Mu Cang Chai Emerald Mountain Gem Named Among World’s Most Beautiful

"Terraced rice fields are a shade of inexperienced so deep, you’ll really feel such as you’ve stepped right into a painting".

Route Map to Mu Cang Chai from Hanoi

Route map to Mu Cang Chai from Hanoi

Mu Cang Chai, a rural town lined up with mesmerizing rice terraces in Vietnam’s northern highlands, has been named one of many 19 most picturesque peaks on earth.

U.S. travel site Insider known as it “a hidden gem” where the “terraced rice fields are a shade of green so deep you’ll really feel such as you’ve stepped right into a painting.”

Mu Cang Chai terrace rice field

Depending on the time of year, the colour can differ from emerald green to golden yellow and light-weight brown.

Mu Cang Chai in Yen Bai Province is around seven hours drive to the northwest of Hanoi. It sits at 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) above sea level. And located at the foot of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. 

yellow terrace rice in Mu Cang Chai

People from the H’Mong ethnic group started carving rice terraces into the mountain range centuries in the past and are nonetheless harvesting them at the moment.

Mu Cang Chai

The Insider list shows the world is full of mountainous wonders.

It includes Rainbow Mountain in Peru; Iceland’s Kirkjufell Mountain, which was used to shoot “Game of Thrones”; the Three Sisters sandstone rock formation in Australia; the Dolomites range surrounding a jewel-toned lake in Italy; the world’s longest continental mountain range the Andes in Bolivia; Europe’s largest mountain system the Alps; the active volcano Mount Rainier in Washington; the colorful and striped mountain range of Danxia in China; Mount Fuji in Japan and the Canadian Rockies. By Vi Vi - Vnexp.