The best months to go paragliding are October through December when the hill slopes turn white with reeds creating a pleasurable scene.
The Open Putaleng Paragliding Tournament is currently under way between December 24 to 27 along with the hot air balloon activities in Lai Chau Province's Tam Duong District to boost local tourism.
More than 100 paragliders from 10 clubs nationwide have gathered at a national competition that kicked off in the central coastal city of Da Nang on July 18.
A Russian pilot has been injured after falling into the cliff from the height of 20 metres when participating in the 2020 paragliding festival held in Mu Cang Chai District in the northwestern province of Yen Bai.
November 28-December 1 event in northwestern mountains to attract paragliders from a host of different countries.
Paragliding has become a popular sport among youngsters over recent years. Paragliding festivals have been frequently organised by paragliding clubs at popular tourist attractions in the northern region.