Exploring the Marvelous Landscape of Vinh Quy Grass Hill

Cao Bang province's stunning Vinh Quy grass hill is a picturesque and tranquil destination that has captivated many visitors this autumn season.


Vinh Quy Grass Hill

is located in the Vinh Quy commune on the border of Khum Din and Bac Vong hamlets, approximately 6-7 km from Thanh Nhat town in Ha Lang district.

The most convenient way to reach Vinh Quy Grass Hill is by traveling from Cao Bang to Thanh Nhat town and continuing northeast to Vinh Quy commune along DT 206/DT207 road.

There is a concrete road that is suitable for traveling by motorbike or car. From the intersection of Khum Din hamlet, 3 km from Vinh Quy commune People’s Committee, travelers can turn right onto a small concrete road and continue for about 3 km to reach the grass hill. It takes around 10-15 minutes to climb up from the parking area at the foot of the hill.

The Charming Beauty Of Vinh Quy Grass Hill
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From October to January of the following year, the grass hill transforms into a beautiful orange-yellow landscape, resembling a miniature version of Da Lat. In contrast to the green dwarf pine trees of Phuong Hoang burnt grass hill in Uong Bi, Quang Ninh, Vinh Quy burnt grass hill is surrounded by majestic hills.

The most vibrant and green season of Vinh Quy grass hills is from May to October when the rainy season brings freshness and a lovely scent of mountains, forests, and trees to the area.

The Charming Beauty Of Vinh Quy Grass Hill
The everlasting green hill. Photo: dulich.petrotimes

Vinh Quy grass hill is primarily covered in three-leaf pines, which thrive in the cold climate of highland communes in Cao Bang. The trees have tall straight trunks and pointed canopies.

Travelers should be prepared for a challenging and bumpy route if they choose to travel by personal vehicle due to the high and winding hills and mountains. It is best to use a two-wheeled vehicle as the road to Vinh Quy grass hill is narrow, bumpy, and rocky.

The Charming Beauty Of Vinh Quy Grass Hill
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The distance from Thanh Nhat town (Ha Lang district) to the grass hill is about 6-7 km. The road is accessible by motorbike or car. After visiting Vinh Quy grass hills and Khau Lua pine hills, tourists can explore other famous attractions in Cao Bang such as Ban Gioc waterfall, Lenin stream, Nguom Ngao cave, Thang Hen mountain lake, and Phia Oac mountain.

To fully enjoy the beauty of Vinh Quy grass hill, visitors need to walk approximately 15 minutes from the foot of the hill to the top. It is recommended to bring warm clothes, sports shoes or specialized hiking shoes, and water.

The Charming Beauty Of Vinh Quy Grass Hill
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Upon reaching the top of the hill, visitors will be captivated by the breathtaking view of endless mountains and forests, making them forget all fatigue and exhaustion.

Cao Bang province, known for its beautiful nature, is one of the most scenic regions in Vietnam. While the town itself may not be spectacular, it serves as a convenient base to explore the area. Cao Bang offers off-the-beaten-track areas that are not yet crowded with tourists like Sapa or Halong Bay.

The Charming Beauty Of Vinh Quy Grass Hill
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Travelers can visit Cao Bang province throughout the year due to its cool climate. However, the best time to explore the beautiful nature, including forests, mountains, and waterfalls, is during the spring months of February to April.

Charlotte Pho