Coming to Lai Chau

5:43:58 PM | 5/25/2023

Coming to Lai Chau, visitors are not only captivated by the unspoiled natural beauty of cloud-covered peaks, waterfalls, and unique traditional festivals of the community of 20 indigenous ethnic groups with human beings hospitable. When exploring Lai Chau, visitors will see the breathtaking and pristine landscapes of the Northwest Mountains.

O Quy Ho Pass

Going through the gate of Hoang Lien National Park a few kilometers is to the top of O Quy Ho pass, which is also the border between two northern mountainous provinces, Lao Cai and Lai Chau, winding around Hoang Lien mountain range, where Fansipan peak - Windy Indochina roof on top of 3,414m. O Quy Ho Pass has long been famous not only for its important traffic location but also for its most majestic beauty in the Northwest.

Sin Ho Plateau

About 60km from the center of Lai Chau city, Sin Ho plateau is located at an altitude of more than 1500m above sea level. The weather here has four seasons a year, and the average temperature is about 18oC. The climate is cool. Sin Ho Plateau is very suitable for medicinal plants such as Artichokes, medicinal herbs, and many kinds of tropical plants and specialty vegetables such as plums, peaches, and pears. Visitors will have the opportunity to admire the mountain nature, and majestic forest, discover the unique customs and habits in the daily life of the villagers, and especially enjoy delicious mountain dishes such as buffalo meat wrapped in guise leaves, steamed goat, ban pig, stream fish, thang co, sticky rice.

Tan Uyen Tea Hill

Stretching from Highway 32, the tea hill is 40-50 years old with a scale of nearly 2000 hectares, located not far from the center of Tan Uyen town, currently a favorite destination of many people when traveling to Lai Chau.

Here, visitors will enjoy the fresh air and poetic natural scenery among the green tea fields, among the sparkling golden sunlight. Tea is also one of the main economic crops of the town with famous tea products throughout the country such as San Tuyet tea, Oolong tea, Thanh Tam tea...

Bach Moc Luong Tu

Bach Moc Luong Tu Peak belongs to Sin Sui Ho commune. With an altitude of 3,045m above sea level, Bach Moc Luong Tu is one of the five highest mountains in Vietnam and Southeast Asia in Lai Chau province. Conquering Bach Moc Luong Tu is always challenging but also attractive for backpackers. Bach Moc Luong Tu is known as the top of mountains with beautiful scenery, the most interesting journey of discovery in the Northwest.

Pu Si Lung Peak

As the most pristine, mysterious, and charming mountain in Vietnam, Pu Si Lung Peak is located on the border of Vietnam and China in Pa Ve Su commune, Muong Te district, Lai Chau province is at an altitude of 3083m above the sea level . Pu Si Lung Peak is considered the roof of the border area and is always a dream destination for backpackers.

Pu Ta Leng

Every year, from October to March next year is the most beautiful time that tourists should choose to conquer Pu Ta Leng Peak by the beauty of nature and wildflowers, especially azaleas blooming from all over the world the road to the top of the mountain.

To conquer Pu Ta Leng Peak, visitors will have to pass through primeval forests, waterfalls, streams, or rich vegetation... then when reaching the top, visitors will encounter hidden oases in the forest clouds above elevation 3,049m.

Each layer of white clouds between the blue sky and the green of mountains and forests here is like a beautiful picture.

Along with Pu Ta Leng, Lai Chau also owns five other peaks in Top 10 highest mountains in Vietnam. In order will be Pu Si Lung (3,083m), Pu Ta Leng (3,049m), Bach Moc Luong Tu (3,045m), Khang Su Van (3,012m), Ta Lien (2,993m), Bach Moc Luong (2,976m).

Muong Than field

Muong Than is one of the four largest fields in the Northwest in the territory of Muong Than commune, Than Uyen district. The immense field not only creates poetic beauty among majestic mountains but also produces many famous local products such as Baby corn, Hoang Long sweet potato, Seng Cu rice, and broken rice...

Pu Sam Cap cave complex

About 6km from Lai Chau city, on provincial road 129 connecting Lai Chau city with Sin Ho district, the Pu Sam Cap cave complex is likened to the "Northwest first cave". Currently, Pu Sam Cap has two caves that are welcoming tourists, namely Thien Mon Cave and Thien Duong Cave with many magical and mysterious stalactites, containing many touching stories of the people of the mountainous region. Pu Sam Cap is always an attractive invitation for all visitors near and far.

Si Thau Chai

Located 6km from the center of Tam Duong town, Si Thau Chai village appears very poetic, a small village of the Dao people with more than 60 households living. On cloudy days, visitors can mingle with the clouds.

Source: laichauourism