Pu Nhu Waterfall

One of the most impressive ones is Pu Nhu Waterfall where you can completely get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse in the breathtaking views and amazing nature sounds.

Apart from majestic mountains, pristine national parks, steep and winding stretches of road, or golden terraced rice fields, a waterfall is something you cannot miss out on your dreaming trip to the Northwest of Vietnam. One of the most impressive ones is Pu Nhu Waterfall where you can completely get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse in the breathtaking views and amazing nature sounds.

Where is Pu Nhu Waterfall?

Pu Nhu Waterfall is located in Pu Nhu village, La Pan Tan commune, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai province. It is derived from streams in the forests from Lao Cai and Son La province. It is around 10km from the centre of Mu Cang Chai district and around 310km from Hanoi city center.

Photo : yenbai.gov.vn

How to get to Pu Nhu Waterfall?

By private car/motorbike

From Hanoi, you can start from Thang Long bridge, then follow highway 37 or 70 to go to Mu Cang Chai. Then, you need to drive about 10km to the West of Mu Cang Chai on the highway 32, walk through a small stream and a corn fields, you can see Pu Nhu Waterfall.

The best way to get around Yen Bai is by motorbike, thus if you drive a car to Mu Cang Chai, you can rent a motorbike with the price of VND 100,000-200,000 per day for easy moving.

Thue xe Tuyen mai

Address: Group 6, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai

Hotline: +84 962 640 931

By bus

You can take a bus from My Dinh bus station to Mu Cang Chai with different departure time.Then continue by motorbike to Pu Nhu Waterfall.

Khanh Thuy sleeping bus:

Price: 250,000 VND/person/way

Pick up at Hanoi: 19.00 – Pick up at Mu Cang Chai: 21.30

Hotline: +84 988 976321 / +84 976 652400 / +84 912 131215

Hung Thanh sleeping bus

Price: 250,000 VND/person/way

Pick up at Hanoi: 17.30 – Pick up at Mu Cang Chai: 21.00

Hotline: +84 961 152 525; +84 981 152 525; +84 975 559 911

Best time to visit

The weather is very nice all year round at Pu Nhu waterfall with the highest temperature is just around 26 degrees. There are 2 best seasons to come which are ripe rice season (September to October) and pouring season (May to June). If you prefer the cool atmosphere and seeing the waterfall pouring water the most, summertime from May to June will be a better choice.

Photo : bonbien.vn

Things to do at Pu Nhu Waterfall

Lying between 2 steep cliffs with a height of 20 meters, Pu Nhu Waterfall is an attraction for those who are in love with nature and would like to discover the flora and fauna in this area.

In addition to admiring the stunning scenery, there is a small lake under the foot of Pu Nhu waterfall where you can indulge yourself in the fresh and clean water. It definitely blows your mind with the peaceful landscape here.

Useful Information

  • Location: Pu Nhu, Yen Bai
  • Best for: All visitors
  • Entrance: N/A
  • Hours: Day time visit is recommended
  • Distance to city center: 78.2km (48.6 mi)
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