Binh Lieu Travel Experiences
Binh Lieu District is a strange name to many people because when referring to Quang Ninh, most people think of Halong Bay, Co To or Truc Lam Yen Tu that forget that this land Some of the streets are filled with passion. However, if you missed the last point in North East Quang Ninh, you will surprise when discovering a small Sa Pa is always there! The Binh Lieu travel experiences below can definitely help you plan your trip.
Binh Lieu district is located in the northeast of Quang Ninh province; Ninh Thuan, Sung Ta and Phong Thanh districts, Phong Thanh port (Guangxi – China); in the west, Dinh Lap district (Lang Son province); Hai Ha district in the east, Tien Yen district and Dam Ha district in the south (Quang Ninh province).
Binh Lieu almost every season is beautiful, so just arrange the job you can go and go. Every season in Binh Lieu is beautiful in a different way.
At the end of the year, it is also worthwhile for you to start the day, as the terraced fields cover the golden color of the ripe rice in the forest. In the gentle aroma, the gentle laughter is said by the people here. All are very eagerly prepared to welcome “So” Flower Festival and New Rice Festival will be held in the middle of December. Especially, if you travel in Binh Lieu winter time is extremely cold. You can watch the snow fall extremely great offline.
Binh Lieu tourism is quite wild, not the tourism companies to exploit each tour, although there are many beautiful scenery and mild climate year round.
Therefore, want to travel Binh Lieu, you can only self-sufficient.
Go by motorbike
The schedule is Hanoi – Highway 1 – Highway 18 – Que Vo (Bac Ninh) – Pha Lai – Sao Do – Dong Trieu (Quang Ninh) – Uong Bi – Ha Long – Bai Chay – Cam Pha – Cua Ong – Mong Duong – Tien Yen – Tien Yen junction turn left to Highway 18C direction Hoanh Mo border – Binh Lieu town.
Road about 278 km: travel time about 7 hours, including rest periods 3 times, each 15 minutes.
Go by Private Car
Departure along Ha Noi – Hai Phong – Quang Ninh – Halong – National Highway 18A – Tien Yen Town – National Road 18C – Binh Lieu town
Binh Lieu has not been developed strongly in tourism so the system of guest houses and hotels is very low, the price is around 180,000VND – 350.000VND / room for 1 night with full hot and cold, air conditioner, television, cap and can Maximum of 5 persons per room. Therefore, the cost of staying is not too expensive. If you want to rent a house can go to center of Binh Lieu town has 2 quality motels, facilities are many tourists are interested that is Bich Dao and Thien Nguyen guesthouse.
In addition to saving money than you can choose from homestay for only 30,000-50,000 per person per night in Binh Lieu. This is also a good opportunity for you to experience the lives of people, people here.
In addition, if you do not want to stay in the motel, the campsite camping in Binh Lieu is also an ideal hint. You can bring tents, food, drinks to set up tents overnight and set camp fire, staring very interesting. However, if you travel a few people, according to experience camping in Binh Lieu recommended you plug in the central area to ensure safety.
The interesting places should go when coming to Binh Lieu
Cao Ba Lanh Mountain
The mountain range is 1050m above sea level, including three peaks: Cao Ba Lanh Upper, Middle and Lower. Mountains have fresh air, the top of the mountain has two natural lake area of 0.2 – 1ha, and there are many rocks with strange shapes in the lake and lying between the lawns and forests nature. Cao Ba Lanh Mountain is associated with folk legends about “god rock”. Every time the enemy robbery from the other side of the border to looting, people knock on the mountain, making a loud cry like a bell to make the enemy panic, to flee the country.
A landmark marking the history of Binh Lieu’s ethnic minority, in particular, Quang Ninh province in general during the war to protect the country against the invaders in the North in 1979.
Khe Van Waterfall
Khe Van Waterfall is about 12 km southeast of Binh Lieu town center. Follow the winding path leading to the waterfall as white silk embraces the hillsides, terraced fields under the early sun is a peaceful, rustic scene that visitors can hardly forget
Waterfalls have three majestic floors as a watercolor painting in the mountains and forests of the border: The first floor is a large flow of water from the high cliffs down to form a large lake. The second floor is divided into two waterfalls (small falls and large waterfalls). Water flows down from the top down, encountering rocks forming several layers of water to launch the white foam. On the third floor, the water flows from the second floor down to the stream.
The climate here is mild, cool; air is very fresh, airy. Because of this, Khe Van Waterfall is a tourist destination that is popular with both locals and tourists. Mixing in the midst of the mountains, listening to the sound of running water, the birds, people find the soul so relaxed and temporarily shelter the worries of ordinary life.
Cao Xiem Peak
Cao Xiem Peak is a mountain 1,429 meters above sea level, one of the two highest peaks in Quang Ninh
Moving to Cao Xiem Peak, we see the villages of the ethnic minorities in Binh Lieu district, where each house has its own very special architecture. By the way, we go through the pine forest, sometimes meet the flower bouquet of white flowers. In the cool breeze with the intermingling of the green fields, we can feel the scent of cinnamon.
Overcoming vast forests with many slopes, we like to go to a green prairie, fresh air to strange. Here, now is no longer the jungle forest, instead are the “grass field” natural grass flat.
Continuing the journey, we cross the slope through a forest about 2km. When the last of the trees is at the same time we feel a very different world, that is the clouds, the fog begins to mix in each step. Now, we enter another “world”, blurry virtual, mysterious at top Cao Xiem Peak
Binh Lieu is a district that preserves many ancient cultural values from ancient houses such as Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam). Some beautiful copies such as: Thousand Gold, Thousand Cages, Patches…
Dinosaur back is the phrase to just ridge up the road to 1305, Like Ta Xua, this ridge looks like the back of a dinosaur uncle. This is an ideal place for trekking and exploring visitors. When crossing the back of Dinosaurs the fastest time around 2 hours if the weather is nice.
Dinosaur back is the most beautiful location of the road to 1305 on the border between Vietnam and China. Especially in the dry season, it is as beautiful as paradise. The white prairie grass grows along the mountain crest, creating an extremely beautiful scene but also very poetic.
The border with nearly 50km border with China, Binh Lieu is considered “paradise milestone” for visitors to explore and conquer.
In Binh Lieu there are many landmarks, but 1300, 1302, 1305 and 1327 are four sacred landmarks cannot be ignored on arrival here. These landmarks are scattered over the border patrol road that is 700 meters above sea level, bending over the hills with pine resin smell.
When coming to Binh Lieu, the border patrol will make the tourists, especially the athletes excited by the feeling of excitement to conquer the challenge and the beauty of wild landscape.
Dong Van Market
Like other mountainous areas, the ethnic minority market often has special characteristics for visitors. Binh Lieu is the main residence of ethnic Dao and Tay. So there are many attractions that people should not miss
There are many markets in Binh Lieu that meet only one or two specific days of the week, such as central market of Binh Lieu district and Dong Van market.
The traditional market in Binh Lieu usually meets on weekdays. This is a place for exchanging, buying and selling goods of ethnic minority people living in 7 communes and towns in the whole district and neighboring country (China).
The commodities traded in the fair are mainly agricultural and forest products produced by people in the area such as poultry; cinnamon oils, aniseed; tubers, medicinal herbs especially honey bees…
On particular, when shopping in the bazaar, you are not bargain, local people here they hate the girl. Moreover, according to general evaluation of people who have gone, the price at the market they give is very affordable.
Binh Lieu is home to many ethnic minorities, so here you can enjoy many delicious dishes such as:
Sticky rice with seven colors: A delicious dish can not mention of highland people. However, Binh Lieu people only make this dish on special occasions, so if you want to eat you have to reserve.
Cooc Mo Cake: The name is unique to the Tay, is a simple but fascinating dishes because the taste is very distinctive. Tay means crooked horns (cocks: horns, dug: cows). This is because the cake has a pointed tip, which looks like a cow horn. Cake made of sticky rice, wrapped in banana leaves or not multiply, Cucumber is made from the most delicious glutinous rice grown on the hill so the taste of the cake is very good, sweet, sweet, flexible, can eat full without bored. Tay people do the cake all year round and the cake is sold at the market so you can easily buy them.
Written by Tracy Nguyen