Mu Cang Chai Town sleek fit between the two slopes, is relatively poor with the peaceful village green valley or on Khau Pha Pass, about 300km from Hanoi to the northwest. Mu Cang Chai Visit the only Highway 32 in both directions. If from Hanoi, going to Yen Bai, from Yen Bai 70km to Muong Lo, sleeping here tomorrow morning to ride from Muong Lo, the afternoon will arrive in Mu Cang Chai. This passage nearly 100km long, but more than 80km mountain passes forward continuously. As long climb to a height of 1.750m, dew dark cloud is coming to town in Mu Cang Chai! Stations of the land between a flat pass, be base here to enjoy things sticky rice, pineapple Muong at Tu Le plastic baggage. Second direction from Lao Cai down, as well as the pass road, but easy to go downhill more gentle. This section passing Than Uyen, where Thai white girls, beautiful wild orchids.
Nearly new district began to see many terraced layers, to make a halfway untouched heaven. Top Mu Cang Chai, tourists are surprised because between craggy alpine region have the spectacular terraced fields to crush the heart, but its owner is none other than the people who Mongolia hardworking and gentle . The Hmong (also known as Hmong) here nearly 90% of the population, 8% are Thais, Kinh only 2%. Kinh here half the staff, half the population is located in the district trade. Thais drawing in low hills, as rice in the valley. Left vast craggy mountains are part of Mongolia. They are good at climbing mountain pass mountain highland hills that make it the immense terraces. The fields on each level, each level under the mountainside hill hug. Across the 13 communes and towns of Mu Cang Chai everywhere have terraces. Guests can take pictures, admire in the distance through the district town 7km. However, to truly admire the majestic natural paradise and terraces, only one way is to walk for several hours to a few days … trails by crossing the canyons.
In early spring, the terraced fields are cared for generations of Hmong began on the lush green fields. They were mowed to make nuggets. Unbelievably above this land is also jade green beans as the delta. Although cereal grain cereal are not flexible with round village but still very attractive aromatic flavor to collect plastic. What pale afternoon sun down and the air was fragrant incense juicy rice.
The harvest in Mu Cang Chai often fall between May and October of the calendar, immense wave yellow rice, ground incense, incense mixed with secondary thousands immaculate gas bar of Upland, soothe guests with flood plains.
Road through La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and two communes have the most beautiful fields full of Mu Cang Chai, nobody can take over immediately without stopping to look at the masterpieces of the Hmong are brilliant awaiting collection Planning. Poring highway police herd innocent playful side of the fence. In the distance, some of the shack was built for rice cultivation. The Hmong live on high, they just grow food down and then back up in the headline above. It’s incredible, Yen Bai land with easy ground floor there are landslides terraces and stunning solid so.
On the altitude of about 2000m – where machines and sometimes even cattle not to be; with primitive farming tools such as knives, hoes … people who Mongolia themselves diligently to create crossed fields may be only a few square meters. Nor can he say to the natural conditions of Mu Cang Chai. It has no fields should basin for thousands of years people still cling to the hills, forests, mountains to live. And be shores, creating fields on the mountain slopes for growing rice is the way to bring the highest yield. Through life so connected farm fields, from the summit down to the foot of the mountain, probably unwittingly creating an great ladder today.
The higher the more visitors interested by Mu Cang Chai is not only beautiful in the green of the mountains, the yellow of the earth, of this land of rice that we still see the beauty in the souls of Mongolia, in hospitality fellow. Go here, even on cold days to a few, the ones of the human warmth is also dispels the typical cold of the mountainous region.
In recent years, the name of Mu Cang Chai has become closer and more popular with tourists “dust” at home and abroad. The “Backpackers” and photographers from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam country Kieu from abroad, often traveled to Yen Bai only Watching terraces, breathe fresh air, burn the images beautiful and monumental. October is the best month in Mu Cang Chai and also the month to attract more tourists nhat.Ca Mu Cang Chai district has 2,200 hectares of terraces, which include La Pan Tan commune three, Che Cu Nha and De Xu aneurysm, the area is 500 hectares terraces and are kept intact.
Five hundred hectares of this land is the relics, the heritage of the Mongolian Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognized as one of the unique landscapes of the country most in Vietnam and ranked mobile license National volume at day 18/10/2007. And terraces, attached to the Mongolian capital lifetimes, as well as photos associated with their settled life by new Mongolia only rice on the bottom lane (ie stairs). Under the hardworking hand over tens of years, the terraced rice fields not only contains many hidden parameters of historical value and cultural, but also reflects a unique method of cultivation of peoples has turned the name Mu Cang Chai (ie dry tree village) of fresh crops green field hill vitality on every level, each level rising to the sky.