Muong Hoa valley blanketed with yellow ripening rice

Monday, 2020-09-07 11:24:07
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Going down with the provincial road No.152 from Sapa town towards Muong Hoa Stream, visitors can admire the romantic scenery of ripening rice in the golden sunshine along the mountain sides in Ly Linh Ho, Lao Chai and Ta Van hamlets.
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NDO - In late August and early September, the terraced rice fields in Muong Hoa Valley in Hau Thao Commune, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, turn bright yellow.

Visitors can also immerse themselves in the exciting atmosphere of the harvest season, along with the locals in the remote area.

The terraced field valley in Y Linh Ho Hamlet is majestic. The smoke from burning straw is like the clouds covering the valley.

Y Linh Ho villagers harvesting rice.

Lao Chai Hamlet’s valley in the smoke viewed from provincial road No.152.

Along the mountain road between the hamlets of Ly Linh Ho and Lao Chai, which are close to the terraced fields, visitors can enjoy the harvesting atmosphere of the locals and smell the fragrance of rice mixed with the scent of burning straw.

Lao Chai villagers harvesting rice on the path from Y Linh Ho to Lao Chai.

The locals in Ta Van Hamlet cutting rice.

The local people harvesting rice in the morning when it is cool and burning straw in the afternoon to free up fields for the next year’s crop.

The terraced fields in Ta Van is still golden.

People harvesting and threshing rice right in the field.

Enthusiastic and bustling working atmosphere.

After the rice grains have been separated from the stalks, the local people put the rice into sacks and transport them home by motorbike.

In addition to the bustle atmosphere during the harvesting days, visitors should not miss the beautiful moment of sunset in the locality. The evening clouds drop shadows into the valley, creating scenery of paradise.

Photo credit: NGUYEN ANH TUAN