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Most enchanting rendezvous in North Vietnam

Tue, 13 Jan 2015. Last updated Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:35

Cuc Phuong National Park, Mai Chau - Hoa Binh or Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex are must-see tourist addresses in the journey of exploring rendezvous in North Vietnam. These venues annually attract numerous international tourists.

Vietnam has long become one of the most fascinating destinations alluring the great number of international tourists. The impressive natural landscapes, peaceful unspoiled scenery, wonderful beaches and hospitable citizens are always unforgettable impression in the journey of discovering Vietnam travel. In particular, each region of the country has its own charms offering the surprising experiences. Spending a trip to explore the most amazing rendezvous in North Vietnam, tourists will surely be immersed in these wonderful feelings. Vietnam is worth one of the most impressive destinations in the region strongly alluring tourists.

Cuc Phuong National Park

Mac Lake in Cuc Phuong National Park

Deeply located in Tam Diep mountain range, Cuc Phuong National Park is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ninh Binh and destinations in Vietnam. It is Vietnam's first National Park and also the country's largest nature reserve. The national park is situated on the territory of the 3 provinces, namely Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa with an area of approximately 23,000 km2. Cuc Phuong is not only the forest with its extremely diverse ecosystem but also an ideal tourist sites in Vietnam tour packages to Ninh Binh.

There are many tourist routes and venues for tourists to choose when setting foot on Cuc Phuong such as walking "Botanical Garden", "Observation towers - A short trekking routes retaining beautiful scenery"; camping and and overnight inside the forest; visiting "Nguoi Xua Cave - one of the residents of the prehistoric people...  The best time to Ninh Binh in general and Cuc Phuong National Park in particular is the dry season - from December to April when the intense rain passing leaves a clear blue sky.

Mai Chau - Hoa Binh

Rice fields in Thung Khe in Mai Chau

Far about 100km from Hanoi City center, Mai Chau - Hoa Binh is the ideal tourist attraction for those who love to explore peaceful nature and the life of the ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Situated at an altitude of 200 - 1,500 meters above sea level, Mai Chau retains the cool and fresh climate all year around much more attracting tourists. Participating in Mai Chau travel, tourists often set foot on Lac Village - the famous tourist village which is typical for the land and people in Mai Chau. In the tourist seasons, Lac Village is always exciting and cheerful like in festival. Tourists going to Mai Chau include not only young people or Vietnamese families but also the great number of international tourists. In particular, specialty in Mai Chau is credibly diverse, yet the most prominent is sticky rice and honey. Mai Chau sticky rice with its fragrance has long been well-known; simultaneously, it is the memory and the nostalgia of tourists once setting foot on here.

Thung Nai - Hoa Binh

Panoramic view of Thung Nai

Far about 25km from Hoa Binh town and about 110km from Hanoi, Thung Nai is the world of charming landscapes with the presence of rivers, mountains, caves and streams. Thung Nai is famous for Bo Waterfall, Bo Cave, Mu Village, unnamed islands floating on the water or the cages of fishes on the lake. It is the home of many ethnic groups, mostly Muong ethnic people. Thung Nai is extremely suitable rendezvous for relaxing moments with family and friends to admire the amazing natural scenery and forget the worries of the daily life. The tourist site annually attracts the great number of both domestic and international tourists participating in Vietnam tour.

Dai Lai Lake - Vinh Phuc

Dai Lai Lake

Far about 50km from Hanoi city center, Dai Lai endlessly spreads with lush vegetation hiding inside the splendid villa and hotels with thier own unique architecture scattering along the hillside. The lake surface ripples in blue all year round. There is a bird island up to 4.8 ha wide in the middle of the lake with the green and luxuriant trees. In the winter, hundreds of birds from afar gather here creating the vivid and pristine natural picture. In the evening, tourists can comfortably immerse in the singing of the birds in the bushes or contemplate the sunset on a lake...

The adventurous tourists can organize trekking trips to the north throughout the forest and Pass Nhe to Thai Nguyen province, or turn into Mo Qua Mountain to climb the steep cliffs towering the cloud. From atop the mountain peak, tourists can admire Xa Huong Lake, Lang Ham Lake, Gia Khau Lake looming in the cool green of the forest. In addition, those who are interested in going sightseeing and researching the history can find the ancient castle and palace built by Nguyen Danh Phuong, who had coped with the court of King Le - Lord Trinh for more than 10 years.

Trang An - Ninh Binh

Traversing a cave in Trang An

Far over 90km from Hanoi to the south, Trang An is situated in the territory of Hoa Lu district, Gia Vien district and Ninh Binh city. Retains an area of thousands of hectares, Trang An is covered by the system of submerged limestone mountains creating interconnected lakes thanks to 48 stunning caves. The journey of exploring the caves in Trang An Eco-tourism complex follows a closed route with its departure and terminal adjacent Ang Muong wharf. Under the route, tourists will pass through 12 caves and 3 historical and spiritual relics. The time for a trip usually lasts about 3 hours.

Discovering Trang An in Ninh Binh travel, tourists will find it easy to recognize that there is the harmonious combination of the famous scenic spots at Trang An.  The feeling when floating on the boats is like on Yen stream at Huong (Perfume Pagoda); going through the caves is like exploring wet caves at Phong Nha, Quang Binh; admiring the mountain is like traveling Halong Bay. Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex is one of the scenic spots in Vietnam having been voted as the world natural heritage by UNESCO.

Thien Son - Suoi Nga

Thien Son - Suoi Nga

Along National Highway 32 or Lang - Hoa Lac Highway to Son Tay town through Ba Vi National Park, tourists will land on Thien Son - Suoi Nga eco-tourism area. The tourist area is located in the east of Ba Vi mountain range, Ba Vi District, Hanoi. The whole area is divided into 3 main tourist zones, namely Ha Son, Trung Son and Ngoan Son. In particular, the center of the tourist area is Cong Troi (Heaven Gate) Waterfll full of water all year round. Thien Son - Suoi Nga is one of the appealing tourist attractions in Hanoi alluring those who love to discover romantic and lyrical nature.

Cong Troi Waterfall with its height of 25m falls down the ridge forming a natural swimming pool from 1.5 to 2m deep with its moderate slope. It is home to tourist loving to swim in the springs. Not far away from Cong Troi Waterfall and natural pool is Thien Son Cave, which is used as the performing and entertaining venue of tourists. Ngoan Son located between Trung Son and Ha Son with the large marsh 12ha wide is the convergence of boating and fishing. Ha Son with Tam Cap waterfalls and many small streams interspersing winding bridges spanning the dreaming stream. Surrounding around the appealing tourist sites is the hostels built on stilt-house architecture interspersed among trees and waterfalls creating the credibly peaceful and romantic scenery. Along with other tourism spots, Thien Son - Suoi Nga displays its significant contribution to promote the image of Vietnam tourism closer to international tourists.

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