Discover The Miraculous Autumn Season In Lo Lo Chai Village

Located at the foot of the Lung Cu flagpole, Lo Lo Chai cultural village is a place that attracts many tourists coming to visit Ha Giang. When autumn arrives, Lo Lo Chai becomes a heaven land with gorgeous, dreamy, and charming natural scenery for aspiring photographers and adventurers to discover and explore.

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The village is nestled in the rocky plateau of Ha Giang province and is considered one of the most remote villages in the north of the country. Visitors to the village can easily spot the flagpole, which is about 1.4km away.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

The village offers some wonderful sightseeing, with green colors falling into the rocky mountains, not to mention the unique culture and architecture.

It is not easy to enter Lo Lo Chai Village due to the rough terrain, steep, winding pathways, and harsh climate. This causes the village to be secluded from other places, and the ethnic minorities here live in a subsistence mode with agriculture. Tourists would have a chance to get lost in fairytale land, surrounded by green forests, deep blue skies, friendly locals, and tall, rugged mountains.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

The highlight of Lo Lo Chai village is the colors of the ethnic minority culture. With 90% of the population being the Lo Lo people, this place still retains the cultural beauty and traits of this minority group. Among 54 ethnic groups, the numbers of Lo Lo people are not too large, but they are still proud of having a very prominent culture and bearing their own imprint.

Lo Lo Chai village is the only place in the province still home to the traditions of the Lo Lo people, with their earthen houses with rammed-earth walls, clay roofs, stone fences, traditional industries such as embroidering, woodwork; and traditional festivals such as “le cung than rung” (ceremony of forest worship) and “le mung lua moi” (new rice ceremony).

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

Each season in Lo Lo Chai village carries its own beauty. Summer brings cool and freshness, autumn is the time when the rice fields ripen, and winter is when the buckwheat flowers bloom. Spring is the most beautiful season of the year when tourists can enjoy their time relaxing and taking beautiful pictures with the gorgeous cherry blossom trees in Lo Lo Chai village.

The pathway to Lo Lo Chai village is full of daisies blooming beautifully on two sides. Visitors should traverse the road at a leisurely pace and see the village. Coming here, they will be greeted by friendly and kind ethnic people, join in interesting folk games, and taste the best traditional, delicious dishes.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

The village offers some wonderful sightseeing, with green colors falling into the rocky mountains, not to mention the unique culture and architecture. Lo Lo Chai has also become a community-based cultural tourism village with homestays.

Coming to Lo Lo Chai village, tourists will have a chance to try on the colorful traditional costumes sewed and carefully made by the Lo Lo women. The costumes are also hand-embroidered with elaborated motifs such as bird’s eye, bird’s foot, bird’s wings, paddy terraces, buckwheat flowers, etc. Do not forget to visit and have your Instagram photo check in at the most beautiful and important spots such as milestone 428. , milestone 476, or milestone 426.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

In Lo Lo Chai, you should check out the North Pole Café which is the most famous destination in the village. The founder of this café is Japanese Yasushi Ogura, who loves Ha Giang for its pristine beauty and unique culture of local ethnic communities. He invested his money to help Diu Di Chien’s family construct a coffee shop to help improve the lives of locals and boost tourism.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

Many tourists said winter is the best time to visit Lo Lo Chai village, but the truth is that you can come at any time during the year, as each season bears its own beauty. Winter is the most beautiful time when you will find yourself getting lost in the amazing, miraculous, and charming world of this place. At this time of the year, the sky becomes clearer, and the weather is cold with a cool, comfortable atmosphere for tourists to enjoy. Although winter is harsh, it is still enough to make people feel warm when sitting around the fire, sipping on the wine, and chatting with the locals. Especially, if you arrive here around New Year’s time, you will also have a chance to experience the most memorable New Year’s Eve of your life.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong

Thanks to its charming culture and unique architecture, in recent years, the beauties of Lo Lo Chai have become known to many tourists and it’s a must-see place in Ha Giang.

Photo: Thu Huong
Photo: Thu Huong
Charlotte Pho