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Duc Giang, 29, working in media and event industry in Hanoi, visited Mu Cang Chai to enjoy the view of rice fields in late August. He decided to choose the time ahead of National Day holiday to avoid overcrowding.
During the National Day holidays from September 1-4, Nghia Lo township in Yen Bai province served 11,200 domestic and foreign tourists, earning 8.6 billion VND (365,500 USD) in revenue from accommodation services. Hotels, homestay and accommodation establishments and restaurants have an average service capacity of about 85%.
YBO - Over 300km from Hanoi, Tram Tau district of Yen Bai province is home to many majestic mountains and beautiful natural landscapes, which are considered the “paradise" of adventurous tourism lovers.
YBO - The photo contest entitled "Discovering Yen Bai's tourism" which was organised from December 15, 2021 to January 20, 2022, received 1,000 photos from 100 photographers.
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YBO - Lung Cung Mountain is described by trekking lovers as a “wanderer” in the beautiful land of Mu Cang Chai as it is covered with white clouds all year round, turning its peak into a small oasis in the midst of a sea of clouds.
YBO - Yen Bai province welcomed 805,755 tourists, including 2,200 foreigners, in the first 6 months of 2022, equaling 73.3% of the yearly plan and up 59.6% against the same period last year.
YBO - Every June, mountains in the mountainous district of Mu Cang Chai seem to have a new look when they are covered with diverse colours of the watering season.
YBO - In addition to attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists to explore the natural landscape and resort destinations every year, Mu Cang Chai in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is also an attractive destination for a large number of holiday-makers who want to experience local cultural and religious activities.
YBO - To resume tourism activities in the post-pandemic period, Yen Bai’s Luc Yen district has built ‘safe and friendly destinations’ and fully reopened to tourists.
YBO - Remote but beautiful, Tram Tau in Yen Bai province features a rough mountainous terrain and is home to a large number of Viet Nam’s ethnic minorities. Despite being off the beaten path, the locality is growing its sustainable ecotourism base.
YBO - Located at an altitude of nearly 1,400 metres above sea level, Suoi Giang has a cool climate year-round. Average temperatures are perhaps 8-10 degrees Celsius lower than in places such as Van Chan district and Nghia Lo town. On any given day in Suoi Giang, visitors may enjoy a cool night, floating clouds in the morning when they awake, and clear skies and breezes in the afternoon as golden sunshine bathes the hillsides. We are pleased to introduce readers to some of the highlights of Suoi Giang.
YBO - Early last week, the People’s Committee of Yen Bai held a conference to promote the province as a safe, friendly, unique, appealing and impressive destination, with the participation of more than 70 local tourism operators and those of other localities.
YBO - So far, four key tourism zones in Yen Bai province have taken shape, namely the zone of Thac Ba Reservoir and the Chay River; the zone of Yen Bai city and its vicinity; the zone in the west of the province, consisting Van Chan, Tram Tau, and Mu Cang Chai districts and Nghia Lo town; and the zone of Tran Yen and Van Yen districts.
YBO - As a gift of the nature, Mu Cang Chai honey has many colours, such as rice and mustard flower honey is yellow, docynia indica bloom honey is dark brown, and Cardamom flower honey is dark red.
YBO - Lung Cung hamlet in Nam Co commune, Mu Cang Chai district, is now blanketed in while medlar (“son tra” or “tao meo”) flowers.
Pung Luong commune of Mu Cang Chai district becomes more beautiful every February and early March, when white pear blossoms are in full bloom.
YBO - Thirty-five households in Nghia Lo town of Yen Bai province are fruitfully engaging in community-based tourism, and 12 of them have joined the Muong Lo Tourism Cooperative. Implementing the “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme, the cooperative has helped raise the star ranking of community-based tourism products in Nghia An and Nghia Loi communes.
Tram Tau hot spring and eco-tourism area is an attractive destination in Yen Bai province. It boasts an open-air natural hot spring near an agricultural production area in Na Tham hamlet in Tram Tau town of Tram Tau district.
YBO - Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is scheduled to receive a certificate recognising its terraced rice fields as a special national relic site, and another recognising the New Rice Festival of local Mong people as national intangible cultural heritage on December 31.
YBO - Setting foot in Phuc An commune of Yen Binh district, the first thing visitors can feel here is that this is a tranquil rural area with friendly and hospitable people. Local residents earn their living mainly from fishing and weaving shrimp traps, which are also interesting experiences that travellers should not miss once coming to this place.
YBO - Khau Pha Pass in Mu Cang Chai district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, is an attractive destination. The pass stuns travelers with its beautiful and poetic scenery, where high mountains stand on one side and the other side is a deep valley covered with fluffy white clouds around the year.
YBO - Ta Chi Nhu peak in Tram Tau district has an altitude of 2,979m above sea level. It is part of the Pu Luong massif of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. The peak, which is shrouded in a sea of clouds, has become an attractive destination for those who love climbing and adventure travel.
YBO - Muong Lai has been a popular name in the Vietnamese revolution with the formation of the “Le Loi anti-Japanese revolutionary base” and “Co Lai guerrilla troop” – the first revolutionary armed forces set up in Yen Bai’s Luc Yen district.