The terraced fields in Tu Le Valley Photo: Zing News/ Nguyen Anh Duc
Located in Van Chan District, on the way from Nghia Lo to Mu Cang Chai, Tu Le Valley is surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and spectacular terraced fields. The fresh and cool atmosphere in Tu Le Valley makes it become an ideal place for people to escape from the scorching summer days.
The locals are planting rice on terraced fields Photo: Zing News/ Le Champ Tu Le
Thanks to Mother Nature, Tu Le has glamorous beauty all year round. But if possible, visitors should travel here in September. Tourists will be stunned by the carpets of yellow terraced fields stretching to the horizon. The terraced fields in Tu Le Valley lie along the highway; therefore, travelers will be immersed in the aroma of ripening rice as soon as stepping on this destination.
Tu Le possesses unique and diverse cultural values Photo: Zing News/ Nguyen Thi Xuan Quynh
As a long-standing residence of many ethnic minorities like Thai, Dao, Muong, and H’Mong, Tu Le possesses unique and diverse cultural values. Dressing colorful ethnic costumes, enjoying traditional meals, participating in folk games would be certainly unforgettable experiences for tourists.
Bathing in the hot spring of Thai people - a "must-try" experience Photo: Zing News/ Le Champ Tu Le
Another special experience that tourists cannot miss when coming here is bathing in the hot spring of Thai people. It is considered as one of the most special customs of Thai people.
Tourists are eager to take photos in Tu Le Valley Photo: Zing News/ Trinh Thi Xuan Thu
Tourists can also hide bikes and go around the valley to explore nature as well as learn about the rice-planting activities of the locals.
Tien Nu Cave Photo: Zing News/ Le Champ Tu Le
It will be a perfect option if travelers visit the fanciful Tien Nu cave. This place embraces traces about the life of primitive people which definitely arouses tourists’ curiosity.
"New Rice Festival" of ethnic groups Photo: Zing News/ Nguyen Duc Tue
If you go to Tu Le in the eighth lunar month, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the "New Rice Festival" of ethnic groups. Photo: Nguyen Duc Tue.
Five- color sticky rice- the specialty of Tu Le Valley Photo: Vietnam Travel
Tu Le Valley is also well-known for its incomparable specialties such as fragrant sticky rice, “Cốm” (green rice flakes), and “Cơm Lam” (bamboo-tube rice).
Tu Le Valley at night Photo: VNExpress/ Nguyen Duc Tue
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