Introduction to Lu Than Commune
Lu Than Commune is a commune in Si Ma Cai District in Lao Cai Province. Lu Than commune is probably still a relatively new destination for many tourists. This is a commune in the Si Ma Cai district, located more than 80 km from the center of Lao Cai city.
Here tourism has not developed strongly, there are not many services for visitors to experience. In return, the beautiful nature is a gift for travelers on the journey back to the distant land of Lu Than. This land is famous for its unspoiled natural landscape, especially the hills of pink buckwheat flowers that bloom in both winter and summer.
Coming to Lu Than on these days, visitors can not only immerse themselves in admiring the beauty of buckwheat flowers, but also enjoy a delicious wine, distilled from the seeds of this flower. Interestingly, buckwheat flowers in Lu Than commune, Lao Cai are also grown out of season. That is, if you travel to Lao Cai in the summer, you still have the opportunity to see the beauty of this flower.
Ethnic groups here have many festivals showing their own identity, such as Gau Tao, going down to the fields, and worshiping the forest. In particular, forest worshiping is a festival expressing spiritual consciousness and respecting and protecting nature. Forest worshiping ceremony in early spring is one of the very important rituals, so the people prepare carefully and thoughtfully. People here believe that the forest god will bless and protect those who know how to protect nature.
Lu Than, Si Ma Cai, Lào Cai, Vietnam