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Stunning beauty of seven landscapes along Bat Xat trek route
Landmark 92, terraced paddy fields, Lao Chai, Y Ty and Ky Quan San are wonderful destinations for trekkers along Bat Xat route in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Landmark No 92 in Lung Lo, Lao Cai province
Terraced paddy fields in Y Ty and Ngai Thau communes.
Lao Chai commune gives tourists fascinating insights into the life of the Ha Nhi ethnic minority group.
Y Ty park is ideal for trekkers to enjoy and take selfies and breathtaking pictures of clouds and the blue sky.
Ngai Thau border commune in Bat Xat district is foggy all year round.
Ky Quan San is a ‘natural landmark’ for the provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau and is the peak of Bach Moc Luong Tu range in Dang Ma Sao commune. It is 3.045 metre high and ranks top five highest mountains in Vietnam.
Nhiu Co San is among the top ten highest mountains in Vietnam.
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