The beauty of moutainous highland in northern Vietnam
Conquering the Northern of Vietnam, there are many breathtaking plateaus, stunning rice terraces and unbeatable scenery in mountainous highland. Northern Vietnam’s cultural attractions are just as diverse ranging from the chaotic highland markets to the hill-tribes in the far north. Let’s together explore the most beautiful sights of Northern’s highland!
There are many breathtaking views in the highland of the North of Vietnam, have you ever discovered all places yet?
Sapa- The city in clouds
Sapa is an extremely famous place located in the northwest of Lao Cai province, Vietnam. The city is surrounded by clouds and foggy. So, the natural landscape of Sapa is hidden in the clouds like the beautiful scene in fairy tale.
Traveling to Sapa, visitors will be surprised and excited when standing on top of Fanxipan. It’s very fascinated to see the shimmering, fanciful color of beautiful landscapes. Coming to Sapa, visitors will feel what is the “paradise on earth”.
Visitors are immersed in the city of thousands flowers and admire terraces rice fields in this place. In addition, visitors also explore and learn about culture of ethnic groups in the northwest.There is nowhere in Vietnam can tourists easily meet the local ethnic minorities like in Sapa.
The region as also known as “the Tonkinese Alps” and it’s culturally rich with different hill-tribe minorities, lush mountain ranges, rice fields and an overall, breathtaking views.
Terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai
Mu Cang Chai is a highland district of Yen Bai province. This place attracts visitors all the world with mountain ranges and picturesque terraced fields. The special attraction of Mu Cang Chai is in its beautiful terraced fields.
In Mu Cang Chai, rice terraced fields rise and fall around hillsides and mountainsides. That makes them look like giant staircases for people to step from earth to paradise.
The September and the mid-October is the best time of the year to visit. The rice on terraced fields turns yellow. This is the suitable time that these fields turn brilliant yellow and shine in their fullest beauty.
The waterfall’s paradise: Ban Gioc
Ban Gioc waterfall is the most beautiful waterfall in Vietnam, located in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province. When traveling to Cao Bang, visitors can admire stunning landscapes. Especially, Ban Gioc waterfall landscape is like a wonderful fall paradise where is far from the earth.
Coming to Ban Gioc waterfall every season is favorable experiences because the nature landscapes in this place are different beauty in each season . Nature of majestic waterfalls divided into two seasons: water season and dry season. Each season has a different beauty, but very attractive.
This place is one of the six most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Looking from a distance, Ban Gioc waterfall is a beautiful nature sight that nowhere has. Nature landscape of this waterfall are treasure for Cao Bang and the world.
Ban Gioc Waterfall is divided into three levels pouring from the height of over 30 m. Below of waterfall is smoothly Quy Son River. Waterfall is like ‘the rare treasure in the forests’ .It’s possible to wander further and higher up the side of the falls for even more spectacular views. It’s an awesome sight that not be expressed in words.
The beautiful Ha Giang Plateau
If visitors want to enjoy beauty of high mountains and majestic landscapes, you can not miss Ha Giang, the northern province of Vietnam. Ha Giang is far about 320 km from Hanoi and visitors can easily find a beautiful destination to adventure and discover.
The wild nature in Ha Giang creates attraction for anyone interested in exploring and experiencing . Especially, buckwheat flower is the characteristic flower of this rocky plateau. The buckwheat flowers are sensitive to sunlight, turning from white in the early morning to pink in the afternoon. This flowers create a striking image when blossoming, making it a popular tourist attraction in Ha Giang
Moreover, specific culture in daily life activities of people here will give visitors a memorable experience.
Moc Chau- The plateau of flowers
Anyone who has traveled the Northwest can not forget to set foot on the Moc Chau highland. In the vast of mountains, Moc Chau appears lively as a picture with many brilliant colors.
It is possible to say that plum blossom is a uniquely beautiful flower type which is just found in Moc Chau Plateau, nowhere else. In February, after the plum garden has undergone the coldness of the winter, little cute plum flowers start opening out gradually under the warmth of the spring, creating a romantic and picturesque spectacle among the vast area of mountains and hills
Leaving from the bustle of city to the paradise of flowers in Moc Chau, visitors will experience unexpected feelings. The immense tea hills, the beautiful white plum forests, the smiles of children or the charm ethnic’s girl on the fields every morning… All of things is deeply impressive in the hearts of visitors.
” Clouds hunting” is always give for visitors wonderful feelings in their trip to conquer Moc Chau. The way to Ta Xua is quite difficult to go, but visitors will be satisfied by the beautiful landscape in here. In the season of cotton mop, the hillside is covered by the white cotton mops which are shine bright in the sun.