YBO - Autumn is the harvesting season of “tao meo” (also known as son tra (Docynia indica, a kind of pome) – a specialty fruit in the Northwestern mountainous region. In Yen Bai, tao meo is mostly cultivated in Mu Cang Chai and Tram Tau districts.
YBO - Mu Cang Chai terraced field run is a race for marathon lovers. They can challenge themselves across wild and harsh mountain passes and peaceful villages lying on high mountains, while getting immersed in the fresh air, the nature, and the aroma of ripening rice at the special national relic site of Mu Cang Chai terraced fields in Yen Bai province.
YBO - Amid the complicated developments of COVID-19 pandemic, in order to protect the “green zone” status for the province, Yen Bai has restricted locals from traveling outside the locality as well as people from other localities from entering the province. Many local families have chosen to visit sites in the province to ensure safety and enjoy their vacations in weekends.
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.
YBO - Nghia Lo town of Yen Bai province has launched a contest to seek designs of tourism symbol for the town.
YBO - Luc Yen district has set targets to develop green tourism into an important economic sector, create various quality tourism products and become one of the province’s outstanding destinations in the 2020-25, thereby building the brand of “Luc Yen-where colours converge”.
Hua Khat hamlet nestles in the beautiful Nam Khat valley, about 20km from Mu Cang Chai town in Mu Cang Chai district.
YBO - Recently, many netizens were surprised by the beauty of terraced fields in Phong Du Thuong commune in Yen Bai province’s Van Yen district.
YBO - Located in two communes of Van Hoi and Viet Hong communes of Tran Yen district, the national historical site of Van revolutionary base has become a popular tourist destination among visitors in recent years.
YBO - The People’s Committee of Mu Cang Chai district recently held a seminar collecting opinions on a project on building Mu Cang Chai into a tourist district during the 2021-2025 period, with an orientation to 2030.
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.