There are many beautiful landscapes place in Yen Bai Province. But one of the places with hidden beauty, suitable for ecological tourism, convalescence, exploring the local culture to attract tourists. That is the place where Suoi Giang.
How Suoi Giang is unique?
Suoi Giang is a commune of Van Chan district, Yen Bai province. It’s 12km from the center of Van Chan district to the north, with a natural area of 5,922ha. There are 4 ethnic groups residing together as Mong, Kinh, Dao and Tay.
Therefore, the traditional folk cultural values of the Mong people still preserve many traditional elements. This is the difference that Suoi Giang has the potential to become a eco-tourism area in the western region in particular and Yen Bai province in general.
Suoi Giang is located at an altitude of 1,371 m above sea level, so it has a cool climate. One day in Suoi Giang we can clearly see the four seasons of the year. The night is cold, light clouds cover the whole village, the mountainside, noon in the windy blue and sunny afternoon as smooth as pouring honey, climate in Suoi Giang can compare with Sa Pa, Da Lat.
Not only has the climate cool, Suoi Giang has spectacular natural scenery, terraced rice fields curved up the mountain, zooming into the sea of golden rice in Muong Lo – the second largest rice bowl in the Northwest and a dynamic town of Nghia Lo. Along with natural scenery, the unique cultural features of the Mong, Dao and Thai are preserved in Van Chan.
Visitors can not only travel under the canopy of primitive forest with beautiful scenery but also can be tea picking, drink green tea with the girl Mong hospitality, or the same experience and harmony with mysterious spirit sacred in the ceremony of the Dao people, bustling in the spring festival…
Coming to Suoi Giang, tourists will have the perfect relaxing moments. Along with the experience of living and living development of the creature here will make every visitor feel satisfied. With natural scenery and beautiful climate, the Giang stream is becoming an interesting retreat for many visitors on the way travel to Mu Cang Chai.
How to get to Suoi Giang?
- Travel with Car/Taxi 5 hours ~ 197 km
- Buy train (Hanoi – Yen Bai ~ 247 Km) then from Yen Bai you can go here by taxi or motorbike
- It’s better to use private car(~ 6 hours for 262 km) – Local bus available but not comfortable bus service
What can do here?
- Treking and homestay.
- Visit local family to know authentic of Hmong people daily life.
- Visitor should book private tour guide Vietnam in advance
- Best time to visit (from April, May, June, Sept, Oct)