Foreigners savour tranquil scenery of villages in Mai Chau
A number of the villages scattered throughout Mai Chau district in the northern province of Hoa Binh boast stunning natural landscapes which provides visitors with a great experience.
A group of tourists from Europe and Australia take part in a tour of Mai Chau in early February. Amalia Rontziokos, a teacher from Australia, says she has kept updated on information regarding the novel coronavirus (nCoV), adding that both the people and government of Vietnam have done a good job in initiating preventive measures aimed at combatting the epidemic
Guests to Mai Chau are able to enjoy its tranquil and peaceful atmosphere
Tourists take a stroll through the fields whilst watching farmers go about their daily jobs
Local farmers tend to their work
Foreign tourists take bikes as a way of exploring the area’s indigenous culture
Pom Coong village is blessed with spectacular views
Tourists enjoying paddling boats down Pia stream
Each of the guests enjoy drinking local alcohol
Whilst many also sample some of the region’s delicacies
Tourists take in some of the traditional songs and dances performed by the indigenous people
A local owner of a homestay in Mai Hich village states that the majority of visitors come from Europe, Australia, and America.
Due to the volume of tourists visiting Mai Chau, the local children can speak English to a decent standard.
Pham Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the Mai Chau District People's Committee, says that due to the impact of the nCoV epidemic, the number of tourists to the province has fallen, with many Vietnamese tourists staying away.
Let’s join a boat tour along more than 200km long inside Hoa Binh Lake, visitors can be conquered by the beauty of a popular tourist destination dubbed the “Ha Long Bay on land.”
The northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is home to two Dao ethnic minority groups, namely Dao quan chet and Dao tien.