5 Places To See Ripen Rice Fields In The Northwest Vietnam
Every September and October, Tu Le, Mu Cang Chai and Hoang Su Phi are visited by both domestic and international tourists. If you don’t want to miss the golden season in Northwestern Vietnam, consider booking at our website Sapa Tours right away.
Sapa, Lao Cai
Ride away from the center, visitors will come to the rice fields nestled by the majestic mountains. Muong Hoa valley, Cat Cat village, Thanh Kim, Thanh Phu, Ta Van, Lao Chai, Ta Phin … are suggested stops for visitors. Transporting to Sapa is currently quite easy. From Hanoi, you can catch a bus or train, which takes about 5-8 hours. To Sa Pa, you should rent a motorbike to start the journey. Photo: ShutterStock / Dave85.
Y Ty, Lao Cai
Y Ty belongs to Bat Xat district, located at an altitude of nearly 2,000 m above the sea level, covered with fog all year around. When the ripen rice season comes, this land takes on a different kind of beauty. The road to Y Ty is more difficult to travel than Sapa. Some places you can refer to enjoy ripen rice terraced fields are Den Sang, Den Thang, A Lu, Lao Chai, Thien Sinh valley … Photo: ShutterStock / Jimmy Tran.
Tu Le, Yen Bai
Tu Le is also one of the most popular routes favored by a lot of backpackers. As a large valley, in harvesting time, the fields are more attractive when viewed from above with many different shades of golden colors. The ideal time to watch rice terraced fields in Tu Le this year is between September to early October.
The suggested route is from Tu Le, Van Chan district to Lung Mong and Lam Thai villages – Cao Pha valley – Khau Pha pass and Sang Nhù. Photo: ShutterStock / French Jessica Lee.
Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai
Mu Cang Chai is a mountainous region with many famous cascading rice terraces. Depending on the time of the year, the rice fields have different colors. It is about 280 km from Hanoi. The most beautiful places to see rice terraces in Mu Cang Chai are La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh. In Yen Bai, you can combine both destinations Mu Cang Chai and Tu Le for your journey. Photo: ShutterStock / Thampitakkull Jakkree.
Hoang Su Phi, Ha Giang
The golden rice season here is usually from late September to the middle of October. There are over 3,600 hectares of terraced fields, of which about 1,380 hectares of rice fields in 11 communes have been recognized as national monuments.
Hoang Su Phi is about 300 km away from the capital. The road is quite rugged; you can choose to go to Bac Ha (Lao Cai) via Xin Man or along highway 2 via Tuyen Quang to get to Ha Giang. Photo: ShutterStock / Big Pearl.
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