(HBO) _ The Hang Kia - Pa Co area is located 1,200m above sea level with the main seasons - rainy and dry seasons, and the annual average temperature of about 18.50 degrees Celsius. Hang Kia and Pa Co are two communes where Mong ethnic people account for 99 percent of their population.
Hand-pounding banh day (sticky
rice cake) - one of the unique foods of the people in Hang Kia - Pa Co (Mai
Local residents preserve their cultural values as well as traditional handicrafts
such as weaving, brocade embroidery, indigo dyeing, beeswax painting, and
blacksmithing. Besides, there are unique foods of Mong people such as corn alcohol,
thang co (soup madewith thevisceraofhorse), banh day (sticky rice cake), chickens and pig,
bamboo shoots served with unique spices.
Visiting to Hang Kia and Pa Co communes, visitors can explore roads
winding mountains, plum and peach gardens, green tea hills, and markets
featuring unique culture of the Mong group; and other destinations with untouched
beauty like Thung A Lang, Thung Man, Thung Ang, or high peaks to watch clouds at
the Heaven Gate, and an area from Pa Khom to Thung Mai.
Since 2018, the two communes have welcomed over 5,000 visitors, over 60
percent of them was international tourists.
This number is far behind the tourism development potential of the two communes,
but proves that Hang Kia and Pa Co are greatly attractive to domestic and
Therefore, it is necessary to enhance tourism promotion and attract investors
to further develop tourism in the two communes, towards changing their economic
To promote tourism development in Mai Chau, especially in Hang Kia and
Pa Co, the provincial People’s Committee organised tourism investment promotion
conferences in the localities.
The provincial People’s Committee built a list of tourism investment attraction
projects, including Ta Xong A high-class ecological resort project, Ta Xo
ecological resort, Thung A Lang tourist area, Heaven Gate eco-tourism area, and
Thung Man and Thung Ang eco- tourism areas.
Vice Chairman of the
UNESCO Hanoi Travel Club Doan Ngoc Tung said he is impressed by the beauty of
natural landscape, climate, and friendliness of locals as well as unique
culture of Mong people living in Hang Kia and Pa Co.
This is also a
highlight to attract tourists, especially foreign visitors, to come, he said.
"After this field trip, we will build products and tours to the two communes to
serve tourists”, he added./.
(HBO) - Referring to the terraces in Hoa Binh, it is impossible not to mention the terraces in Mien Doi, a commune of 135 area in Lac Son district. This is really an impressive artificial construction of Lac Son district in particular and in the Northwest gateway land in general.
(HBO) - The Provincial Tourism Steering Committee has organized an initiative to stimulate domestic tourism in response to "Vietnamese people traveling in Vietnam”.
(HBO) - In 2017, the beginning of the tourism in Muong village by the lake of Ngoi village in Suoi Hoa commune (Tan Lac) was marked. With the companion of Hoa Binh Tourism Investment joint Stock Company, the first households doing homestays have appeared in Ngoi village, which have become one of the attractive destinations of the tourism area within Hoa Binh lake.
(HBO) - There is a beautiful natural scenery and fresh climate, and a diversity in culture in Mai Chau district. In addition, the district also has many handicraft products, typical agricultural products such as brocade weaving, garlic, taro, watermelon ... These are the potentials for the district to implement OCOP Program associated with tourism.
(HBO) - The Hoa Binh chapter of the Vietnam Women's Union in collaboration with the center for community education and development and the Coca-Cola Vietnam has organised a conference on training skills for developing community-based and sustainable tourism in the province. Attending the event were representatives of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and more than 50 officials and businesswomen working in the field.