Lai Chau

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Posted by DH Travel at 8:13 am June 27, 2014

Lai Chau is a province in northwestern Vietnam. The province is the most sparsely populated in Vietnam. The scenery of Lai Chau province is some of the most spectacular scenery you can see in the far northwest of Vietnam. There is plenty to amuse the eye on the journey from Lao Cai, from the striking limestone mountains which reaches into the distance in misty shades of green and green, to the plentiful waterfalls and village life.

Lai Chau is a northwestern province of Vietnam and be considered as a remote area with ethnic minorities and unique natural scenes. The  total area of Lai Chau is more than 9,000 sq km with the population of about 400,000 people. Most of them are Viet, Thai, H’Mong and Dao.

Lai Chau is situated on high mountainous region in the North West of Vietnam, northern of Da River. Its neighbors are Yunna (China) on the north, Laos on the west, LaoCai Province on the north-east, DienBien, SonLa provinces on the south.

Lai Chau – A range of mountain following Northern West – Southern East makes up the terrain The PuSaLeng point is 3,096m in height. There are sloping mountains, hill, valley, plateau, spring alternately. Falls and waterfalls with high flow are potential of hydroelectricity in Lai Chau.

lai Chau – Belong to tropical monsoon zone; the climate of LaiChau is divided into two seasons: rain season and dry season. The annual average temperature is 21oC – 23oC.

Tourists are interesting in custom of ethnic groups in SinHo Village or TamDuong Townlet. They also fond of other sites such as: TienSon Cave, MuongLaiSpring.

Tien Son Caves - Lai Chau

Tien Son Caves – Lai Chau

The transportation is mainly by road. National Highway No.12 connects DienBienPhu City to MaLuThang Border Gate crossing Lai Chau, and National Highway No.4D links Lai Chau with Sapa Townlet. LaiChau Town is 406km from Hanoi.

Lai Chau

Lai Chau Province

Lai Chau in Vietnam

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