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Origin Travel’s Mu Cang Chai Tours offers the amazing destination in Vietnam for rice terraced fields treasures. It is the famous place for terrace fields which creates amazing landscapes stretching down the mountain sides. It is wonderful for taking magic photos of terrace fields with wooden houses and guard boxes spotted on the terrace fields.

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Freshly hand-picked by our local expert, most wanted tours to Mu Cang Chai. Such as Mu Cang Chai trekking tour, Mu Cang Chai tour from Sapa. Especially Mu Cang Chai photography tour by our past travelers. But if you do not find any suitable trips, please contact us to customize a tour to meet all your needs.

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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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Enjoy the most spectacular mountain route in North Vietnam with wonderful of Khau Pha pass, and Tram Ton pass. Experience the amazingly diverse hill tribal cultures. Learn more of their colorful traditional costumes and exotic customs of Hmong people.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Mu Cang Chai

Everything you need to know before arriving in spectacular Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam

Mu Cang Chai is similar as most of mountainous places in North Vietnam. It takes nearly 6 hours on car to travel from Hanoi city. That is why the time to visit in Mu Cang Chai is shorten. Mu Cang Chai tour 2 days is suitable for those who has a very short time but still wish to visit and discover this lovely terrace fields
Mu Cang Chai tours from Hanoi take 6 hours and a half on car to reach this beautiful sight. There are some ways to travel to Mu Cang Chai such as local bus, private transport, night bus, ect. However, this is mountain area and to understand it deeply we highly recommend a private transport to active in your journey and time.
Mu Cang Chai has the most beautiful sights from terrace fields. With Mu Cang Chai tour 4 days you can make all visiting at attractive place in Nghia Lo, Tu Le, and especially Mu Cang Chai with many famous villages for terrace fields: La Pan Tan, Che Xu Phinh, Mam Xoi Hill, San Nhu, Kim Noi, etc. In general, with 4 days you can make all visiting at Mu Cang Chai terrace fields.

Tour Mu Cang Chai is becoming popular and attract for terrace fields. There are many villages with different beauties for discover. The hills are in shape of shoes, Mam Xoi, horse shape, etc where are great for photography. Khau Pha Pass is one of the spectacular shooting photo in Mu Cang Chai. Moreover, you can combine to visit Muong Lo valley, Tu Le, Cu Vai remote village or Tram Tau hot spring.

Absolutely, Mu Cang Chai tour motorbike is the adventure trip for those who really love to do it. As we answer before, the road from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai takes 6 hours on car. Therefore, the motorbike normally just for support in village when you are in Mu Cang Chai to touch remote village. And there will have a motorrider to drive you to village such as Mam Xoi Hill, and other unspoiled villages.
Mu Cang Chai tour tripadvisor has many reviews for the trip. It depends on the time you have you can make trip from 2 days to 5 days. When you have time you should spend 3 to 5 days to visit all attractions in Mu Cang Chai like Cu Vai, Tram Tau, Tu Le, Mu Cang Chai.
Yes, you can. However, Mu Cang Chai english tour guide or other languages must travel with you from Hanoi or Sapa. Because Mu Cang Chai is a new destination, everything still is basic and mainly minority people so there is no available guide here. Tour guide must be from other famous cities travel with here.
Yes, there is. It has one Mu Cang Chai ecolodge with luxury accommodation similar 4 star. It is located in a village and gives the wonderful view to terrace fields.
Mu Cang Chai tour 3 days is enough for visit this beautiful scenery. This is the reasonable time for discover all visiting sites from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai.
Mu Cang Chai amazing tours are famous for terrace fields. The best time to visit it is on the golden time of riping rice from September till first week of October. Other seasons are also very beautiful. The draw water to hill from May to June or Green color of rice hill from July to August.
Mu Cang Chai adventure tour is the medium trek. It requires you to have trek from main road to the village around few kilometer (25km). With remote village, you can have a motorbike rent with a driver to have a quick moving.
It is a new destination in Vietnam, especially terrace field, therefore, Mu Cang Chai amazing tour review has few. The most beautiful sights here are spectacular terrace fields, local cultures of minority people group. It will make you to enjoy deeply local life and athentic.
When you wish to discover the mountainous beauty, the stunning Rice Terraces, plus the local life of different ethnic groups in the rural tribe, Mu Cang Chai Vietnam is the place where the charming essence of these lands remains unchanged. Yes, Mu Cang Chai is a new hidden destination with original natural beauty of both landscape and people.
Yes, Mu Cang Chai by car is the best way to visit this mountain area for safe and active in visiting. You can make all active in your time, as well as visit places you wish and spend long or short in each village to enjoy it.
Mu Cang Chai and Tram Tau tour belongs to mountain area. You should have a good shoes for trekking on hills and village. Homestay is standard condition and share bathroom, so if you wish you can bring necessary things for your trip to Mu Cang Chai in few days. Tram Tau has hot spring where you can swim, and then you can have a swimming suits.
Mu Cang Chai tours have many places for combining to visit like Nghia Lo, Tu Le, Muong Lo Valley, Tram Tau, Cu Vai village, Ta Xua Mountain and especially Mu Cang Chai for main terrace fields. Infact, it depends on the time you have for Mu Cang Chai terrace fields and other places, you can choose 3 days is enough or extend more 4 days or 5 days.
Mu Cang Chai from Sapa is one of the most beautiful route to discover the wonderful sceneries of tea hill and stunning rice terraces. You will have chance to pass through Tram Ton Pass, O Quy Ho Pass, Than Uyen. Especially, Mu Cang Chai brings you different amazing terrace fields in La Pan Tan, San Nhu, Kim Noi, Che Xu Phinh village, ect.
Mu Cang Chai trekking tour is same as some other mountainous area in North Vietnam. It is still less touristic especially foreigner tourists, so the accommodation in Mu Cang Chai, Tu Le and Nghia Lo is just standard condition for homestay in stilthouse at villages or local houses in centre town. And the bathroom is share with the family as well as other tourists.
No, there is. Mu Cang Chai has only one ecolodge and other is Tu Le. The rest are local homestay for tourist.
Yes, you can. You can have a public bus at bus station to reach Mu Cang Chai by bus as local people. However, this is new place so there is no available tour guide for you to order. When you need to book package tour or separate services such as tour guide, transport, etc you should book from Hanoi and guide will be with you from here

“Origin Travel is a local travel company which is lead by professional and enthusiastic Mu Cang Chai Vietnam tour. We have experienced more than 15 years and some are new. Our first aim is to give you the best services in Vietnam, so that you can enjoy the best your traveling time here.

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Mu Cang Chai day trip is mainly to move from Nghia Lo to Tu Le or Sapa. Therefore, it is mainly local foodstall for meals. While you are trekking to remote village, you can have box lunch for your trekking time. And homestay normally has dinner with accommodation.
Mu Cang Chai climate is same as well as Vietnam’s Northwest region with two essentially seasons: The dry season: October to late March with very cold temperatures in December and January evenings which bring the foggy scenery while visiting . The wet season: April to September which is mainly seasons of terrace fields from the drawing water to harvest. It is sunny from September to October for the best time to discover harvest season.

“Yes, let us know how many nights you wish to stay. Mu Cang Chai homestay you can stay in town centre as guesthouse or stilt houses in villages of local minority people. If you choose stilt house it will have a share bathroom. Below are some homestay at villages in Mu Cang Chai

  • Hello Mu Cang Chai homestay: La Pan Tan village
  • Do Gu homestay: La Pan Tan village
  • Ga Tre homestay: Hamlet 2 – Mu Cang Chai town centre
  • Ngoc Thuy homestay: Thai village
  • Mong Ngua homestay: Mo De village”
After you make an online Mu Cang Chai hotel booking, we will follow up with you and confirm the booking is ready. We will send you the hotel voucher and code number to make sure all your reservation done. We work for company’s fame so first of all the belief is the most important.

When you reach Mu Cang Chai and surrounding, the driver on car will drop you off the main road. And then from here you will have a walking to deeply villages and visiting points to enjoy the beauties of Mu Cang Chai rice terrace.

The trekking and walking path is around 2km to 5km. With people don’t love to trek or hard to trek with distance more than 4km, we will have a motorbike with driver to transfer to village and famous point to enjoy terrace field scenery.

Mu Cang Chai harvest season is on September till October. With remote and not famous points for terrace fields in Mu Cang Chai, local people harvest the rice hill since mid-September. Some famous and beautiful for photography shooting, the terrace fields will be harvest at the end till mid-October.
Mu Cang Chai in April is the preparing for the new rice season. It is the time for local people make land, draw water to hill fields to grow rice. Although it is not the most beautiful month, it brings you the special scenery and atmosphere while visiting.
Yes, you can. However, Mu Cang Chai market is not the famous point here. It is only normal daily market as in other places in mountain area. When you really would like to discover the special of minority market, you should travel to Ha Giang Province where is famous for hill tribe markets on weekends or lunar calendar date called ” Cho Lui”

Yes, but you must have proper driving license. However, driving a car in Vietnam is difficult due to bad traffic. Especially, Mu Cang Chai Yen Bai Vietnam is the mountain area, it will be unsafe when you have a selfdrive.

That is why we advise you to rent a car and a driver if you want to travel or book a package tour to this area.

As in some my answers, Mu Cang Chai is the newly open destination in north Vietnam. Therefore, Mu Cang Chai accommodation is mainly homestay and some guesthouses in town centre.

There are only two hotel similar 4 star in Tu Le and Mu Cang Chai. The condition of homestay is only standard with mattress and pillow. There are some private rooms, however, all have share bathroom in stilthouse.

No, there isn’t any Mu Cang Chai airport. When you would like to visit Mu Cang Chai, you must take flight to Hanoi Capital City and then you make a trip in North Vietnam included Mu Cang Chai from here.

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Mu Cang Chai tours offers the stunning terrace rice fields all year round with different color of rice and experience interesting ethnic minority groups. It is easy to reach Mu Cang Chai by adventure motorbike or car passing windy road and high pass to catch spectacular views of mountain landscapes.

La Pan Tan was declared as an official tourist attraction in 2007 where preserving its culture of minority groups. Besides Cau Ba Nha is famous for its “Mam xoi” an immense round terrace field located at the summit of the mountain while Khau Pha Pass is one of the attractive destination of Vietnam where the clouds are almost reachable and a fantastic views of valleys at the bottom.

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