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Mu Cang Chai

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2 days driving motorbike from Hanoi - Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai is one of the most outstanding place in the North of Vietnam and in 2017, it was... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Lily T

pictures can't do justice to this view we took 2 days trek around and saw the real life and... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature is in favor of surrounding pine trees. Here, you will be immersed in the life and customs of long-standing Thai ethnicity, admire the thrill, singing and romantic with poetic, lyrical scenery.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Mu Cang Chai is one of the most outstanding place in the North of Vietnam and in 2017, it was chosen in the top 30 of the most beautiful places all around the world according to Harpers Bazaar Newspaper, standing by Venice (Italy), Machu Picchu...More

Thank Lily T
Reviewed 30 November 2017

pictures can't do justice to this view we took 2 days trek around and saw the real life and villages of the tribe living there and one of the most beautiful views we ever saw

3  Thank zguby
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Mu Cang Cai (MCC) a rural village at the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range 1,000 meters above sea level at district of Yen Bai Province in Northwest of Vietnam. About 300km from Ha Noi and has it provincial border on western side of...More

6  Thank KianHian L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Looking at the golden rice field at hundreds (even thousands) of acres can't be described in words. Same as the rest of the rice field in the North-West region, Mu Cang Chai offers you to a breathtaking views. One important note though: There's only ONE...More

3  Thank Tony L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Yeah, i cannot say how beautiful enough. Mu Cang Chai is one of the best nature place i've been. Terraced rice field was number one, walking around villages or taking picture under the sunset was amazing!

1  Thank saravananrath
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing place - paddy fields, amazing village life, a place you have to visit to experience the beauty of Vietnam. Just amazing.

Thank Usha T
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This tour was absolutely breathtaking and magical. The views and the ethnic people in their customary clothing was just beautiful

1  Thank John V
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I and my friends come up with this trip only few hours after meeting each other. By riding motorbilke from Hanoi, we have interestingly hands-on experience in crossing Khau Pha - one of the 4 greatest passes, climbing La Pan Tan and trying green rice...More

Thank linhnguyen247
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. If you go do stay at Homestay Tu Nguyet, it's clean and cozy and the couple that owns the place knows what the term hospitality really means. The wife's name is Nguyet. I would also suggest you make the journey to visit Mam...More

4  Thank miyah44
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Ryan C
29 August 2018|
Response from Lily T | Reviewed this property |
At the end of September, the time of harvesting. Just would like to provide more info about the time of festival (also rice harvesting) this year: from 20th, September to 30th, September, 2018.
28 May 2018|
Response from MinhThuyN4 |
When will you go there? I am a local in Central Vietnam. I came to that area once. This is number of a guide I know near there: +841662082182 (Lở Mẩy is her name). Hope this can help.
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Courtney M
17 September 2017|
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Response from Tony L | Reviewed this property |
Mu Cang Chai has just been through a natural disaster so the harvesting season might change or even worse, there's none now in September and October in some flood area. Normally, all the rice would be harvested by the end of... More