An annual horse racing festival which takes place in Bac Ha district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has officially been honoured as part of 10 newly-recognised national intangible cultural heritages.
Music, horse racing and food will all be featured at the Bac Ha Winter Festival from November 20-22 as Lao Cai Province attempts to attract tourists back to the district.
Travelling to Sa Pa Town in Lao Cai Province is always a journey of interesting experiences and Ta Phin monastery is becoming a popular spot near the town.
Vietnam’s Sapa Town (in Lao Cai Province) and Ninh Binh Province have been listed among 14 up-and-coming destinations in Asia, which were announced by the US-based travel site TripstoDiscover.
Distinct from the hustle and bustle town of Sapa, the Ta Van - Lao Chai valley is a peaceful and gentle place for travellers who love to explore nature as well as the life of the highland people.
The height of the Fansipan peak in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the highest mountain in Indochina, was actually 3,147.3 metres, according to the Department of Survey Mapping and Geographic Information under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Sa Pa Winter Festival 2017 officially opened in Sa Pa district, Lao Cai province, on December 22, as part of the activities during the 2017 National Tourism Year in Lao Cai province.