Hanoi tours have been developing in recent years. Bac Son Valley is an interesting tourist destination for visitors to experience nature, caves, historical culture, learn about local culture, customs and habits. Travel in Bac Son if promised to be one of the attractive destinations of the Northeast. Here the best things to do in Bac Son Valley.
Bac Son Valley
Would you like to explore off-beaten-track Bac Son valley? It is a beautiful valley of outstanding landscapes of valley & high mountains for a nice journey of great travel experiences!
Famous for its name given from Bac Son revolution against the Japanese & French in the 1940s, the valley is a remote mountainous district of Lang Son province, North East Vietnam, which is 160 kilometers away – about 4 hours’ driving on the Highway 1B from Hanoi. One interesting aspect about this valley is its incredibly high mountains, which are about 500-1200 meters from the water level. It is a so attractive destination in Lang Son, where offer breathtaking sceneries of beautiful flowers in the valley and amazing rice fields at the terrace, that has earned itself title of the green paradise of Vietnam. It is also a homeland of Tay Ethnic folks who are staying in their traditional stilt houses. To Bac Son is to admire the primitive beauty of an ethnic region and to enjoy magnificent panoramic views from mountain summits, that one can hardly forget or never regret being here.
Bac Son Valley Green Paradise of Vietnam
What to see in Bac Son?
Bac Son valley’s pathways lead you to the paddy fields where you’ll get a chance to see the beautiful river that runs crossing the rice fields. Besides the valley itself, Bac Son district’s villages possess a beauty of their own.
Na Lay Mount
Mount Na Lay at an altitude of about 600m above the sea level. It is the place where most of Bac Son tourists come to, because of the view angle spread out in the direction. It’s a great point to view the Bac Son valley from above.
The way to the top of Mount Na Lay with about 1,200 steps climbing up. It’s will take around 45 minutes to 1 hour to reach on top. Then the scene from the top of Na Lay will be a gift to remove all the hard, tired before. And it would be even better if you stayed overnight at the top of the mountain to enjoy the enchanting sunsets.
During the sunset, the river bends illusory color, and space gradually darkened, each roof under the town began to light, looks like a small fireflies embrace the foot of the huge limestone mountains. Atthe sunrise, the bright view combined with vast green fields, blue sky, and magnificent mountains is enough to win over every tourist.
Journey to see clouds to of Mount Na Lay
Quynh Son Village
Officially called as Quynh Son Community-based tourism village, it’s close to the center of Bac Son district, Lang Son province. This is home of Tay Ethnic Minority living with long history traditional.
In particular, the entire Quynh Son village has a unique homogeneous architecture, with hundreds of stilt roofs in the same south, at first look very similar but when looking closely you will notice the difference on the limbs. Detail of each house, spacious space airy, in harmony with nature.
Traveling to Quynh Son Village, you will have the opportunity walking around the village on the romantic street, learning the simple way of locals’ daily life, and enjoying local foods such as sticky rice, sausages, red remixed meat, chicken cook with ginger, grilled spring rolls fish …
The village of tourism community Quynh Son also has a team of artists of Tay people, who will perform the song then sing and dance happily. This kind of event is hard to find elsewhere throughout Vietnam.
Stilt houses in Quynh Son Cultural Village Bac Son Lang Son
Bac Son Flower Valley
Bac Son Flower Valley is in the village of Lan Gian, the municipality of Tran Yen. This place is more and more romantic than ever before, with seductive fragrance over the beauty of dazzling flowers: butterfly flowers, orange daisies, broccoli, white triangle … The valley of the flowers of Bac Son becomes the new “virtual residence” of many tourists. Just standing in front of this beautiful flower field, all the tiredness of life seems to disappear.
New check in point Bac Son flower valley
Tam Canh Pass
Tam Canh (Three hours – translated) Pass, located in Lan Luong Village, is part of Bac Son revolution relic area. In 1945, Bac Son army set up an ambush to destroy many Japanese soldiers as they lost their grounds. People say that it took 3 hours for the guerrilla troops to go through this pass, hence the name. The passing scene is so majestic that it is equally poetic when looking at the view of the pass in the sunset as a wonder, with vertical mountains occupy the horizon and the roads seem faded into clouds, wildly but peacefully.
Discover the beauty of Tam Canh Bac Son Pass
Dang Mo Waterfall
Dang Mo waterfall is poetic beauty, all year round poured over the slopes of the mountains in the wild forest. Situated in Binh Gia district, this cool waterfall is a combination of underground water from the mountains of the same mountain range.
Dang Mo waterfall is still quite primitive. If not at heavy rains or floods, Dang Mo waterfall is so gentle, with sloping, moderate depth and “natural bath” in green. But with the poetic beauty and the unique advantages, Dang Mo waterfall is still evidently becoming an attractive picnic spot, not only for the people around the area but also for the visitors from everywhere.
Dang Mo Waterfall a must see picnic spot in Lang Son
Nong Luc Temple
Not only the cultural destination but also the historical place is the Nong Luc Temple. Since 1940, this temple was used as a meeting place for the Bac Son Revolutionary Campaign. Nong Luc is a harmonious combination of traditional ancient architecture of the Northern Delta with the traditional stilt house architecture of the Tay people in Lang Son, built during the Nguyen Dynasty (1927), later renovated based on retaining the traditional art architecture.
It was classified as a national historical relic in 1962. Still, now, a historical tourist attraction that worth your visit.
Revolutionary relics Nong Luc Communal House Lang Son
What to do in Bac Son?
If you just go on the road across the town between the valleys, you will not know how beautiful surroundings are. Only when standing on a high mountain and watching panoramic valley, you truly overwhelmed by the colorful beauty of this place.
To up the mountain where you can enjoy panoramic Bac Son, you must take a lot of effort, but when you look down to there, all the tiredness seems disappeared. You will feel very peaceful and relaxed when you watch the beauty of the fertile Bac Son valley in the early sunlight.
If you wish to see the entire view of the valley, you would need to hike up to the telephone station which was built on the top of a high mountain. From here, you are absolutely amazed by the stunning 360-degree scenery of mountains, villages, rivers, and farms. It can be tiring to climb the mountains, but the effort is very much worth it.
Moreover, there is so much to explore in the valley and its surroundings. Some of the interesting activities can be listed trekking or bicycling around the villages for sightseeing, staying in the stilt houses for real-life experience, witnessing the local rustics working on their rice fields, or hiking on a back road to enjoy the peaceful land… A great adventure awaits!
Visit to Bac Son watching ripe rice and floating clouds floating
What to eat in Bac Son?
This pork & taro dish is commonly served during the celebrations of the local ethnic minority tribes, which is a time consuming, meticulously prepared dish, with every ingredient needing to be present to truly be called “khau nhuc”.
A combination of roasted pork loin marinated with spices and honey, the flavor, aroma and the texture are what sets the dish apart. Tau soi leaves, a pickled herb used by the Tay ethnic minority, is finely chopped and mixed with soy sauce and a special mix of dried spices, and applied to the meat to marinade for 15 minutes.
“Khaunhuc” is served on the plate looking something like an up-ended basket. All the strips of pork loin are woven together and cover a core of steamed taro.
Khau nhuc Lang Son specialties for Tet holiday
Roast duck (with ‘moc mat’ leaves)
It begins with a perfect stuffing mixture made of finely chopped onion, garlic, chili, pepper, cardamom, anise and a local herd called ‘moc mat’.
The mouth-watering, glossy skin is produced by dipping the duck in boiling water laced with honey, roasting it over coals for 15 minutes and then deep-frying for another 15 minutes. Cooked whole and served carved into pieces, the meat it juicy and tender and has a spicy kick to it. The thin, crispy skin does not have a fatty feel to it because of the unique three-stage cooking process.
This roast duck from Lang Son is surely the equal of its more famous cousins from across the border.
When to visit Bac Son?
July and November are certainly the best time to visit Bac Son, even though the area is green year-round creating impressive views for photographers. During both of those periods, the rice fields are ready to be harvested and the landscape is covered in the yellow color.
Geographically, in addition, Bac Son flat terrain is favorable for irrigation, so rice is planted 2 seasons and it often harvested later than most other areas from half a month to a month. Rice is not grown in Bac Son at the same time so some fields are harvested sooner, some fields are harvested later, these all make to the colorful arrays.
Lang Son tourism experience Northeast Tourism
How to reach Bac Son?
Since Bac Son is just 100 miles from Hanoi, so the easiest way to visit this valley is by a road trip from Hanoi using Highway 3 to Thai Nguyen and turning to National Highway 1B. The cheapest way is by bus, but you will have to catch one in the station and walk to the homestay when you arrive. Motorbike is an extremely great option for budget adventurous travelers. You can both take pictures of the landscape on the way and venture around Bac Son to your heart’s content. The disadvantages are that you may need decent health and knowledge about the region. Lastly, even though private cars are available all around the capital of Vietnam, we would not recommend this way since it is quite expensive.
Mo Mam (Lang Son) – The new address attracts tourists
24 km from Bac Son, Mo Mam stream (Quang Trung I village, Chien Thang commune) is one of the attractions that attract people who love to explore and is also a destination for many families to choose to relax and enjoy. weekend.
Coming to Mo Mam on September days, you will be surprised by the poetic beauty here. The clear spring water flowing from the cliff creates a lyrical scene, the highlight is an artificial fountain between the waterfall, the area of a wide stream, cool water, there are deep places for guests to cool off.
Mo Mam – the new address attracts tourists
In order for visitors to enjoy the beauty of Mo Mam stream, households around this area have invested in building a restaurant, catering and rest services system. Tourists come to Mam mine more and more crowded, including foreign delegations. This is also a good sign for Hanoi tours.
After reading the article about things to do in Bac Son Valley, visitors will have a clearer view of this tourist destination. Please bring back pack and travel Hanoi tours, travel Bac Son tours to see Vietnam we are very beautiful. Wish you have a meaningful trip.