We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mu Cang Chai

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
All photos (187)
Full view
Ways to Experience Mu Cang Chai
Reviews (40)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rice local minibus mid september bus station yellow color high mountain once a year two weeks growing season amazing experience lao cai chai mcc pan tan terrace pass
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mu Cang Chai district is located in a high region of Yen Bai province, nearly 300 km from Hanoi to the Northwest. From the middle of September, the rice is on the hillside, the field turns bright yellow, attracts thousands of visitors to admire the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank hangdo1998
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I went along with two others on the 4 day trek to mu cang chai (the trek is through the valley and the mountains) through zonitrip (Nghia was our guide for the entire time) and we had a very good experience with the scenery, food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vittle1999
Reviewed January 10, 2019

A revisit to my favourite country site of North Vietnam, Mu Cang Chai (MCC) in October 2018. My planned for the trip is to the have the complete scenic golden terrace fields harvesting season before it is harvested. Last year (2017) I was here in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
8  Thank Khli
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Mu Cang Chai offer you chances to enjoy this wonderful terraced rice fields with interesting trekking routes to high mountain slopes scattered with villages of local ethnics, to get to know daily life of local people.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days to explore Mu Cang Chai, using motorbike from Hanoi, the road is so smooth and not so crazy. Passed Khau Pha Pass, we reached to MCC - north west area in Viet Nam. We picked the harvest time to see and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AlexHoang91
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Nature is in favor of surrounding pine trees. Here, you will be immersed in the life and customs of long-standing Thai ethnicity, admire the thrill, singing and romantic with poetic, lyrical scenery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bit C
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Mu Cang Chai is one of the most outstanding place in the North of Vietnam and in 2017, it was chosen in the top 30 of the most beautiful places all around the world according to Harpers Bazaar Newspaper, standing by Venice (Italy), Machu Picchu...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank LilyTranVN
Reviewed November 29, 2017

pictures can't do justice to this view we took 2 days trek around and saw the real life and villages of the tribe living there and one of the most beautiful views we ever saw

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank zguby
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Mu Cang Cai (MCC) a rural village at the foot of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range 1,000 meters above sea level at district of Yen Bai Province in Northwest of Vietnam. About 300km from Ha Noi and has it provincial border on western side of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
9  Thank Khli
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Looking at the golden rice field at hundreds (even thousands) of acres can't be described in words. Same as the rest of the rice field in the North-West region, Mu Cang Chai offers you to a breathtaking views. One important note though: There's only ONE...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank tonylS5791VA
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Cong Doan Hotel
6 reviews
35.55 miles away
Muong Thanh Luxury Son La Hotel
12 reviews
35.74 miles away
Phuong Nam Hotel
1 review
35.79 miles away
Ha Noi Hotel
11 reviews
35.94 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
Dong Nat Cafe
6 reviews
35.57 miles away
Good Morning View Restaurant
470 reviews
42.93 miles away
Sapa Classic Vegan
47 reviews
43.09 miles away
Yummy Restaurant
169 reviews
43.01 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
The Charm Destination Spa
55 reviews
39.73 miles away
Y Linh Ho
12 reviews
41.00 miles away
Hang Da Village
14 reviews
42.55 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 29, 2018|
Response from LilyTranVN | Reviewed this property |
At the end of September, the time of harvesting. Just would like to provide more info about the time of festival (also rice harvesting) this year: from 20th, September to 30th, September, 2018.
May 28, 2018|
Response from Davetraveller34 |
When will you go there? I am a local in Central Vietnam. I came to that area once. This is number of a guide I know near there: +841662082182 (Lở Mẩy is her name). Hope this can help.
Google Translation