Tay and Giay people’s tug-of-war
Every spring, ethnic minority groups excitedly celebrate festivals and participate in folk games. Tug-of-war is among the folk games attracting numerous participants and crowds of supporters.
Lao Cai province braces for ‘tourism year'
The northern province of Lao Cai is concentrating on developing local tourist attractions in order to host the National Tourism Year in 2017.
Sa Pa enjoys holiday season tourism boom
The northern mountainous town of Sa Pa in Lao Cai province received around 30,000 holiday-makers during the New Year holiday, soaring 45 percent compared to the same period last year.
Lao Cai begins trial run of national park expeditions
The Lao Cai Province People's Committee has approved a trial run for a tour of Cat Cat village - Vung Rong - Gieng Tien - Sin Chai village in Hoang Lien Son National Park.
The 3rd international marathon in Sa Pa (Lao Cai Province)
(TITC) - In two days of 26 and 27 September 2015, in Sa Pa (Lao Cai Province), the 3rd international marathon 2015 will be organized by Topas Travel Company. This is an annual event in Sa Pa since 2013, at the same time one of the largest international marathons in Viet Nam.
Tourists flock to Sa Pa via new expressway
Hotels in Sa Pa resort town, Bac Ha District and Lao Cai City, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai were fully booked during the first half of the year, according to local authorities.
 Muong Khuong, Bat Xat - new destinations in Lao Cai province
Muong Khuong and Bat Xat districts in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai boast high potential for tourism development alongside popular destinations like Sa Pa town and the Bac Ha market. 
Lao Cai province betters tourism services
The northern province of Lao Cai is improving the quality of its tourism services and developing transport infrastructure towards becoming a striking destination in the northern mountainous region.
Bac Ha plum tree gardens lure visitors for harvest
People from the south - especially big cities like Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho – think of plums as a Ha Noi specialty. But in reality they're grown on Bac Ha Plateau, 340km from the capital.
Ham Rong Mountain among world’s top 8 stunning sunsets
Ham Rong Mountain of the majestic Hoang Lien Son Range in northern Lao Cai province’s Sa Pa district has been listed among top 8 stunning sunsets in the world, according to the US’ Huffington Post newspaper.
Various activities to take place for Sa Pa’s Cultural Tourism Week
Numerous activities are planned for the Sa Pa’s 2015 Cultural Tourism Week from April 28 to May 3, according to the People’s Committee of Sa Pa District.
10 reasons can’t wait to travel Sa Pa, Viet Nam
Sa Pa is home to stunning mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and Indochina peak, the Fansipan. The most prominent attraction in the town of Sa Pa is Fansipan, which is the highest mountain in Viet Nam and it is only 19km from town.
Tay ethnic dancing recognised as national intangible cultural heritage
Xoe dancing, an indispensible activity in the cultural life of the Tay ethnic people in Ta Chai commune, Bac Ha district, northern Lao Cai province, has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Gau Tao Festival will become a new tourism product of Lao Cai
(TITC) -  In order to diversify tourism activities and introduce unique cultural identities of Mong ethnic group in Lao Cai Province to domestic and foreign tourists, from 28 February 2015 (the 10th day of the first lunar month), Lao Cai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will pilot Gau Tao Festival to serve tourists in Bac Ha District.
Holiday season   (Dec 24, 2014)
Holiday season
In Viet Nam, the end of year is a holiday season.  Below are the suggested locations for tourists who intend to go on a tour on this occasion.