(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) - From 6-10 December, there will be a large-scale political and cultural event in Hoa Binh province - Cultural and Tourism Week in 2019.
HBO) – The Hoa Binh Culture – Tourism Week will take place on December 6-10 to honour local culture value, people and land while creating opportunities for the province to popularise its economic and tourism development potential.
(HBO) - A ceremony was held at the Hoa Binh provincial Culture Palace on November 26 to review and award winners of the 2019 photo and video clip contest popularising Hoa Binh Lake tourism area. The event was co-hosted by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the provincial Association of Literature and Arts, and the Hoa Binh Radio & Television Station.
(HBO) - With the pristine, romantic natural landscape and living space of Muong people, Mo Hem hamlet in Tien Phong commune (Da Bac district) is a community tourism hamlet that attracts visitors to experience and explore.
(HBO) – Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province and head of the Organising Board of the Hoa Binh Culture-Sport Week 2019 asked local organizations and individuals to enhance their responsibility to ensure the success of the event during a meeting on November 19.
(HBO) – The Hoa Binh People’s Committee joined hands with the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) to hold a launch ceremony for the province’s tourism portal on November 18.