The beauty of ripe rice season in La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill

  •  Friday, September 10, 2021

YBO - La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill is located about 8km from the centre of Mu Cang Chai district. It is about 1000 – 1600 metres above sea level. The name of the hill might result from the fact that it looks like a tray.

Dawn is the best time for visitors to check in with tray-shaped hill.
Dawn is the best time for visitors to check in with tray-shaped hill.

The terraced fields in La Pan Tan have been ranked in the top 10 most beautiful terraced fields in the world. When you come to La Pan Tan, you will be free to explore nature and take hundreds of nice photos.


The terraced fields in La Pan Tan have been ranked in the top 10 most beautiful terraced fields in the world.

How to get to La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill

You can buy bus tickets to Yen Bai province at Hanoi’s My Dinh, Giap Bat and Gia Lam Bus Stations, at the cost of 200,000 VND (8.7 USD) per ticket.

From the centre of Yen Bai city, you rent a motorbike for about 100,000 - 150,000 VND (4.4-6.5 USD) depending on the type of vehicle to go to La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill.

If you want to enjoy the scenery along the way, you can use a motorbike in the direction from Thang Long Bridge - National Highway 12 - Phuc Yen - Viet Tri - Doan Hung - Highway 70 to Yen Bai, or go in the direction of Son Tay Street - Trung Hoa Bridge - Tam Nong - along the Red River - Van Phu Bridge - Yen Bai.


The picture of the ripe rice season fascinates people.

Note: According to people who have a lot of experience in traveling in Yen Bai, the road leading to La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill is quite steep, slippery and has many dangerous bends, so you need to be careful. However, there are beautiful natural sceneries on both sides of the road during the journey.


Beautiful sceneries on both sides of the road.

Price of entrance ticket to La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill

To visit the hill, visitors need to buy an entrance ticket at the cost of 20,000 VND per person. Then, they can choose to walk along the roads to enjoy the scenery or also rent a motorbike. This stretch of road is about 1.17km long and has many beautiful sceneries. Visitors can also ask to take pictures with local residents.


Visitors can choose to walk along the roads to enjoy the scenery.

When is the best time to visit La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill?

Visiting La Pan Tan in late September and early October, tourists can enjoy the beauty of terraced fields in the ripe rice season. At this time, the hill looks like wearing a bright yellow shirt, rice fields full of seeds sparkling in the sun in combination with the wooden huts of the locals. They help create a beautiful and charming picture.


In late September and early October, La Pan Tan enters the most beautiful golden rice season of the year.

Check-in photos on La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill

According to the experience of many people, dawn is the best time for visitors to check in with the tray-shaped hill. Amid a majestic natural landscape, the emergence of sunlight in the morning makes everything here shimmering and fanciful. 

The peaceful of the mountains and forests, the chirping birds and the rustling of the rice plants make us feel like we are lost in a magical wonderland.

If you want a quieter space, the sunset will be more suitable for you. The tray-shaped fields in La Pan Tan will still give you enchanting pictures. The purple dyed yellow makes the scene even more fanciful. Moreover, this is also the time for you to admire the beauty and characteristic aroma of ripening rice.


If you want a quieter space, sunset will be more suitable for you.

Things that you should remember while traveling to La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill

 * Remember to bring some common medicines including those for treatment of cold, stomach ache and insect bite...

* Because the weather in Mu Cang Chai is quite erratic, you should bring a cold jacket, raincoat, sunglasses, hat, etc.

*Bring a power bank and make sure the device has a 4G connection to avoid getting lost.

*It is necessary to check the vehicle carefully before leaving because there are almost no auto repair shops along the road.

*There will be homestays or you can stay overnight on residents’ houses, with prices ranging from 70,000 VND - 100,000 VND per night.


La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill will give you a meaningful trip to Yen Bai.

La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill in Mu Cang Chai in the ripe rice season is truly a virtual paradise for thousands of people. Please note the useful information about La Pan Tan tray-shaped hill that we mentioned above to make your Yen Bai trip more perfect and meaningful.

YBO

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