Paragliding festival kicks off in Yen Bai

Saturday, 2019-05-25 17:58:41
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Paragliding festival kicks off in Yen Bai
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NDO - The “Flying over rising water on terraced paddies” paragliding festival of 2019 kicked off at Khau Pha Pass, Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province, on May 25, attracting the participation of over 100 pilots and a large number of visitors.

This year’s festival continued to take place in Khau Pha mountain pass of Cao Pha commune in Mu Cang Chai district, at a height of about 1,270m ASL (480m AGL), where it is renowned for being one of the top four famous mountain passes in the northwestern region for their stunning beauty.

In beautiful sunny weather, local people and visitors enjoyed the captivating performances of domestic and international paragliding pilots. The tourists who want to enjoy an aerial view of Mu Cang Chai’s beautiful landscapes, can also register to fly with the pilots.

For the festival , Mu Cang Chai district also organises many activities such as displaying local products; organizing a dance contest, and community tourism tours for visitors.

"Flying over rising water on terraced paddies" gradually became the brand of Yen Bai tourism.

According to Luong Thi Xuyen, Vice Chairwoman of Mu Cang Chai District People's Committee, this year’s event takes place from May 25th to 26th; then there will be about ten pilots who will perform on every Saturday and Sunday on the following weeks. During this year’s festival, travelers can also disguise as images when flying with pilots.