Friday, 01 November 2013 11:40
Experience culture Best of northvietnam
1. Culture of North Vietnam
Northern Vietnam is one of the three regions within Vietnam (the other two regions are Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam).Of the three regions, the oldest is Northern Vietnam, where the Vietnamese culture originated over 2000 years ago in the Red River Delta, so it is considered as “ the cultural cradle of Vietnam”. Travel the best North Vietnam with Vietwindtravel to explore the exotic cultural point of 4000 year wet rice civilization in the ancient villages along the Red river bank, to see something of the lives, customs and costumes of many of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities in the mountainous regions in Northwest, and enjoy the particular fresh and delicious specialties of the North Vietnam.
“Best of North Vietnam” is very comprehensive tours to show you the best view of North Vietnam from cultural diversity to breathtaking scenery. You could discover Hanoi’s colonial charm to Sapa’s the mist-entwined mountains and to finally the turquoise, island dotted, Halong Bay. This tour includes all of North Vietnam’s key sites.
Best of North Vietnam - Ha noi
The first destination of our journey is Hanoi- the political and economic capital of Vietnam, perhaps the most graceful, atmospheric and exotic capital city in Asia. Its appeal is instant with sweeping boulevards, tree-fringed lake, ancient pagodas and a relative compact historic centre. The tours will take you to visit the most interesting and beautiful places in Hanoi and its surroundings for sightseeing the stunning landscapes, explore the exotic culture, and enjoy the absolutely fresh and delicious Hanoi’s specialties. Besides, you also have the chance to visit the ancient villages and Traditional Handicraft Villages nearby Hanoi such as Van Phuc silk village, Bat Trang ceramic village, Dong Ki wood village…
Best of North Vietnam - Bat Trang ceramic village
You certainly admire the skillful craftsman and the sophisticated objects, and if you are interested, the professional craftsman will be ready to guide you to make the small beautiful gift by yourself for your family and friends. For those who want to have the deep insight about Vietnamese culture, history and war, you might visit the various interesting museum in Hanoi like Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to know about the history and diversified culture of the 54 ethnic groups of the country through indoor and outdoor exhibitions, Hoa Lo prison known as “Hanoi Hilton” used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners and later by North Vietnam for prisoners of war during the Vietnam War… Particularly, you might regret if traveling Hanoi without tasting the street food here.
Best of North Vietnam - Sping roll
2. Some tip for food of the north Vietnam
It"s said that the soul and emotional of people often shown in their delicious dishes. So that discover the new cuisine is also a joy of travel. Hanoi was listed in the top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies by lonelyplanet.com in April. It’s really a heaven for foodies. Hanoi is renowned for its street food, with some calling it the best in Vietnam, and potentially even in Asia. There are street food vendors all over the city, with a large concentration in the Old Quarter and around Hoan Kiem Lake. The tour will take you to visit 36 streets of Hanoi to enjoy the delicious Hannoi specialties with famous dishes like La Vong grilled fish pie, Pho ( Vietnamese noodle), roll cake ( banh cuon), Bun thang…
Best of North Vietnam - Paiting in Ha noi steet
Leaving Hanoi and its populous suburbs, you enter the picturesque provincial regions with their chequer-board patterned paddy fields. Green belts of trees and bamboo enclose villages where traditional communal houses, pagodas and temples remain hidden from view beyond the roadside fields. The tour will take you to visit Duong Lam- an Ancient Village with the particular characteristics of wet rice civilization of the North Vietnam which has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years and well-known for its surviving literate brick houses, built three to four centuries ago. Literate is red clay formed from weathered basalt found in northern Vietnam. It is also famous nationwide as “the hometown of two kings”.
Best of North Vietnam - Sapa girls
Coming up to the Northwest, Northwest Vietnam is a captivating mix of dramatic mountain landscapes, crisp fresh air and colourfully-clothed hilltribes. Set on the slopes of a beautiful emerald green valley, Sapa is the heart of this unique piece of Vietnam. Travel to this peaceful land and meet resplendently dressed ethnic minorities at the local market, visit neighboring villages and hike through iridescent rice terraces, witnessing how the current of life has bubbled along here for centuries. On the way you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and stop for taking photos. You will also discover the Sapa market where the local people meet and exchange goods and culture as well as the place for young couples to date. You might certainly be impressed by the colorful costume of the minority ethics here which make Sapa become more poetic. If you are interested in learning about unique culture, custom and way of living of the Black H’mong, Giay, Red Dzao ethnic people.
Best of North Vietnam - sapa daily life
You can choose the home stay tour in Sapa which offer the opportunity to live with the local people in their villages lying on Hoang Lien Son Mountain and Muong Hoa valley such as Cat Cat, Lao Chai, Su Pan village… The local people will teach you cook their traditional dishes, and explain you their customs as well as the relating legends. You will take part in their daily life’s activities including reaping the rice on the terraced field in the harvest season, sewing the tradition costume or catching fish on the stream which certainly become your unforgettable memory about Sapa.
Best of North Vietnam- Over view
3. Halong bay - amazing land in North Vietnam
Farewell to Sapa, you will return to Hanoi to continue the journey to Halong Bay- majestic and spectacular, the present the Nature Mother gave for Vietnam. Coming to Halong Bay is coming to a new Wonder of the world to enjoy and admire the magical creative of the Nature. Your adventure begins when the cruise boat slowly pulls away from the dock sailing towards the bay in the Gulf of Tonkin, cool salty sea breeze blowing lightly and the sights of the islands and islets rising from the sea as you approach them seems to rejuvenate your tired mind and body on this boat ride.
Best of North Vietnam - Halong bay
The journey to explore the bay takes you into a world of vivid tales and legends of this country. In the calm blue clear waters of this pristine bay, you will see towering limestone islands which resemble human heads and figures standing in the sea facing the mainland. Besides sightseeing, tourists have the opportunity to take part in the exciting activities such as kayaking, visiting amazing fishing village, beaches, caves and grotto in Halong bay, night fishing…. If you are a foodie, you might be interested in fresh, sophisticated flavor of Vietnamese dishes. You can also take involved in our cooking class in the cruise where the Vietnamese excellent chefs will teach you to cook some unique Vietnamese dishes.
Vietwindtravel offers the tour “Best of North Vietnam” with diverse choices for you. You can choose the tour 6 days 5 nights (Best of the North Vietnam 6D5N) or 7 days 6 nights (Best of the North Vietnam 7D6N) to discover and experience the best highlights in the North Vietnam.
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