|White pearl flowers in full blossom in Hồng Thái Commune. — Photos nahang.tuyenquang.gov.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Visitors have flocked to a Pear Blossom Festival held in Hồng Thái Commune, Na Hang District, in the northern mountainous province of Tuyên Quang.
The festival is being held in the district for the first time to encourage more tourists to visit, especially Na Hang District.
|Pear gardens with pure white flowers in Hồng Thái Commune captivate visitors.|
It is also a part of the Tuyên Quang Province's tourism stimulus programme in 2022.
A host of activities within the festival framework will promote local landscapes such as the Na Hang – Lâm Bình Nature Reserve.
Traditional festivals of ethnic minority groups, such as the fire-jumping ceremony of the Red Dao, will be re-enacted while local cuisine and specialities such as San Tuyết tea will be served.
|Young girl takes a picture with pear blossom.|
Tourists can experiment with cultural activities and cuisine, such as beeswax drawing, embroidering, picking tea buds and tea drying.
The pear gardens in Hồng Thái Commune, Na Hang District, are filled with white flowers. The warm spring season is also an opportunity for pear flowers to bloom. Regardless of foggy or sunny weather, the beautiful pear gardens in the locality attract many visitors.
|Visitors with ethnic costumes take pictures at pear blossom garden.|
With many natural wonders, beautiful landscapes, and cultural relics, Tuyên Quang Province has substantial potential to develop its tourism industry.
Hồng Thái Commune has an area of 91ha for growing pear trees, with around 164 households in the village helping to produce them. Pear trees are planted in all seven hamlets, but mainly in Khau Tràng.
|The pear blossom are clustered together blooming in late February and lasting from two to three weeks. — VNA/VNS Photo Nam Sương|
The pear flower is typical of the commune blooms in late February. The flowers are clustered together, lasting from two to three weeks when mist seeps across the pear flowers, making this scenery more poetic.
The beauty of pear flowers and the upland people's cultural identities has made Hồng Thái Commune a fascinating destination for many tourists both inside and outside the province.
The festival will run until March 20 in Na Hang District, Tuyên Quang Province which is located more than 130km to the northeast of Hà Nội. — VNS