Exploring the rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi

12, September, 2016

Exploring the rice terraces of Hoang Su  Phi

Whoever has ever visited Hoang Su Phi district, Ha Giang province also liken its beauty as a wild paradise, especially for those who pursue photography, this land is very attractive. Unique features in culture and activity life, small villages located in the heart of deep valley as well as enclosed by mountain side seem to be awaken because of travelers’ footsteps. Due to being located at an average altitude of 800 meters over sea level, here there are many streams and pristine forests and the terrain is strongly divided by high moutains,... It is very suitable for developing adventure tourism.

The most beautiful time of the year is in pouring water season because if you set your foot in Hoang Su Phi land this time, you will be immediately attracted by terraced fields in harvest season, not only for the field's shining yellow color or peaceful landscape as in fairy tales but also running vast field extend underground. Hoang Su Phi terraced fields landmarks located in 6 communes Ban Luoc, San Sa Ho, Ban Phung, Ho Thau, Nam Ty and Thong Nguyen. Terraces here are rated as the most beautiful in Vietnam with hundreds years of reclamation history of La Chi, Dao, Nung generations. In harvest season, a majestic natural picture appear directly in front of viewers. Yellow steps look like the waves pouring from the mountain top, associated with farmers's pleasure of productive labor. After an aggressive day in the field people sitting together to sip a Shan Tuyet cup of tea and feel its rather sweet-acrid taste, help them to forget troubles of the life.

After several attempts to awaken its potential, Hoang Su Phi is becoming an ideal destination for international visitors when travel to Vietnam. Besides the uniqueness of nature, scenery, Hoang Su Phi was hidden a peculiar cultural treasure of ethnic minority people such as Dao, Mong, Nung, Ca Chi. Every ethnic group has their living traditions, festivals own are held all year round such as "Gau Tao" of the Hmong, "Traditional Fire Dance" of the Dao, "Long Tong" of the Tay, " forest worship practice "of the Nung.

In addition, the folk songs and dance like love songs, Coi, Si, lượn, Then, Khen Dance, Bamboo dancing and folk games such as Stilt walking, Tug of war, push sticks has been preserved and promoted. It really attracted tourists to the Hoang Su Phi.

Then cultural festivals imbued with strange, wild and bizarrely attractive national identity. A French female tourists said: On the road in Hoang Su Phi, she was very impressed by people living in this land, from the costumes to dramatic character. They are not glossy but very rustic, very friendly. Especially simple smile, tinged with wild feature has really made an impression in the heart of travelers.

However, that is only a part of this wonderful land's beauties. Let's come here to discover for yourselves all the promising mysteries of Hoang Su Phi as an enjoyable experience when visiting Vietnam.