Lao Cai Province Tour and Travel
Lao Cai's Overview:
Lao Cai is a mountainous border province of midland and northern mountainous region of Vietnam. The border between the Northwest and Northeast. Northern Lao Cai province bordering China, Lai Chau Province on the west, the east of Ha Giang, Yen Bai province on the south.
The name of Lao Cai:
The word "Lao Kay" has been used in the French document but to use in communication and people still call "Lao Cai". Since, November 1950, has agreed to call Lao Cai until today.
Since 2007, Lao Cai province is 593 600 people, including people in the working age: 314 520 people. According to the census results on 01/04/2009, Lao Cai’s population is 613,075.
Society & economy:
Lao Cai is border gate, Lao Cai is one of Provinces in Vietnam in the top rank of the economic development in recent years. In a ranking of the Provincial Competitiveness Index of Vietnam in 2011, Lao Cai province ranked at No. 1/63 provinces.
Tourism in Lao Cai:
With 25 ethnic groups living together, Lao Cai became the land of culture, the historical traditions & cultural heritage. Among of ethnic group in Lao Cai, Vietnam people is major group and other ethnic minority groups such as Hmong, Tay, Dao & Day. As the mountainous region, growing up in tourism, Lao Cai reserve the culture, tradition natural heritage and clean environment and clean. It will be important to make up an ideal tourist destination for domestic and foreign tourists.
- Sapa Hill Station is one of 21 national tourist attractive places in Vietnam. Sapa is located at an altitude of 1,200 m - 1,800 m above sea level, year-round cool climate, landscape, waterfalls and where is home of many traditional & cultural activities of ethnic minorities as market day of hill-tribe and Sa Pa love market.
- Hoang Lien Son mountain range with peaks Fansipan – Vietnam and Indochina's roof - and with nature reserve the nature with Hoang Lien mountain where is attracted many scientists and tourists who coming to explore the national park of north-west of Vietnam.
- Lao Cai has many historical sites, natural caves and agro-ecological areas of specialty as Bac Ha plum, temperate vegetables, medicinal plants, trout, sturgeon...
- Lao Cai international border gate (Vietnam) - Hekou of Yunnan (China) separated through Nam Thi River is also an interesting tourist destination.
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