Eight boat racing teams from units and localities in Muong Lay Town, Dien Bien Province and Nam Nhun District, Lai Chau Province participated in the fourth boat race in Muong Lay Town on the first day of 2018.
While admiring the beautiful landscapes of famous tourist destinations in the northern province of Lao Cai, tourists should not miss a chance to explore the unique cultural features of flea markets of ethnic minority groups in Tay Bac.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, which hosts the National Tourism Year 2018, hopes to welcome 12 million visitors this year, including five million foreigners, and earn 22 trillion VND (968 million USD).
Xoan singing and Bai choi singing, two forms of Vietnamese folk music, are among 35 cultural heritages applying to be added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
The grilled meatballs in Lang Son would still leave a lasting impression on anyone who is lucky enough to try them.
The 2017 Sa Pa Winter Festival in association with Sa Pa Snow Discovery Festival will open on December 23rd, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
The Ha Long city People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province has made a plan for the preservation and promotion of several outstanding cultural values of fishing village in Ha Long Bay.
For those who love nature and adventurous bird watching trips, Thung Nham (Birds valley) in Ninh Binh is the best place for your experience while traveling to Ha Noi.
Tam Giac Mach flower festival will be held at Sun World Fansipan Legend in Sa Pa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on October 14-31.
The first Ban Gioc Waterfall Festival and Then Singing and Dan Tinh Performance - Cao Bang 2017 officially opened in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang’s Trung Khanh District on October 7.
The Con Son-Kiep Bac Autumn Festival 2017 kicked off in the northern province of Hai Duong on October 5, the 16th day of the eighth lunar month.
Locally-made lanterns of different colours and designs decorated the northern mountainous city of Tuyen Quang on September 30 night when the Tuyen Quang City Festival kicked off.
Van Long Lagoon in Gia Van Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province is considered as the biggest wetland nature reserve site in the northern delta.
Located 20km west of Ha Noi on the bank of the Nhue River, Cu Da is one of the few villages in Viet Nam that has both traditional houses and French-style two-story houses approximately one hundred years old.
The Buckwheat flower festival 2017 will take place in four districts, including Dong Van, Quan Ba, Yen Minh and Meo Vac, and Ha Giang city, in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, from October 4th to December 31st.
Ha Noi’s leading bus operator Transerco has commenced with the trial of sightseeing bus tour services using double-decker buses, offering tourists a new choice to explore the capital city.
The Northwest Cuisine Festival opened in the northern province of Lao Cai on July 8, as part of activities of the Lao Cai – Northwest National Tourism Year 2017.
The Quang Ninh Province’s People’s Committee on Tuesday approved the sites to set up a cable car system and services zone at Loi Am Pagoda.
In recent years, Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province has become a favourite destination of tourists who want to enjoy its primitive natural beauty and long white sandy beaches.
A photo exhibition on discovering Viet Nam will open at the northwestern mountainous Lao Cai provincial Museum on July 7th.
The APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism will be held on June 19 in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh as part of the APEC Year 2017 in Viet Nam.
Various activities will be held within the the second Viet Nam-Laos cultural, sports and tourism festival, scheduled for the Northern province of Son La on July 5-7.
Locals and tourists in Ha Noi will have the opportunity to taste different cuisines during a food festival at the Octagon House near Ly Thai To flower garden from June 16-17.
A pilot programme “Eco-friendly aquaculture on Ha Long Bay” launched in mid-2016 in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has been a success for local fishermen.
Those who long for a place without earsplitting noises and with a tranquil space and poetic landscapes to escape the sultry atmosphere and stuffy city life and experience a slow pace of life are advised to visit Bac (Silver) Waterfall.
The Ha Noi municipal People's Committee has just issued Plan No.112/KH-UBND to implement the strategy on cultural industry development for Hanoi toward 2020, with a vision to 2030.
'Manh cong' cake is an ancient Ha Noi dessert that embodies the ancient tastes and also the spiritual values of Viet Nam’s capital city.
Tourism website Skyscanner has introduced top 10 Southeast Asian hikes with hundreds of exciting experiments and activities. Sa Pa and Fansipan- two famous tourism hot spots of Viet Nam ranked third and fourth.
Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai experienced a 200 percent surge year on year in number of tourists in the first five months of the year, according to Ta Cong Huy, Chairman of the local People’s Committee.
A Colombian photo and handicraft exhibition opened in Ha Noi on May 29, as part of the two countries’ cultural exchange programme for 2017-2019.
The Ha Noi food festival is scheduled for June 16 and 17 in the capital’s downtown.
A “kingdom of roses” is being built in Flamingo Dai Lai Resort in the northern province of Vinh Phuc. Such a kingdom is planned to house some 500 old rose species of Viet Nam and the world.
Ha Noi’s first book street has attracted nearly 20,000 book lovers to visit, purchase books and join activities related to reading culture since its debut on May 1.
The Do Son beach tourism festival opened on April 30, marking the beginning of the peak tourism season in the northern city of Hai Phong.
The Hoa Phuong Do (red flamboyant) Festival 2017 will be held in the northern port city of Hai Phong, from May 12-14.
The ‘Colourful Ha Long’ programme will replace the Carnaval Ha Long during the Ha Long – Quang Ninh Tourism Week 2017, which will be held from April 28 to May 7, in Quang Ninh Province.
The Do Son district People’s Committee, Hai Phong city, recently announced its plan to boost local tourism.
Bong Lai Temple worships Co Doi Thuong Ngan – a disciple of Mother Goddess of Forest and spirits of Four Realms according to the beliefs of Vietnamese people.
Thousands of people and visitors flocked to the 2017 Trang An Traditional Festival which officially kicked off on April 15 at Suoi Tien temple under the Trang Tan ecological tourism area in Ninh Binh Province.
Sin Ho District in Lai Chau Province has attracted more tourists in recent years thanks to its unspoiled nature and the diverse cultures of local ethnic minorities.
The 2017 'Do quyen' (Rhododendron) Flower Festival is taking place from March 31 to April 9 in Sa Pa in the northern moutain province of Lao Cai.
The Do Quyen (water-rail) Flower Festival 2017 will be organized in Sa Pa Town in the northern province of Lao Cai from March 31 to April 9.
The northern province of Phu Tho on March 28 opened an exhibition to introduce documents and items related to the UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage.
The northern midland province of Phu Tho is aiming to hold a hugely successful Hung Kings Temple festival in 2017, heard a conference to review planning for the festival on March 15.
Northern Quang Ninh province is aiming to take advantage of opportunities the American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” may bring to its tourism industry.
The annual Hindu festival of colours will be organised soon in Ha Noi.
The second Indian Buddhist Culture Day will be held from March 16-19 at Thien An Pagoda in Dai Dinh Commune, Tam Dao District, the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
A ceremony was held in Dien Bien Phu City, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on March 12 to open the 2017 local Ban (Bauhinia) Flower Festival and the fifth Culture – Sports – Tourism Festival.
Tay Thien Festival, one of the major spiritual events in the north, began in Tam Dao District, Vinh Phuc Province on March 12, drawing a wave of local residents and tourists.
The third contemporary Viet Nam-Thailand art exhibition opened on March 8 in Ha Noi, featuring works of 66 artists from the two countries.
The Xuan Pha folk dance was recognised as a part of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a ceremony held on March 6.
After successful operations in Nha Trang Bay, Emperor Cruises is to launch its Emperor Cruises Bai Tu Long Bay, the 1st five-star all-inclusive cruise with butler and limousine services in Viet Nam.
For the San Diu ethnic group that lives in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, singing is a daily ritual.
Ha Temple-Thuong Temple-Y La Temple Festival will be held on a grand scale in the northern province of Tuyen Quang to mark it being recognised as a national festival.
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, Bulgarian Ambassador to Viet Nam Evgueni Stoychev and delegates cut the ribbon to open the Bulgarian Rose Festival.
Dong Van district in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang looks to become the most attractive tourism destination in the north by 2020.
The Ha Noi People’s Committee has announced it is embarking on an advertising campaign with CNN, the 10th largest network in the US in terms of viewership with 1.2 million daily prime time viewers.
Cua Ong Temple Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh receives the national intangible cultural heritage status at a ceremony held in the locality on February 28.
The Lao Cai provincial People’s Committee has agreed to allow two companies to put 36 more four-wheel electric cars into use to serve tourists to Sa Pa town and Lao Cai city.
Ca tru Ha Noi Festival 2017 took place on 22 February at Van Phuc Village Cultural Centre in Ha Dong Dstrict.
The fifth cherry blossom festival is slated for March 11 – 15 in Ha Long City in the northern province of Quang Ninh, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
The ancient pagoda of Boi Khe, also known as Dai Bi Tu in script letters, is listed one of the most beautiful pagodas in Viet Nam.
Northern Bac Ninh province has offered three free tours of famous tourism sites like But Thap and Dau pagodas and Dong Ho village aiming to introduce the locality’s history, culture and people.
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with People’s Committee of Lao Cai Province and North West Steering Committee organized the opening ceremony of Visit Viet Nam Year 2017 – Lao Cai – North West.
Viet Nam International Travel Mart (VITM) Ha Noi 2017 with the theme of “Ha Noi – The Destination of Viet Nam in 2017” will take place from April 6-9, at Ha Noi International Centre for Exhibition (I.C.E).
Bulgaria is well known primarily for the Black Sea and its roses, especially its famous rose oil.
The Viet Nam Tourism Association has announced it will sponsor the first-ever international street food festival in Ha Noi, which will run April 6-9 and coincide with Viet Nam International Travel Mart 2017.
Tens of thousands of locals in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang as well as tourists flocked to Chiem Hoa District on February 4 to join the Long Tong (going to the field) festival.
The Yen Tu Spring Festival officially kicked off on February 6, the 10th day of the first lunar month, at the Yen Tu Historical Site in Uong Bi City, the northern province of Quang Ninh.
The Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival kicked off in Gia Vien District, the northern province of Ninh Binh, on February 2 (the sixth day of the first lunar month).
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh welcome 8.3 million tourists in 2016, an year-on-year increase of seven percent, with a remarkable surge in the border areas of Mong Cai and Binh Lieu.
The entrance fees to Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay will be VND200,000-VND250,000 each route from April 1st, 2017.
One who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls) of Thanh Hoa during early winter will never forget its distinctive flavour.
Four-meter deep successive cultural layers dating from the 8th to 20th centuries have been uncovered around the center of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long after one year of excavation at the Kinh Thien Palace in Ha Noi.
Sa Pa town in the northern province of Lao Cai welcomed about 35,000 visitors in the three-day calendar New Year holiday, a slight rise over the same time in 2016.
Eight Tay Bac (northwestern mountainous) provinces enjoyed a year-on-year rise of 11.8 percent in the number of visitors in 2016 thanks to their close cooperation in tourism promotion.
The Dong Lac Communal House has been recognised by the Ha Noi Tourism Department as a new tourist destination in the Old Quarter.
Mu Cang Chai district of the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, well-known for its impressive terrace fields, is looking to planting rapeseed (Brassica napus) as a new way to raise local incomes while boosting tourism.
To respond Visit Viet Nam Year 2017 – Lao Cai – North-West Region, Lao Cai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will organize Sa Pa Winter Festival 2016.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has given the green light to the northern province of Bac Giang in planning the preservation of Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in Yen Dung district.
Duong Lam Ancient Village is the only village keeping intactly the structure and way of life of a Vietnamese ancient village in the Northern Midlands.
Paradise Group, one of the leading providers of luxury hospitality services in Viet Nam, has opened a second boutique hotel in Ha Long City to meet the growing demand for on-shore accommodation.
Tourists to the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang are highly recommended to drop by Dong Van District to admire the spectacular and poetic landscape there.
The Orchid Tree Festival will be held from March 11 to 14 next year in northwest Dien Bien Province.
An exhibition featuring handicraft products from Ha Noi officially opened at Ly Thai To Square in the capital on December 9, attracting a large number of managers, enterprises and visitors.
As many as 70 photos taken by photographer Trinh Viet Hung during his journey to Truong Sa island district are being on display at an exhibition at the Museum of Cultures of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups.
Yen Tu Festival, which is held at the Yen Tu historical relic and landscape area, northern Quang Ninh province.
Visitors to Ha Long Bay, a natural wonder home to over 1,000 islets, will be amazed at Bai Tu Long, which is a charming bay with smooth sandbars, clear water, historical relics and countless specialties.
From 13 to 16 December 2016, in Ha Noi Opera House, Ha Noi, the program “Hue Culture – Tourism Festival in Ha Noi” will be organized.
Lac Village in Chieng Mai Commune (Mai Chau District) has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hoa Binh Province for not only local people but also foreign visitors.
Xuan Thuy National Park is the first wetland in Southeast Asia to participate in the 1989 Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, known as Ramsar site.
An exhibition on Con Moong Cave is being held at the Thanh Hoa province’s Museum from November 22-23.
Hai Ha District in the northern province of Quang Ninh has recently announced a plan to develop tourism in its Cai Chien Island Commune, which has beautiful beaches and primeval forests.
An award ceremony and a photo exhibition for the photo contest “Viet Nam - Country - People” were held on November 26 in Ha Noi.
Chair of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has announced that the Committee has budgeted US$2 million of expenditures to promote the local advantages of the capital city on CNN.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has long been known as one of the top tourism centres in Viet Nam.
The countdown for the 2016 Viet Nam-Korea Giant Lantern Festival – Ha Noi that transpires December 3, 2016-January 22, 2017 at the Lepare Trade Centre in the Gaduma City Urban Area has started.
The second Gong Festival of the Muong ethnic minority group opened in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on November 16.
A Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) performance programme was organised on November 21 in Tu Ky district, Hai Duong province, by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The Department of Tourism, Sports and Culture of northern Ninh Binh province held a conference on tourism management on November 8 to discuss making Ninh Binh a safe and friendly destination.