(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) - Being an intersecting land, adjacent to Hanoi Capital and the Northern Delta region, Hoa Binh is rich in the cultural identity with the charming scenery and fresh climate, which is the valuable resources for tourism development. Hoa Binh province has been implementing the specific solutions to exploit the potentials and advantages of awakening and efficiently exploiting the tourism resources, developing tourism towards a green and sustainable direction, becoming a key economic sector.
(HBO) - The tourism activities of the province are recovering after a long period of the negative impacts from Covid-19 pandemic. Significantly, from the third quarter of 2020, the number of tourists visiting and traveling to Mai Chau and Kim Boi destinations is bustling again. The tourism area within Hoa Binh lake, one of the key tourism ones, has also received good signals about the market. The programs and activities to stimulate tourism demand have been implemented by the province to promote the propaganda and attract domestic and foreign tourists to Hoa Binh.
(HBO) - Coming to Da Bac lake area, domestic and international tourists are not only satisfied with their passion for discovering the great beauty of nature, but also have interesting experiences when penetrating the real life and daily activities of the indigenous people.
(HBO) - Tan Lac district’s communications effort to raise local awareness on tourism development has created positive changes in the local tourism sector. A number of households have invested in building and upgrading their lodging facilities and developing homestay accommodation meeting visitors’ demand.
(HBO) - A delegation comprising leaders of Hoa Binh province’s Departments of Planning and Investment; Culture, Sport and Tourism; Natural Resources and Environment; the Hoa Binh clean agriculture firm and Thien Phuc construction investment company recently made a fact-finding trip in Vay Nua (Da Bac).
(HBO) – Hoa Binh province has what it takes to develop agri-tourism. The province is home to more than 88,400 hectares of agricultural land, including 4,700 hectares of citrus fruits, over 6,500 hectares of purple and green sugarcanes and 11,000 hectares of vegetables. It also has more than 4,700 cages of fish, mostly in the Hoa Binh Reservoir.