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Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice


The Y Ta forest is made up of tall trees, especially at the crossroads turn down to Nhiu Co San Primary School and the walkway to Trinh Tuong commune, both of which were fully covered with snow at 9am on January 11.

NDO – Snow fell on forested areas in the mountainous Y Ty commune in Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province on the morning of January 11 due to the prolonged cold spell.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Light snowfall appeared with a thickness of 5-10 cm by 10am this morning.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Snowfall in the area around Nhiu Co San Primary School.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Snow and ice cover the trees and grass.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Roads covered in white snow.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Visitors lucky to admire the visage

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Earlier on January 10, the area was covered in ice.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Y Ty is about 80km from Sa Pa. from O Quy Ho, visitors turn onto a path through Khoang hamlet and the forest to go to Y Ty.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Ice and snow cover the trees along both sides of the forest.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The rural market is still active to serve tourists in Y Ty. The local people burn firewood and gather together.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Visitors, who wish to admire the snow and ice, cannot ignore the peaks in the Y Ty forest whenever the strong cold winds arrive.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Many tourists are very excited.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

A low temperature of below 0 degree can drain mobile phones of their power, so visitors should plug them into power banks constantly so as to not miss capturing beautiful moments.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The path from the peak to Y Ty commune.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The scene is very romantic.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The temperature is around 0 degrees and often below 0 degrees Celsius all day long.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The trees are almost frozen, creating a magnificent scene.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

The highest point on Highway 158 from Sapa to Y Ty is covered with ice and snow.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Looking down the mountainside, the buildings are hidden in the mist.

Y Ty forest fully covered snow and ice

Despite the dangerous road from Sapa to Y Ty, many visitors come to “hunt” the ice and snow.

NGUYEN ANH TUAN