Son La is in the northwestern Vietnam. Coming to Son La, visitors can see superb mountains and discover the value of unique culture of ethnic minority people in the northwestern region with nights of dances, songs and drinking wines beside fire.
Tourists visit historical sites and famous landscapes. Son La Prison, where political prisoners were detained during resistance war against French colonialists. The cave with “Que Lam Ngu Che” stele – autographs of King Le Thai Tong in 1440. The poem was engraved on the cliff inside the cave beside stalactites. This is the spectacular scenery natural and human creation. The scene becomes more attractive when the sunlight streams through trees and colours springs with red and yellow leaves drifting peaceful along the flows. Tourists can walk on asphalted roads around hills, which look like silk strips. Far away, blue smoke gently bends his way around the mountains. Nearly 5km from the center of town, hot-water springs in the Mong hamlet with intact wild beauty, are waving visitors.
Tourists will have opportunities to learn about cultures of ethnic minority groups when they visit the Son La Museum, which is located on the Khau Ca hill with thousands of objects of ethnic minority people in Son La. Visiting hamlets and villages, tourists can stay in stilt houses to enjoy special dishes like chili bamboo shoot, grilled fish and bamboo-tube rice. Beside scenic beauty in Son La township, visitors can continue their journeys to enjoy the spectacular landscapes of Doi (bat) Cave and Dai Yem (brassiere’s strip) Waterfall in Moc Chau to breath fresh air with fragrance from tea farms.
If you like eco-tourism in mountain, you will have opportunities to see wide beautiful orchids, high mountains covered by cloud, limpid springs and sincere hearts as well as hospitality from local people./.