Northern mountainous province offers more tourism potential

The tourism program entitled, “Crossing Tay Bac-Son La 2011” was presented by the northern mountainous province of Son La yesterday in Hanoi, to be held from August 27 to September 2.

Son La province is surrounded by imposing mountains.

Son La Province lies 300 kilometers from Hanoi in the northwestern region of the country and is surrounded by imposing mountains.

The province has a population comprising of around 12 ethnic groups, such as the Ma, H’mong, Dao, Muong, Kinh, Khmer, Tay and Thai.

The “Crossing Tay Bac -Son La 2011” tourism program aims to promote the tourism potential of Son La and its neighboring provinces such as Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Moc Chau.

The event will include a series of cultural activities like trade and tourism expos, food fair, seminar on the traffic system in the Tay Bac region, photo exhibition of the mountainous Northern provinces, a film week and folk sports and games.

Source: VNAT – Translated by Kim Khanh

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