Northern Vietnam

The greatest destinations in Northern Vietnam

A grand land with the rich in natural resources and diversity of terrains, North Vietnam are famous with a peaceful Hanoi - a thousand-year capital city, the vast rice fields along the banks of the Red River Delta, the magnificently up and down mountain ranges in Sapa, Ha Giang or the stunning beaches and bays such as HaLong, Lan Ha,... ...Read more

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.

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HA NOI

Hanoi Vietnam, located on the banks of the romantic Red River is one of the most ancient capitals in the world with a history of more than 1000 years. It is also famous for unique tourist attractions such as Old Quarter 36 streets, Hoan Kiem Lake, Imperial City of Thang Long,... and a wide variety of cuisine: pho, bun cha, bread,... ...Read more
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HA LONG BAY

Located in the North of Vietnam, Halong Bay is recognized as one of seven natural wonders of the world. Not only has a unique natural landscape with pristine and primeval features, but this place also impresses visitors with the diversity of flora and fauna system and unique local culture. ...Read more
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HA GIANG

Taking a Ha Giang loop motorbike tour is the best experience for adventurers and nature-lovers. Ha Giang province located in the far north of Vietnam is a high remote mountainous region which is the home to many ethnic groups. This is a majestic land with the most beautiful and magical scenery made up of high mountains connected by breathtaking passes and long emerald green rivers. ...Read more
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HAI PHONG

Located in the northern part of Vietnam, Hai Phong province is a coastal city. This destination is famous for its beautiful landscapes (Cat Ba island, Do Son beach, Lan Ha bay...), delicious food, and many interesting things to do & explore.  ...Read more
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HOA BINH

Located in the Northwest of the S-shaped country, Hoa Binh Vietnam possesses magnificent natural landscapes of majestic mountains and lush forests as well as many tourist attractions that contribute to the economic development of the province.  ...Read more
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LAN HA BAY

Named the "paradise pearl island" of Vietnam, Lan Ha Bay has become a top favorable bay for cruise tours and beach activities. This place is highly recommended as a large & quiet bay located next to Halong bay. ...Read more
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SAPA

Sapa Vietnam, located in the Northwest region, is famous as one of the most attractive tourist destinations welcoming many domestic and foreign tourists. So what is so special about this land that is hailed as a "meeting land between heaven and earth"? ...Read more
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DIEN BIEN PHU

Dien Bien Phu battle marked an important victory of Vietnamese army in war. Now tourists can come and visit it as a historical monument. This article will show some travel information that is hoped to help effortly your trip. ...Read more
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CAT BA ISLAND

Cat Ba island is one of most stunning destinations in northern Vietnam which is famous for beautiful landscape, biodiversity, bay and beaches. Things to do in Cat Ba are diverse from tours of cruises, boat trips, caves discover, monkey island and national park explore. ...Read more
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NINH BINH

Ninh Binh Vietnam is named as “terrestrial Ha Long Bay” because of its close-knit karst system. In particular, this destination used to be a filming location for the blockbuster movie Kong - Skull Island in 2017. ...Read more
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LAO CAI

For those who love the experience of tourism and have a passion to conquer hazardous roads full of obstacles on motorbikes, Lao Cai Vietnam is an ideal destination. This province not only possesses charming natural sceneries but also has simple - hearted people and unique cultural identities that are especially appealing to both domestic and international tourists. ...Read more
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MU CANG CHAI

It is a small district of Yen Bai province located at the foot of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, at an altitude of about 1000m above sea level. Therefore, Mu Cang Chai has a quite pleasant climate as cool all year round and endowed with many beautiful and attractive roads. ...Read more
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MAI CHAU

Mai Chau Vietnam is a community tourist destination located in the southwest of Hanoi, which possesses a natural beauty with hundreds of hills. Besides its beautiful golden rice terraced fields, this place also attracts visitors with exciting tourist activities like trekking or experiencing the local life of ethnic minorities. ...Read more
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BAI TU LONG BAY 

Bai Tu Long Bay owns many beautiful, wild islands and limestone mountains. Furthermore, the lives of the local fishermen still retain the unique culture inherent and attract a number of tourists annually. The bay takes place in a very prime location which is between Co To island district and Ha Long Bay ...Read more
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CAO BANG

Cao Bang Vietnam has a rich and long-standing history and unique culture with a myriad of historical sites. In addition, the diverse terrain with about 90% of the total area of mountains and hills, boasts the majesty and pristine beauty, which are huge potentials for the development of numerous types of tourism such as community-based tourism, cultural tourism, eco-tourism,... ...Read more
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BAN GIOC WATERFALL

Ban Gioc Waterfall in Vietnam (another name: Detian Waterfall) is one of the top 4 largest transnational waterfalls in the world, which attracts an increasing number of tourists every year. The best time to get the breathtaking view of this waterfall is in the summertime from June to October. ...Read more
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HOANG SU PHI

Hoang Su Phi Vietnam is a pretty small district in the northernmost land in Ha Giang province which is famous for the largest and most charming rice terraces in Vietnam. The pristine natural landscapes and unique culture of the local ethnic minority are promised to be the best experience in your Vietnam exploring journey. ...Read more
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BA BE NATIONAL PARK

Ba Be National Park is a large national park, located in Bac Kan Province in North Vietnam. The prominent features within the park are Ba Be lake, one of 20 special freshwater lakes of the world, many magical caves and the cool fresh lakes... ...Read more
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