Yet! It is the holiday season again! Even before the holidays are near, we start listing out places that we can visit, their pros and cons, what we can do when we are there, so on and so forth. If you are looking for different experiences at the same place, then North Vietnam is the place to go. Be it the limestone islands or the crowded streets of Hanoi, Vietnam has everything to sate your explorative mind. While there are many places to offer you a variety of experiences, these four places top the chart. Find out why!
Ha Long Bay
Without any doubt, this is the best place in Vietnam that will capture your heart at the first sight. Do you know the meaning of Ha Long Bay? It means “Bay of Descending Dragons”. It is a cluster of islands with vegetation so thick that one look will take your breath away. Most of these islands have caves; some even have lakes and small villages. If you are looking to appease your eyes, this is the place to visit.
Thien Mu Pagoda
Are you a religious person and also like history? No worries, we have something to keep you occupied too. Yes, the Thien Mu Pagoda is the tallest of the kind in Vietnam sporting seven stories. History says the basic temple structure was built during the rule of Nguyen Lords during the 17th century and was redeveloped to include more features.
Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi
Another serene and scenic place that will keep you enchanted. This is a place frequently visited by locals to relax and one of the major spots of scenic beauty in Vietnam. And what makes it more interesting is the history (myth?) surrounding the lake. Visit this place to find out more about the lake and its heritage.
Sa Pa Terraces
A town, you will visit in North West Vietnam, it is more closer to the Chinese border. With a bamboo woodland serving as backdrop, these rice and paddy terraces between Sa Pa and Fansipan mountains are a sight to see.
There are many more places to visit and enjoy when you are in North Vietnam. North Vietnam Travel should be your holiday plan if you are looking to combine pleasure, history and of course food.