If we suppose that summer is the season suitable
for travelling to coastal areas, winter is the season suitable for
travelling to islandish areas, and spring is the season suitable for
travelling to highlands, especially travelling to Tay Bac (Tây Bắc).
Beside the famous spots such as Sa Pa - Lao Cai (Lào Cai), Lac (Lác)
mountain village, ...etc., Yen Bai is also an ideal spot for you to
discover with pleasure.
The field of Lo Mountain Village (Mường Lò)
the 2-day tour in spring, you can possess a tour to mountain and
forests filled with Ban flowers in order that you can enjoy the natural
view and local specialities very interestingly. The first destination
will be Yen Bai city.
Yen Bai city, you will be taken to Giang Stream (Suối Giàng) - where
snow tea plants have become a well-known trade-mark all the country.
Giang Stream locates at the height of 1,371 meter, so its climate is
cold. When coming here, you can observe local people process tea with
your own eyes and touch tree-trunks of century-old tea plants in
person. Giang Stream has specialities of fish and fowl processed with a
lot of different methods so as to attract the attention of table
Snow tea plant at Giang Stream - Image: collected
you will be taken to Lo Mountain Village, Nghia Lo (Nghĩa Lộ) suburban
district. A lot of people compare this place as a beautiful flower
basket of Tay Bac (Tây Bắc) mountain. The field of Lo Mountain Village
has an area ranked secondly in this region and is the diaspora of 12
fraternity peoples. There are a lot of ecological villages at Lo
Mountain Village such as Xa Ren (Xà Rèn) mountain village - Nghia Loi
(Nghĩa Lợi), Nam Dong (Nậm Đông) - Nghia An (Nghĩa An), some villages
specializing in making brocade at Cau Thia (Cầu Thia), Tan An (Tân An),
Trung Tam (Trung Tâm), Pu Trang (Pú Trạng), ... Ward. If you come here
in spring, you will have an opportunity to contemplate the forest of
Ban flowers in the full bloom stretching as far as the eyes can see.
second day, at Lo Mountain Village, you can go sightseeing to local
market and to Thai (Thái) peoples' mountain villages, then have a bath
in hot stream at Bon mountain village. In the afternoon of that day,
you will be taken to Cang Don (Căng Đồn) and the commemorating zone of
Uncle Ho (Uncle Hồ).
Mountain Village has a lot of specialities having a part in
diversifying your trip. Those are steamed glutinous rice, fried Xinh
(Xỉnh) fish, and especial food above all others is fried crickets which
are evaluated as strange and attractive. In addition, the course of
moss processed by local peoples is a mouthwatering course for tourists,
no more no less.