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Bac Me

Bac Me is the place if storing the traditional handicraft such as: Wum, brocade weaving cooking wine, Wrought,…Which creates the abundant choices for tourists when traveling to Ha Giang.

Nghia Lo

Being the second largest town in Yen Bai, Nghia Lo sees its centre as bustling and vibrant as any other town in the Red River Delta in the north, if not to say more colourful. It is home to various ethnic minorities and was once the biggest trading centre of the northwestern region.

Muong Te

Muong Te is 98km northwest of Lai Chau along the scenic Da River. The majority of the population is ethnic Thai, although they have assimilated and are nearly indistinguishable from the Vietnamese.

Than Uyen

Unlike other areas in the northern mountain area, there are still two rice crops a year in Than Uyen, so tourists can contemplate pouring water season in Than Uyen and neighborhood regions as Tan Uyen and Muong Lay in December.

Tam Duong

Tam Duong town is home to beautiful natural landscape and many ethnic minority groups. Each ethnic group is featured with a special and unique traditional characteristic expressed through the songs, the dances, the specialties and the old stories.

Tuan Giao

The folks in town seem to be very camera shy, but along the highway leaving town, they were lining up to have their pictures taken. You're always supposed to ask before taking a picture.

Phia Den

Visiting Phia Den and climb Phia Oac (or Phia Dac) peark, tourists will be amazed at the gorgeously wild panorama of mighty mountain ranges, rivers, caves and huge areas of original forests.

Binh Lieu

Binh Lieu is home to ethnic groups such as Tay, San, Chi and Dao and endowed with many stunning landscapes as well as attractive cultural features. The district is likened to ‘Sapa’ in northern Lao Cai province with similar climate.

Dong Khe

As you enter Dong Khe, you come to a district of houses which have been miraculously preserved since the town's evacuation by the French. The war memorial is dedicated to Vietnamese soldiers who were killed during the siege of the town, the first major French defeat of the Indochina War.

That Khe

That Khe lies exactly halfway between Cao Bang and Lang Son, and beyond here the road winds through Na Sam, an attractive town snuggled beneath a dramatic setting of outcrops.

Da Bac

Da Bac has a lot to offer as long as you’re willing to discover. Human and nature have created a dreamy Da river for developing tourism. The lifestyle of Muong, Dao, Tay along the lake and valley creates the beautiful picture.

Muong Lay

Formerly known as Lai Chau, this small town is nestled in a pretty valley carved from spectacular mountains by the Da River, and makes a good lunch or overnight stop for people travelling between Dien Bien Phu and Sapa. Beneath Muong Lay's beauty lies a difficult existence for locals.

Son Dong

Son Dong district has an area of 845.000 km2 and a population of 75.000 people, the district capital is An Chau townlet, located 75 km east of Bac Giang town on the national highway 31. From An Chau tourists can visit surrounding sites such as Che pagoda

Phong Tho

Phong Tho district is located north of Lai Chau province, this is usually a an overnight stop for visitors to visit nearby places in Lai Chau such as Sin Ho, Tam Duong. Phong Tho - also known as Muong So - is situated in the area of Lai Chau province

Tu Le

Tu Le is famous for its sticky rice, a dish that is often served with local roast pork. Both wet and dry young rice (com) are also among the locality’s specialities.

Bac Son

Bac Son Valley’s fertile soil lets the local farmers grow various crops in the area. Its main crop is rice which is planted only in 2 seasons, with each of its squared field cultivated and harvested in different times. Apart from rice

Yen Chau

Yen Chau dist rict belongs to Son La province, the district centre is about 65km from Son La town, about 240 km northwest of Hanoi. Yen Chau is mostly inhabited by Black Thai people

Van Don

About 60 km from Bai Chay resort in HaLong city, Van Don island has 600 islets, covering an area of 584 square metre. These islets form firm screens and small bays, facilitating vessels

Tam Dao

Tam Dao range has three peaks: Ban Thach with 1,388m high, Thien Nhi with 1,375m high and Phu Nghia with 1,400m high which emerge like three islets. The weather is cool all year round with an average temperature of 20 to 220C and it may changes four seasons in a day

Tien Yen

Tien Yen district has many mountains, valleys and rivers. In the northwest is Cai Ky mountain with Nga peak stretching out to Ba Che river mouth. At the foot of the mountain is a strip of coastal plain, nin the north is a wide range of mountains connecting to Dinh Lap and Binh Lieu districts

Dinh Lap

Population of Dinh Lap is aprox 30.000 including Tay, Nung, Dzao, Kinh...Dinh Lap district can be reached from national highway 4b or 31 via Bac Giang province. People can travel from Lang Son to Halong bay in Quang Ninh

Son Duong

Son Duong district is a rural mountainous district in Tuyen Quang province. Son Duong is known for the historic site of Tan Trao, a place attached to the war zone during French war

A Pa Chai

To make your trip to conquer your A Pa Chai favorable and nice, the best time you should go to A Pa Chai is from November to April. At this time, it is the dry season, so the roads are easier to move, not eroded or slippery

Babe lake

The whole area of the Ba Be National Park is appealing to visitors as it includes a karst plateau, Dau Dang waterfall, a karst chasm to the Nang River, the lake itself, forests, and a number of caves. Apart from the spectacular beauty, the area also includes archeological

Bac Ha

Bac Ha is accessible from Hanoi either by road or by train. The most comfortable option is to take the night train (starting in Hanoi at night, arriving in Bac Ha the following morning). The discovery of Bac Ha can take one or two days: visit the village markets, hike in mountains

Bao Lac

Coming to Bao Lac, travelers can enjoy the rolling mountains with majestic Gam river, visit the ancient mansion of Nong family in the district town, the historical site of Dong Mu station and especially immerse in the unique cultural space of highland people who still retain their characteristics

Dong Van plateau

Besides the geological value, Dong Van karst plateau also attracts tourists by the unique cultural and spiritual values associated with the ethnic Mong, Dao, Lo Lo… living on the plateau. They picked up stones to build house, walls. They carved stone to grow corn

Hoang Su Phi

Travel to Hoang Su Phi, you are not only seen the mighty landscapes of the mountains but also you are also tried the local food of the ethnic people as well as take part in the traditional festivals of the ethnic villages at here, they still kept the traditional customs

Mai Chau

In Mai Chau Valley, there are also national caves and grottoes such as Mo Luong Cave, Chieu Cave, Pieng Kem Grotto, and archaeological sites such as Lang Cave and Khau Phuc Cave. When standing on the peak of the Cun Mountain

Mau mount

At that time, this panoramic area attracted the French to Mau Son for relaxation. The weather was cool all year round and in addition, the Dear Mountain View of the northeast was the gateway to China, and the French built a military base

Meo Vac

The weather in Meo Vac that summer afternoon was extremely sultry, even when the sun was going down. The setting sun lit up the yellow government offices, the grey black wooden houses of the H'Mong ethnic people, and the occasional houses of the Kinh who do business here

Moc Chau plateau

In each season of a year, Moc Chau owns a special and unique beauty. Flower fields stretch immensely. In plum flower and peach flower season, the land wallows into a colourful beauty of flowers. In each weekend, young people often drive motorbike to Moc Chau plateau to enjoy amazing days

Sapa

Sapa is such a colourful town thanks to the H’mong and Dzao people from the local hill tribes who head into the town’s market every day to trade their produce. There’s a main market every Saturday when the place is packed but there’s a lower key one every other day during the week

Sin Ho

Traveling to Sin Ho from Dien Bien Phu City offers a lot of rewards, which include the old bridge Hang Tom spanning the mighty Da River and the beautiful landscapes along the road of nearly 160 kilometers from the northern city

Ta Xi Lang

Ta Xi Lang is really a commune in Tram Tau district, Yen Baiu province, borders Ban Mu commune inside the north and Phu Yen, Bac Yen districts of Son La province in the west, around the south side is Van Chan district. All people listed below are H'mong people

Tinh Tuc

Tinh Tuc town was built in 1970s, the town was formed by thousands of tin miners who came to work in Tinh Tuc tin mines. Mining workers come from other places with few natives are the first citizens of this district

Y Ty

Travelling to Y Ty, travellers will be amazed with spectacular scenery with clouds, mountains, jungle and rice field. House of Ha Nhi Ethnic group is also amazing. Attending colorful weekly market , you will see Ha Nhi women and girls wearing big wigs round their heads or H’mong people

Pu Luong

Recently, Pu Luong becomes a great destination for a few day trips from Hanoi. Trekking in the forest and a long rice paddy fields, cycling through the reserve and visit many beautiful small villages are among the activities travelers like

Si Ma Cai

Mountain adventurers like to compare Si Ma Cai in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai to a shy lass with discrete charms sleeping in the mountain as the beauty of the little-known village lies in the quiet and simple daily lives of different peoples

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