Mu Cang Chai is a district of Yen Bai province, in northwest region of Vietnam, about 350 Km from Hanoi capital. Mu Cang Chai has a special topography with steep hills and deep valleys where the local residences such as Hmong, Thai, Dao have created the master-piece, Terraced Fields. They has cultivated about 500 hectares of rice terraces for centuries in La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and De Xu Phinh communes. In 2007, the fields was recognized as national heritage sites for its amazing landscape. The fields look stunning during the rice season. The best times are the planting season (June) and the harvesting season (The end of September to the beginning of October). During harvesting season, ready crop is turning to yellow, while new crop is dotted with white of water and young green of seedling rice. The scenery is a big attraction to photographers and trekkers. If you are looking for an amazing place for travelling, Lighten Travel consultants are very happy to assist you in planning a memorable trip to Mu Cang Chai. Combination: You can combine Mu Cang Chai tour with Sapa tour, Ha Giang tour, Halong tour…Kindly contact us to customize a suitable package for your holiday.


  • Highlights: Mu Cang Chai is a remote district of Yen Bai province, where you can find the most breathtaking landscapes of rice terraces recognized as the national heritage in 2007. This trip offers you a wonderful journey to explore Mu Cang Chai - the breathtaking beauty of rice terraces on mountain slopes...


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