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Post: 28-07-2015 02:19:49 PM - Views: 2188
Bac Son is a district of Lang Son province; it's 160km from Hanoi to the North. From Hanoi go along Highway 3 to Thai Nguyen and turn to the National Highway 1B, moving nearly 80km you will go to Bac Son.
One of the interesting aspects about Bac Son valley is its incredibly high mountains which are about 500-1200 meters high. These mountains, together with the valley’s paddy fields, create a great scenic landscape that you can only see its best after climbing to the peak of a mountain which is located just a few minutes from the town.
Bac Son valley’s pathways leads 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.
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 have to take a lot of effort, but when you look down to there, all the tiredness seem disappeared. You will feel very peaceful and relaxed when you watch the beauty of the fertile Bac Son valley in the early sunlight.
The district is inhabited by the Tay ethnic people and their traditional stilt houses. Some of overnight tours will be the best for both the beautiful scenery and learning the local life of the hill tribe.
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.
The early settlers of the Bac Son Valley initially resided in Lang Son province, in north Vietnam. When Lang Son was explored in 1922, 43 sites were found related to the ancient Bac Son culture prevalent in the mountains.
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.
Make sure that you visit this enchanting valley of beauty. Seeing such a beautiful place will make you realize that Mother Nature has so much to offer. Moreover, there is so much to explore in the valley and its surroundings. Some of the interesting activities includes climbing to the summit of telephone-station Mountain for the panorama view; walking or bicycling around to visit the villages of stilt houses witness the local rustics working on their rice and vegetable fields. Hiking on a back road to enjoy the peaceful land. No more hesitation, get your bag and go!
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