Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains Society

Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains

Shan tuyet tea trees in Ta Xua commune of Bac Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Son La grow in an environment that is filled with clouds and cold fog all year round. Shan tuyet tea is a precious specialty of the local Mong ethnic minority people, who call it “green gold”.
Coming to Mu Cang Chai terraced fields in ripen season Destinations

Coming to Mu Cang Chai terraced fields in ripen season

Famous for its most breathtaking rice terraces, Mu Cang Chai in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is a reputable name repeated among travel lovers and photographers, especially at the end of September and early October - the best time for capturing the most beautiful landscapes of stepped rice fields in the mountainous district.
Tourism industry looks to bounce back Videos

Tourism industry looks to bounce back

Most destinations and tourism sites throughout Vietnam are gradually re-opening now that the second outbreak of COVID-19 in the country has been largely brought under control. With flights slowly resuming, tour agencies are offering new and attractive travel packages in a bid to bounce back as quickly as possible.
Season of ripening rice in Y Ty commune Travel

Season of ripening rice in Y Ty commune

The border commune of Y Ty, in the west of Bat Xat district and north of Sapa town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, is well-known as an ideal place to enjoy the dazzling beauty of terraced paddy fields and clouds as it is located on a rocky mountain with an altitude of more than 2,000m, leaning against Nhiu Co San mountain.
Pu Luong a fantastic retreat for nature lovers Travel

Pu Luong a fantastic retreat for nature lovers

Fresh air, cloud-draped mountain ranges, and stunning terraced rice fields come together to make Pu Luong Nature Reserve in the central province of Thanh Hoa’s Ba Thuoc and Quan Hoa districts look like art works.
Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine Travel

Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine

Choan Then is an ancient village dating back over 300 years in Y Ty commune of Bat Xat district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. Home to 57 households of the Ha Nhi ethnic minority group, it is not only renowned for “nha trinh tuong” (rammed earth house) but also impresses any visitor with bright smiles of its “small angels”.
Alluring terraced rice fields  in Son La Travel

Alluring terraced rice fields in Son La

With hundreds of years of experience in rice production, Vietnamese farmers, especially those who live in the northern mountainous region, learned how to adapt to different terrains. That is why rice terraces of Vietnam were formed long ago and are also known as a unique culture and famous tourist attraction.
'Pouring water season' in Y Ty Travel

'Pouring water season' in Y Ty

The best time to admire the golden rice fields in Y Ty in the northern province of Lao Cai is from September to October, however in 'pouring water season', starting from May to June, Y Ty is as beautiful as a watercolor painting.
CNBC: Mu Cang Chai should top 2020 travel list Travel

CNBC: Mu Cang Chai should top 2020 travel list

Mu Cang Chai, a remote district which is home to breathtaking terraced rice fields in Vietnam’s northern province of Yen Bai, should top the travel list, according to US-based media site CNBC.