Mu Cang Chai Amazing Terraced Rice Fields

Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai Amazing Terraced Rice Fields in Yen Bai, Vietnam

Mu Cang Chai is a western district in Yen Bai Province, about 280 km from Hanoi. To reach the district, tourists can choose a bus or personal vehicles (cars, motorbikes). Below image is the Khau Pha Pass – one of the four great Pass in Northwest of Vietnam. This is the gateway to Mu Cang Chai.

khau pha pass mu cang chai

Every year, from September to October, villagers, and photographers come here to admire and record the images of beautiful terraced fields.

Mu Cang Chai terraced fields.

Come to Mu Cang Chai, you can visit the scene of the morning market, buy some special foods, fruits and forest products of the ethnic people.

mu cang chai market

Or hire a motorbike in the town for a day rent about 200-250,000 VND to take a picture of the town and sightseeing. Visitors could visit La Pan Tan, Che Canh, De Xu Phinh with the most famous scenic terraced rice fields in the Northwest of Vietnam.

mu cang chai rent motor bike

Nam Kim streams winding around the rice fields here.

Mu Cang Chai Terraced Rice Fields

These photos were taken in Che Cu Nha Commune, around Mu Cang Chai town, along the national road from Tu Le to the town.

che cu nha mu cang chai 2

Located at Hoang Lien Son mountain, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai is the image of peaceful villages with the amazing terraced rice fields

mu cang chai yen bai

Cultivating the terraced fields of the Mong people in La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh have turned the name Mu Cang Chai (dry tree village) into a hill of fresh green fields, every step up to heaven.

every step up to heaven mu cang chai

Mu Cang Chai Amazing Terraced Rice Fields With the People

Mu Cang Chai’s population has about 90% Hmong ethnic minority, Thai Kinh ethnic group and other ethnic groups.

Mu Cang Chai Population

The H’Mong people here have a very features wooden house with everything has been made of wood such as a floor, columns, frames, wall boards, sloping roofs.

mu cang chai house

In the autumn, the weather is cold, when traveling, remember to bring a jacket. Check out more detail about the trip before departure and add the needed equipment to have a safe, fun trip.

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