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The village, which is about 250km from the centre of Hanoi, is located at an altitude of 1,000m above sea level on the top of a distant mountain, covered with clouds all year round.

It Thai Village – a rustic destination for nature lovers

Located at the foot of Khau Pha Mountain Pass, It Thai Village is an attractive destination for visitors to Cao Pha Commune, Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province, thanks to its beautiful landscapes and friendly people.

Making Tu Le green rice flakes - a specialty of Vietnam’s northwest region

In late September-early October, people in Tu Le, Van Chan District, Yen Bai Province enter the green rice flakemaking season.

Yen Bai lures tourists with 60-year-old bamboo forest

Pung Luong bamboo forest, also known as the Na Hang Tua Chu bamboo forest, with several bamboo trees standing straight, resembles a scene in a martial art movie.

Yen Bai launches tours to conquer two of highest mountains in Vietnam

Tours to conquer Ta Xua and Ta Chi Nhu, two of the 15 highest mounts in Vietnam, were launched in Tram Tau district of northwestern Yen Bai province on September 25.

Four-year-old boy becomes Vietnam's youngest paraglider

A four-year-old boy has become the youngest paraglider to participate in the paragliding festival 2022 in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

Thac Ba Lake, home of 1,300 islands

Referring to Thac Ba Lake, people immediately think of the first hydroelectric project in Vietnam. Besides the charming landscape, Thac Ba Lake is also home to many ethnic groups such as Kinh, Tay, Nung, Mong, Dao, Phu La, Cao Lan...

Spectacular Banh Day competition in Mu Cang Chai

It is said that Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake) is a sign of Tet for Kinh people and that Banh Day (round sticky rice cake) is a symbol of love and devotion among the Mong.

When the pass is a charming beauty

Khau Pha Pass in Yen Bai Province may be said to be a beauty waiting for travelers to explore when they are on the way.

Discover the famous flora and fauna of Na Hau Nature Reserve

Na Hau Nature Reserve might not be well known, but could be soon. With a rich and diversified flora and fauna ecosystem, this reserve might just be the northern province of Yen Bai's best-kept secret. 

Com Tu Le, a specialty of northwestern mountainous region

A must-try specialty of Van Chan District in the northern province of Yen Bai in autumn is cốm (young sticky rice) that are made of Tu Le glutinous rice grown in the valley.

On one of the highest peaks of Vietnam

At 2,913 meters above sea level, Lung Cung peak in Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province, is a compelling destination for young mountaineers.

Conquering Lung Cung Mountain in Yen Bai

With an altitude of more than 2,900m, Lung Cung is in one of the most beautiful mountains in Vietnam. The top of the mountain is covered by clouds year-round, which tourists love to snap photos of.

Spectacular bamboo forest in Yen Bai

So far, not many local travelers have known about this destination in the mountainous province of Yen Bai. It has not only beautiful terraced rice fields but also a spectacular bamboo forest that was planted 60 years ago.

Ta Chi Nhu – the road to conquering the rooftop of Yen Bai

Ranked seventh amongst the top ten highest mountains in Vietnam, Ta Chi is a mountain top with a quite majestic landscape and diverse forest-based ecosystem.

Flower garden in the clouds

Every year when autumn comes, Ta Chi Nhu Mountain in Tram Tau District, Yen Bai Province, turns into a colourful flower garden. 

‘To day’ flowers greet spring in Mu Cang Chai

When the first flowers blossom on the ‘to day’ (wild peach blossom) trees, H’mong people joyfully celebrate their traditional Lunar New Year festival on the first three days of the twelfth lunar month.

Mu Cang Chai hosts first Banh Day pounding festival

The debut Banh Day festival was held between January 1–3 in the mountainous district of Mu Cang Chai in the northern province of Yen Bai as part of celebrations for the local delicacy, attracting numerous tourists following the New Year holiday.

Trekking up Ta Chi Nhu Mountain in Yen Bai

Located in the northern province of Yen Bai, Ta Chi Nhu Mountain offers tourists who climb to the peak mesmerising views of clouds, along with a vast array of violet flowers.

Coffee shop with unique traffic mock-up

Mr. Hoang Phuong Nam, the owner of a cafe in Nghia Lo town in Yen Bai province, has spent up to six years to make a traffic mock-up with mountains, forests and sea that looks very real,