Mu Cang Chai Heli Tour: From 2021, visitors will experience a type of high-class service when exploring Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai) by helicopter. This is a plan by the Northern Helicopter Company in cooperation with the Mu Cang Chai district (Yen Bai), to bring new services to attract tourists to the locality.
With the price of nearly 3 million VND per person for 15 minutes of flight, visitors can explore Mu Cang Chai in the pouring season, the season of ripe rice from the helicopter.
Mr. Giang A Vu, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the District Party Committee, Chairman of the People’s Council of Mu Cang Chai district, said that in the short term, helicopters will fly in tourist seasons such as pouring season and ripe rice season. Currently, the program has surveyed flight and is planning to put it into operation in 2021.
“In the long term, the locality will study to add more flowers, varieties, and tourist models to create more beautiful landscapes all year round to attract tourists. Through that, the helicopter operator also has can fly regularly during the year to serve tourists. We hope that with “Mu Cang Chai Heli Tour” will bring you new travel experiences when coming to Mu Cang Chai. “, Mr. Vu said.
Viewing from a helicopter is a new type of tourism in Mu Cang Chai, not popular yet. The product requires many factors of weather, climate … convenient for visitors to experience as desired.
Mr. Nguyen Nhat Huyen, Deputy Director of Northern Helicopter Company, said that the type of helicopter used to explore Mu Cang Chai is the EC 155B1 series.
This is a modern light aircraft, Airbus Helicopters imported complete unit from France. This line of helicopters is specially designed for travel and sightseeing. Maximum capacity of 10 – 12 people, with panoramic views from any position in the compartment.
The product is being built by this unit with a ticket price of 3 million VND / person for a 15-minute flight journey. “Sitting on a helicopter and watching the golden terraced rice fields will bring an interesting experience for visitors”, Mr. Huyen said.
The experience of flying a helicopter to visit Mu Cang Chai brings a new look to visitors, a much different feeling from other types of services in the delta or on the sea.
For a long time, the terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai have become one of the attractive tourist destinations in the Northwest. There are terraced fields located on the slopes of the mountain, stretching with an area of about 2,000 hectares in the area of 3 communes La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha, Di Xu Phinh.
Each year, this place attracts tens of thousands of visitors, photographers, bloggers …