This is a great spot to check in for backpackers from Lao Cai to come here and go back to the city during the day or stay at the border posts to be able to fully feel the cold of the night on the border with camp-fire and singing, gather to confide until midnight without worrying about affecting anyone. However, most of backpackers only visit this area for a while and then continue the journey to explore other areas of Bat Xat.
If you've had arrived Lung Po - the first place of the country, when you come back you should not ignore Lao Chai a very attractive destination awaits you to discover.
Lao Chai, Y Ty commune, Bat Xat district is one of the sites evaluated as potential tourism development, attracted the attention of numerous tourists coming to this border land. Village is where collects little "mushroom houses" with soil walls, golden, smooth along with unique roof with four roof structure makes this housing model neat, beautiful. Even there are houses with the walls covered in circular movements combined with the roof like a giant mushroom.
If only the house with soil walls there would not be anything special. Here, visitors will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a totally natural space, with terraces in front , behind leaned back against the mountain, for a distance are ditches, small streams bring cool water to nourish plants. Hillside looming shadow of Ha Nhi sisters in traditional costumes are increasing production.
It sounds primitive, rustic but the presence of all these factors have created a work of art that even when witnessed the you are also unbelievable why have so the beautiful scenery. Do not hesitate any longer without coming to Lao Chai go on grain season, surely this would be paradise for those who are yearning to nature there.
Besides the open space of the terraced fields Den Sang would be an ideal location for those who love to learn about the customs and Dao people, especially the herbal bath from the Red Dao in Den Sang.
For travelers who like to explore the culture, customs and traditions, Den Sang is one of the very attractive tourist destination. Here, visitors have the opportunity to learn the characteristics of the culture of the Red Dao ethnic festivals.
Moreover, Den Sang has Love stream where the boys, girls on the weekends date to confide, giving predestined or simply meet to exchange problems in life. In particular, from 13 to 14 January each year, the Red Dao people here often organizes Spring Festival Love Stream, is an opportunity for people from everywhere to the gathering.
This is a very suitable tourist destination for healing disease travel or discovery travel. Apart from Den Sang, Muong Hum market would be an ideal location for those who love to learn northwestern fair cultures.
Muong Hum market
Muong Hum market is considered as an unique fair, the busiest market of Bat Xat of Lao Cai. Muong Hum Market is 44km from Lao Cai City, market is meeting on every Sunday to complete the unique colors of a mountainous fair. These shops with food, drinks make shoppers rejoiced; moreover street vendors selling junk foods are always attractive venues for kids to come to the market with mom. For a long time Muong Hum market became the gathering place with full of cultural color of the Muong Hum, so to Bat Xat, Muong Hum market is always an attractions, attracts tourists.
Not only Muong Hum market, Ban Xeo will be a loved destination of young people who love food culture of ethnic minorities, especially the Giay people..
If Den Sang is known as the "headquarters" of the Dao ethnic, Ban Xeo, Bat Xat is inhabited by ethnic Giay. Here, not only have the opportunity to be immersed in unspoiled natural landscape of the northwestern mountains, visitors have the opportunity to discover, learn the customs and habits of the Giay, especially the cuisine of the Giay, very diverse, rich with excellent cuisine, fascinating as moon cake types on Tet Nguyen Tieu or during the harvest with attractive dishes from young sticky, Com ...
Also, the people here are friendly and hospitable, always ready to help whenever you need.
Bat Xat today has become a new tourist destination of travelers throughout the region, particularly with backpacker style.