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Discovering the enchanting spring flowers of Lào Cai

Against the backdrop of majestic natural scenery, these brilliant blooms create a captivating spectacle that entices numerous tourists.

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As the weather grows warmer, millions of small white plum flowers in Bắc Hà burst into bloom, radiating vitality and revealing their full splendour amidst the vast embrace of nature. — Photo toquoc.vn

Thanh Nga

Lào Cai, a province in the northwest mountainous region of Việt Nam, boasts a temperate climate that nurtures an array of vibrant spring flowers, including peaches, plums, pears and mustard flowers. Against the backdrop of majestic natural scenery, these brilliant blooms create a captivating spectacle that entices numerous tourists. Here are some noteworthy locations where spring flowers flourish.

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Tourists take photos with plum blossoms in Bắc Hà District. — Photo toquoc.vn

Bắc Hà

Each spring, the entire Bắc Hà plateau adorns itself with the pristine white hue of plum blossoms, exuding the gentle fragrance of spring during the early days of the Lunar New Year. The plum blossom season in Bắc Hà typically commences in February and early March. As the weather grows warmer, millions of small white plum flowers burst into bloom, radiating vitality and revealing their full splendour amidst the vast embrace of nature.

Pure flowers grace gardens and adorn the front of houses, delicate petals scatter along the roads, transforming the area into a poetic and enchanting natural painting. In the early morning, dewdrops glisten on the delicate petals. Bathed in golden sunlight akin to honey pouring from the heavens, the entire plum garden springs to life, shimmering and dancing under the early spring sun.

Bùi Thu Lan, a tourist from Hà Nội, said that Bắc Hà is exceptionally beautiful during this season so her family took a spring trip to this enchanting place.

According to the locals, it has been quite some time since this mountainous region has witnessed such a splendid plum blossom season. Tourists can visit neighbouring communes near the town of Bắc Hà to witness the plum blossoms in their full glory, such as Tả Van Chư, Tà Chải, Bản Phố, Na Hối and Thải Giàng Phố.

Given the surge of tourists flocking to Bắc Hà during the spring season, it is advisable to book accommodations in advance to avoid any inconvenience.

To capture beautiful photos of the Bắc Hà plum blossom season, visitors can rent traditional costumes of the Mông people and transform into village boys and girls. Additionally, wearing clothes with vibrant colours will create a stunning contrast against the pristine white plum garden of the dreamy Bắc Hà region.

Bắc Hà stands out not only for its plum and peach blossoms, but also boasts magnificent yellow mustard gardens. The radiant yellow hue of mustard flowers, complemented by the warm spring sunshine, is a sight that will leave visitors spellbound.

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Tourists take photos with plum blossoms in Bắc Hà District. — Photo toquoc.vn

In March, visitors can enjoy the pear blossom season. Bắc Hà is renowned for its Tai Nung pear variety, which not only yields delicious fruit but also entices numerous tourists who come to admire the pear blossoms. While pear flowers resemble plum blossoms, each species possesses its own unique beauty. The delicate and noble pear flower petals exude fragility yet captivate with their elegance.

Sa Pa, Bát Xát

Apart from Bắc Hà, peach, plum and yellow mustard trees blossom splendidly throughout Sa Pa Town and Y Tý Commune in Bát Xát District. Wherever you go, you’ll be greeted by the resplendent beauty of these flowers.

The mustard flower season unveils a golden hue that surpasses the shade of honey or the autumn sunlight’s golden rays. The beauty of mustard flowers is simple and untamed, evoking a sense of nostalgia for those who have ventured into these mountainous regions.

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It is an ideal time for tourists and nature lovers to bask in the pristine and poetic beauty of the sprawling plum blossom fields in Sa Pa, immersing themselves in a tranquil space away from the bustle of daily life. — Photo datviettour.com.vn

In Bắc Hà, visitors are met with a dense carpet of flowers. When one arrives in Sa Pa and Y Tý, they can relish in the delicate beauty of these flowers amidst the mountains and forests.

Sa Pa, with its cool climate and magnificent natural landscapes, transforms into a captivating painting when plum blossoms begin to bloom. The town appears cloaked in a white layer of plum blossoms, casting an air of mystery and romance. It is an ideal time for tourists and nature lovers to bask in the pristine and poetic beauty of the sprawling plum blossom fields, immersing themselves in a tranquil space away from the bustle of daily life.

In the morning sunlight, pluck a small petal and place it atop your head to capture an intriguing photo amidst the vast expanse of white plum blossoms. Such a moment could be the most enchanting of all the wonderful experiences of visitors.

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In the early days of spring, Y Tý is ablaze with yellow mustard flowers. — Photo laocaitourism.vn

Surely this will be a meaningful trip and help you keep many unforgettable memories. For those who wish to savour the juicy Sa Pa plums, the summer months are an ideal time to visit and discover new wonders in this region.

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