Saturday, 18 Nov 2017

Mau Son tourism zone to be developed as a national tourism destination

Updated at Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017, 14:45
The Hanoitimes - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a master plan of Mau Son tourism zone in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son by 2030.
According to the master plan, Mau Son tourism zone will be developed as a national tourism destination, with typical forms such as spiritual and eco-tourism.
The plan aims to take full of advantages of Mau Son tourism zone’s strengths such as climate, landscapes and ethnic minority groups’ culture while ensuring cultural preservation, security and climate change response.
The move also aims to reduce poverty and build new style rural areas.

Under the planning, the core zone of the tourism area covers the area of 1,500 hectares in Mau Son commune in Loc Binh district, Mau Son and Cong Son communes in Cao Loc district.
Mau Son tourism zone will be linked with potential tourist attractions in the locality and neighbouring provinces to diversify tourism products.
Mau Son, located 1,541 metres above sea level, is known for its favourable climate and the native Dao, Tay and Nung ethnic minority people as well as local specialties like peaches, tea and local wine made from indigenous plants.
Visitors to Mau Son tourism zone can expore its beautiful streams and waterfalls as well as occasionally experience snow in winter.
Mau Son tourism zone targets to receive 800,000 visitors in 2025 and one million in 2030 with 50,000 foreigners. Revenue from tourism is expected to reach more than 3,400 billion VND.
Translated by Thu Minh
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