Yen Bai

Yen Bai is 183km far from Hanoi, located at the northern part of northern - central Vietnam . Yen Bai is an agricultural - based province , the main economy of Yen Bai is forestry and farming. The location of Yen Bai makes this province plays an important part in the transportation to the Northwestern part of the country, as a transport hubs Yen Bai share the border with Lao Cai , Lai Chau , Son La , Tuyen Quang , Phu Tho. Yen Bai has an advantage to develop tourism for both international and domestic tourists.

Yen Bai is a hilly province cover with forest, and 2 big rivers go along Hong river and Chay river . So the province famous for The Thac Ba Hydropower Plant, it is a major hydropower project located within the province on the Chay river, built between 1964 and 1971 with assistance from the Soviet Union. The Thac Ba lake becomes the important destination of tourism of the province, one of three largest man-made lakes in Vietnam. Every year, the Yen Bai Provincial People’s Committee arrange the Thac Ba Discovery Festival, supported by Lao Cai, Phu Tho and Yen Bai provinces. It is held in the vicinity of the Thac Ba Hydroelectric Power Plant. Participants in the festival typically visit the lake and take part in a boat race that is held there. A village festival showcasing ethnic minorities, a trade fair, a costume show, sports and traditional art competitions are also held.

There are many ethnic groups in Yen Bai, but Kinh people is the majority population came here long time ago and in unison with the local minority groups as Muong Lo and  H’Mong.

 Dong Cuong and Dai Cai are two famous temples in the province. The festivals are held at different time of the year , some are very important with local people : Dong Cuong temple festival, Muong Lo cultural week, Suoi Giang panpines festival, Grapefruit flower festival, Nam Cuong Temple Festival, Mong ethnic cultural festival,...

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Yen Bai Tours

7 Days
HanoiSapaYen BaiHanoi

This 7-day tour is the cambination of challenging trek and sightseeing. Taking this tour, you have chance to explore Sapa, one of the most famous tourist attractions in northern Vietnam with pristine nature, harmonious...

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8 Days
HanoiNinh BinhYen BaiSapaHanoi

It is your time to explore the mountainous Vietnam’s more authentic, less touristy region, where plenty of ethnic minorities are living in breathtaking nature and diverse culture. When in our 8-day tour to the...

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  • · Discover the agriculture civilization of Viet and Muong people in the Red River Delta
  • · Have amazing cruise and refreshing swim on Thac Ba Lake
  • · Understand more the culture and lifestyles of ethnic minorities through the visits to the Hmong King's former residence in Bac Ha and isolated villages in Sapa
  • · Experience trekking to charming Catcat village and Catcat waterfall
  • · Explore the historical sites such as the ruins of the old Frend Colonial Church, Dien Bien Museum, A1 Hill, etc
Experiences :
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  • · Explore ethnic minorities by trekking through plentiful hill tribe villages
  • · Learn about the diverse culture of ethnic groups
  • · Taste the typical specialties of locals
  • · Enjoy challenging trekking through rain forests and limestone panoramas
  • · Soak yourselves in breathtaking mountain views and gorgerous landscapes
Experiences :
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