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4 famous sites to take check-in photos of the Northeast harvest season

10:19 | 20/09/2020

Every autumn, the Northwest terraced fields turn golden around the same time. Here are 4 places to admire the majestic harvest scene of mountainous areas that visitors should not miss.

golden glows of y ty commune in ripening rice season Golden glows of Y Ty Commune in ripening rice season
mu cang chai in golden rice season a feast for the eyes Mu Cang Chai in golden rice season, a feast for the eyes
yen bai warms up mu cang chai terraced field festival Yen Bai warms up Mu Cang Chai Terraced Field Festival

From September to mid-October is the best time to enjoy the Northwest golden season. The places you should visit in this season are Mu Cang Chai, Sa Pa, Y Ty, Hoang Su Phi.

Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai is an upland district in Yen Bai province, about 300 km from Hanoi. To get here, visitors have to pass through Khau Pha Pass, one of the most beautiful and dangerous passes in Vietnam. This place is famous for its terraced fields stretching all over the hillside. Four communes Tu Le, La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha, and Di Xu Phinh are the most popular places to admire the ripe rice paddy.

The harvest season here starts from near mid-September to early October, so visitors should consider going to Mu Cang Chai at this time not to miss the best occasion of the year. In addition, when coming to Mu Cang Chai, visitors can witness traditional beliefs and farming methods, as well as enjoy the delicious flavors and specialties of the Northwestern mountains.

4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
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4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News

Sa Pa

Sa Pa (Lao Cai) is a famous tourist destination in the northwestern mountains. The period from around the end of August to the end of September attracts visitors not only because of the cool weather but also because of the golden terraced fields.

In this occasion, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Van village, Ta Phin are filled with picturesque terraced fields,. In some locations visitors can experience the bustling atmosphere of the harvest season.

The fields in Sa Pa have been voted as one of the seven most beautiful rice terraces in Asia by the famous US travel magazine Travel and Leisure. In addition to admiring the rice paddy, tourists can also visit many other famous destinations such as Mount Fansipan, stone church, Cau May old town, Love waterfall, O Quy Ho Pass.

4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News

Y Ty

Y Ty belongs to Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, located at an altitude of nearly 2,000 meters above sea level. In addition to being the ideal cloud hunting place, Y Ty also attracts tourists by its golden terraced fields. The famous viewing spots here are Ngai Thau, Choan Than, Lao Chai, Khu Chu Lin, A Mu Sung.

This year, the harvest season in Y Ty, Lao Cai lasts only about 3 weeks, starting from the beginning of September. At this time of the year, every corner of Y Ty is filled with the aroma of rice, creating a special atmosphere. In order to get here, visitors can take a coach or a train to Lao Cai and rent a motorbike to ride to Y Ty.

4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News

Hoang Su Phi

Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang) is always a favorite place for travelers. The two most beautiful seasons here are the wet season (March-May) and the ripe rice season (September-October). The road to Hoang Su Phi is divided into two ways, from Highway 2 through Tuyen Quang to Ha Giang through, or from the side of Bac Ha road (Lao Cai) through Xin Man.

This year, the rice ripening season lasts from mid-September to mid-October. The unique feature of Hoang Su Phi during the ripe rice season is that the terraced fields are piled up, evenly. In addition, to Ha Giang, visitors do not forget to visit Dong Van Stone Plateau, ancient houses, Meo Vac market ... and enjoy the specialties here.

4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
4 famous sites to take check in photos of the northeast harvest season
Photo: Zing News
mu cang chais splendid scene in the harvest season Mu Cang Chai's splendid scene in the harvest season

Mu Cang Chai terraced fields are filled with the golden color of ripe rice, creating a bold and unique beauty that attracts hundreds of tourists.

mountainous harvest in the golden light of autumn Mountainous harvest in the golden light of autumn

In September and October, the golden terraced fields in Yen Bai and Cao Bang shimmering like a highland painting that leave imprints on tourists.

a miniature halong bay in mountainous province vietnams northeast A miniature Halong Bay in mountainous province in Vietnam's Northeast

A photo set of clouds on limestone islands covered with trees in Na Hang Lake, which is like a miniature Ha Long Bay.

Valerie Mai