Northern Vietnam has the largest width in the country with the distance from East to West of about 600km. This area is dominated by tropical monsoon climate divided into four distinct seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The topography in the North has a relatively complex and diverse with three main parts: The Red River Delta, The Northern Midland and Mountainous and The Gulf of Tonkin
The Red River Delta covering an area of 40,000 km2 is formed by the alluvial accretion of the Red River and Thai Binh River. This is an area with abundant natural resources, convenient for the development of industry, agriculture and commerce. This region is also the oldest wet rice growing area in Vietnam. Some famous tourist destinations are Hanoi, Ninh Binh,
The Northern Midland and Mountainous region cover an area of 101,000 km2, has many high mountains & rugged topography and shares a long border line with China. The diversified topography has promoted the formation of wet rice cultivation on unique terraced rice fields, stilt houses architecture. This place is well-known as the largest tea growing area in Vietnam. Famous tourist destinations should be visited are Sapa, Mai Chau, Ha Giang, Moc Chau, Mu Cang Chai, Dien Bien Phu,
The Gulf of Tonkin, which has more than 3,000 large and small limestone islands gathered in Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Cat Hai, Cat Ba, Bach Long Vi island, ... This is an important factor to promote sea and island tourism in the North of Vietnam with famous tourist sites such as Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Quan Lan Island, Cat Ba Island, ... Moreover, this is also the area that still preserves the vestiges of Halong culture - one of the four oldest cultures of Vietnam.
Vietnam is a beautiful country which has a diverse nature, many beautiful landscapes stretching along the direction of the country, and is known to international tourists through the "heroic" stories of the two resistance wars against France and the America. However, that is not all about this country. It can not be missed without mentioning a long-standing culture that will make you impressed by a lot of interesting things. In addition, coming to Vietnam visitors will surely be mesmerized by the rich variety of insanely delicious foods with many globally famous dishes such as Pho soup or Vietnamese bread. Let's see how impressed international tourists were when having a trip to Vietnam with many unforgettable memories.
“I came to Vietnam at the end of 2019 and chose Hanoi as my destination. Ancient Hanoi is beautiful, has many delicious dishes. I visited Hoan Kiem lake, the Temple of Literature, West lake and Tran Quoc pagoda. The thing that leaves the deepest impression on me is Pho rolls”
“Vietnamese Pho is really delicious. I had the opportunity to enjoy Pho at Pho Thin restaurant near Hoan Kiem lake. The space of the restaurant looks old but in return the staff are friendly and the taste of Pho is very good. I ordered the big bowl for $2”
“Vietnam Sapa, a misty town in the northern mountainous region is always on top of the best attractions for a vacation. The road here is a bit difficult to go, especially the way to the villages of the local ethnic people. In return, I had wonderful relaxing moments”
Besides nature's beauty, historical relics,.., Vietnamese souvenirs especially handcrafted gifts with unique and catchy processes, also attract tourists a lot. This following article may be the best answer for the question “What souvenir to buy in Vietnam?”