5 Most Beautiful Vietnam Rice fields

By | April 10, 2022

If you travel to Vietnam and want to admire the beauty of rice fields, I believe you have come to the right place. Because in this article, we will introduce the five most beautiful rice fields in Vietnam

1. Rice fields in Tam Coc – Ninh Binh

This is one of the most beautiful places to see the golden rice fields in Vietnam; you can see first-hand the farmers harvesting rice because this place still preserves wet rice cultivation according to the traditional farming way.

In Tam Coc, rice fields stretch along both sides of the Ngo Dong River and are surrounded by cliffs and caves. Rice fields begin to ripen in mid-summer, late May, early June.

To see the whole rice field from above, you will need to conquer nearly 500 steps to the top of Ngoa Long mountain, and finally, you will get a panoramic view of the beautiful Ninh Binh mountains with golden fields.

2. Bac Son – Lang Son Rice Fields

Bac Son rice field in Bac Son valley in Lang Son province, about 160km from Hanoi capital, is one of the rice fields not to be missed when traveling to Vietnam.

Here, the rice fields are low and surrounded by mountains, so Bac Son has flat wet rice fields and many terraced fields for visitors to explore.

The ripe rice season in Bac Son falls between the end of July and the middle of November every year. Bac Son rice is not all planted simultaneously, so people often harvest rice at the same time.

3. Rice fields in Hoang Su Phi – Ha Giang

Ha Giang is a province with many beautiful terraced fields, and every September, tourists come here a lot. Hoang Su Phi terraced field is located at the foot of the majestic Tay Con Linh mountain, is one of the beautiful golden rice viewing spots in Northern Vietnam.

People here cultivate on terraced fields; rice fields in Hoang Su Phi only have one crop year-round and ripen from September to the end of October of the solar calendar.

At this time, the wet rice fields located halfway up the hills and mountains will be full of golden flowers, like the sunbeams on the hillside, making the land in this highland seem to be wearing a new golden shirt in the corner of the sky, creating a wonderful picture of nature

4. Rice Fields in Mu Cang Chai

Every year, every season when the rice is ripe, tourists and photographers return to the highlands, where there are beautiful terraced fields, and Mu Cang Chai is one of them.

Mu Cang Chai is located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, at 1000m above sea level. Wanting to come here, we will have to cross Khau Pha pass; the road is twisty, the journey is quite arduous, but still, thousands of tourists come here to get to the place to see the excellent ripe golden rice fields. Pretty.

According to the famous American magazine National Geographic, “the terraced fields of the Mong people and the photos of the ripe rice season in Mu Cang Chai have entered the top of the most beautiful photos in the world”.

Every year, many tourists flock to Mu Cang Chai in the right season of ripe rice to have the opportunity to take beautiful photos among the endless layered rice fields with a fluttering beauty.

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5. Rice Fields in Y Ty

In the northernmost region of Vietnam, Y Ty is the poorest place in Vietnam. However, in recent years this place has attracted the attention of visitors!

Because the beautiful terraced fields stand out from afar, the rice harvest will last from September to October. In those days, the scenery here will make you fall in love with the beautiful beauty of the ripe golden rice fields.

In addition to enjoying the breathtaking view of the terraced rice fields. Visitors also have the opportunity to visit and learn about the lives of local people.

Everyone here is amiable and will give you a warm welcome. When you come here, you will be like esteemed guests! Enjoy delicious dishes made by the people themselves.

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Category: Best Of Vietnam


Currently, I'm the founder and responsible for the content on Explore One Vietnam travel website. After many trips, I have accumulated a lot of experience in traveling to Vietnam, so I want to share these things with international tourists.

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