Tu Le is famous for its glutinous terrace rice field. Where you can soak up the hot springs and admire the peaceful scenery of a prosperous mountainous area.
On National Highway 32 heading to Mu Cang Chai District, Tu Le is adjacent to Khau Pha Pass, directly under Van Chan District of Yen Bai Province.
How Tu Le is unique?
Before crossing the “horn of heaven” (Khau Pha Pass). Most visitors will stop here and enjoy the sticky rice. The most famous food in this beautiful village. If you come here in September, you will be immersed in the aroma of rice. There are also large streams that provide irrigation for the whole area. The beauty of the Northwest Mountains is “supplemented” by the abundance of fields, streams.
The nature of special incentives, Tu Le also owns the hot spring all year has spoken far and near. Not even the international guests are not afraid of difficulties, but also to come here to be in harmony with the hot spring Chao village located in the center of the commune.
Previously, when tourism had not developed. Before Tu Le image is also defaulted by the Thai girls bathing in the stream, a beauty that is not so discouraging to tourists to remember forever.
It is not difficult to understand when it is at the gateway to Mu Cang Chai. Tu Le together with La Pan Tan, De Xu Phinh in the golden rice terraces of Yen Bai attracted so many tourists. Unlike other places, Tu Le has a much closer feeling, rather than lying on hills or in the valley. Also terraced fields but comfortable and located along the highway. So it’s very easy for all visitors to view from the main road.
In recent years, with the development of the internet. Tu Le tourism has changed. Roads are well invested, and the way to the hot spring has been repaired. Commune centers have now appeared in many accommodation establishments serving tourists.
Visitors to this village are increasing yearly. It’s great for generating revenue and jobs for many Thai people here. Also Tu Le became a key member of Yen Bai tourism.
How to get there?
- Travel with Car/Taxi ~ 6 hours ~ 280km
- By 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(~ 4 hours for 183km) – Local bus available but not comfortable bus service
Quick tips before travelling to Tu Le:
- If do biking and visit family in this area. Visitor should book private tours in advance
- Best time to visit (from April, May, June, Sept, Oct)
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