Sa Pa in the ripe rice season: countless check-in points for terraced fields

Not only Ban Den or Muong Hoa Valley, Sapa also has Ba Dinh Bridge, Can Bridge, Muong Ho and Lien Minh communes which are all great check-in points for visitors who want to admire the beauty of terraced fields in the ripe rice season.

Terraced fields in the rainy season or ripe rice season in the Northwest mountains always attract domestic and foreign tourists. If you have free time on this occasion, hurry to Sapa, where there are countless check-in points of terraced fields that are starting to turn yellow of ripe rice.

Right on the route from Lao Cai city to Sa Pa town, visitors can admire the fertile terraced fields at Ba Dinh Bridge,Cau Can. Leaving the pass to go to the center of Sa Pa town, you will see countless terraced fields along the mountainside of Ban Den in Ban Ho commune, Muong Hoa valley in Ta Van commune, and a little further is Lien Minh commune, Muong Ho commune. Everywhere, there are thousands of terraced fields, green and golden.

In Muong Ho commune, rice has begun to turn yellow. 

Visitors only need to spend a day to admire the beauty of the terraced fields of Sapa. According to local people, the rice terraces have different ripening times and usually the watershed area will ripen later. Therefore, if you want to conquer the golden rice fields, hurry to Muong Ho commune, Lien Minh commune first because the people here have started harvesting. Visitors can spend an entire morning here sightseeing or taking photos. The terraced fields in Muong Ho and Lien Minh are characterized by low terraces, the fields are located right on the side of the road and therefore, visitors can stop the car to take pictures right next to the golden fields. The road is quite convenient and the people here are also quite friendly when they see tourists taking photos of their fields.

The terraced fields in Muong Ho commune usually have a low slope and are located right on the side of the road. 

Mr. Phan Phu Seng, Chairman of Lien Minh Commune, said that the terraced fields here ripen earlier than the watershed, the time to harvest rice starts from mid-August. Therefore, visitors should come here from mid-August to be able to take pictures of the golden rice season. The nature here is also very beautiful, the mountains are overlapping, the scenery is peaceful, the climate is cool.

Realizing that this place has a lot of potential for tourism development, Topas Travel - a Danish travel company, has a plan to build a second resort in Lien Minh commune. The company's first resort, Topas Ecologe, is always rated as one of the top resorts in Sa Pa town.

Peaceful scenery is easy to see when coming to Lien Minh commune (formerly Nam Cang commune). 

If you want to admire the green color mixed with a slight yellow color of the rice, you should go on the mountain pass route leading to the center of Sa Pa town, especially at Ba Dinh or Cau Can points. To be able to save beautiful photos here, you should travel by motorbike. When standing on the pass, you will see the fields at your feet, and because of that, it will be easy for you to take complete pictures of the terraces with a modern smartphone or digital camera without necessarily using use drones.

Coming to Sa Pa, visitors will be delighted to discover the villages of ethnic groups. Here, visitors can not only admire the beautiful natural scenery but also learn about the daily life as well as the unique cultural features of the people here. One of the villages that many tourists visit is Ban Den. If you come to Ban Den these days, you will see a green color of rice mixed with the green color of the mountains and forests.

A terraced field is located right on the roadside in Ban Den. 

Den village is located in Ban Ho commune, surrounded by two poetic streams, namely Hoa stream and Lavi stream. Visitors can learn the unique cultural features of the ethnic minority people, experience the cozy, intimate atmosphere, blend with the people and natural scenery here.

The people of Ban Den are used to interacting with foreign tourists, can speak English and French and can use advanced electronic devices, but they still keep their traditional cultural styles. This is what makes many tourists excited to come here.

Vast rice terraces in Sapa. 

This time is an ideal time for tourists who want to see the indescribably beautiful scenery of the terraced fields of Sapa, enjoy the fragrant aroma of ripe rice in a peaceful space of the Northwest mountains. Therefore, hurry up and register for a tour on the occasion of the National Day holiday on September 2 with family and friends to experience a surprisingly charming Sapa!

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