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Autumn - The Best Time To Watch Ripe Rice In Terraced Fields In Northern Vietnam

Terraced fields in the mountainous provinces in northern Vietnam will start showing gorgeous colors in September and October when the harvest season comes. 

As autumn unfolds and rice plants reach their peak ripeness, fields across northern Viet Nam are slowly turning their signature golden yellow. Everywhere from Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai Province to the terraced paddies in Ha Giang Province on the China border, the landscape is carpeted in golden yellow.


Autumn's the perfect time to tour across the region and see them.


Autumn - The Best Time To Watch Ripe Rice In Terraced Fields In Northern Vietnam
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Northeastern and Northwestern regions are two best places in Vietnam for you to enjoy unforgettable harvesting seasons and take photos of mesmerizing terraced rice fields. Compared to other famous rice terraces in Southeast Asia such as Tegalalang Rice Terrace in Bali (Indonesia) and Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao (Philippines), rice terraces in Northern Vietnam have a distinctive feature that once you visit, you will never forget.

By industrious working, many generations of local people – they have been together constructing thousands of terraced fields on mountain slope, hillside. Passing time, provinces in the North of Vietnam own plenty of terraced fields with spectacular beauty, known by tourists such as Tả Van, Lao Chải, Tả Phìn, Mường Khương, Bắc Hà, Si Ma Cai, Bát Xát, Ý Tý (Lào Cai province), terraced fields around tortuous mountain slope in Mù Căng Chải (Yên Bái provinve), Hoàng Su Phì (Hà Giang province).

Having a tour to Sapa in the autumn is such a smart choice to see golden silks of terraced fields in the harvest time in your own eyes. Sapa also has many natural places to discover such as Silver waterfall which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Lao Cai, the “sky gate” in Tram Ton pass where you can start the journey to conquer Fansipan peak or Ham Rong flower garden which is a very suitable place to see the whole town, Muong Hoa valley, Cat Cat village, Ta Phin village hidden in the smog.

Or The charming beauty of autumn in Mu Cang Chai

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Mu Cang Chai terraced rice field system is one of the unique attractions of Vietnam and the tourism strength of Yen Bai province. Although most of the people who love traveling know about this place, when is the best time to travel to Mu Cang Chai is the inquiry of many people. The answer is definitely the autumn. 

Mu Cang Chai is not a strange destination for the traveling worms, this site is very famous for its golden Vietnam rice terraces and cloud sea that you can see in Tu Le, Ba Kim, De Xu Phinh, Che Cu Nha, etc. In particular, terraced rice fields in La Pan Tan are called “golden raspberries or Mam Xoi Vang” because it looks like a raspberry.

It is impossible not to mention Ha Giang, is an attractive destination for those who love discovery, this land possesses the natural values as well as the diverse cultural identity that captivate tourists from all over the world. 

Dong Van stone plateau extends over 4 districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van and Meo Vac in Ha Giang province. You will not only admire the terraced fields and rocky mountains but also have a rare chance in the year to witness the beauty of the triangle flower fields on the Dong Van plateau when coming in the autumn.

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After immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscape of the far north of Vietnam, return to the beautiful Hanoi capital. 

Back to Hanoi, you will be surprised by what the autumn brings to Hanoi, Hanoi seems to be more romantic with the light fog covering the space in the early morning. It is the moment that many people love the most in the capital in the year.

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" - Start your new journey with a trip to northern Vietnam this fall to pick up precious experiences as well as enjoy the beauty that appears only once a year.

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