Mu Cang Chai is a district of Yen Bai province, about some 300 km north of Ha Noi, in the northeastern region of Vietnam. Here is home to high mountain peaks of over 2,000m above sea level and home to many colorful ethnic minorities.
Because it has hight 2000 meters above sea level, the steep hills make it almost impossible to grow rice fields like those in the delta. And it is these local people in here that turn the mountain slopes and the valleys amid mountains into amazing rice terraces.
These terraced fields lying among rugged green moutain valleys, under clear blue sky or a mysterious and crips fog, bring to eyes an imposing scenery. So, The scenery is a big attraction to photographer and trekkers.
With Adventure Trip Mu Cang Chai during 3 day of Vietnam Typical Tour, you possible to verify what I said above.
The highlight of this package is:
– Trek along back roads up and down the mountains to enjoy the breath-taking landscape.
– Admire the beauty of the rice terraced paddy fields in Mu Cang Chai.
– Enjoy the local food
– Discover unique culture and experience daily life of different ethnic groups such as Thai and H’mong, Yao…
The journey details
With this trip, you have 3 days 2 nights for adventure Mu Cang Chai.This journey will go from Hanoi to Nghia Lo – Tu Le – Mu Cang Chai.
Frist day, departing Ha Noi northwards towards Nghia Lo town on 32 highway. you will have about 4 hours walking through a narrow and long valley. In here we will meet three tribal setting their villages in different ways which reveal their traditional customs and living style.
In the aternoon, to Nghia Lo – a pretty mountainous town, we spend the remaining hours of the day wandering the town including the market area, wewill check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight in here.
Second day, we transfer from Nghia Lo to Tu Le – Mu Cang Chai.
Tu Le Valley in Yen Bai Province’s Van Chan District is among the favourite destinations for tourists who enjoy natural beauty. During the autumn Tu Le becomes more beautiful as the rice fields turn yellow and the harvest atmosphere fills the town.
Tu Le is famous for its sticky rice, a dish that is often served with local roast pork. Both wet and dry young rice (com) are also among the locality’s specialities.
Fields and wooden houses decorate the mountainsides making Tu Le more picturesque.
During second day: beside Tu Le, we will arrive Mu Cang Chai. Fancy a four hour trekking along a trail which connect villages to villages, meeting different tribal people such as White Thai, Black Zao, Red H’mong…who seem very surprise, staring at you for the first moment and turn out very friendly and inviting you to their homes in which you will be hosted with tea or home made wine.Next to Mu Cang Chai, we enjoy another home staying in a large Thai village, which offers fantastic hours for your culture discovery.
Third day, Wake up early enjoythe clean air of Northeast mountainous landscape. After breakfast,check out we will return to Hanoi. On the way, we stop at Kim Noi Hill to take photograph and see the full views of Mu Cang Chai Town, next we will treck abit to “Mam Xoi” on the season of grain or Sky Miror on the falling water to photograph & enjoy beautiful landscape.
If you have been traveling to Sapa, so travel to Mu Cang Chai. This destination is no less interesting like as Sapa.