Two famous tourist attractions in Sapa district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai have been listed in Vietnam Records Book, according to the Lao Cai provincial Department for Culture, Sports and Tourism.
They are O Quy Ho pass, known as the longest one in Vietnam, on Highway 4D running through the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. The 50-km lies on the way from Lao Cai to Lai Chau provinces.
|O Quy Ho pass|
The Vietnam Record Book Centre (Vietkings) also enlisted the terraced field in Vu Lung Sung hamlet, Trung Chai commune, as the most beautiful one with a record number of 121 steps.
|The terraced field in Vu Lung Sung|
A ceremony will be held on November 2 to present certificates of Vietnam Record to these two tourist attractions on the 110th anniversary of Sa Pa Tourism Year.
Earlier, Lao Cai nominated three tourist attractions, including the largest terraced field area in Muong Hoa Valley in Lao Chai, Ta Van and Hau Thao communes, covering 935.42ha. But they have not yet been listed in Vietnam Record Book.