Tourists on a Vietnam travel normally praise the beauty of Vietnam and the north is the most beautiful part to visit. There are are several stunning destinations and things to see. On a short Vietnam tour, it is not possible to visit all, but if you have plan and know where to go, your Vietnam holiday will definitely the most memorabl trip of your life. What you need is to contact an experieneced Vietnam travel agency like Vivutravel.
Reasons to visit the north of Vietnam
1. Rich culture - The north of Vietnam is an ancient land where Vietnamese people have been living here for thousand years. Vietnamese culture is mixed with Chinese and Indian culture that make Vietnam in the north a diverse culture. Again, the mountainous areas are dominated by several ethnic groups like H'Mong, Tay, Nung, Dao, Thai, etc. Their life and culture are unique and interesting to know. During your Vietnam travel in the north, it is great to visit cultural, historical and religious sites as well as many tratitional handicraft or ancient villages. Contact a Vietnam travel agent in Hanoi to arrange a nice tour for you.
2. Stunning landscape - You may have known about Halong bay - the worth naural heritage, Trang An scenic complex in Ninh Binh, Sapa or Mai Chau Valley. But these places are crowded and if you want to see some other less-visited, but beautiful sites, Mu Cang Chai rice terraces in Yen Bai, Y Ty in Lao Cai, Hoang Su Phi and Dong Van Plateau in Ha Giang, Ba Be lake in Bac Can, Ban Gioc waterfalls in Cao Bang, Minh Chau beach in Quan Lan will be ideal destinations on your discovery in the north of Vietnam.
3. Cuisine - Food in the north of Vietnam is better than any other part of the country. If you stay in Hanoi, the highlight must be the street food tour to taste the local dishes like Pho, Bun Cha, Bun Rieu, Banh My, Bun Dau, Cha Ca, etc. The food is fresh and normally cooked with herbs and seasonal vegetables. Cooking class can be learned in Hue, Hoi An, but best in Hanoi.
4. Tour options - Thanks to diverse culture, landscape, cuisine and many things to do, the north of Vietnam offers many choices for tours that will meet your personal wants. Tours in the north can be street food tour in Hanoi, cruise in Halong, homestay in Mai Chau valley, trekking tour in Sapa, motorbiking tour in Ha Giang, photography tour in the northwest and northeast, etc. Whatever, you will be satisfied, but it is highly recommended to go on a Vietnam customized tour, you will have more benefits than a pre-arranged or group tour.