The festival “Flying over ripening rice fields” is opened at Khau Pha Mountain Pass in Mu Cang Chai District, northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 22-24, when the province’s terraced rice fields are most beautiful.
“Flying over ripening rice fields” is held annually attracts thousands of Vietnamese and foreign paraglider, tourists and local people to admire the beautiful ripening rice fields and stunning natural scenery.
Paragliding is an adventure sport and very interesting. The take-off points is top of the hill or halfway the mountain and the landing point are even and flat terrain places. After having flying hours, Vietnamese pilots has found a list of most beautiful venues of Vietnam, all of which are perfect places to improve both paragliding skills and tourism potential.
Khau Pha pass in Mu Cang Chai district is rated one of the four most beautiful paragliding sites in Vietnam and among the 10 most beautiful flying spots in the world.
Khau Pha is considered one of the four most resplendent passes of Vietnam. Khau Pha means “sừng trời” that means the tallest mountain in Mu Cang Chai, this pass frightens drivers with its steep incline, especially on foggy days since there are absolutely no signs or side barriers. Besides, this is a perfect place for
Having available tourism potential, Yen Bai has been aware of benefit of tourism development. Especially, Mu Cang Chai is well known for awe-inspiring terraced rice fields and one of the most ideal place for Trekking in Vietnam, which have drawn domestic and international tourists. Khau Pha pass immediately become a favorite venues to go paragliding because it’s perfect place for pilot to launch and highly fly.
“Flying over ripening rice fields” is the most famous paragliding festivals in the country in which attracts more than 100 paragliders participated and thousands of follower each year.
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