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Nestled in the midst of mountains and valleys, Lao Cai, an obscure yet well developed Vietnamese region offers you something out of the ordinary - rich Vietnamese culture sans the sultry tropical heat. Lao Cai offers you a picturesque scenery, adventure and a peek into the rich culture and history of the local people, serving as an excellent tourist retreat for all kinds of people.
Lao Cai is an exotic and relaxing retreat away from the everyday qualms of life. Located in the lap of nature, Lao Cai is an untouched, yet developed paradise. Lao Cai has suitable activities for all kinds of tourists. For the adventourous lot, the Fansipan mountains, Hoang lien national park, Silver waterfall offer trekking and adventure activities. For the cultural and religious enthusiasts, the numerous temples provide solace, but the icing on the cake is the warm and welcoming locals who are more than overjoyed to educate tourists about their lifestyle. For those who wish to shop till they drop - the numerous markets such as Indigo Cat, Sa Pa market, Lao Cai market, Sin Cheng Market in addition to the numerous souvenir shops scattered all over are the perfect go to. For those who wish to relax - the breathtaking scenery provides an ideal location to sit back and relax with a cup of piping hot coffee and a good book.
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Scenic Views, Relaxing mountain air, Cultural diversity
Not very developed, Lot of tourists
Lao Cai has a great connectivity through rail, bus and road. It has its own railway station and bus station, located just 300 metrers apart. However, it does not have an airport. The closest airpor... (Read More)