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Mu Cang Chai Photography
Plus Moc Chau Trip
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Best places to visit:
Hanoi ⟶ Nghia Lo ⟶ Muong Lo ⟶ Tu Le ⟶ Mu Cang Chai ⟶ Son la ⟶ Moc Chau ⟶ Hanoi
A Breathtaking Experience Awaits at Mu Cang Chai & Moc Chau
- Discover the most majestic scenery in Northwest Vietnam at Mu Cang Chai and Moc Chau with rice terrace fields and tea hills
- Admire the breathtaking scenery at H’mong rice terrace fields at Che Cu Nha, La Pan Tan, Lim Mong, Lim Thai, Tu Le or Kim Noi village with each has its own beauties
- Trek through villages to reach the most beautiful scenes of terrace fields
- Discover the diversity cultures at villages in Mu Cang Chai and Moc Chau fo H’mong people and Thai people
Mu Cang Chai Photography Plus Moc Chai Travel Map
What to expect?
Morning activites:Start the journey since 7.30 am with our guide and driver to travel to Nghia Lo. At first you pass through National Way No 32 and pass through Lung Lo Pass to get the beautiful view of rice valleys and palm forest along Phu Tho Province. Lung Lo Pass is one of the beautiful passes in Northwest Vietnam with the length 15km where you can catch the spectacular view in your photography journey to Mu Cang Chai Reaching Yen Bai you will also pass through Ach Pass where is the original of Ngoi Pha Stream and have the view of the peaceful of Van Chan countryside from the pass as well as the river. Especially just few kilometers, however, it is foggy on rainy day when crossing the pass. You arrive in Van Chan around 12.00 pm and have a lunch in local restaurant
Afternoon activities:Start again at 13.30 pm to make a shooting photo in Van Chan to view the panorama of Muong Lo Valley far from where you can catch the panorama of the spreading famous rice fields valley in Nghia Lo. This is the best place to shoot your beautiful photo and you will surprise for its beauties spreading under the sunlight to the foot of far away of mountain. Before reaching Nghia Lo you pass through and shoot photo at hundreds of year at Nghia Lo Tea Hill. It is called Shan Tuyet tea – the famous tea of hill tribe people in northwest Vietnam. Also see and take photo at Nghia Lo tea Plantation where is a nice place for shooting beautiful of tea hill at mountain area. Arriving Nghia Lo around 15.00pm and you start your journey to visit surrounding the valley and shooting photo Muong Lo Valley. After passing through mountainous road and windy passes, the national shows in your eyes to reach Muong Lo and discover its beauties. Nam Thia stream lies through the valley Have a sightseeing at Muong Lo valley where has the beautiful terrace fields in Nghia Lo. Muong Lo Valley in Nghia Lo Town is the second biggest valley in the mountainous North-West. You can see and meet Thai minority people in the valley, suspension bridges, etc to get more knowledge of local minority people life. Enjoy and shooting photo of sunset on Muong Lo valley and can get beautiful photo when the climate is nice. Check in to the homestay and then you have time to enjoy stunning views of countryside and nature, visit local villages, experience daily life. Have the special dinner with traditional dishes cooked by Thai professional chef. Overnight at homestay
Morning activites:Start trip at 5.00 am to shoot sunrise photo on Nghia Lo town at Tu Le valley. You reach Tu Le Valley which is located among three high mountain of Khau Pha, Khau Than and Khau Song. (if you don’t like get up early you can start tour at 8.00 am) Tu Le terrace field offers you more chance to take beautiful of rice photo, especially golden time of rice, it covers a large area for golden terrace fields. Have breakfast on the way at local foodstall More discover at Lim Mong Village in Tu Le right in the foot of Khau Pha pass to get more enjoyment and experience at the beautiful village, local culture, life style as well as nice terrace field. Continue to conquer Khau Pha Pass which is the most impressive pass in Northwest Vietnam. It will bring you a special panorama as well as landscapes of terrace fields and mountain far from. From here you can take photo of an artwork from the nature to terrace fields in your journey. Have lunch at noon time on Khau Pha Pass at local restaurant.
Afternoon activities:Spending this afternoon to visit and shoot photo at La Pan Tan village where is one of the beautiful sightseeing of terrace fields and Mam Xoi Hill view point. Having as much as possible beautiful photo here and enjoy the sunset over the Mam Xoi hill. Special note: You must walk 5km from main road to Mam Xoi hill or can have a support of motorbike to reach the village and then can have a short walking distance After that travel to Mu Cang Chai centre very late afternoon and have a check in homestay and have dinner with the family. Evening just simple interact with local family and enjoy the mountain atmosphere. Overnight at homestay
Morning activites:You wake up and take photo of sunrise if the weather is fine and sunny at San Nhu village – 2 km from Mu Cang Chai town where you can catch beautiful scenery of terrace fields looks like as Mong Ngua “Horseshoe”. Have breakfast on the way. More time to discover its amazing scenery on terrace fields in Mu Cang Chai with famous villages and nice view for shooting photos. Kim Noi village view point – 8 km from Mu Cang Chai town where offers you the beautiful view for having wonderful photo as well as touch local culture of minority people here. Next you visit and take photograph Che Cu Nha Rice Terrace Field of Hmong people with the famous Shoe shapes rice hill. And then visit as well as take photograph at De Xu Phinh– it was recognized the national landscape of Vietnam in 2007 where have famous and nicest terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai District. Back Mu Cang Chai for having lunch at local foodstall.
Afternoon activities:This afternoon you leave Mu Cang Chai for Son La Province and reach Moc Chau town. Continue the trip and spend 5 hours on car to reach Moc Chau. Check in homestay. Have dinner at homestay. Overnight in Moc Chau. After that travel to Mu Cang Chai centre very late afternoon and have a check in homestay and have dinner with the family. Evening just simple interact with local family and enjoy the mountain atmosphere. Overnight at homestay
Morning activites:After breakfast, this morning our guide and driver transfer you to discover and enjoy the beauties of Dai Yem Waterfall and great to selfie with beautiful photo at the waterfall. The best time to discover the fall is from April to September is the nicest time of waterfall when the water draw to the fall much in the year Continue your trip to visit Bach Long (White Dragon) Glass Bridge and try yourself on one of the highlight in Moc Chau. Have lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon activities:This afternoon you visit the tea hill to discover more the beauties of the special in Moc Chau. Tea is the famous of this land thanks for the cool climate all year round and the taste of tea is also special. Back to the Moc Chau Arena Village, you can use the “bathe in tea”, “bathe in fresh milk” or massage service, which are especially good for your health (This fee not include, when you use you pay directly for the hotel)
Morning activites:After having breakfast, this morning you may get up early to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and the sunrise. Then you have breakfast around 7.00 am – 7.30 am. At 08.30 am our guide will take you to visit some famous places in Moc Chau. First visit Bat Cave is located near the center of Moc Chau town. Coming to this scenic, you can listen to the thrilling legendary about sacred dragon and Qi Shui King in the mountain. Continue to visit Ban Ang Pine forest and free to hire a bicycle around the village to enjoy its beauties and peaceful atmosphere. And around 11.00 am we will go to local market to own special local products like fruits, sausage…. Return to the hotel or homestay, check out and have lunch.
Afternoon activities:This is time to say good bye to local host in Moc Chau for go ahead back Hanoi city. You arrive in Hanoi late afternoon. Wish you a great journey to terrace field Mu Cang Chai and get the unforgettable time as well as wonderful photos!
- PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
- Experience English speaking guide
- Meals as mentioned above (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Homestay (Note: Stilt house for homestay is standard, it is a share with has the curtain to separate each mattress, share bathroom together. However, it is clean and safe for stay)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water daily 2 bottle 500ml/per day
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- Bank fees if payment by credit card
- Gov tax and service charge
- No extra charge after final confirmation
- International flights & departure taxes if any
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Peak season or public holidays surcharge if any
- Other services not mentioned above
- Tips are welcomed!
- Insurance & covid insurance
What to brings?
Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses & hat, toiletries, sun-block, insect repellent, personal first aid kit & medicines, small VND notes for buying drinks. If you feel the need then cable lock for your bags is recommended.