Tag Archives: Lao Cai

Travia and Useful Tips about Fansipan

Fansipan is called “the roof of Indochina”, the highest peak in Indochina as well as in Vietnam with a height of 3143m. The mountain belongs to Hoang Lien Son range, located 9km away from Sapa town on the southwest. There are up to 1680 species of flora, some of them are precious and 327 fauna species. Fansipan and Hoang Lien …

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Restricted Areas in Vietnam: Nature at its finest

It is sad but true that the most beautiful, raw and horrifying scenes of nature belong mostly to the restricted areas. To visit some of these areas foreigners need to have a permit, and to some, both locals and foreigners will have to. Each of these places has the finest beauty as well as the reasons to be restricted and …

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Buffalo market in Lao Cai

Similar to Dong Xuan market in Hanoi, Dong Ba market in Hue and Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh city, Can Cau buffalo market is regarded as the pride of Lao Cai province. The market opens every Saturday at Can Chu Su ramp of Can Cau commune, Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cai province. In the early morning, people …

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Bac Ha fair

Leave crazy life in modern city behind, today we are taking you to Bac Ha district in Lao Cai to see rustic life of people in northwest region. Bac Ha is the residence of many ethnic minorities such as Mong, Tay, Nung, Xa Pho… It is referred to as “White highland”. However, the most beautiful and distinctive of this place is …

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Four most remote destinations in Vietnam

Situated in obstacle terrain that is inconvenient for transports, Lung Po, Muong Hum, Ban Xeo…are referred to as the most remote destinations in Vietnam. Nevertheless, dramatic scenery of these places are very well-worth a visit. Lung Po Panorama of intersection where Red River meets Lung Po stream Milestone at border No.92 marks the point where Red River flows into Vietnam. Lung …

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Ta Phin village in Lao Cai

Located at the gateway of the northeast, over 10 km from Sapa city’s center, Ta Phin is an attractive destination for domestic and foreign visitors. The village has much potential to develop different kinds of tourism such as historical-cultural tourism, community tourism and eco-tourism. Coming to Ta Phin, the first thing that tour guides definitely introduce to tourists is historical …

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