The season comes to see the golden rice in the Bac Son valley
Bac Son is the name of a mountainous district in the Bac Son arc of Northeast Vietnam - in Lang Son province. Bac Son valley is the convergence of all the beautiful scenery of clouds, sky, water, nature, which if you are a person who likes to travel and explore, it will definitely not be missed.
Bac Son valley is a place where life is simple and very peaceful
From Hanoi, you can follow Highway 3 to Thai Nguyen and then follow National Highway 1B, move nearly 80 km to Bac Son valley . Bac Son valley is located between the high limestone mountains, the same message, with the poetic winding canals, among the vast rice fields that every year around the 7th lunar month will be beautiful and golden. . This place has a simple and very peaceful life.
Bac Son valley in July - November is the time of harvest season
Bac Son valley in July - November is the time to harvest the crop. This is also the time when backpackers from all over the country gather here. Those who like to hunt clouds will hunt for clouds. People who like to admire the view of ripe rice will go for a walk to see the fields. It is said that the seasons here don't start all at once. Each household chooses to plant at different times. Therefore, the rice harvest date is also not the same. Sometimes in this field is still green, try the next field is yellow and full of seeds, the other field has already been harvested half. The arrival of the season makes the scenery here even if nothing is still strangely attractive. Visitors coming here will admire the entire vast valley with the golden color of ripe rice interspersed with the cool green of young seedlings.
Sometimes in this field is still green, try the next field is yellow and full of seeds...
... the other fields are already half harvested
Bac Son valley is not inferior to the land known as rice paradise such as Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai), Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang)... But Bac Son has its own beauty, simple but charming. .
Besides the fields, in the valley there are also villages of the Nung, Dao and Tay people located at the foot of the mountain. The people here are gentle, honest, hospitable and always smiling.
Come to Bac Son for a few days trip
Come to Bac Son for a few days trip. Sleep a comfortable night after a long journey and wake up early and the next morning. Bac Son valley looming in the white clouds floating in the early morning will make you gasp in amazement. When the sun rose behind the mountains, the valley in the clouds appeared like an ink painting.
Rattan is a specialty that attracts tourists to Bac Son
Luong rattan is a specialty that attracts tourists to Bac Son. If you want to photograph sunrise and clouds, go to Na Lay Peak - located at an altitude of about 400 m above sea level - where is considered the place with the most beautiful panoramic view of the valley. To get to this place, you have to start at 3:30 at the foot of the mountain, step over 1,200 stone steps and about an hour to arrive. The road is quite difficult, but if you can see the golden field flickering in the floating clouds adorned with the first rays of the day, then you will have no regrets.
The floating clouds are adorned with the first rays of the day
People go to the fields to burn rice straw to clear the field and prepare to plant the next crop
Going downwind, the smoke of burning copper rises high, you can easily smell the faint smell of straw in a mountainous area.
The small canal winds through the valley, blending with the blue sky and clouds
Bac Son valley is located in a limestone mountain range stretching next to the houses of the Tay, Nung, and Dao ethnic groups.
On the way to Bac Son valley in the early morning, visitors can stop at Tam Canh Pass, about 3 km from Bac Son town to admire the majestic and poetic landscape when the clouds appear.
Coming to Bac Son valley , you can also visit the top of Na La mountain - at an altitude of 600m - the ideal place to watch sunrise and sunset; Nong Luc communal house - one of 20 architectural monuments of art - religion and belief in Bac Son - where has a unique architecture, combining the traditional style of the Northern Delta with the type of stilt house of the Tay ethnic group. ; Dang Mo waterfall with natural scenery of wild, beautiful mountains, full of poetic and mysterious; Quynh Son village - a long-standing place of the Tay ethnic group.
Coming to Bac Son valley, you can also visit many other beautiful scenes
In addition to discovering the beautiful natural landscape, discovering the cuisine here is also an indispensable experience. Bac Son has countless delicious and attractive dishes for you to enjoy such as black chung cakes, Coc Mo cakes, wormwood cakes, sticky rice, lam rice, roasted pork, marmalade, sweet fragrant Bac Son tangerines, wine soaked with glutinous rice. yellow flower...
The beautiful scenery in Bac Son valley can help visitors dispel all fatigue
The beautiful scenery in Bac Son valley can help visitors dispel all fatigue. Immersing yourself in the idyllic, honest living space with ethnic minorities in this place, watching the ripe golden rice fields, hunting rattan, enjoying mountainous specialties and resting are the experiences that will help you. recover both physically and mentally. Just like that, after a trip, you will come back full of life.