(HBO) - Lac village in Chieng Chau commune has been the first community-based tourism village of Mai Chau district. The destination has been known by foreign visitors since 1960. So far, Mai Chau has been the strongest developing community-based tourism area of Hoa Binh with seven sites covering 13 villages and engaging 103 local households.
Tourists cycle to explore Lac village, Chieng Chau commune
of Mai Chau.
Ha Thi Hoa, head of the Culture-Sports Office of Mai Chau
said that over the years, the Party Committees and authorities at all levels
have created optimal conditions for Mai Chau to develop community-based tourism.
The district has defined that community-based tourism is developed
based on maintaining the cultural identities of local ethnic minority groups.
All the community-based tourism villages have applied regulations on the
conservation of the cultural identities of the groups, along with rules in house
construction, costumes, cuisine and service prices.
Thanks to the active implementation of measures to attract
tourists, Mai Chau has become an attractive destination for domestic and
On July 4, 2016, the Chairman of the provincial People’s
Committee signed Decision 1728/QD-UBND on the approval of a planning for
development of the Mai Chau national tourism site towards 2030. In July 2019,
the committee held a conference to promote tourism investment in Hang Kia and
Pa Ko communes. Those important milestones marked the success in tourism development
of Mai Chau, and served as great chances for the district to lure more
investment in the sector.
Currently, the district has taken advantages of the natural
resources and cultural values of local ethnic groups to expand community-based
tours and routes. Some popular sites among visitors include Mong villages of
Hang Kia and Pa Ko, Na Phat village of Pu Bin commune and Suoi Lon village of
Tan Mai commune.
Local households have high awareness of preserving the cultural
identities of the ethnic groups. At the same time, they have been creative in
decorating their houses and gardens to lure tourists.
In Lac village of Chieng Chau commune, some households have
invested in planting flower gardens and making bamboo bridges. Meanwhile, in
Suoi Lon village of Tan Mai commune, locals have taken advantages of the Da
River to organize water games and river tours.
Mai Chau’s community-based sites have satisfied tourists.
Evidently, the number of visitors to the district has risen through years. In
2016, the district received 301,500 visitors, surpassing its set target by 5
percent, including 112,000 foreigners. Earnings from tourism hit over 75
billion VND. In 2019, the number of tourists to the district is estimated at
378,500, with 166,500 foreigners. Tourism revenue for the whole year is likely
to reach more than 146 billion VND./.
(HBO) - In 2019, our province welcomed about 3.1 million turns of visitors coming and exploring the tourist destination, reaching 103.3% of the year plan. In which, there were 403,000 turns of international visitors and 2,6 million turns of the domestic ones. The total revenue from tourism is estimated at about 2,000 billion VND (reaching 100% of the plan).
(HBO) - Mai Chau district is famous for the beautiful natural scenery and the peace of the villages of Thai, Mong, Muong people. Mai Chau district also attracts tourists by the poetic Hoa Binh lake. Besides, Mai Chau district always preserves the cultural identity of ethnic groups.
(HBO) - Hoa Binh tourism has become attractive to tourists because of its beautiful scenery and unique ethnic culture. Not far from Hanoi capital, only about 70km is to Hoa Binh city, so it is convenient for tourists to travel to the tourist destination in Hoa Binh province.
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