Mu Cang Chai village

Attraction Mù Cang Chải, Yên Bái, Viet Nam Published on: 13-11-2015

9 hours
09:00 AM
06:00 PM
First-time visit
Must see
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Mu Cang Chai village is good for

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Mu Cang Chai is supposed as the most beautiful scenery in Viet Nam for its stunning view of green field and the ethnical lives.

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Why Mu Cang Chai village is special ?

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.


What to explore at Mu Cang Chai village?

Located in Yen Bai province, the best rice fields in Mu Cang Chai District are primarily in the three communes of La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh. The terraces in Mu Cang Chai are attractive both when the rice is just green sprouts until September and then in October when the rice fields turn yellow. Standing on the Khau Pha Pass, visitors can admire the magnificent scenery of the northwest mountains with immense rice fields and stilt-houses

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.

Cao Pha valley

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.


How to get to Mu Cang Chai village?

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


Selling points

  • A captivated view of Mu Cang Chai
  • For a local experience
  • Beautifully natural village
  • For nature lovers
  • Great destination for photo lovers
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