Y Ty: A Visit to Another World

Y Ty is a commune in Lao Cai Province, Bat Xat District which used to be the poorest. But today, because of its natural beauty and hidden mystery, it has made a total turn around and is now a famous destination for tourists from all over the globe. Like most traditional provinces perhaps, Y Ty […]

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Bao Ha Temple: Of Religion and History

For pilgrims and other religious enthusiasts, the Bao Ha Temple is an ideal destination for spiritual enlightenment. Located 60 kilometers South of Lao Cai Province and situated along the Hong (Red) River and Cam Hill, it is also a sanctuary of beauty for people who just want to admire nature.   Aside from its religious […]

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Fansipan: Conquering the Roof of Indochina

Known as the Roof of Indochina because of its very high altitude of 3,143 meters, Fansipan is the tallest mountain in Indochina and a fast-growing tourist destination, especially among professional mountain climbers. Fansipan can be found in the Northern Province of Lao Cai, approximately nine kilometres from Sapa Town. It is part of the Hoang […]