Attractions Mu Cang Chai Terraced Field (Yen Bai) has just been ranked a Special National heritage by the Prime Minister of Vietnam.
Previously, in 2007, the Mu Cang Chai terraced fields in three communes La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh in Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province were ranked as national heritages by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
From the hands of hard-working people, the Mu Cang Chai terraced fields have become a wonder and a national scenic spot to be preserved and developed. The unique culture of the highlands and the beauty of the terraced fields have created a beautiful and attractive Mu Cang Chai in the hearts of visitors. Mu Cang Chai terraced fields are known as the wonders of the Northwest region, a majestic picture and also a place to keep the cultural values of the Mong people. All have created a friendly and charming beauty that attracts tourists, creating a vibrant and colorful cultural and tourist space.
Mu Cang Chai terraced fields have long been one of the highlights of the Northwest tourist route. The unique beauty of upland culture is shown vividly and miraculously through unique terraced fields, increasingly attracting photographers and tourists both at domestic and international. From the unique farming method, the Mong ethnic people have turned the hilly and mountainous area into the hilly fields full of vitality, each field shows the will of human that wishes to reach to the high sky.
Terraced fields are most beautiful in May - June when the fields are in flood season and September - October when a golden, ripe sticky rice color stretches across the hillsides. Tourists like to come to Mu Cang Chai at these two times to see firsthand green and yellow raspberries appear among the immense mountains. Stop at 3 communes La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh, where visitors can also see the terraced rice fields with strata spreading across the hills. From the middle of the mountain, where the terraced fields fully show the uniqueness, visitors are really amazed by the talent of the barefoot artisans who have created works with many aesthetic values.