Great experiences in Hua Khat hamlet

  •  Monday, August 16, 2021

Hua Khat hamlet nestles in the beautiful Nam Khat valley, about 20km from Mu Cang Chai town in Mu Cang Chai district.

More than tens of hectares of roses in Nam Khat hamlet serve tourism and economic development.
More than tens of hectares of roses in Nam Khat hamlet serve tourism and economic development.

The hill foot path to the village passes through pine forests, terraced fields, and corn and vegetable fields.

The hamlet is imbued with cultural identities of the Mong ethnic group. Most of houses in the hamlet were built on slopes and by earth, with the middle room designed for ancestor worship and guest reception.

The Mu Cang Chai Ecolodge eco-tourism site in Hua Khat boasts a pristine beauty. Its five houses have styles of both Mong and Thai ethnic groups and are named after local specialties like rice, son tra (scientific name: Malus formosana), corn, tea and pine.

Apart from fresh air, visitors to Hua Khat will have chances to participate in traditional festivals and join locals in farming activities and handicraft making.

They will also enjoy special dishes made from pork, chicken, forest vegetables and bamboo shoots, and banh day (steamed glutinous cakes), among others.

It would be great to drink local wine made from rice germ while listening to sounds of the Khen panpipe of Mong people in the cool autumn weather.


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Artisan Giang Su Giang (right) from Hang Phu Loa of Mo De has made great contributions to maintaining Khen culture of Mong people.

Along with beautiful natural landscapes, Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai district is also home to the unique cultural identities of Mong and Thai ethnic minority groups, and various traditional values of local communities’ traditional customs, festivals, crafts, costumes and cuisine.

Visitors immersed in the 'sea of clouds' at a camping tent at LauCamping, Phinh Ho commune, Tram Tau district. (Photo:

Camping has been chosen by many young people for their holidays over the recent years. In anticipation of that trend, some businesses and individuals in Yen Bai province have set up campsites to take full advantage of natural landscapes and attract tourists to the locality.

Visitors join activities at Thac Ba Lake tourist destination.

The northern province of Yen Bai welcomed over 121,000 visitors during the five-day holidays from April 29 to May 3, an increase of 70.2% compared to that the same period last year.

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With diverse and unique potential, Yen Bai is a famous tourist destination in the north, as it welcomes millions of visitors every year. In addition to pristine landscapes and attractive indigenous cultures, the western localities of the province have launched many new and attractive tourism products for the five-day national holiday of Hung Kings Commemoration Day, National Reunification and May Day.

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