Mu Cang Chai

Mu Cang Chai is a highland district of Yen Bai province in the north adjoining Van Ban district of Lao Cai province, in the south by Muong La district of Son La province, in the west by Than Uyen district of Lai Chau province in the west. It borders Van Chan district with the province. 

The district lies at the foot of the Hoang Lien Mountains, at an altitude of 1,000 m above sea level. To reach Mu Cang Chai district, go through Khau Pha pass - one of the four Great Passes of the Northwest. Mu Cang Chai is about 280km from Hanoi, each season receives thousand visitor from all over the country to visit.

There are two periods of the year are considered as the best time to visit Mu Cang Chai for wonderful pictures of stepped rice fields : between May and June - the falling water time ; and between the late September and early October – the time of ripe rice terraces.

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