Rice terraces in Mu Cang Chai, look magnificent all year round, even when they are flooded by monsoon rains. Golden fields, which run along mountains and are highlighted by green forests, have become popular postcard pictures.
So, In recent years more and more tourists have come here. If you have ever been to Vietnam for a Sapa tour from Hanoi, now you enjoy a Mu Cang Chai tour from Hanoi with us.
And to can explore more about the landscape and culture of local in Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam Typical Tours recommend you Top Things to do when travel Mu Cang Chai:
1. Ride on Motorbike
If you have good health, you could choose travel to Mu Cang Chai by motorbike. There’s no better way to experience in there than riding a motorbike, because most of landscape is mountainous area and suitable to move by motorbike between villages. Riding on the winding passes, feel the free, the wind, see the overview of rice terraces, even offroad…or can stop anywhere you want.
2. One day be a Farmer
Planting or Harvesting with local people in Mu Cang Chai. It’ll be unforgettable experience with most of travelers where come here.
3. Explore the Local Culture
Visit H’mông’s houses or Thai’s houses in Mù Cang Chải, explore their life, learn the traditional instrument or how to make clothes…
During Mu Cang Chai adventure tour 3 days of Vietnam Typical Tours, travellers will visit three tribal setting their villages in different ways which reveal their traditional customs and living style: The Thai occupy the low land almost at bottom of valleys, near river or streams from which they build up water wheels for transfer water to rice paddies on which they farm wet rice intensively. The H’mong settle at the highest elevation, grow corn and dry rice on the burn-over land and the Zao live in the middle practice both methods of farming and it is easily to realize that they learn a lot of farming technique from the Thai.
And trekking to visit Tu Le Valley 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.
All are available in Mu Cang Chai tour 3 days tour package.
4. Playing with Children
In September to October, ripe rice fields with colors of yellow. This is also the time of harvest and is the time when the fields become full of life as H’Mong ethnic minority farmers in their traditional attire harvest the ripe rice grains, and shoulder bags of the fruit home through mountains and hills as well as over swinging suspension bridges. It is normal to see ethnic minority mothers use cloth as a cradle to carry their infants on their back when they are harvesting paddy in the fields in the northwest of Vietnam. Children of the farmers run here and there in the fields, chatting with their parents and giggling in tune with the joy of their parents during the harvest season.
You’ll chance to play with real children, so fun. Children in Mu Cang Chai are very friendly and lovely, they’ll be your guide to discovery the rice terraces, sing for you…
5. Stay at Homestay
If choose stay at homestay with ethnic people in Mu Cang Chai. You’re treated as family member with delicious dishes, local alcoholic drinks and cook with them.
To travel Mu Cang Chai, you could stay in Thai village, their still house is very clean and comfortable. This is also the best place to provide full service facilities for tourists.
6. Visit Local Market
Don’t forget to visit the local market when you travel in Mu Cang Chai. There are various local food, speacial products and colorful custom of ethnic people, that you don’t see in the big city or in your country.
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