In the journey to discover the highlands in the Northwest, visitors have the opportunity to experience and admire the countless beautiful and charming landscapes of the Northern mountainous region of our country.
The plateaus in the Northwest are enchantingly beautiful, if you don’t check in, you will be charged
1. Dong Van Stone Plateau
Dong Van rock plateau is one of the plateaus in the Northwest , stretching over 4 districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van and Meo Vac. From the center of Ha Giang town to here is more than 130 km, is a destination that tourists cannot ignore when traveling to Ha Giang.
The beauty of Dong Van plateau. Photo: @alexstrandlien
Dong Van rock plateau with the terrain is mainly rocky mountains, surrounded by mountains, creating a majestic natural picture. Therefore, Dong Van is recognized by Unesco as a global geopark. Today, along with its beautiful scenery and ancient towns and villages, this rocky plateau has a strong tourist attraction.
The beauty of Dong Van old town. Photo: @@phthao.pham
With the terrain located at an altitude of 1000 – 1600 meters above sea level, Dong Van rock plateau has a cool climate and a pleasant temperature all year round. Coming to Dong Van, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy the pristine and pure natural picture, learn about the lives of indigenous people, go to the highland market.
Visitors can not ignore the Vuong Palace. Photo: @novembre.11
Traveling to Dong Van , visitors cannot ignore Lung Cu flagpole, Dong Van old town, Vuong’s mansion, etc. In winter, this plateau in the Northwest is immersed in the poetic beauty of triangular flower fields. circuit. In addition, coming here is also an opportunity for you to try delicious dishes such as thang co, men men, sour nest, etc., bearing the ethnic identity of the ethnic minorities.
Lung Cu flagpole is a beautiful destination not to be missed. Photo: @murilo_andes
And one of the activities that tourists like when coming to Dong Van is walking around the villages, watching the traditional houses of the Mong people with gray stone fences, with peach trees and plum trees in the porch, with babies carrying baskets full of bright yellow canola flowers. It is a very unique beauty, very Ha Giang that not everywhere has.
2. Moc Chau Plateau
Moc Chau Plateau is one of the plateaus in the Northwest that attracts a large number of tourists to visit every year. This beautiful plateau belongs to Son La province, about 200 km from Hanoi and located at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. The weather and climate in Moc Chau is quite pleasant, cool all year round.
Moc Chau Plateau with fresh and poetic beauty. Photo: @mrshaneyo
Any season of the year is suitable for tourists to explore Moc Chau. In spring, there are apricot flowers, peach blossoms, and plum blossoms. Next summer, there are plum orchards full of delicious fruit. In winter, Moc Chau has fields of yellow canola flowers, beautiful white canola flowers like fairy tales. How wonderful it is when you are immersed in that beautiful, charming and poetic landscape.
Moc Chau with the beautiful pine forest has nothing to do with Da Lat. Photo: @thaolinh17091996
Like Dong Van, Moc Chau possesses a diverse mountainous terrain with high mountain ranges, poetic green pine forests, typically Ban Ang pine forest. In addition, the specialty of Moc Chau is the immense green tea hills located in Moc Chau district, giving visitors a lot of valuable experiences.
Beautiful Fairy Waterfall in Moc Chau Plateau. Photo: @huyentram612
The best thing when traveling to Moc Chau is the opportunity to fully explore the beautiful scenery on this plateau. There, you can explore the hills, green grass slopes, visit the famous Moc Chau dairy farm, visit Dai Yem waterfall, Nang Tien waterfall or visit the villages of the H’mong and ethnic minorities. Knife.
Moc Chau is a beautiful destination of Son La province. Photo: @maipattie
In particular, Moc Chau plateau also serves tourists from afar with delicious specialties such as kitchen buffalo, cat cabbage, stream fish, chao calves, taro man, … extremely attractive. You can enjoy these delicious dishes while resting at hotels, homestays or at restaurants in Moc Chau.
3. Bac Ha Plateau
One of the most famous plateaus in the Northwest is the Bac Ha white plateau in the two provinces of Lao Cai and Ha Giang. This beautiful plateau is located in the districts of Bac Ha, Si Ma Cai, Xin Man and Hoang Su Phi, possessing a unique and unspoiled natural landscape, with an average altitude of 1000 meters above sea level.
The beauty of Bac Ha plateau. Photo: @la.beaute.bacha
The name “white plateau” comes from the beauty submerged in the clouds, the white mist covers the way, covering all the high mountains. In the spring, the white plateau of Bac Ha puts on a splendid flower coat of peach, plum, apricot, and pear flowers, full of poetry and purity. Everyone loves the feeling of seeing flowers blooming in the wild and beautiful highland.
The famous plum variety in Bac Ha, Lao Cai. Photo: @dzungtran_art
On the roads of the Bac Ha plateau, visitors pass through beautiful villages with winding terraces, buckwheat flower fields, and green steppes of one color. Thanks to its location in two provinces of Lao Cai and Ha Giang, there are many ideal destinations for tourists to stop.
Coming to Bac Ha, remember to explore Hoang A Tuong’s Palace. Photo: @xsnackfishx
Regarding the Bac Ha plateau , in addition to the beautiful scenery, the cuisine is also an extremely attractive factor. Here, there is the famous Bac Ha plum variety, there is a Bac Ha market with many specialties such as chopped chicken, black pork, corn wine, 7-color sticky rice, sour pho, Thang Co, … delicious and attractive. Going to the market, you can both eat delicious food and have the opportunity to buy many souvenirs as gifts.
Bac Ha Plateau is engulfed in a dreamy white mist. Photo: @thuy.luong
In particular, in the highlands of Vietnam , Bac Ha is a place that still preserves many good traditions of ethnic minorities. Coming here, you can also participate in festivals such as the festival to the field, the festival of drunken san, the festival of Bac Ha temple, etc. with many jubilant and bustling activities.
4. Sin Chai Plateau
One of the most beautiful plateaus in Vietnam is Sin Chai plateau located in Tua Chua district, Dien Bien province. Although it is only a small plateau, this land is extremely wild and majestic, promising to bring great experiences to visitors. In addition, from here to Sapa is also quite close, only about 4 km, so it is very convenient for tourists to explore.
Sin Chai Plateau is a small plateau in the Northwest. Photo: @a__littlekido
Sin Chai Plateau, located at an altitude of about 1,500 meters above sea level, is home to the Mong people with a unique and impressive national identity. In Sin Chai, in the early mornings when the sky is clear and cloudy, you can zoom out into the distance, enjoying the magnificent beauty of Fansipan peak .
In Sin Chai plateau, there is Sin Chai village quite close to Sapa. Photo: @luhotrung
Although located quite close to Sapa, Sin Chai still retains its wild and natural features with beautiful winding terraced fields. All over the villages on this plateau are peaceful small houses of the Mong people, green fields surrounding the house, drawing a really beautiful and gentle scene.
A small corner on Sin Chai plateau. Photo: @nguoicongaitronxoe
Visiting this plateau, visitors should stop at Sin Chai village to easily travel, explore the beautiful scenery and learn about the life of the people here. In particular, you can stay at homestays in the village to have the opportunity to eat delicious specialties of local residents.
Beautiful terraced fields in Sin Chai. Photo: @enricozambruno
Each plateau in the Northwest has a different beauty, containing traditional cultural and culinary values of ethnic minorities. How wonderful it would be when you have the opportunity to explore all these plateaus in turn, to feel more deeply and more authentically the beauty of the northern mountainous region.
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