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Lao Cai overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Lao Cai at landmarks like Bac Ha Temple and Hoang Yen Chao Castle. A stop at other sights like Lung Phin and Thai Giang Pho Waterfall will create memories. Lao Cai is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Lao Cai

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Lao Cai has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Lao Cai with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Lao Cai hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Lao Cai hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Lao Cai

Fly in to Hanoi (HAN-Noi Bai Intl.), 139.4 mi (224.4 km) from downtown Lao Cai.

What to see around Lao Cai

Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Bac Ha Temple
  • • Hoang Yen Chao Castle
  • • Lung Phin
  • • Thai Giang Pho Waterfall
  • • Den Mau Temple
Here are some local highlights:
  • • China-Vietnam Border Crossing
  • • Thuy Hoa Park

When to visit Lao Cai

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 81°F day, 45°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 58°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 62°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 43°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.45 inches
  • • April-June: 19.37 inches
  • • July-September: 23.66 inches
  • • October-December: 5.16 inches