Y Ty - Cultural beauty makes the difference of Ha Nhi people

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Y Ty is one of the highest areas of Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province. This place is considered a floating fairy scene with bold indigenous cultural features.

A place to live that makes a difference

Only 3 hours from the center of Bat Xat district, you will come to Y Ty village - a paradise of the foot of clouds with an altitude of 2000m to breathe in the fresh air, admire the village scenery in a hazy peace. , or admire the magnificent scenery of the terraced fields. And especially this place is also a mark of the unique culture of the Y Ty people, belonging to the Ha Nhi, Mong, and Dao ethnic groups… One of the few ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Impressive and attractive point when you set foot in Y Ty land - the living place of Ha Nhi ethnic people, will bring you new feelings and experiences. First you will be impressed and feel interesting with the houses they are in. The house is built with walls not of brick and cement or wood but of clay covered with frames, the roof is covered with straw, this gives you a feeling of warmth in winter and coolness. cool in summer. Looking down from above, the houses of the Ha Nhi ethnic people look like mushrooms next to the giant mountain ranges hidden in the morning mist.

In addition to the strange and unique beauty of the house, the costumes worn by Ha Nhi women are also an impressive point. Each girl will have a head scarf and a wig. The wig is made from wool knitted and formed into a bundle, with the climate here in the winter will be very harsh, so wearing a wig will help them always keep their head warm. Also according to the concept of Ha Nhi ethnic group, the costume represents the beauty of a woman and at the same time shows the intelligence and ingenuity of the woman at work, signifying the health and well-being of a woman. lucky.

Continuing on the journey, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the festive beauty that has created the culture and beliefs of Ha Nhi people. Prominent is the ceremony to worship the forest god "Ga Ma Do", the ceremony to cover the blanket, give thanks to the water god, pray for the season "Dry Gia Gia" ... held on the first day of the first month - this is a ceremony to pray for peace, especially important. The important bridge for a year of favorable rain, wind and good harvest has been recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2016. Along with that is the Y Ty fair, a typical cultural feature held. Held every Saturday, a unique and different market in the morning mist attracts people with clean agricultural products for sale, handmade baskets, necklaces, or brocade patterns. All create a miniature society imbued with local culture and beauty.

Regional cuisine to retain visitors

Another indispensable thing when we explore the culture of the region, in addition to learning about the house, learning about how to dress, we need to learn about the typical dishes here. And the dish that converges the quintessence, the culture of the indigenous people that tourists cannot ignore when coming to Y Ty are: Ha Nhi beer and Sim San wine, Ha Sin Co ginseng and forest mushrooms.

Ha Sin Co land ginseng

Ginseng Y Ty is very famous with the name Ha Sin Co root. This ginseng root can be eaten directly, has a sweet, cool, crunchy taste and a lot of water. In addition, you can process it into different dishes such as soup, served with hot pot, juice drink. With the effect of cooling, alcohol, laxative treatment and very good for people with obesity and diabetes. The best time for ginseng is in October and November.

Wild mushrooms

Coming to Y Ty without enjoying shiitake mushrooms is considered as if you have never been to Y Ty. The forest shiitake here is soft and very small in size, when processed, it will have an extremely attractive aroma. April and May are the most blooming and delicious time of mushrooms. You can also buy it as a gift when you visit Y Ty.

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Y Ty village - The beauty of culture makes the difference of Ha Nhi people

 Y Ty village is one of the highest areas of Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province. This place is considered a floating fairy scene with rich of local cultural features