(HBO) _ The Hang Kia - Pa Co area is located 1,200m above sea level with the main seasons - rainy and dry seasons, and the annual average temperature of about 18.50 degrees Celsius. Hang Kia and Pa Co are two communes where Mong ethnic people account for 99 percent of their population.
Hand-pounding banh day (sticky
rice cake) - one of the unique foods of the people in Hang Kia - Pa Co (Mai
Local residents preserve their cultural values as well as traditional handicrafts
such as weaving, brocade embroidery, indigo dyeing, beeswax painting, and
blacksmithing. Besides, there are unique foods of Mong people such as corn alcohol,
thang co (soup madewith thevisceraofhorse), banh day (sticky rice cake), chickens and pig,
bamboo shoots served with unique spices.
Visiting to Hang Kia and Pa Co communes, visitors can explore roads
winding mountains, plum and peach gardens, green tea hills, and markets
featuring unique culture of the Mong group; and other destinations with untouched
beauty like Thung A Lang, Thung Man, Thung Ang, or high peaks to watch clouds at
the Heaven Gate, and an area from Pa Khom to Thung Mai.
Since 2018, the two communes have welcomed over 5,000 visitors, over 60
percent of them was international tourists.
This number is far behind the tourism development potential of the two communes,
but proves that Hang Kia and Pa Co are greatly attractive to domestic and
Therefore, it is necessary to enhance tourism promotion and attract investors
to further develop tourism in the two communes, towards changing their economic
To promote tourism development in Mai Chau, especially in Hang Kia and
Pa Co, the provincial People’s Committee organised tourism investment promotion
conferences in the localities.
The provincial People’s Committee built a list of tourism investment attraction
projects, including Ta Xong A high-class ecological resort project, Ta Xo
ecological resort, Thung A Lang tourist area, Heaven Gate eco-tourism area, and
Thung Man and Thung Ang eco- tourism areas.
Vice Chairman of the
UNESCO Hanoi Travel Club Doan Ngoc Tung said he is impressed by the beauty of
natural landscape, climate, and friendliness of locals as well as unique
culture of Mong people living in Hang Kia and Pa Co.
This is also a
highlight to attract tourists, especially foreign visitors, to come, he said.
"After this field trip, we will build products and tours to the two communes to
serve tourists”, he added./.
(HBO) - With a convenient location, beautiful and imposing scenery, and unique cultural identity, Hoa Binh province holds huge potential to develop different types of tourism.
(HBO) - Eight km far from the center of the district, there is 3,500 ha of forest in Thanh Son commune, of which, 70% of the area is the protection forests, assigned to 11 hamlets for management and protection.
(HBO) - On July 8, the Provincial Steering Committee of tourism held a conference to review the tourism development for the first 6 months and to deploy the tasks for the last 6 months of 2020.
(HBO) - Mai Chau district possessing the beautiful natural, dreaming, captivating scenery with the fresh climate, the unique ethnic culture creating attraction and attractiveness, has long been named in Vietnam's tourism map. The district has had specific solutions and jobs to exploit this unique potential and advantages, aiming to build Mai Chau as an attractive, friendly and safe destination for tourists.
(HBO) – The master planning for the development of Hoa Binh Lake National Tourism Site in Hoa Binh towards 2030 was approved by the Prime Minister in Decision 1528/QD-TTg on August 1, 2016. It is an important foundation and motivation for making component plans and projects in order to promote the value of Hoa Binh Lake as well as the province’s socio-economic development.
(HBO) - Cao Phong – the land of Muong Thang is rich in the traditional cultural identity, retaining many intangible cultural features imbued with the national identity. It is a part of Hoa Binh Culture, where there are many beautiful landscapes, cultural and historical relics associated with the struggle of the nation, and it has become an attractive destination attracting domestic and international tourists.