from around the country & is the new attractive destination for international travelers . If you visit to North Vietnam, don’t miss this land, Zonitrip advise you to backpack up and hit the road right then, you will not be regret.
Tips when travel Mu Cang Chai Tour, Yen Bai
Mu Cang Chai has 2 pretty nice seasons which you can arrange to come; the other seasons to Mu Cang Chai have nothing special.
Around mid-September to mid-October is the season of grain, all of rice terraces throughout Mu Cang Chai will be covered by bright yellow, the weather is nice and convenient to visit.
Around May-June is the pouring season, when summer rains began pouring down the mountain, the water is led from the mountains into terraces. Water flooded into the fields to make arid become softer and swells to grow rice. This is also the time people go to the field to crops and prepare for a new season. Therefore in the terraced in Northern Vietnam Mountains can only plant rice one time per year. This terraced water flashed in the sunset creates a beauty that many tourists to be surprised.
How to get there
There are 3 ways you can choose:
- From Hanoi, you can go straight to Mu Cang Chai by motorcycle or car.
- Catch the bus Hanoi – Lai Chau which goes through Mu Cang Chai, then rent the motorbike to visit around the town area and Mu Cang Chai some neighboring villages to take pictures and admire the rice, the motorcycle rental you can contact the hotel always with you at the hostel so convenient.
- Because there isn’t many bus go straight Mu Cang Chai, so you can catch the bus to Yen Bai city, then rent the motorbike from there to Mu Cang Chai. You can contact via Ms. Nghia +84 0168 992 7861
Khau Pha Pass
As one of the lines winding and steep gorge ranks among the best Vietnam, Khau Pha Mountain pass is in the highest mountain in Mu Cang Chai area. Khau Pha Pass starting point is cut Highway 32 to Highway 279 consecutive seamlessly with grandchildren pass it forward and pass on the road behind Kim Walls 32. From the city of Yen Bai, vice along Highway 32 about 5 hours, through communal Tu Le, Khau Pha pass Mu Cang Chai district out between a plateaus surrounded by mountains identical messages. The winding stretches of road passes between the old forests are bold and pristine slopes terraced fields of H’Mong, Thai.
This is also the time when many tourists venture to conquer the scenic gorge. The jungle at Khau Pha preserved many rare animals and plants such as oil data, to her and all kinds of birds, other rare animals.
Lim Mong Village
Lim Mong Village in Mu Cang Chai district –is still hidden in the clouds. With difficulty of the road dangerous, Lim Mong is one of the destinations for travelers who love adventure and challenging.
Terraced fields in La Pan Tan
Famous for its beautiful terraced fields of heaven leaning fingerprint, La Pan Tan is not ashamed to be one of three localities of Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province, terraces – art architecture epitomized creation of the Mong ethnic people living on this land by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism rated monuments scenic national level since late 2007.
Link to reference:
Trekking Mu Cang Chai tour
VIETNAM RICE TERRACES – Motorbike Sapa – Mu Cang Chai Tour
Discovery the most beautiful terrace in North West Vietnam by Motorbike