Mu Cang Chai District, Yen Bai Province, is currently washed with yellow-ripened paddy terrace fields, creating a stunning landscape.
Mu Cang Chai District, located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, is home to many different ethnic groups such as the Mong, Thai and Dao. The terrace fields in the communes of La Pan Tan, Cu Che Nha and De Xu Phinh are considered as national landscapes by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Before travelling to Mu Cang Chai, tourists in Vietnam travel traverse Khau Pha Pass which is famous for its green rice or Com, a specialty of the Thai ethnic minority people. In this place, you can also enjoy bathing in hot springs.
Travelling through Nam Phat, La Pan Tan, De Xu Phinh and Mang Mu are golden rice field stretching down the mountain sides. Many houses and sentry boxes lie between the fields.