About Lai Chau
Located in the mountainous area of northwest Vietnam, Lai Chau is a scenic attraction that fascinates anyone who has the opportunity to come here. It is also a great challenge for those who have a great desire to conquer nature. This land is both alluring and fanciful, keeping its charming beauty in pristine condition.
Coming to Lai Chau is coming to arduous mounts such as Bach Moc Luong Tu, Pu Si Lung, Pu Ta Leng and Ta Lien Son, which have long been the destination for authentic backpackers. You'll find yourself floating in the midst of white clouds. You can contemplate the dreamy scenery of Muong Than rice fields during the harvest season. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to learn about the unique culture of 20 ethnic minorities living together in the peaceful villages .
Lai Chau has a subtropical climate, so it is colder here all year round than other regions. You can go to Lai Chau almost any time of the year, just avoid the rainy season of typhoons and landslides between June and August.
From December to March is the season of peach blossom, mountain ebony, plum flower, and many interesting festivals. April and May are the season of pouring water, so it is great to admire waterfalls and lakes. September and October are the days when you can take pictures of Muong Than rice fields turning sparkly yellow.
About 400 kilometers from Hanoi, you should travel to Lai Chau by shuttle bus departing from My Dinh or Giap Bat bus station to ensure your health. For those who prefer to explore on their own motorcycles, they must be a mastered driver and in minimum physical conditions.
Top things to do in Lai Chau
1. Ride motorbike along the legendary O Quy Ho Pass
2. Conquer the stunning mountains covered in clouds
3. Discover Muong Te Nature Reserve
4. Explore Pu Sam Cap Cave Complex
5. Free your mind in the midst of Muong Than rice fields
6. Experience the life in Si Thau Chai Village
7. Visit water wheels in Na Khuong and tea hills in Bo Village
8. Go to San Thang Kermis, Sin Ho Kermis
9. Enjoy Pa Pinh Top - speciality in Lai Chau
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