Conquering the 15-story pass in Cao Bang: Khau Coc Tra – which is known as the ‘difficult’ maze

Cao Bang is considered a province with many mountain ranges and the second highest pass in Vietnam. Prominent here is Khau Coc Tra Pass – one of the 15-storey passes in Cao Bang, extremely famous for its rugged, rugged but majestic, most beautiful scenery in the Northeast. Let’s explore this special destination together!

Where is Khau Coc Tra Cao Bang 15-storey pass?

Khau Coc Tra Pass, also known by the locals as Me Pia, is the most famous pass in Cao Bang because of its shape and dangerous road. Located on National Highway 4A, with a length of nearly 2.5km, Khau Coc Tra pass connects Xuan Truong commune to Bao Lac border center, bordering China, in Cao Bang province.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asKhau Coc Tra Pass is the most famous pass in Cao Bang because of its shape and dangerous road. Photo: FB: Lam Anh

Because this destination in Cao Bang is quite difficult to go due to difficult terrain, you must have a “good driver” to experience this “extreme” feeling. However, the road to the 15-story pass in Cao Bang is quite convenient. You can choose to take a bus to move here.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as Because the road on the pass is quite difficult due to the difficult terrain, you must have a “good driver” to experience this “extreme” feeling. Photo: FB: Check in Vietnam

If traveling with a family car, you should go with people who have experience in moving to difficult terrain like this or should learn carefully, read reviews about this place in combination with using Google maps, Asking the locals along the way will help you get to Khau Coc Tra more easily.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as You should go with people who have experience moving to rugged terrain like this. Photo: FB: Check in Vietnam

Overview of 15-storey Cao Bang Khau Coc Tra slope

Built in 2009 but not completed until 2011. With 15 floors corresponding to 15 vertical bends, that is why this is considered a special 15-storey pass in Cao Bang and also dangerous if visitors are not careful.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asThe pass has 14 floors corresponding to 14 vertical bends. Photo: FB: Thanh Nguyen

Unlike other passes in Vietnam, to be able to see the whole majestic scenery of this place, it will take you 1 hour (both up and down) to walk through the forest and follow the mountain slopes.

Cao Bang 15-storey passYou can zoom far away to catch the moments of clouds and sky blending with the majestic mountain space. Photo: FB Lam Anh

Although the road is quite difficult, when you arrive, you will not regret standing in front of a space that is both high, wide and airy. You can zoom far away to catch the moments of clouds and sky blending with the majestic mountain space.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asAlthough the road is quite difficult, when you arrive, you will not regret standing in front of a spacious and airy space. Photo: FB: kyghidongduong.vn

Although the journey is arduous, this will probably be the most memorable memory that nowhere else can give visitors such a genuine feeling. Since the distance is quite long, you should bring some snacks and water so that you can rest in between hours without feeling tired or exhausted.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as Although arduous, this will be a memorable memory that can never bring such genuine feelings. Photo: FB: Minh Thu

When coming here, visitors should not miss the famous sights beside Khau Coc Tra pass such as: Ban Gioc waterfall, Nguom Ngao cave, Pac Po revolutionary historical relic cluster, etc. All of the above places will be An interesting and new experience for those who love to explore unique lands and life in the highlands.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as This will be an interesting experience for those who love to explore unique lands. Photo: FB: Nguyen Thi Nhat Thao

Discover the beauty of Cao Bang 15-storey pass

When you have conquered and stood on the highest peak of this 15-storey pass in Cao Bang, you will feel the grandeur of the natural scenery of the Northeast, feel like you are standing on the “top of the sky”, mingle with the space here, with floating clouds.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asYou will feel the grandeur of the natural scenery of the Northeast. Photo: FB: Thong Lee

Many visitors for the first time feel quite overwhelmed by that height, but when they witness the whole large space, let their souls relax with the clouds and sky at Cao Bang Pass, the feeling of anxiety and fear will be replaced by a sense of awe. enjoy, look forward to.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as When witnessing the entire large space, the feeling of anxiety and fear will be replaced by excitement and anticipation. Photo: FB: Lam Anh

To get to the top, you will have to go through quite a long and hard road, so everyone who has come here has taken check-in photos, the most expensive photos that are rarely available in any tourist destination. .

Cao Bang 15-storey passThe unique and strange background will be the highlight for your photo. Photo: FB Lam Anh

The unique and strange background will be the highlight for your photo. Unlike the 14-storey pass, looking from afar, the 15-storey slope of Cao Bang zigzags many bends like snakes, but when you see it with your own eyes, visitors feel it more authentically.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asEveryone who has come here has taken check-in photos, the most expensive photos that few tourist destinations have. Photo: kynghidongduong.vn

You can go with friends and family here to explore the more wonderful scenery of Khau Coc Tra pass. According to the experience of discovering Cao Bang, the more people you go, the more meaningful and complete your trip will be, and the journey to conquering the pass becomes easier and more fun.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high asYou can go with friends and family here to explore the more wonderful scenery of Khau Coc Tra pass. Photo: FB: Bao Duong

The cuisine here is also quite diverse and very unique, including fancy dishes, bearing the traditional flavor of the Northeast mountains and forests, imbued with the national identity of the people of the region.

 Cao Bang 15-storey passThe scenery is fancy, bearing the flavor of the Northeast mountains and forests, imbued with the national identity of the people of the region. Photo: FB Lam Anh

Some of them cannot fail to mention ant egg cake, bee pupa, roasted duck, .. and indispensable specialty is banh cuon with bone green juice – a dish that is becoming more and more famous and mentioned by many people. Most.

Khau pass, the cup of tea is as high as The cuisine here is diverse, including unique dishes, bearing the traditional flavor of the Northeast mountains. Photo: FB: Pham Thu Trang

All of them highlight the beauty of Khau Coc Tra Pass – one of the famous 15-storey passes in Cao Bang that any visitor should try, especially those who are passionate about “traveling”, wanting to explore. corner of this wonderful road. Hopefully the article will give visitors a few more suggestions about tourist destinations worth trying this year.

Me Pja Pass – 14-storey craggy rock as the locals call it, is located on National Highway 4A, connecting Xuan Truong commune to the center of Bao Lac border district (Cao Bang). 

The route through this pass was started in 2009, completed in 2011 with a length of about 2.5 km. This is one of the most winding passes in the Northeast.

The 14 floors of the pass are 14 sharp bends, steep and fast lowering, two sides are high mountains.

“This pass dates from the French period, formerly a pack horse trail about 40 cm wide, with narrower places,” said Mr. Nong Van Ngoan (60 years old) in Ban Chuong, Xuan Truong commune (Bao Lac district). After being renewed, the road is 5m wide including the curb.

The pass road is paved and has a barrier on the side of the sound system, stakes, drainage ditches, etc. Many sleeve bends are cut deep into the cliff to get more road space.

The pass road seen from above is as soft as silk.

The image of the winding Me Pja pass road on the map.