Mu Cang Chai Attractions

The majestic beauty regarding Pu Nhu waterfall


By Custom Vietnam Travel | Updated 1/5/2019

Pu Nhu waterfall - Mu Cang Chai is the destination of many tourists. Travellers visit Mu Cang Chai to enjoy the scent of ripe rice fields, special foods from kind of sticky rice planted in glutinous upland, challenge winding road in the way to come amazing destination in Mu Cang Chai. Only visit Mu Cang Chai once in life enough to remember Mu Cang Chai’s attraction. Visitors can’t forget white water lines, the bridges passing over mountain bring tourists to the top and an impressed image about Fire Dragon in Pu Nhu Waterfall.

A small wonderful part of Phu Nhu Waterfall

Where is Pu Nhu waterfall located?

Pu Nhu waterfall is one of the destination tourists can’t miss every time stepping forward to Mu Cang Chai. It’s located in Pi Nhu Village, Lâp Tan Commune, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai. It’s 10 kilometres far from Mu Cang Chai’s centre to the west. The beginning of Pu Nhu Waterfall is big rivers from Lao Cai, Son La flowing down. 

The name Pu Nhu is quite simple, it means stream, pure water bringing life source for plants, people in this place.

The position of Pu Nhu waterfall is on National Route 32. But you can’t see the waterfall from Big road because of the covering of nation with trees, plants cleverly. 

Overview of Pu Nhu Waterfall

The majestic beauty of Pu Nhu waterfall

Waterfall with about 20m height is divided into many steps. On sunny days, looking from the bottom of the waterfall, white bubbles evaporate and make us think about a white chiffon scarf. Located between two high vertical rock cliffs, Pu Nhu waterfall appears as a waiter – colour painting. Right under the foot of the waterfall there is a lake called Dragon Lake, according to the Mong people here, the lake is very sacred and they do not dare to bathe because of the legend of a dragon sleeping peacefully at the lake, and this waterfall is the water that the dragon flow out. 

In the waterfall area, the highest temperature in the year is about 26 Celsius degrees, the fresh, cool climate is really ideal for day trips. The stone steps poured water smoothly flowing on the green moss will leave an impression for those who have "immersed" themselves on it and released their souls, forgetting the worries of life.

The local children are swimming in Pu Nhu Waterfall

How to move to Pu Nhu waterfall?

The entrance to Pu Nhu waterfall is quite simple, just passing through a small stream, a cornfield, the visitors can enjoy the cool feeling of the waterfall.

Pu Nhu Waterfall is the destination for those who want to find ecotourism, want to immerse themselves in cool water if you want to enjoy quite a space. 

Pu Nhu Waterfall is also a destination for photographers who want to take photos with natural travel topic or can take a fairy woman immersed in the water. Here beside, you can bathe in spring water, keep the scenery, wonderful moments are indispensable.

Travelling to Mu Cang Chai, you not only enjoy special foods, take photos to keep as memories but also release your soul into the fresh air and cool space, immerse yourself into cool water and forget all stress in busy life out there. You may feel loving more this life and regard more one by one moment you alive. Every time you feel tired and exhausted, just come back to nature, Mother of Nature will help you feel better like the moment you have in Pu Nhu waterfall. 

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