Phieng An Village
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Phieng An village

Located next to the green Cau River, Phieng An village is blessed by nature. With many advantages in climate and soil to become a rich land, rich in ecotourism potential.

This place is likened to a picture “favored” by nature with rivers, green tea and delicious fruits. It is also a “check in” experience point for many tourists. Let’s explore this beautiful village with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Phieng An village?

Phieng An village is located in Quang Thuan commune, Bach Thong district, Bac Kan province, Vietnam. About 8 km southwest of Bac Kan city and about 172 km north of Hanoi capital.

2. How is Phieng An village unique?

With beautiful natural landscapes with many historical relics, eco-tourism, attractive community experiences. Typically peaceful and poetic Phieng An village, plus unique traditional culture.

With the harmonious combination between agricultural, forestry production associated and tourism. It not only gives you the opportunity to relax, entertain, and get close to nature. But also contributes to improving product value and increasing income for local people. Phieng An village has 23 households, mainly Red Dao ethnic people. Local people here used to only know how to farm and farm for a living. Villagers also know how to convert to community ecotourism to improve their living conditions.

3. When is the best season to visit Phieng An village?

Traveling to Phieng An village is beautiful in any season. All four seasons possess their own unique beauty. If you come here from a far, it is the best to go from September to April next year.

At this time, the weather is so cool. You will have the special opportunity to enjoy the famous Quang Thai tangerine specialty in the harvest season. This type of tangerine is quite rare and only available in small quantities in Bach Thong.

  • If you go in the spring, you have the opportunity to enjoy the fresh air, trees sprouting, flowers blooming. And the whole space seems to be wearing a “new shirt”. This is also the time when traditional festivals of ethnic minorities take place. You will have the opportunity to participate and experience many interesting activities.
  • In the fall, you can admire the endless fields of ripe rice in the harvest season. The entire large area shines with an eye-catching golden color.

Note: You should not go to Phieng An village in the rainy season. Because the bad weather and floods can put you in danger and your travel experience will be less enjoyable.

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4. How to get to Phieng An village?

4.1. From Hanoi Bac Kan city

From Hanoi, move to Bac Kan in two directions:

  • Follow old National Highway 3 (about 3 hours travel time, accessible by car and motorbike).
  • Follow the Hanoi – Thai Nguyen highway. Then you continue on National Highway 3, about 2 hours (can only go by car). Passenger buses depart from My Dinh station (Hanoi). You can choose bus companies running the route Hanoi – Bac Kan or Hanoi – Cao Bang.

When you arrive in Bac Kan city, you can rent a motorbike to continue to Bach Thong according to the instructions above. The distance is not too far. Traveling by motorbike will give you the opportunity to admire the natural beauty on both sides of the road. And It will also be proactive in your sightseeing schedule.

4.2. From Bac Kan City To Phieng An village

Starting from the center of Bac Kan city, follow provincial road TL257 about 8 km southwest to reach Phieng An village.

5. Exploring the beauty of Phieng An village

Passing through the “time-stained” suspension bridge. You enjoy the first spot before entering the romantic Phieng An village.

Walking on the clean, beautiful road, you will admire the green tea fields. In the distance the morning dew that has not yet dissipated hides rows of spindly, quiet trees.

After a light rain, the tea buds are tender and sparkling with water. You constantly stop to take photos, preserving beautiful moments and immersing themselves in nature. The further you go inside, the more peaceful and fresh the scene becomes with fruit-laden guava gardens and simple houses.

If you look closely, you will realize that local people mainly build their houses on high floors, and often have a small garden in front. That’s why, along the roads in the village, there is a fresh green color of trees, flowers,…

Coming to Phieng An village, you can also enjoy a cup of fragrant tea and taste delicious with sweet guava fruits. In the fresh air, you sip tea and listen to the Red Dao girl talk about the process of creating gentle, “fragrant” cups of tea.

The first sip of tea will be a bit harsh on the tongue. But immediately followed by a mild sweetness on the throat. Then you can enjoy Phieng An guava, a famous fruit in Bac Kan at the end of the year. The guava fruit is round and plump, the guava pieces are white, sweet and crispy. Many visitors have sought to buy guavas as gifts for family and relatives.

6. Specialties when traveling to Phieng An village

Bach Thong not only has many attractive attractions. But the culinary world is also extremely rich. It will make you fall in love. The first dish that you must try when coming to Bach Thong is sausage.

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6.1. Bach Thong Sausages

The smoked sausage is made from clean pork and marinated with ginger. It only grows on local rocks, so it is very fragrant and has a special flavor. Bach Thong sausage, enjoyed with wild vegetables. It is a famous specialty that you will never forget once you have the chance to taste it.

6.2 Quang Thai Tangerine

If you come to Quang Thai tangerine season, you definitely won’t be able to miss the opportunity to enjoy this rare sweet specialty. With thin skin, sweet and special taste, Quang Thai tangerines have a unique aroma that cannot be found anywhere else.

6.3. Black Canarium

Don’t forget to try black canarium fruit and dishes made from this fruit. According to the Bach Thong travel experience. This is an experience worth trying, black canarium fruit has a rich and completely delicious taste. It is a natural fruit so it is very safe for health.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Phieng An village

Phieng An eco-tourism area is located very close to Bac Kan city. Traveling to here, you can refer to the accommodation locations in Bac Kan city below.

7.2 Hotels:

  • Paradise Hotel. Address: Nong Thuong, Bac Kan City, Bac Kan.
  • Green Hotel & Coffee. Address: Phung Chi Kien, Bac Kan City, Bac Kan.
  • Duc Nguyet Hotel. Address: Group 10b Duc Xuan Ward, Bac Kan City, Bac Kan.
  • Thien An Hotel. Address: Group 10, Duc Xuan Ward, Bac Kan City, Bac Kan.

7.3 Guesthouses:

  • Manh Son Guest House. Address: Phu Thong Town, Bach Thong, Bac Kan.
  • Kim Loan Guesthouse. Address: Main Street, Phu Thong Town, Bach Thong, Bac Kan.
  • Nhat Nhat Guesthouse. Address: Khuoi Sa village, Tu Tri commune, Bach Thong, Bac Kan.
  • Nhu Ngoc Guesthouse. Address: Main Street, Phu Thong Town, Bach Thong, Bac Kan.
  • Manh Kien Guesthouse. Address: Nga Ba Street, Phu Thong Town, Bach Thong, Bac Kan.

When the sun disappears behind the mountains. The tea fields of Phieng An village sink into immense darkness. In the distance, on a few roofs, strangely warm columns of smoke rise. We invite you to come to Phieng An community tourism village to relax and dream about the scenery soon.

If you plan to visit Phieng An community tourism village in the near future, please contact Origin Vietnam team – the best Vietnam tour operator. We will take you on a Bac Kan tour with many interesting things and memorable experiences.

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