Modernity and old traditions both are concentrated in this region, the mixture of heroic history and the grandeur of the present gives the North of Vietnam a fascinating and passionate beauty.
You either find the peace and meditation space at ancient temples or we can explore the colorful and diverse cultures of ethnic minorities in Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Bac Kan or Ba Be.
You can also understand the daily life of ethnic minorities through activities at flea markets - meeting once a week in Coc Ly, Bac Ha, Lung Khau Nhin, Can Cau….
Moreover, you have the opportunity to stun your eyes in the paradise of terraced fields when visiting the Northwest. The terraced paddies are man-made creations carved into the space here. They are considered one of the most attractive destinations in the world, the best time to pay a visit and have great experiences here is from April to October.
If you read this far, we cannot forget to mention a place recognized as a natural wonder of the world, Ha Long Bay. It is to be honored by such a magnificence of the landscape and the limestone geological structure. Besides, an overnight cruise on the bay is almost indispensable should you have come to the North of Vietnam.
If your time is limited, you can go to another place also known as Ha Long Bay on land, Ninh Binh. This is a replacement you do not want to miss out on your journey. The emphasis we want to mention is should you be in either destination, there are plenty of highlights being second to none.
In particular, if you are interested in finding the ancient charm of French colonial architecture, come to Hanoi - the extremely romantic capital of Vietnam, captivating people during Vietnam Photography Tours. An exciting journey will surely help you realize the hidden and wonderful attraction of the ancient mansions and tree-lined streets.