YBO - To help revive tourism after the social distancing period, the Hung Viet Trading and Tourism Co. Ltd, based in Yen Binh township of Yen Binh district, has promptly worked to create new tours to attract travellers.
Thac Ba Reservoir has attracted a large number of visitors over the past years.
Aside from upgrading accommodation facilities and auxiliary services, the company has developed tours of destinations in Yen Bai and Vietnam while providing others to meet tourists’ demand, focusing on tours of famous places of interest in the province and the country.
Attractive destinations in Yen Bai like Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields, Muong Lo paddies in Nghia Lo town, Ngoi Tu cultural village in Yen Binh district, and Hang De Cho Waterfall in Tram Tau district are the priorities of package tours that suit different types of tourists.
The Hung Viet company has concentrated on groups of visitors who are family members. It has also offered one- to four-day tours, priced at 430,000 – 2.19 million VND per person, for tourist groups that come to the province for events or recreational purposes.
Resuming its activities in early May, the firm has served more than 10 groups of visitors, most of whom travelled within one day – a popular trend at present.
Tourists try dishes at a stilt house of the Dao ethnic group near Thac Ba Reservoir.
Experiencing these tours, visitors can go by boat to enjoy landscapes of the Thac Ba hydropower plant, Thuy Tien Cave and resort sites under construction on the banks of the reservoir, explore local residents’ daily activities, and taste ethnic minorities’ delicacies right on the boats or islets in the reservoir.
Do Tuan Anh, a visitor from Nguyen Phuc ward of Yen Bai city, said sitting on well-equipped boats to enjoy islets and local dishes on the reservoir gave them excitement.
Director of the company Nguyen Viet Hung said his business has carried out promotions with a 15-percent discount on all services and tours. It is also offering tours for solo travelers on every Saturday morning so that they can explore local destinations at appropriate expenses.
More interesting tours are being developed so as to serve holidaymakers when the tourism market rebounds, he noted.
The second Luc Yen district “Going to Gemstone Land” tourism programme will be held from December 4-6 with a wide range of new and attractive activities.
Hands-on activities were a highlight of the Muong Lo culture - tourism festival 2020, as they enabled participants to experience the local culture in both traditional festivals and daily life. A number of activities to be named include brocade weaving, Khen (local panpipes) making, xoe dance teaching, and folk games. Visitors were also enable to explore local life across communes.
The Culture-Tourism Festival, the most awaited event of the people who love the Northwestern mountainous region, opened on October 17 despite the ravaging impact of COVID-19 pandemic. It comprises various cultural activities, giving visitors a fest of culture.
Luc Yen district of Yen Bai province served more than 27,000 holiday-makers, including 1,420 foreigners, in the first nine months of this year, and earned 16.2 billion VND from tourism revenue.