YBO - 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.
YBO - 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.
YBO - 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.
YBO - 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.
A ceremony was held in Suoi Giang commune, Van Chan district, the Northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 20 to honor ancient tea tree, as part of the Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Week.
Hotels and other lodging facilities near the special national heritage Mu Cang Chai Terraced Field in the northern province of Yen Bai has been packed with holiday-makers those days as the COVID-19 pandemic has been brought under control.
YBO - Last weekend, authorities of Mu Cang Chai district and the Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company under the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation launched a helicopter tour of the Mu Cang Chai terraced fields – a special national landscape relic.
YBO - Formed in late 2019, three clubs at Mu Cang Chai town, La Pa Tan and De Xu Phinh communes have been active in introducing and promoting the land and people of Mu Cang Chai through their Facebook fanpage named “Mu Cang Chai – Culture, cuisine and tourism.”
YBO - Anyone who wants to “hunt clouds” on Ta Chi Nhu Mountain, the eighth highest mountain in Vietnam, can make their intention come true more easily with the support of a homestay there. This is also the startup idea of Mua A Do, a Mong ethnic man who has yet to reach the age of 30.
Vietnam has made the shortlist for up to 11 categories in the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.
YBO - The Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields in the northern province of Yen Bai have been praised as one of the world’s top 20 colourful places by the New York-based magazine Conde Nast (CN) Traveler.
YBO - Locals of the Mong ethnic group in Mu Cang Chai district in the northern province of Yen Bai are preserving many traditional crafts with unique culture.
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.
YBO - Despite resuming their operation shortly after the COVID-19 social distancing period, the homestay facility owned by Hoang Thi Phuong’s family in Deu village, Nghia An commune, has quickly renewed its services with a focus on domestic customers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic was basically controlled nationwide and the country enters a ‘new normal’ state, Yen Bai province has also taken specific actions to reboot its tourism sector.
From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas.
YBO - The uniqueness, attractiveness and cultural characteristics of Tay ethnic group from Ngoc Luc Yen land are clearly shown through Xoi Farmstay model built by Hoang Thi Xoi in Tong Pinh Cai hamlet, Lam Thuong commune.
Hoi An city, a world heritage site, in the central province of Quang Nam will stop selling tickets for tours of its ancient and pedestrian streets starting from March 12 in an effort to prevent the SARS-CoV-2 from spreading.
The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) said on February 25 that it has asked travel firms to stop receiving tourists from countries hit by COVID-19 in the face of new complicated development of the disease in the Republic of Korea and Japan.
Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has launched a series of five direct routes connecting Vietnam’s major cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang with India’s New Delhi and Mumbai.
YBO - Mu Cang Chai district has been renowned for colourful mountainous villages that encircled by fields of towering rice terraces with emerald stairways that seem to ascend to the heaven.
Last year, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai welcomed a record high of over 700,000 visitors, including about 150,000 foreigners. The province earned more than 420 billion VND in revenue from tourism thanks to a greater diversity of tourism services and products that have met visitors’ rising demand.
YBO - There are many temple festivals along the Chay River in the downstream area of Yen Binh district.
YBO - Sweet and gentle aroma of the spring took me along winding roads to the alpine rural district of Tram Tau in Yen Bai. Wonderful tender sunlight touched with fresh spring air in the mountainous region was filling my heart with a flutter.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is blessed with a unique variety of rice from which locals make the iconic green rice flakes.