LAO CAI (VNS) — The Lao Cai Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has some new offerings to attract tourists, including horse cart tours to visit ethnic minority villages in Bac Ha town and a trip to Bac Ha Tourism House to see the local wine making process.
The department has also tied up with two brocade weaving villages and traditional-musical-instrument making village in Sa Pa District's Ta Van Commune to provide tourism services.
The northern mountainous province is planning to develop several more tourism products, including bicycle tours of Lao Cai City - Bat Xat - Sa Pa, an agricultural tourism site in Bac Ha's flower valley, and community tourism in several places.
Lao Cai has many scenic sites, including magnificent terraced fields, and a large number of different ethnic cultures.
It has attracted more than 1.4 million tourists this year, 39.4 per cent more than in the same period last year. — VNS