Lao Cai travel

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During the ripening season, the yellow terraced rice fields create a stunning view for visitors. Nam Cang is a valley in Lien Minh Commune, Sapa Town, Lao Cai Province, some 36 kilometers from the Sapa center.

Khau Tan Don sticky rice, a specialty of Lao Cai Province

This time around, Khau Tan Don sticky rice fields in Tham Duong Commune, Van Ban District, Lao Cai Province, have started to turn yellow, a bit later than other sticky rice crops.

The autumnal Y Ty in the Northwest

Y Ty is the name of a highland commune in Bat Xat District of Lao Cai, a province in the northwest of Vietnam. Autumn comes giving Y Ty a gentle and passionate beauty distinctive of this region.

Five-color steamed sticky rice in Bac Ha, Lao Cai Province

On a trip to the northern province of Lao Cai, a traveler should taste the five-color steamed sticky rice in the province’s Bac Ha District, about 90 kilometers from Lao Cai City, the province’s capital.

Sapa chrysanthemum japonense at their blooming peak

The field of daisies flowering wonderfully in Ta Phin village, Sapa, will be a dream spot for many tourists visiting Lao Cai province once tourism is opened.

Bac Ha horse racing – from tradition to national heritage

Traditionally, the horse race in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is usually held in the spring on a regional scale.

Golden glow of rice terrace fields in Lao Cai

In early September, the terraced rice fields are turning yellow across the districts of Sa Pa, Bat Xat and Si Ma Cai in Lao Cai, 

Breath-taking beauty of Sapa’s ripening paddy fields

Sapa’s terraced fields are ripening, creating a stunning beauty.

Elsa statue in Sa Pa removed after facing criticism

The statue of Disney princess Elsa in Sa Pa has faced criticism from people who believe that it doesn’t fit the natural landscape in the tourism spot.

Sea of clouds on Vietnam’s ‘rooftop’

Many tourists, especially instagrammers, love checking in on Fansipan mount, which is dubbed as ‘Vietnam’s rooftop’, as they can take lovely photos amid a sea of clouds there.

Lao Cai has four more national intangible cultural heritages

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has added four more cultural practices of ethnic minority people in the northern province of Lao Cai to the national list of intangible cultural heritages.

Efforts made to preserve Bac Ha horse racing festival

A horse racing festival in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai was recognised as a national intangible heritage on May 31. 

Mountainous village awaits tourists

Ta Van Village in Sapa Town, Lao Cai Province, is typical of the northern mountainous region characterized by terraced rice fields. Just take a stroll around the village and enjoy local specialties to feel this northern wonder.

Bac Ha white plateau brilliant with spring flowers

In addition to Prunus Cerasoides, cherry blossoms on O Long tea hill in Sapa, especially in Bac Ha town, Lao Cai province are blooming, creating an impressive spectacle.

Trekkers can enjoy a spectacular sunset on Muoi Mountain

Located in Lao Cai Province, Bach Moc Luong Tu is the country’s fourth highest peak and is one of the most popular locations for trekking lovers who are keen to enjoy a spectacular sunset alongside magnificent clouds.

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Sapa

Cherry blossoms in Sapa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai are currently blooming, attracting lots of visitors to enjoy the stunning winter scenery.

Early spring in Sa Pa

It's not tough to find a reason to visit Sa Pa at least once a year.

Sapa tea hill to be closed due to litter crisis

Oolong tea hill in Sapa Town in the northern province of Lao Cai will be shut from tomorrow, December 3 after being harmed by visitors.

Stunning cherry blossoms in Sapa

Japanese cherry blossoms at Sapa Town near Mount Fansipan are currently blooming, creating a picturesque scenery.

Ta Phin monastery another magical beauty of Sa Pa

Travelling to Sa Pa Town in Lao Cai Province is always a journey of interesting experiences and Ta Phin monastery is becoming a popular spot near the town.