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Enjoy the beauty of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields in the ripe rice season

The best time from September to October is when the terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai) begin to harvest, filled with the brilliant yellow of ripe rice.


It’s about more than 300 km from Hanoi, Mu Cang Chai is no stranger to those who want to explore and enjoy the scenery of the mountains.


Travel to Mu Cang Chai In September, October is also the time on the mountain slopes. The terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai land begin to put on the golden coat of the ripe rice season, attracting a large number of tourists everywhere. flock to admire the enchanting beauty of the Northwest highlands


The H’Mong people in Mu Cang Chai have grown rice on terraced fields for generations. This wonderful and close wonder was created by the hands of a farmer who has lived his life attached to the mountains and forests.


Coming to Mu Cang Chai this season, standing by the roadside watching the terraced fields in the ripe rice season can really feel the delicate and skillful curves in creating terraced fields of the H’Mong people here. 


The terraced fields in 3 communes La Pan Tan, De Xu Phinh, Che Cu Nha … have been recognized as national landscapes and in the top 10 most beautiful terraced fields in the world.


Raspberry Hill, Horseshoe Hill… are the places with the most beautiful terraced fields, attracting tourists to visit and take pictures.


On the weekends of September and October, thousands of domestic and foreign tourists are not afraid to travel long distances to come to the “centre market” of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields.


Up to the terraced fields, visitors cannot help but be overwhelmed by the magnificent natural picture here.


Throughout that vast and brilliant space, the gentle aroma of ripe rice makes your soul light and helps you forget all worries.


Traveling to Cang Chai in the ripe rice season is not only an opportunity for you to witness with your own eyes the “stairs to heaven” stretching across the mountains and hills of the Northwest, but also an opportunity for you to see the ripe rice with your own eyes. , see the scene of the harvest of the people here.

Smile Kid In Northern VN
Tourists come to Mu Cang Chai not only because of the nature but also because of the people here…. Come to see the innocent smiles of the children….

For those who are passionate about travel, love sightseeing, Mu Cang Chai is always mentioned as a must-visit place once in a lifetime.

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Mu Cang Chai tour 3 days will be an amazing journey for you to discover the beauties of rice terrace fields with different picture which both nature and local people built as a spectacular scenery for this land. Don’t miss it once you visit Vietnam to discover its beauties all year round from March to November yearly.
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