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Mu Cang Chai is known for its beautiful terraced fields that fascinate people, especially in September.

Beautiful rice terraced fields in Sa Pa

The most ideal time for visitors to go to Sa Pa town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is between mid-August and early September.

A glimpse of Ha Giang during golden rice season

The weather in the northern mountainous region begins to get cold some time in October and yellow rays of sun shine over ripe golden rice fields, signalling a bountiful “golden season”. 

Pu Luong – a paradise amidst jungle for travellers on budget

Located in the north central province of Thanh Hoa, Pu Luong is renowned as an ideal destination for trekkers and budget travellers because of its seclusion and fantastic scenery of terraced rice fields and primary forests.

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.

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, 

Terraced fields of Hoang Su Phi appear stunning during harvest season

Situated in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, visitors to Hoang Su Phi district are sure to be overwhelmed by the area’s yellow terraced fields which appear to be straight out of a fairytale.

More ancient slabs with engravings of terraced fields found in Yen Bai

Six ancient slabs engraved with images of terraced fields were found in Lao Chai commune, Mu Chang Chai district, in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, in July.

Harvest season begins in the mountains of Y Ty Commune

Located in the northwestern edge of Lao Cai Province's Bat Xat District, the Y Ty highlands are more than 2,000m above sea level, which gives it a mild climate all year round,

Mu Cang Chai appears picturesque through lens of foreign photographers

The terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai Province serve as great inspiration for local photographers whilst also winning the hearts of many foreigners, so let’s take a closer look at photos taken by travelers to the region.

Yen Bai set to kick off month-long tourism festival

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai will open its annual “Pouring Water Season” tourism festival on May 30 as part of the “Vietnamese people travel Vietnam” programme.

Discovering yellow mustard flowers of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields

With the yellow mustard flowers of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields entering full bloom in February in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, the region is blessed with romantic scenery for visitors to enjoy.

Exploring spectacular sight of Sapa during spring

Situated in the northwest of Vietnam, the mountainous northern province of Lao Cai is home to Sa Pa, a culturally-rich town that boasts stunning natural landscapes when spring arrives.

Discovering Chu Se terraced fields from height

The stunning beauty of the green terraced fields belonging to the Jrai ethnic group in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has proved a popular destination with travelers flocking to the area in recent time.

Top spots to enjoy ripening rice fields in Vietnam's north-western region

Tu Le, Mu Cang Chai, and Hoang Su Phi all represent popular destinations where visitors can come to enjoy the scenic views of ripening paddy fields during crisp autumn days.

Homeowners learn tourism in stunning Hoang Su Phi

As we trekked the winding dirt path from Ho Thau Commune toward Ban Luoc, we were surrounded by the immense views of the terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi District, Ha Giang Province.

Sparkling terraced rice field

In May and June, when the first summer rain pour over mountains in the north of Vietnam, rain water is led to local terraced fields. Water overwhelms the field and softens the soil so that farmers can plant rice seedlings. 

Rain blessing ceremony of the Ha Nhi

The rain blessing ceremony is one of 7 annual festivals of the Ha Nhi. It takes place at the end of the summer when rice and maize are maturing. Rituals at the rainy season festival are typical of people dependent on agriculture.

Terraced fields - a man-made wonder

 VietNamNet Bridge – Terraced fields are recognised by the State as national scenic places and appreciated by international mass media as the peak of beauty crystallised by Vietnamese culture and labour.

Bewitching beauty of golden rice fields in Quang Ninh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Take a view of Binh Lieu - an off-the-beaten-track place with a splendid and captivating beauty in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh.