Amazing paragliding in Mu Cang Chai

Thursday, 2019-06-13 13:56:03
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Many H’mong ethnic people flock to the festival to watch the paragliding performances
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NDO – Paragliding has become a popular sport among youngsters over recent years. Paragliding festivals have been frequently organised by paragliding clubs at popular tourist attractions in the northern region. To participate in such events, paragliding lovers must send their submission one month ahead of time along with a health examination certificate.

Khau Pha mountain pass in Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai province, which is famous for its stunning terraced fields, offers a wonderful location to host paragliding activities.

Flying over the awesome landscape

Paragliders start from the top of Khau Pha mountain pass, which is 1,500 metres above the sea level

Paragliding festival attracts many tourists and locals alike

Each paraglide session covers a distance of about 2.3km (skyway) from the Khau Pha pass to the landing ground.

Photo credit: Nguyen Huong - Van Duy